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Finally…the perfect chili. :)

It's taken years. And every time I tried a new recipe, suitNtie would have one teeny, tiny little comment on how to improvement. I made chili in advance for [...]

Chicken Noodle Casserole

I don't do a lot of casseroles in the Kitchen, because I tend to find them overly high in calories and other unhealthy nutrition (notable exception here), [...]

Kickin’ it Old School: Crockpot Mediterranean Chicken

This is a sweet little cut & paste from a post I made on a different blog back in 2007. I was a nursing first time mom back then (as you can tell by my [...]

Extra, Extra!!! lobster & shrimp fra diavolo

One of my husband's favorite meals is pasta with seafood and fra diavolo sauce. You may have had it as arabbiata sauce. Since "arabbiata" means angry, and "fra [...]

garlic chicken pizza

Adapted from Cooking Light. 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 (16-ounce) whole wheat Italian [...]

Indian Spiced Chicken

Adapted from Real Simple. 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, chopped into 1 inch pieces 1 teaspoons kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper cooking [...]

thai chicken salad

I wish I could tell you how I found this one, but alas, I cannot. I can say that even suitNtie was impressed by the amount of protein. :) Hence it's appearance [...]

white bean chicken chili

  I've found my go to chili con carne recipe, and now I'm expanding out into the world of chicken chili.  This is my first attempt! Adapted from [...]

italian beef stew

SO good. I didn't even get to take a photo. :) Sorry. Next time!!! Adapted from Cooking Light magazine. 4  teaspoons  olive oil, [...]

braised asian short ribs

My first Dave Lieberman recipe. It looked promising, so I'm going with it. My love affair with short ribs began a few years back.  I was out for Valentine's [...]