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Quick & Easy Chicken Curry with Cilantro Couscous

How to make the best quick & easy chicken curry with cilantro couscous - This simple Indian recipe is perfect for weeknight dinners.

Joe and I have started a new adventure, inspired by our friend, Joanne. Joanne, who normally cooks very little, has made it her mission to cook a new recipe every week. In order to accomplish her goal, she has borrowed an assortment of cookbooks from friends and family. She marked the recipes she liked, and she’s working through the marked pages one week at a time. We were inspired. We’ve decided to do the same. This was our first experiment. It was delicious.   Adapted from a Pampered Chef recipe A Final Note (or two) I think this would be … Read more

Chicken Tetrazzini

Quick & easy chicken tetrazzini casserole recipes - This simple and healthy 15 minute meal is "baked" in the microwave oven using boneless chicken, asparagus, mushrooms, pasta, and a creamy sauce.

Joe made this pasta dish this week, and (after it was prepared), he informed me that I would not like it. He said it was bland and lacked spices. Terrific, Dear! I never had any tetrazzini before, so I didn’t know what to expect. After his proclamation, I considered going out to eat. By myself. At a restaurant with jazz music and dim lights and no children’s menu. Imagine the peace and quiet of a meal alone! Bliss! I didn’t go. I stayed home and took my chances with the tetrazzini. I’m glad I did; it was delicious. The casserole … Read more

The Great Stuffing Debate and Cornbread Stuffed Chicken Breasts

roasted vegetable stuffing

Do you stuff your holiday bird? We don’t. We make something that we call stuffing, but we cook it in a baking dish in the oven. No turkey involved. Swanson wants to know what you think about The Great Stuffing Debate, including stuffing the bird and whether there should be fruit, vegetables, or nuts in the stuffing. They have a fun website set up to find out what you think, and you’ll get recipe suggestions based on your vote. I found a recipe on The Great Stuffing Debate that I thought was really interesting. We had it for dinner tonight, … Read more

Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms

The best balsamic chicken recipe - Simple and easy skillet recipe. Gluten-free meal with veggies.

Balsamic vinegar improves almost every food. This chicken came out juicy and tender, and the mushrooms were perfectly cooked – firm but slightly tender and caramelized. I’m definitely going to ask Joe to make it more often in the days ahead.