Parmesan Meatballs

Keeping meatballs in the freezer is something I have done for years. Whether they’re Italian, Greek, Swedish, or plain they always come in handy. One variety I haven’t made in a while is Parmesan meatballs. It’s crazy not to have these on hand! They are great for spaghetti and meatballs or for my favorite Parmesan meatball subs!

Parmesan meatballs

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Hoosier Pork Sandwich

Our oldest son, Paul has lived in Indiana for over a decade. While I’m not thrilled with having him and his family so far away I have discovered some great food down there! One dish I would never have thought of on my own is the Hoosier Pork Sandwich! This is a delicious, enormous sandwich that is an Indiana tradition.

Hoosier Pork Sandwich

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Cheesy Chicken Stuffing Bake Two Ways

We’ve been having a late heat wave and it’s really taking a toll on me. I like the hot weather but it’s been in the 90’s every day for about a week and that increased my pain levels exponentially. Because of this I’ve been trying to make meals I can double. I get dinner and a freezer meal. That’s why I made Cheesy Chicken Stuffing Bake Two Ways.

Cheesy Chicken Stuffing Bake Two Ways

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Spicy Steak Quesadillas

Sometimes Mr. Comfortable asks for something specific for dinner and, if it’s possible to make it, I do. A menu plan is great but you have to leave room for adjustments. Recently Mr. C asked if I would make some Spicy Steak Quesadillas and I was happy to oblige. But I had to use what I had on hand so this isn’t a fancy recipe.

Spicy Steak Quesadillas

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Three Cheese Baked Penne

Lately I haven’t made any freezer meals and I really do miss having some for those days when I just can’t cook. But I have an easy recipe that will feed us one the night I make it and provide a freezer meal for the future. Three Cheese Baked Penne is like a bonus meal since I get two dinners and only cook once!

Three Cheese Baked Penne

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Chicken Milanesa

Chicken and citrus are great together! I love the way those flavors complement each other. Like Mr. Comfortable and me, they bring out the best in each other! The Panamanian way I make Chicken Milanesa, with its crispy coating and lime flavor is a terrific chicken dish. I incorporate lime juice right into the dish rather than simply serving it with lime slices.

Chicken Milanesa

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Mama’s Guinness Irish Stew

In 1725 Arthur Guinness was born in County Kildare, Ireland. With £100 he inherited from his godfather Arthur started a small ale brewery in 1752. And in 1759 he moved to Dublin and signed a 9,000 year lease on a rather dilapidated and ill-equipped brewery. I’m so glad he did because 258 years later I can make Mama’s Guinness Irish Stew!

Mama's Guinness Irish Stew

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Cowboy Skillet Meal

Recipes that are delicious, inexpensive, and don’t create a sink full of dishes are high up on my list of “must makes.” Cowboy Skillet Meal is one of those meals. Everything, including the noodles cooks in one skillet! And if you have leftovers it’s even better the second day!

Cowboy Skillet Meal

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Pan-seared Delmonico Steak

We don’t have steak very often. But when I get my hands on a thick steak I’m in red meat heaven! I don’t like to mask the flavor of the meat with a lot of seasoning. When Mr. C got a really thick Delmonico steak I just had to prepare it simply! I made Pan-seared Delmonico Steak and the result was wonderful!

Pan-seared Delmonico Steak

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Creamy Chicken Quesadillas

When we had dinner at Kevin’s on Sunday the conversation turned to spicy food. I love spicy dishes but Mr. C can’t handle the heat the way he could before. But that talk made me crave something I haven’t made in quite a while; Creamy Chicken Quesadillas.

Creamy Chicken Quesadillas

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