Category: One Pot/Skillet Meals

Lemon Ricotta Pasta with Shrimp

This flavorful Lemon Ricotta Pasta with Shrimp recipe is perfect for warmer weather, so you and your family can kick back on the patio and enjoy a light, a fresh pasta dish with creamy ricotta, […]

Tuscan Vegetable and Bean Soup

Tuscan Vegetable and Bean Soup is a favorite of the cold weather season. Hot, comforting, and packed with amazing flavor to make you smile on a chilly day. Who doesn’t love a hearty bowl of delicious warm soup this time […]

Hashbrowns and Cheese Steak Casserole #AD

  Hashbrowns and Cheese Steak Casserole made with Simply Potatoes® Hashbrowns couldn’t get any easier on a busy work night. You are totally going to fall in love this flavorful easy to make meat and potatoes casserole that […]

Easy To Make Hamburger Soup – Poor Man’s Soup

My recipe for Easy To Make Hamburger Soup aka Poor Man’s Soup is so simple and deliciously affordable to make. You’ll love the idea of being able to combine simple ingredients you already have on hand to […]

Cauliflower Broccoli Cheese Soup

It’s becoming that wonderful time of the year again, where I crave the warm deliciousness of Cauliflower Broccoli Cheese Soup that’s simmered to perfection and layered with simple flavors of Cauliflower. broccoli, onions, celery, carrots, chicken […]

Swedish Meatballs {Crock-pot Recipe}

The Best Swedish Meatballs that I have had are slowly cooked in a Crock-Pot and smothered in the most amazingly delicious rich and creamy gravy you can make.  These Swedish meatballs are so flavorful is almost too […]

Louisiana Crawfish Boil

Making a deliciously messy Cajun Crawfish Boil is considered a fine art to many Louisiana folk. Family, friends and next door neighbors will gather outdoors around newspaper-covered picnic tables, sipping on a cold beer, peeling […]

Southern Baked Bean and Ground Beef Casserole

Southern Baked Bean and Ground Beef Casserole is another iconic Southern covered dish our family loves to share at family functions, Church Potlucks, picnics and even on some of the spring and summer Holiday gatherings. This […]

SPICY PENNE PASTA WITH ANDOUILLE SAUSAGE

This Cajun flavored Spicy Penne Pasta with Andouille Sausage is made with pure Southern love combining penne pasta, grilled Andouille sausage, a deliciously creamy cheese sauce, diced tomatoes with chiles, Roasted Red Peppers, onions, fresh garden […]

New Orléans Style bbq Shrimp Recipe

New Orléans Style bbq Shrimp is one of the fabulous historical dishes of New Orléans. Of course, New Orléans Style bbq Shrimp isn’t about dumping a bunch of BBQ sauce on chargrilled shrimp. It’s actually a […]

Spicy Southern 15 Bean Soup with Smoked Sausage

This hearty and delicious tasting Spicy Southern 15 Bean Soup with Smoked Sausage is perfect for chasing away the wintertime blues. Made with some of the South’s favorite ingredients such as; smoked sausage, 15 different beans, fresh […]

HEARTY WEDDING SOUP – MINESTRA MARITATA Recipe

Hearty Wedding Soup-Minestra Maritata is traditionally served in Italian homes during the holidays; such as Christmas, New Years, and even Easter. It’s the delicious combination of meats, vegetables, and broth is how it become known […]

Bratwurst Cheddar Potato Soup

One of the things I love about fall and winter is the endless variety of soups is, not only do they taste fantastic but warm my belly and soul on a chilly Fall day. Bratwurst Cheddar Potato […]

Cincinnati Chili Recipe and it’s many "Ways"

In the Roaring Twenties,  a new star would emerge on the food menu of the Cincinnati-based Empress Lunch Room owned by Greek immigrants Tom and John Kiradjieff, that recipe is what has been known for 90+ […]

Chicken legs in Red Sauce and Chick Peas – Piernas de pollo en salsa roja y Garbanzos

Chicken legs in Red Sauce and Chick Peas – Piernas de Pollo en salsa Roja y Garbanzos is a wonderful translation of a handed down Puerto Rican recipe from an old friend. Piernas de Pollo […]

The Best Lasagna Soup

Mention a Homemade Lasagna and all I can think of are the wonderful layers and layers of pasta, slowly simmered homemade sauce, quality lean meats, creamy whole milk ricotta, fresh Italian herbs, and molten hot […]

The Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe

The Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe by Robin Chapman has taken the Pinterest nation of pinners hostage and refuses to let go of them anytime soon. I’ve watched the Mississippi Pot Roast craze for over four-plus years, it’s […]

Cajun-Inspired Penne Pasta, and Bold, Bright, Summer Giveaway

A  bold, bright, summer is right around the corner and I want to share a simple to make, fun, Cajun-Inspired Penne Pasta, and Bold, Bright, Summer Giveaway sponsored by Mezzetta. This Cajun-Inspired Penne Pasta is made with […]

Mexican Rice with Corn

Mexican Rice with Corn is a flavorful yet simple and utterly delicious Mexican-Inspired recipe that pairs well with almost any of your favorite Mexican Dishes; combining long grain rice with fresh green bell peppers, red bell […]

Easy Hamburger Stroganoff

Easy Hamburger Stroganoff is the simple weekday comfort food that you can make in a little of no time;  Hamburger Stroganoff is one of my favorite, easy, economical, lazy night, comfort dinners made from lean […]

Red Creole Crawfish Gumbo

Gumbo is one of the oldest beloved Creole and Cajun cuisines in Louisiana, Gumbo is as much of a cultural symbol of as the bayou or jazz music heard playing in the French Quarters of […]

Hearty Wedding Soup – Minestra Maritata

Hearty Wedding Soup-Minestra Maritata is traditionally served in Italian homes during the holidays; such as Christmas, New Years, and even Easter. It’s the delicious combination of meats, vegetables, and broth is how it became known […]

Cajun Flavored Hoppin’ John

New Years Day is nearly here and there are some Southern Traditions I plan to uphold; one of them being Cajun Hoppin’ John along with a few other delicious Old Southern traditions. Hoppin John like most Southern […]

Chicken Tamale Pie

Are you a fan of a more traditional Mexican Tamale yet hate all that tedious work involved and time spent in the kitchen? You are going to love this recipe then, all the traditional flavors […]

Classic Beef Stroganoff

Creamy,  delicious, and filling comfort food are the words that come to mind when I think of a Classic Beef Stroganoff. Over the years, I can not tell you how many times my father cooked this […]

Pork Piccata with lemon and Capers

Pork Piccata with lemon and Capers is a deliciously simple Italian-American classic dish made from tender pork tenderloin slices that have been simply seasoned with kosher salt, freshly ground peppercorns, dredged in all-purpose flour, then […]

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

It’s that time of year again where many people in many regions are chilled to the bone and looking for a delicious, warm, inviting, comfort food of hearty soup. Chicken and Wild Rice Soup is […]

Homemade Salisbury Steak

Homemade Salisbury Steak is the melt in your mouth, tender, comfort food from many childhood pasts. I can promise you it will never leave you feeling disappointed. This deliciously, rustic, comfort food has all the […]

Sicilian- Style Stuffed Peppers made with Sausage & Couscous

One of my favorite comfort foods to date is Sicilian-Style Stuffed Peppers; made with Sausage & Couscous. A delicious version of stuffed peppers made with quality Italian sausage, Ramano-Parmesan cheese, couscous cooked with Rosemary and […]

NOLA-Style BBQ Shrimp

NOLA-Style BBQ Shrimp is the one Louisiana dish you don’t want to miss; rich in taste from being cooked in a deliciously sinful, spiked buttery sauce of Worcestershire sauce, real unsalted butter, a splash of […]