Easy Winter Dinners Part 2


Ok, Part 2 of Easy Winter Dinners includes a wonderful revelation I had at Trader Joe’s a couple of months back. I was shopping (getting pulled into buying way more than what I need…ahhhh but it all looks so good!) and in the spot where they hand out samples, they had paired some of their… 

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3-Step Easy Mustard Tilapia (using frozen fillets)


  This recipe is so easy, but the flavors are fancy!  It is a take off of a Barefoot Contessa recipe that I love.  Ina uses creme fraiche which I substituted for light sour cream.  Her recipe calls for red snapper fillets, but I am not a fan of the fishy taste of red snapper… 

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Sue’s Chicken & Broccoli Casserole

Sue's Chicken & Broccoli Casserole

I remember every meal that Sue has brought to us vividly.  She made this amazing grilled chicken and brought it over the first night we spent in our new house.  It was complete with grilled asparagus from her garden and her amazing chocolate chip oatmeal cookies (I have to put them in the freezer so… 

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Southwest Egg Casserole

Southwest Spinach Egg Casserole

I’m starting to prepare for Thanksgiving which means cookbooks are strewn all over my kitchen table as I decide what I am going to make!  So many options…sweet potato casserole, rosemary and orange turkey, green bean casserole, and brussel sprout salad.  Lord knows we will have days worth of leftovers for lunch and dinner.  But… 

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