Moist, flavorful chicken, perfectly steamed rice AND even some actual veggies tucked in for good measure. Even better than a simple, delicious dinner?? No complaints – no whining, just smiles and slurps. VICTORY.
Oven-Roasted wings are easily one of the herd’s all-time favorite foods. I’ve made over a dozen different wing recipes over the years but their most requested is Honey BBQ Wings. I love making oven-roasted wings because they are so easy and even easier to […]
When I think of pot roast, I have two memories:
First, as a kid, I kind of dreaded “pot roast” Sunday because sometimes (not always) the pot roast was so tough and dry. It was those tough & dry occasions that made me dislike roast altogether.
Second, it always seemed so complicated. Pre-browning, seasoning, flour, peeling veggies, grease splatter on the stovetop and a looming smell of roast in my hair as I sit in the pew at church. (more…)
Time for a simple & speedy meal that’s packed with garden-fresh flavors! This Sheet Pan Norwegian Cod is ready in under 25 minutes, perfect for a busy weeknight meal. And for me, as a little bonus, all of these veggies & herbs came straight out […]
This little recipe was shared with me recently by a man who makes a living selling hot dogs. This sauce is the star of his “secret menu”, which I stumbled into finding out about as I ordered my hot dog. He asked me how I […]
This little recipe needs to be tucked away for that moment dinnertime has snuck up on you. A semi-stocked pantry and fridge should have just about everything you need to get this yummy, satisfying meal on the table in under an hour — AND with just the effort of boiling some pasta, mixing in a few ingredients and baking to bubbly, gooey perfection. (more…)
Here’s another twist on one of my family’s favorite foods – Chinese take-out ((Green Bean Beef)). Now, right away, the part of the title that says “An Okie Girl’s take…” should
Whew – what a time we had in NYC last week. It felt like we squeezed in 2 weeks of fun into 4 food-filled days! In all, we walked 42 miles and tested over a dozen restaurants. I have my favorites listed below:
Here you go – an easy, flavorful, crowd-pleasing dinner solution! This dinnertime meal is a real life-saver, whether you turn it into tacos, serve it over steamed rice or just shred it up and eat with a side salad – it’s sure to become a regular on your menu! And don’t forget to plan on leftovers – this recipe will turn into at least 2 meals for your week. (more…)
Here’s another super simple recipe that allows you to get dinner on the table when everything around you, your schedule, your list of to-do’s and even your pantry are trying to convince you otherwise. Oh – and these flavors will knock your socks off (thanks […]
Well, if you are like me and short on time — this dinner is sure to save the day. Not only is it super easy to make, (thanks to a short-list of handy ingredients) it is also very tasty!
I promised a series of lighter recipes all intended to help in the efforts of getting back into all of the clothes hanging in my closet. Then I had the idea to teach myself how to make bread. (more…)