Category: make ahead

Chicken Pot Pie

chicken pot pie

Chicken Pot Pie has to be the ultimate stick-to-your ribs, warm-your-heart-up, nobody-makes-it-like-mama dish. Everyone can tell you a story about their favorite Chicken Pot Pie (or where to find the best one). Every time that I make it, I think of fuzzy socks, warm sweaters, and the smell of wood burning in the fire. There’s

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Lemony Boiled Shrimp + Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

lemony boiled shrimp with honey mustard dipping sauce

Jon Boy loves him some shrimp. Shrimp poboy, shrimp gumbo, shrimp stew, shrimp soup, shrimp étoufée, coconut shrimp, lemon shrimp, shrimp and potatoes… you get the idea. [Also – great movie.] Jon Boy asks for this all the time, and I’m happy to oblige because it takes less than 10 minutes to make, it’s healthy,

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Halloween Chili

chili

Halloween: costumes, candy, a cool breeze (hopefully), and my Crock Pot. I love this time of year for all the neighborly activities plus the stick-to-your ribs goodness that comes out of my kitchen. I thought chili would be perfect for Halloween because it’s something you can make ahead, throw in a slow cooker, and serve

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Corrales Casserole

corrales casserole

There aren’t a ton of recipes I have that I can say are “family recipes” in the sense that they’ve been passed from generation to generation. THIS, however, is one of those recipes. My Grandma Lou made this when she’d host our family at my grandparents’ home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She and my Grandpa

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Tuscan Chicken Cakes + Tomato Basil Relish + Golden Aioli

tuscan chicken cakes

This recipe is the thing of dreams. It’s super low-calorie, good for you, and it’s easy enough for a weeknight [oh, and yummy, too]. You can prep everything ahead of time, so that when it’s time to eat, all you’ve gotta do is brown the chicken cakes in a skillet then cook ’em in the

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