Tag: canola oil

Leftover Turkey Recipes: Turkey Gumbo

Leftover Turkey Recipes: Turkey Gumbo

Sometimes you really need to mix things up with some creative, exciting leftover turkey recipes after the holidays. This turkey gumbo is a great way to use up leftover turkey during the holiday season, but you can also sub shredded chicken and chicken stock to […]

Easy Kale Recipe with Fried Tofu

Easy Kale Recipe with Fried Tofu

The one vegetable we always have enough of is kale.  It’s growing like a weed in our garden, a good weed, a weed we love!  I’ve decided to add stir fry to my list of easy kale recipes.   Some of you will be excited […]

Homemade Mayonnaise and Hunger Action Week

As United Way’s Hunger Challenge continues, I’m so excited to share one of my favorite ways to save money on food; homemade condiments. Two of the basic ingredients I bought for several recipes (eggs and canola oil) are the building blocks of a very common […]

Pork Enchilada Recipe

These enchiladas are simple, affordable, and oh so satisfying.  Eric was responsible for bringing a main dish to a work potluck, so I started going through our fridge and freezer trying to decide what I could make that wouldn’t require buying any ingredients.  Cooking for […]

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Recipe

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Recipe

One of our favorite salads ever is at Dave and Buster’s, the arcade for adults.  It’s a chicken caesar salad but what makes it spectacular is the crispy parmesan crust on the chicken.  While I won’t claim any similarity to the Dave and Buster’s chicken […]

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

This time of year in Washington, I want hearty warm meals like soup, stew, and chowder.  Some of my stew recipes simmer for hours to reduce and thicken, so I make a huge batch that I can freeze for a quick meal later.  But sometimes […]

Merry Christmas! (and Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread)

Merry Christmas! (and Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread)

Merry Christmas everyone! This is my favorite holiday out of the whole year. I love celebrating the birth of Jesus, my best friend and Savior. Eric and I are working on creating our family Christmas traditions around focusing on Christ. One of our favorites is […]