Monthly Archives: February 2018

Easy Paella

Paella is a dish that originated in Spain. We Americans think of it as a National dish, but Spaniards think of it as a regional recipe, originating in the area Valencia. It’s name comes from the old French word, paelle, … Continue reading

Posted in Casseroles, Chicken | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #137

Number 137? That’s more than 2 1/2 years of parties! I want to thank every one of you that comes each week and shares your amazing recipes. It’s because of  you that we can answer the question…  But this is … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Hops | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

National Chili Day

It’s National Chili Day! And today is a perfect day here in the upper Willamette Valley to celebrate this spicy dish. It’s cold and snowy and this warming dish fits the weather. But where did chili come from? Chili history … Continue reading

Posted in Casseroles, Stew | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Wonton Soup

In honor of the Chinese New Year, here is a deliciously satisfying soup for a cold winter evening. It sounds more complicated than it is – and it’s so tasty!

Posted in Chinese, Internationally Inspired, Main dish, Soup | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #136

Last week we celebrated Mardi Gras, Valentine’s day AND the beginning of the Chinese New Year – and the latter goes for another couple of weeks! That means lots of Chinese inspired dishes and, the answer to that question…  But … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Hops | Tagged , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Light Pasta Alfredo with Spinach and Chicken

I love alfredo and I love a simple meal when I get home from a long day at work. This one fits both bills – and it’s not too fattening! I’m on weight watchers so I watch those points. One … Continue reading

Posted in Casseroles, Chicken, Main dish, Pasta | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Mardi Gras Macarons

Tomorrow is Mardi Gras, French for Fat Tuesday. It is the day of preparation for the fasting for Ash Wednesday (which is Valentine’s day this year). The foods eaten are rich and full of fat and eggs and dairy – … Continue reading

Posted in Cookies, Mardi Gras, Sweet Treats | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #135

January is over! Wow, that went fast! And Valentine’s day and Mardi Gras are THIS WEEK! So get to planning the parties, but don’t forget the family’s question…  But this is the place to answer that question! The home of … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Hops | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Changes You Need To Make To Your Food Shopping

This post was contributed. Are you shopping for healthy eating? Once a week, we wander the supermarket filling our shopping carts with what we think will be good for a healthy and balanced diet, with the odd treat or two … Continue reading

Posted in Informational | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Fun Ways To Get Kids Interested In Food

 This post has been contributed. Do you have a picky little eater in the family? Is it virtually impossible to get your kids to eat their greens or try new things? If you’re struggling to encourage your kids to take … Continue reading

Posted in Informational | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment