Category Archives: Casseroles

Slow-Cooker Chili Mole

I was craving chili. I love the spicy flavors and the smokey undertones that come from using chipotles. And I love coming home from work to a hot, easy meal that I can settle in and relax with. Although chili … Continue reading

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Noodle Thursday! How about a Taco Pasta Casserole?

March is National Noodle month and in honor of the glorious noodle, every Thursday will be Noodle Day. Today it’s Taco Pasta Casserole – and at the end there’s a place for you to share your own amazing noodle recipes! … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Pork and Cauliflower Meatballs – Not Your Grandma’s Meatballs!

I love meatballs and I love pork. And I’m always trying to find healthier ways to serve them. Then I discovered riced cauliflower. There are so many uses for it and it’s delicious! I added it to the meatballs. It … Continue reading

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Top Ten Recipes of 2017

What a great year we had!  So many visitors and supporters.  To you we say: THANK YOU!   Here are recipes for the top ten most visited posts of 2017 – If you’re looking for something great to cook that’s easy, … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Bean and Pork Stew

Stew in the slow cooker – what could be better? I don’t know about you, but we’re getting pretty tired of turkey.  And now with Christmas so close, we’re getting pretty busy.  Weekday dinners need to be quick and easy.  … Continue reading

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Jambalaya with Smoked Sausage

This shop/post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  Jambalaya is a classic Louisiana dish, loved by many people. It can feature lots of different ingredients, including a range of different meats, fish and seafood. One ingredient that’s … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Taco Casserole

Tacos sound good for dinner, but you know you won’t have time when you get home?  How about a casserole that has all the goodness of a taco and you cook it in the crock pot!  Easy Peasy – and … Continue reading

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