Category Archives: Main Dish Recipes

Chicken Tamale Casserole

Last Saturday was crazy, busy. I was doing demonstrations of the Wolf Convection Steam Oven out at Pacific Sales in Roseville, making all of the shoppers yummy treats. When I got home, I had about 30 minutes to feed Maddie … Continue reading

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Balsamic-Berry Glazed Pork Chops

I grabbed some pork chops from Trader Joe’s the other night and had no idea what I would do with them during the week. I found a recipe for balsamic-plum pork chops, which required having plum preserves. Who has plum … Continue reading

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Big, Brined Herby Turkey

This year for Thanksgiving I decided to make a brined turkey, which I’d never done before. I pulled a recipe from Food Network Magazine and it turned out fantastic. While this recipe is for a full turkey, I just made … Continue reading

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Tabouleh with Grilled Vegetables

I’ve been cooking weekly for a pescatarian couple, meaning they’re mainly vegetarians but they do eat fish. I’ve been discovering a lot of great vegetarian dishes that I’ve been able to share with my family. This one is easy and … Continue reading

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Isabella’s Favorite Mac and Cheese

We are a Disney family. Growing up behind the Orange Curtain, I was always at D-land. Even when I got married and then we moved to Nor Cal and had a family, we had annual passes and would go down … Continue reading

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Lemon Chicken Breasts

Even with our recent freezing temperatures, our lemon tree is still producing like crazy. So I am continuing on my ever expanding lemon recipe quest. This one is from the Barefoot Contessa. It turns out a gorgeous golden brown and … Continue reading

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Happy National Wiener Schnitzel Day

Having lived in Heidelberg, Germany for nine months during my sophomore year of college, I’ve had my share of wiener schnitzel. It’s no wonder all of us girls came home a few (or several) pounds heavier because the Germans like … Continue reading

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