Kerry’s Basic Chili

(Forgive me for the generic picture this week. The nephews had me so busy that I forgot to take pictures. I'm sure you can imagine what your standard chili looks like. Just more orange.) Everyone should have a basic chili recipe. It's one of those recipes that you can pull out and feed a crowd [...]

Vermont Style Chili

Right now I am back to cleaning cluttered spaces. We have two sheds that got VERY cluttered before by in-laws moved out. Since this house is Tony's childhood home, cleaning out this part will be hard for him. Since his Dad passed away, there are many memories in the stuff. This leads to keeping too [...]

Japanese Style Fried Rice

It's been getting busier and busier since the coronavirus outbreak has been ramping up. Now I'm working weekends so I need to have meals that are quick and healthy. Just because you may be busy, doesn't mean that you can't eat healthy. One of the reasons I do this blog is to help others with [...]

Give a Second Chance to Cottage Cheese

Have you eaten cottage cheese lately?  Most of you probably haven't.  It's outdated.  Your mother and grandmother's diet food.  You probably saw them eat it a long time ago and associated it with boring health food.  I'm here to tell you to give it a second chance.  Why?  Because it is actually inexpensive, great protein, [...]

Beef, Brown Rice and Mushroom Soup

Looking through my pile of recipes, this one caught my attention.  What's not to love about a soup with beef, brown rice and mushrooms?  The original recipe from Very Well uses some high sodium ingredients like canned mushrooms and reduced sodium beef broth.  Yep, reduced sodium beef broth is still too much sodium for a [...]

Let’s talk turkey…deconstructed turkey

I tried this out a couple of years ago just for fun and came out with the most awesome tasting turkey you'll ever eat.  No, I'm not kidding.  Do you ever feel like a perfectly cooked turkey is out of reach?  Not so with this method.  I'm sure you have tried every method on the [...]