Kaitlyn’s family famous sausage roll

  This is technically not a roll, more of breakfast hot pocket of sorts. Anyway this is one of my favorite breakfast dishes and is the ultimate crowd pleaser! It taste what I’ve been told as biscuits and gravy but better. It’s super simple, delicious and cheap to make! Serves 8. Ingredients 2 rolls of…

French Carrot Salad

This is probably the best discovery since sliced bread…French carrot salad—taking the regular side dish to a whole new level! It’s easy, it’s cheap and it’s damn good! Not only is it fancy looking, it’ll easily impress all your friends! Take Memorial Day weekend up a notch with this dish!   Ingredients 6-7 large carrots,…

Stuffed Mushrooms

When one finds mushrooms discounted for a $1.00 at Kroger, you need to find something to make and I decided to make stuffed mushrooms. First time making them and they were just bliss. Perfect for any occasion and sure to impress your family and friends! Ingredients Baby bella mushrooms 1 half sweet onion 1/2 cup…

Midwest Ratatouille

This ratatouille is a perfect meal, healthy, cheap and just a symphony of flavors.  It is basically a vegetable hash, in the midwestern sense. Best served with some bread to get all the juices. Ingredients 1 Eggplant 1 zucchini 1 summer squash 1 yellow onion 1 green bell pepper 2 cans of whole peeled tomatoes…

Chicken with lemon and pea orzo

A beautiful meal that only takes 20-25 minutes and cheap to make.   Ingredients 1-2 chicken breast 1 1/2 cups of Orzo (FYI Orzo is found in the pasta section, and Kroger sometimes has it for $1) 1 cup of peas (I used a bag of frozen that can be steamed in the microwave, or…

Bruschetta–light

Unlike Italian bruschetta, this  recipe is simple and leaves out the cheese and garlic. Ingredients Cherry/grape tomatoes, I usually pick up the medley pack at Kroger. The colors make your dish really pop Olive oil 1 clove of garlic Balsamic Vingar Fresh Basil Salt and pepper Italian seasoning  Baguette Parmesan or mozzarella cheese Instructions Preheat…

Vegetable Marrow Farci

  The perfect meal for a Meatless Monday. I found this recipe in my Titanic cookbook, so we’re going old school here. Vegetable Marrow Farci, is pretty much fancy for stuffed zucchini boats. They’re easy to make, delicious even warmed back up and perfect for anyone watching their calories. Ingredients Will need a medium to…

Curry Chicken in an onion pepper cream sauce

What you’ll need One Skillet with lid 4 chicken legs/thighs or combo 3 Tbsp butter Curry powder Salt Pepper Garlic powder Cayenne and lemon juice (optional) 1 medium yellow sweet onion 1-2 red bell peppers or I used about half a pack of small mixed sweet peppers for a variety of colors Fresh parsley chopped…