Turkey Cutlets

Making a Thanksgiving dinner for a couple is tricky, if you’re determined to make it a turkey dinner. I’ve done the roasted turkey breast a couple of times and want to try a rolled up and tied version, but honestly it’s still quite a mess and hassle on a day when there’s a lot ofContinue reading “Turkey Cutlets”

Bubble and Squeak with Ham

I have made this dish on many a cold night after work.  It is a simple and homey dish of fried potatoes and cabbage with bits of ham.  It feels like a guilty pleasure, because it is browned and crispy, but it really doesn’t use that much oil or fat.  The large amount of cabbageContinue reading “Bubble and Squeak with Ham”

Pan-seared Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes

Pork chops are great for weeknight cooking, if you use the thin cut chops. They sear literally a few minutes a side in a hot skillet. These are seasoned, seared off and then served with mashed sweet potatoes and green beans. Sweet potatoes are a healthy alternative to regular potatoes, giving you that extra boostContinue reading “Pan-seared Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes”

Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs in Shallot Sauce with Potatoes and Cabbage

This recipe sounds like a fancy bistro meal, but it is so simple to put together. Potatoes mashed with some type of green, here shredded green cabbage, is this kind of homey side you might see an Italian grandmother making and for good reason – the combination is nutritious, cheap and easy. You can alsoContinue reading “Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs in Shallot Sauce with Potatoes and Cabbage”