Ranch Chicken Tenders

Are you ever bothered by an open bottle of ranch dressing sitting in your fridge? I have been looking for the perfect brand of ranch dressing for years. In a restaurant somewhere I’ll have a salad, order ranch dressing with it and it will be a perfect balance of creamy tartness that takes the wholeContinue reading “Ranch Chicken Tenders”

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”

Chicken with Squash and Red Bell Peppers

Tender strips of chicken breast are seasoned and sautéed, then tossed with pasta, vegetables and a light cream sauce for an easy one dish complete meal. I’m working a mix of remote and on-site work schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but actually have this week off. I decided to stay home and repaint myContinue reading “Chicken with Squash and Red Bell Peppers”

Sausage and Kale Mac n’ Cheese

Mac n’ cheese becomes dinner with crispy sausage and a lot of healthy kale.  The mustard powder is optional, but I find that it brings out a buttery flavor in the cheese sauce.  This recipe is for two servings, because an extra serving carries very well in a food storage container to be reheated theContinue reading “Sausage and Kale Mac n’ Cheese”