Food, On A Budget

5 – Ingredient Lemon Chicken & Asparagus

Shall we count the short, sweet ingredients for this Lemon Chicken together? CHICKEN FLOUR LEMON PEPPER ASPARAGUS LEMONS And a little bit of butter, and a little bit of salt, but you already have those things I bet, so I’m counting those as freebies. Chicken: Cover the chicken breasts with plastic wrap and pound until… Continue reading 5 – Ingredient Lemon Chicken & Asparagus

Comfort Food, Irish, Stews

Irish Beef Stew

Use beef chuck stew meat (well marbled with fat) . Lean stew meat will end up too dry. INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 pounds well-marbled chuck beef stew meat, cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks 3 teaspoons of salt (more to taste) 1/4 cup olive oil 6 large garlic cloves, minced 4 cups beef stock or broth 2… Continue reading Irish Beef Stew


Strawberry Bacon Salad

1/2 head of romaine lettuce 4 cups spinach 1/2 cup toasted almonds 8-10 slices of cooked bacon, crumbled 2 cups sliced strawberries Chop the romaine lettuce into small pieces and place in a large bowl. Mix the almonds and bacon crumbles into the bowl with the lettuce. Add strawberries just before serving. Serve with poppy… Continue reading Strawberry Bacon Salad

Food, Mediterranean Style

Spinach & Feta stuffed chicken

Here is a family favorite in my house, even the kids love it, they mostly enjoy the stuffing and often ask for "the green stuff with cheese". I make this as often as I can just like my dad did for me and my sisters. With this recipe we are combining feta which is a… Continue reading Spinach & Feta stuffed chicken