Steak Marinades

I like marinating flank steaks and London broils especially. You can marinade whole steaks or cut them into cubes or strips for different dishes like stir-fries and kebabs. Make Ahead Tip Double the recipe and throw one meal portion in a freezer bag with the marinade. You’ll be one huge step ahead on your dinner […]

Cheese Fondue for Kids

In the past, the fondue recipes I’ve used with wine in them and too much Swiss cheese have not tasted good to the kids, although I enjoyed them. I found that substituting chicken broth for the wine works great. I also used 1/2 Swiss cheese and 1/2 Colby for a milder taste. Cheddar would work […]

Lemon Pepper and Garlic Pork Chop Marinade

My friend Elizabeth gave me Lemon Pepper and Garlic Pork Chop Marinade. I’ve used it twice already! Save

Grilled Lemon Chicken

I was skeptical of this recipe for grilled lemon chicken, I admit.  I thought that the chicken would have to be marinated to get a good lemony flavor but I was wrong!  This is from Three Many Cooks (affiliate link), a book from the blog of the same name. It’s a fun book to read […]

Quick Beef and Rice

This Quick Beef and Rice is one of the easiest, quickest kid-friendly recipes around. It’s good easy comfort food and goes together quickly. Serve with some vegetables on the side,  cooked carrots or a bowl of vegetable soup. If you don’t have onion soup mix, you can substitute an onion and some beef bouillon or broth. If […]