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 […]

Pasta with Artichokes and Bacon

The garden is giving me lots of artichokes this spring and I’m loving them!  So far, in addition to plain steamed (or simmered) artichokes served with lemony mayonnaise, I’ve made artichoke soup, pasta with spicy artichoke sauce, sautéed artichokes, marinated baby artichokes, braised artichokes… Oh, and a raw artichoke salad!  They’ve all been really good […]