Upgraded Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

We loved our old macaroni and cheese recipe, which is how my mom used to make it–making a white sauce with butter, flour and dry mustard and adding in grated Cheddar.  I like it with onion but the girls prefer I leave it out. But I keep playing around with recipes from Lidia’s Italy in […]

King Ranch Chicken Casserole

I’m not sure where the name comes from but you’ll find variations of this all over the place. You can use canned cream of whatever soup or make your own homemade cream soup replacement. If you can’t find Rotel brand tomatoes, use a can of diced tomatoes and a small can of diced green chiles.

Chicken in Sherry Cream Sauce

Tonight’s experiment: Chicken in Sherry Cream Sauce. It started as a recipe in Mom’s Updated Recipe Box, one of my “used every week” cookbooks. But I didn’t have the cream of chicken soup the recipe called for, so used some cream of mushroom instead. Then, knowing one daughter really likes mushrooms, I figured I might […]