• Mussels in White Wine Garlic Sauce – Mr. Wonderful’s Favorite Meal for Two

    February 15, 2012DishinandDishes

    This is something I did the other night.  Mr. Wonderful was working late.  I didn’t know what to fix him.  The kids were gone.  What resulted has had him talking ever since. I had a bag of frozen mussels in the freezer left over from our Crab Boil for Chris’ birthday. I started with 2…

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  • The Easiest Brisket Ever

    December 26, 2009DishinandDishes

    I’m almost embarrassed to post this recipe. It’s so easy.  It’s so “don’t even think about it”. But it’s soooooo, so good. Christmas with the kids just begs for something special. Enter the brisket. Fourteen pounds of pure animal red meat. Fourteen pounds of goodness, if cooked properly. Here’s how you do it…so simple, so scrumptious.…

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  • Chicken Paillards (Cutlets) with Mushroom Cream Sauce

    December 20, 2009DishinandDishes

    Hallelujah! I finally made something out of a Martha Stewart Living magazine! Chicken Paillards. What the heck are paillards?  A fancy name, that’s what.  Martha at her finest.  French names and all. Paillards are simply a cut of meat, pounded thin so that it cooks in a flash.  It’s really not that hard to do.…

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  • Cheater's Guide to Homemade Chicken-N-Noodles

    September 19, 2009DishinandDishes

    This is Conner’s favorite dish hands down. He’s such a boy and always doing something to make himself hungry. Did I mention he’s also a “major picky boy”?  Conner likes his food plain and simple. He had a little bout with the stomach flu earlier this week and even Mr. Wonderful was feeling a little…

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  • Not Your Traditional Shepherd's Pie

    August 27, 2009DishinandDishes

    Okay, I admit it. I’m a sucker for anything with pie crust. So a traditional shepherd’s pie with a crust of mashed potatoes seems sometimes, well….unfulfilling. I have no idea how I started making this pie.  I may have had something similar at a diner years ago and tried to replicate it.  I honestly can’t…

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  • Daddy Hinkle's and New York Strip Steak – a Perfect Pairing

    July 10, 2009DishinandDishes

    My husband is a very happy man tonight. We have been introduced to Daddy Hinkle’s All Natural Seasoning and Rubs. Some friends of ours, Wayne and Beth know the wonderful people over at Daddy Hinkle’s, and referred us to how wonderful their products are. Wayne and Beth have this awesome site with some really neat…

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