Keyword: Chicken



(Includes how to make a sandwich wrap) Last weekend Merri Ann and I went hiking with our 9-year old granddaughter, Anna.  It was delightful.  Anna and Merri Ann took pictures […]

A Lunch for a Mountain Hike




This is the recipe that Merri Ann used for Easter dinner mashed potatoes.  It’s a combination of several recipes that she found on line with her own simple seasoning.  Good […]

Merri Ann’s Crock Pot Potatoes




Dennis Weaver With the exception of the picture of the Tetons, the landscape images were taken in Eastern Idaho by Debbie Frantzen. This is our favorite time of year for […]

How to Have Great Picnics in the Fall



Plus “How a Burger Press Works” 1.   Use the right beef. Use the best meat you can buy.  Make sure it is fresh and use it within 48 hours.  […]

Four Steps to Incredible Burgers


This is our all-time favorite chicken skillet dinner—chicken and new potatoes slathered in sour cream. We’ve been making it for years, ever since we lived in Alaska where we grew […]

Chicken and New Potatoes Skillet Dinner



Teeny Tiny Spices Taco Seasoning
How to Make Simple Meals with Spices It’s been two years now since we started carrying spice blends from The Teeny Tiny Spice Company of Vermont. I’ve used them every […]

How to Make Simple Meals with Spices


Dinner is a challenge. It’s not that we don’t know how to cook but after a long day at work and with a dozen things to do at home, it […]

Four Steps to Easy Dinners




You can use this recipe to make cream soup from most vegetables.  Consider this for asparagus, fresh pea soup, carrot soup, celery soup, and more.  Since tastes and veggies vary, […]

Base Recipe for Cream Soup



You’ll love this white bean chili.  It’s hearty, spicy, and full of flavor—and easy to make with canned beans. This is comfort food. Ingredients 1/2 cup diced onions 1 tablespoon […]

Turkey White Bean Chili


Chicken is so versatile. This recipe calls for pairing the chicken with a cornbread dressing that is loaded with nuts and apple bits. You can use any leftover cornbread. We […]

Roast Chicken with Apple Cornbread Dressing



This is a really good chicken and biscuit casserole.  With cooked chicken, you can assemble this recipe in minutes.  It’s made easy with a can of cream of chicken soup […]

Chicken and Cheddar Biscuit Casserole Recipe


You can use that turkey in a main dish, a salad, a soup, and sandwich. Once you decide what you what to do with your turkey, pull out a recipe […]

Ways to Use That Turkey



You’ll love this white bean chili.  It’s hearty, spicy, and full of flavor—and easy to make with canned beans. This is comfort food. Ingredients 1/2 cup diced onions 1 tablespoon […]

Turkey White Bean Chili


Turkey Salad Sandwiches: We have always been partial to chicken salad sandwiches. This a version made with leftover turkey meat. The dried cranberries are a terrific addition–bright red sweet nuggets […]

What to do with your leftover turkey!



This is a bright fresh salad, a chicken salad that comes alive with strawberries, nuts and cheese. Ingredients 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 4 cups iceberg or Bibb lettuce […]

Chicken and Strawberry Spring Salad


Sione Taulanga married our niece Sarah. We’ve enjoyed his barbecue chicken at family parties.  So we called his house to get the recipe. “He doesn’t have a recipe.  He just […]

Sione’s Barbecue Chicken