Mama’s Meat Loaf, the Ultimate Comfort Food!

Mama's Meat Loaf . . . When it comes to Mama's Meat Loaf, there's nothing better. It is the ultimate comfort food, in my opinion. Her recipe doesn't have eggs in it, which is good for those who can't eat eggs. And, it is covered with a tasty sweet and sour sauce that is simply delicious. This meat loaf has become one of Mama's signature recipes--hence, we named it "Mama's Meat Loaf". And, everyone who eats it says it is the best meat loaf they have ever had! I think that say a lot for Mama's Meat Loaf. Making Mama's Meat Loaf . . . All of the ingredients for Mama's Meat Loaf are mixed together in a bowl, then shaped into a "loaf". The sauce is made separately, heated on the stove, then poured over the meat loaf. It can be baked at … [Read more...]

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo, a Quick and Easy Meal!

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo, anyone? It's summer . . . And that means everyone is busy with activities, going here, there and yon, as the old folks say. When you put that into the perspective of what to do when it's getting close to dinner, most people are looking for a quick and easy meal. After all, who wants to spend hours in the kitchen when you could be swimming with your kids or at ballgames? That's where this Chicken Broccoli Alfredo comes in . . .definitely a quick and easy meal! This recipe came from Mama's "stash" of recipes cut out of magazines and written on slips of paper. And, a couple of weeks ago, Mama made this Chicken Broccoli Alfredo for me when I went to visit. It was quite tasty! So, I made it for our dinner last … [Read more...]

Chuck Wagon Steak for a Covered Wagon Dinner!

Chuck Wagon Steak, for the "Cowboys" in your house:) Chuck Wagon Steak . . . the image that comes to mind, to me, are cowboys! And, since Lynn used to ride bulls, (he said he was a "cowboy" in the day), I decided to have a Covered Wagon Dinner for us. LOL! The main dish was this Chuck Wagon Steak, a tender round steak smothered with onions and beefy gravy. Doesn't that bring back memories of days gone by? It does for me:) What do you think of when you hear "Covered Wagons"? I think about the old west, cattle drives, western movies, and more. And, blue jeans, cowboy shirts and boots, horseshoes . . . the list goes on and on. The whole idea, to me, spells FUN!!! So, in keeping with that idea, my Covered Wagon Dinner consisted of foods that … [Read more...]

Easy Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice, a delicious main dish!

Easy Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole . . . If you are looking for an easy, delicious main dish that you can prepare in less than an hour, this Easy Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole may just be what you are looking for! I just happened to see it on Pinterest, but it was not put together in a casserole. Rather, it was cooked in one pot on the stove, with the cheese being melted from a lid being placed on the skillet at the end of the cooking time. But it so reminded me of our Broccoli Rice Casserole (but easier and with chicken!), I changed the recipe a little so I could BAKE it!!! Baking it allowed me to sit down for 15 minutes:) Suggestion for Sharing Life: Make two of these casseroles. Take one to someone who is … [Read more...]

Cheddar Bacon Chicken Breasts, a 3 Ingredient Main Dish!

Food for the Body, Food for the Soul, Sharing Life with Everyone You Know! Cheddar Bacon Chicken Breasts for a 3 ingredient dish! Recently I participated in another blog challenge. My challenge was to create a list of 3-ingredient recipes that would be tasty, even delicious, and easy to prepare for working moms. That's when I found this recipe for Cheddar Bacon Chicken Breasts, and let me tell you, it is easy and delicious! You might be thinking . . . 3 ingredients? Really? Who can make a main dish for their family with only 3 ingredients? The answer is, there are many 3 ingredient recipes, and they work! They are much easier to prepare, and surprisingly good. And, since there aren't a lot of ingredients, that cuts down on the time … [Read more...]