Aunt Kathleen’s Baked Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Aunt Kathleen's Baked Parmesan Chicken is one of my "go-to" easy entrees. Just a few ingredients, bake, add a veggie or two, and you have a meal on the table in no time. Aunt Kathleen's Baked Parmesan Chicken Breasts . . . Last week, my daughter, Candace, posted a picture of some Parmesan Chicken Breasts she had made for their dinner. Her recipe had to be marinated, which I didn't want to have to do, so I got out my Aunt Kathleen's Baked Parmesan Chicken. I had some chicken tenders in the freezer, so I used them. . . convenience! I didn't want to have to go to the grocery store! This recipe is one of my favorite entrees to make when I want something quick and easy. I generally add a couple of veggies and dinner is served! Aunt Kathleen … [Read more...]

Chicken Planks, aka Chicken Tenders:)

There's nothing better than a Chicken Tender Dinner. And these Chicken Planks will be the star of that dinner for you! Add real mashed potatoes and chicken gravy for a meal where everyone comes back for more! Some years ago, I found a southern cooking blog, Southern Plate, by Christy Jordan. I immediately identified with her because she cooks family recipes that have been handed down through generations in her family. At the time, she was working on her first cookbook, "Southern Plate: Classic Comfort Food That Makes Everyone Feel Like Family", which I purchased when it was available. Christy has the gift of truly making all her readers feel like they are part of her family. Chicken Tenders, anyone? Everyone likes chicken tenders! … [Read more...]

Smothered Cube Steaks Recipe, a favorite comfort food!

Smothered Cube Steaks with gravy and onions is one of my favorite comfort foods. My Grandmama Hall and my Mama both made it. Serve with homemade mashed potatoes for a "made in heaven" dinner! Smothered Cube Steaks is comfort food to me! Nothing says "comfort food" to me like Smothered Cube Steaks. My Grandmama Hall used to make this a lot, served it with mashed potatoes and English Peas. She served EVERYTHING with English peas! I loved the tender pieces of meat covered with the creamy gravy and sautéed onions. It reminds me of times in my childhood when I would be at Grandmama's house. Mama also would make the Smothered Cube Steaks, so it is, and has been, a favorite of mine since I was little. Smothered Cube Steak, the perfect … [Read more...]

Country Chicken Casserole Recipe

This Country Chicken Casserole is easy to make and a great choice when you want a one-pot (casserole) meal. The potato chips on the top give it an added "crunch". Country Chicken Casserole, from Christy Jordan and Southern Plate . .. When we lived in Little Rock, I made this Country Chicken Casserole. My husband loved it! The original recipe, which was entitled, "Kathy's Country Casserole",  was in Christy Jordan's first cookbook, "Southern Plate: Classic Comfort Food That Makes Everyone Feel Like Family". I first found Christy's website in 2008 when I was working on a cookbook for our church. She was kind enough to let me use one of her recipes in it, and sent me the nicest emails! She is a true Southern lady . . . Christy cooks like we … [Read more...]

Chicken Vegetable Pasta Casserole Recipe

This Chicken Vegetable Pasta Casserole is one of my Mama's absolute favorite chicken casseroles! It is full of fesh veggies, chicken, pasta and cheese . . . the perfect combination for a tasty and filling main dish. Chicken Vegetable Pasta Casserole, a "Mama's Favorite"! My Mama LOVES this Chicken Vegetable Pasta Casserole! Candace found the recipe some years ago, and makes it from time to time. When she does, Mama ALWAYS wants some.  This chicken casserole is full of fresh veggies, tender chicken, pasta and cheese. Who could ask for more in a chicken main dish casserole? And, a plus for this recipe is that it can be frozen! Make a double batch, serve one, and freeze the other. Mama tips for making Chicken Vegetable Pasta Casserole … [Read more...]