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...]

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 … [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...]

Quick and Easy Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe

Quick and Easy Chicken and Rice Soup for lunch or dinner! One of my favorite soups is this Quick and Easy Chicken and Rice Soup. It's a great soup for either lunch or dinner. This recipe has tomatoes and green chilies, which adds a bit of heat to the soup, which I love, but if your family doesn't like a "slightly hot" soup, substitute another can of diced tomatoes. Either way, the soup will still be quite tasty:) While the soup is delicious as a meal, some people like a sandwich with their soup. The classic "soup and sandwich" combination. And, for this, a traditional grilled cheese sandwich will always be a great choice. But, if you don't want a sandwich, a pan of hot cornbread--Mama's Jalapeño Cornbread, or plain with melted … [Read more...]