A great option for a cold day, when you’re looking for something with a Southwestern flair.Continue reading “Chicken Tortilla Soup”
Wanna feed a lot of mouths with something hearty and with a little kick? This jambalaya recipe makes enough for 8-10 people and is moderately spicy as described here.
Great for cold weather or for times when a regular chicken soup isn’t what you’re looking for. This recipe makes enough for 6-8 people and is only slightly spicy as described here. You might also want to check out our recipe for Southwest White Chicken Chili.
Great for cold weather or for times when a beef-based chili isn’t what you’re looking for. This recipe makes enough for 8-10 people and is only slightly spicy as described here. You might also want to check out our recipe for Green Chili Chicken Chowder.
Thanks to aunt Pat for this appetizer recipe. It’s great as for parties, football games or holiday dinners. And the marinade is so awesome you might find the guests secretly trying to drink it. Continue reading “Pat’s Marinated Cheese”
This was a favorite recipe of Kelly’s mother Mary. It’s great for the holiday season but Kelly usually doubles the recipe to have enough to last throughout the season. Continue reading “Sugar & Spiced Pecans”
Thanks to Kelly for this recipe that makes enough for about 6-8 people. Two preparation methods are described below. The rolled method takes longer but is more “familiar” to most people, with each enchilada rolled in its own tortilla. The layered method is ideal when you don’t have as much preparation time available and generally follows the concept of layered lazagna. Continue reading “Chicken Enchiladas”
Another one of my brother’s specialties. This recipe makes enough for 6-8 people to have a hardy breakfast and it’s flexible enough to throw in just about whatever you want. Continue reading “Uncle Doug’s Breakfast Hash”
One of my brother’s specialties. The ribs will be flavorful, and fall-off-the-bone tender if you follow the instructions. Continue reading “Uncle Doug’s Famous Ribs”
A family tradition that Kelly makes every New Years Day for good luck. The recipe is mildly spicy and makes a full bowl for approximately 6 people. Continue reading “Kelly’s Black Eyed Peas”
Healthy and tasty salad with pasta, spinach and chicken. Serves 10 – 12 easily. Keeps in the refrigerator for a couple of days. Continue reading “Orzo Floretine Salad with Chicken”
This recipe is so simple it doesn’t really merit the space given to it. But it has sort of become a family tradition for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day since it’s easy enough for elementary age kids to make with a little supervision and then serve as a breakfast-in-bed surprise. Continue reading “Eggs in a Hole”
A Daugherty family breakfast tradition, especially for the winter holidays. Great for leftovers too. This recipe makes enough for 8-10 people. Continue reading “Egg & Sausage Breakfast Casserole”
A versatile casserole that allows some creativity with substitutions and garnishes. Also makes for good leftovers for a couple of days. This recipe makes enough for 6-8 people. Continue reading “Cowboy Casserole”
Thanks to mom and uncle Don for passing down this Italian family tradition. Like most gnocchi’s, this is a potato-based pasta, which means it’s easy to get stuffed on a smaller portion. The recipe makes ~6 adult servings. Just about any tomato-based sauce can accompany this gnocchi, including sauce with ground meat, meatballs or Italian sausage. But please, no canned or bottled sauces. Also a warning that this recipe takes quite a bit of preparation time, so plan accordingly. Continue reading “Aspromonte Family Gnocchi”
My mother used to make this shrimp dip for Super Bowl parties. The recipe makes a little more than 1 quart, which is enough for 10-12 people to munch on as an appetizer. It refrigerates very well – getting even better on the second day after all the flavors fully combine. Continue reading “Gramma Toni’s Shrimp Dip”
This recipe makes ~1.5 gallons of medium-strength rum punch. This is enough for 6-10 people, depending on how heavy they drink on average. Continue reading “Rum Punch”
This recipe makes about 2.5 gallons of medium-strength margaritas. That’s enough for 12-20 people, depending on how heavy they drink on average and how long the party is. It is also ideal for a 5-gallon water cooler that has a pouring spout. Continue reading “Margaritas – Batch Portion”