Tag: water chestnuts

Pineapple Chicken

Pineapple Chicken - Chunks of Chicken, bell pepper, onion & pineapple stir fried in a spicy/sweet sauce

Ok, it’s February, now. I don’t know what it’s like where you live, but it’s cold, here, and we have feet of snow. Yeah, feet. And it’s just the time of year when it gets old. So I wanted a little pick… Read More


Asian Turkey (or chicken) Lettuce Wraps

Asian Turkey (or Chicken) Lettuce Wraps

I don’t know if I can think of a better beat the heat, quickie dinner for a hot, muggy summer day than these Asian Turkey (or Chicken) Lettuce Wraps.

My Sister’s Ridiculously Delish Bacon Stuffing

Bacon Stuffing or Dressing

Have you ever wished there could be a Turkey Stuffing permeated with the rich flavor and smokiness of bacon? One that’s fantastic in the bird & in a casserole? A seriously crave-worthy stuffing?

Wild Rice Chicken Salad

Can a girl have too many chicken salad recipes? According to my recipe box, probably not! Especially when one of them transitions out of the dog days of summer into crisp, cool fall as well as this one does. After all, nothing… Read More

Chicken “Stir Fry” based on Mah Gu Gai Pin with Rice

Chicken Stir Fry based on the Classic Moo Goo Gai Pan or Moo Gah gai pan

When I was a child growing up in a small, Northwestern Iowa town in the 60’s, my Dad had to take a trip to Iowa City and it was my “turn” to go along.  I must have been about six or seven,… Read More

Uncle Ben’s Wild Rice Turkey Casserole

Uncle Ben's Wild Rice Casserole

I like to have easy things to throw together after a busy time like Thanksgiving. This dish has been around forever, and in my mind is the Classic Uncle Ben’s Wild Rice Turkey Casserole – the others? Simply pretenders.