Easy Dinners with Kraft #RecipeMakers

Kraft Recipe Makers - Sweet and Sour Chicken

Summer has been really busy for us. Combine that with the high temps here in Vegas and I haven't been wanting to cook much. Lately David will ask me what I want to have for dinner and I reply "something easy". It looks like "something easy" has become our summer dinner motto. Recently, I was invited to give Kraft Recipe Makers a try. Kraft Recipe Makers are new dinner starters that come with two savory sauces in the box. With the sauces, and fresh ingredients you add, you can make an easy … [Read more...]

Sweet and Crunchy Chicken Tenders

Sweet and Crunchy Chicken Tenders

If you like ridiculously easy kid-friendly recipes like I do, I think you're going to like this one. In my teen years, my mom started making what we called "Chex Chicken", which was a chicken breast dipped in sweetened condensed milk and coated with crushed corn Chex cereal. I loved this dinner, as did all of us kids. Sweet and Crunchy Chicken Tenders is pretty much the same idea as our old "Chex Chicken", but I cut the chicken breasts into chicken tenders. I usually use corn Chex cereal … [Read more...]

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Comfort food is the ultimate of food memories, don't you think? This week for #SundaySupper, our theme is exactly that...comfort food. I think that's a perfect theme for Home Cooking Memories to participate in. Comfort food usually evokes certain feelings and memories when you cook it and, most importantly, when you eat it. And that's what this blog is all about -- food memories and stories. … [Read more...]

Crispy Garlic-Parmesan Chicken (plus our shredded chicken FAIL)

Crispy Garlic Parmesan Chicken with Progresso Recipe Starters

When I meal plan, I usually balance easy meals with time-consuming meals. If I know that I will be cooking for hours on one day, the next day will almost always be something easier. This Crispy Garlic-Parmesan Chicken is an example of an easy meal I made. It was made with a new Progresso Recipe Starters cooking sauce, which was sent to me to try out.  The recipe was easy and the chicken turned out good. I loved that the breading was equal parts of Parmesan cheese and panko bread crumbs. I'm … [Read more...]

Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan #JuneDairyMovies


It's not like a I need an excuse to use cheese in a recipe, but since June is National Dairy Month, I might as well make one of my favorite dinners that involves my favorite dairy product -- CHEESE! The dinner: Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan. Our entire family loves Chicken Parmesan, but I haven't made it in a long time. … [Read more...]