Monthly Archive: September 2010

Asiago Potato Bacon Gratin

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The Asiago Potato Bacon Gratin side dish is definitely comfort food. The recipe says it makes 6 servings but I make 9 servings out of it because it is so rich that a small serving is more than enough. Take a white sauce (don’t be afraid to make a white sauce, it’s easy) and toss in some …

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Smothered Chicken in Gravy Slow Cooker / Figs / Amazing Dressing

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I have been on a comfort food kick this week. The temperatures have dropped down in the 80′s for us and although that isn’t exactly cool it makes me think Fall is on the way! I feel ready for a change in seasons and thoughts of my favorite Fall foods are dancing in my head. …

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Smothered Chicken in Gravy – Slow Cooker

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Serve over a baked potato, mashed potatoes or biscuits. This is good old comfort food like Grandma would make.   Smothered Chicken in Gravy /  Slow Cooker 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs 3 medium carrots — sliced or diced 1/3 cup onion — chopped 1 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoons butter or …

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Lose 10 Pounds and Change Your Life

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Did anyone see the Dr Oz show the other day about the health benefits from losing just 10 pounds? You can read more about it on the Dr Oz website. Here is the list he gave of 10 reasons to lose just 10 pounds. If 10 pounds can do all of this just imagine what …

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Maple Roasted Root Vegetables

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Now don’t turn up your nose at the list of root vegetables involved here. Perhaps you have never eaten a parsnip or a turnip and you don’t think you will like them. Throw caution to the wind and try this recipe! It is a wonderful mix of sweet potatoes, carrots, turnips, parsnips and mild shallots …

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