Category Archive: Vegetables

Chicken-and-Pasta Bake with Basil

This week mom and I are busy with doctor appointments and physical therapy. Mom is getting stronger and moving more every day! She got the staples out, set the walker aside and has started using a cane. Her surgeon told her he loves a show off! She is progressing nicely but to her it feels like a …

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Chipotle Sloppy Joes & Slaw

I have been at mom and dad’s for two weeks today, the time has gone by really fast. As I said earlier I am staying an extra week to help. Mom’s recovery from knee replacement is going well and she is improving each day. This happens to be a busy week with two doctors appointments …

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Pork Chops with Gravy

Yesterday was a good day to run errands and take Mom to her first physical therapy appointment. Dinner was super easy with this tried and true recipe for pork chops with gravy and mashed potatoes. The recipe calls for 4 pork chops but we had a package of 6 small ones and it worked out just …

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Split Pea Soup / Yellow Roses, 4 Wheel Drive

It has been a busy few days here in NE. Mom had her knee replacement last Thursday and she has been having a smooth recovery. The orthopedic surgeon was friendly, he sat and visited with us in mom’s room. He sent mom a yellow rose, in fact all of the surgeons on the orthopedic floor do that …

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Corn Bread

This is not your typical dry grainy corn bread. This recipe calls for a can of cream style corn resulting in a very moist, flavorful corn bread, studded with kernals of whole corn. The servings are generous and can be enjoyed  for breakfast or served as a side dish with dinner. The perfect hearty side dish for chili, tomato soup, oven fried …

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