Garlic Parmesan Hasselback Potatoes

Ingredients:4 tablespoons butter, softened 2 cloves garlic, minced4 potatoes1/2 cup fresh Parmesan2 tablespoons Italian-style breadcrumbs Directions: Preheat oven to 450. In a small bowl, combine butter and garlic, and set aside. Slice potatoes thinly, leaving space at the bottom; do not slice all the way through. Coat tops of potatoes with butter mixture, getting intoContinue reading “Garlic Parmesan Hasselback Potatoes”

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Ingredients:2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts1 bell pepper, sliced4 flour tortillas2 cups shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheeseEnchilada sauceOptional: other veggies, such as tomatoes, onions, jalapeños etc. Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Bake chicken about 40 minutes, or until internal temperature is 165. In a medium pan, sauté bell pepper in oil on medium-low until tender, aboutContinue reading “Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas”

Biscuits and Homemade Sausage Gravy

Ingredients:1 container store-bought biscuit dough1 pound ground pork sausage (available pre-packaged in the meat section of your grocery store)1 stick butter1/4 cup flour2 cups half & half Directions:Bake biscuits according to package instructions. In a large pan, season sausage with salt and pepper, and cook through (internal temperature of 160 and no redness or blood).Continue reading “Biscuits and Homemade Sausage Gravy”

Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Ingredients:1 stick butter2 cups heavy cream2 cups chicken stock2 cups coarsely chopped broccoli florets1 cup sharp cheddar, grated Directions:In a large pot, melt butter. (For thicker soup, whisk in 1 tablespoon of flour.) Add heavy cream and chicken stock, and heat 5 minutes. Add broccoli and cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Whisk in cheddarContinue reading “Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup”

Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients:1 box pasta (cavatappi, rotini, or pasta of choice)6 tablespoons butter1 1/2 cups heavy cream2 cups sharp cheddar, grated2 cups gruyere, grated Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Cook pasta according to package instructions. In a medium pot, heat butter on low until melted. Add heavy cream and heat on medium low, about 3-5 minutes. Add 1Continue reading “Macaroni and Cheese”