Oven BBQ Chicken Breasts & BBQ Chicken Casserole

Today’s delicious dish – Oven BBQ Chicken Breasts   Don’t you just love barbecued chicken?  It is tantalizingly savory and sweet, and when done right it is also tender and maybe even drippingly delicious.  Makes me want to lick my fingers!  I’ve written already about my fear of grills, so I won’t repeat that story.  I…… Continue reading Oven BBQ Chicken Breasts & BBQ Chicken Casserole

Honey Wheat Crescent Rolls & Honey Wheat Sticky Buns

Today’s delicious dish – Honey Wheat Crescent Rolls   I’ve written elsewhere in this blog about my great love for homemade breads (see Potato and Herb Rolls).  Here is a recipe for a fancier dinner roll with subtle flavor.  Any time I serve these rolls to company, in addition to raves about the nice slightly-sweet and…… Continue reading Honey Wheat Crescent Rolls & Honey Wheat Sticky Buns

Black Bean and Quinoa Salad & Black Bean-Quinoa Dip

Today’s delicious dish – Black Bean and Quinoa Salad   Black beans, also known as turtle beans, are a great staple food.  I’ve always got a can or two in my pantry.  Like most beans, they are high in flavonoids, fiber, and protein, and are low on the glycemic index.  The nutritional difference between canned and…… Continue reading Black Bean and Quinoa Salad & Black Bean-Quinoa Dip

Moist Baked Chicken Breasts & Chicken and Mushroom Flatbread Fold-Ups

Today’s delicious dish – Moist Baked Chicken Breasts   Baked boneless skinless chicken breasts are a perfect food in so many ways.  They are high in protein and very low in fat.  They have a mild flavor and a pleasing meaty texture.  They can go with a huge variety of foods and can be an ingredient…… Continue reading Moist Baked Chicken Breasts & Chicken and Mushroom Flatbread Fold-Ups

Coconut-Almond Cookies & Almond Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Today’s delicious dish – Coconut-Almond Cookies I love small cookies with subtle flavors.  I enjoy taking the time to savor a fine homemade cookie, smelling its delicate aroma and allowing its understated essence to tantalize my palate.  I think sometimes we tend to eat too many commercially-prepared cookies because they lack that elusive quality that…… Continue reading Coconut-Almond Cookies & Almond Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Creamy Cheese Grits & Cheesy Grits and Chili Pie

Today’s delicious dish – Creamy Cheese Grits   Grits are familiar to southerners and unknown to most others.  I’ve been eating grits all my life, and I love them.  They are great with butter, wonderful with cheese and spices, and superb with gravy.  Grits are a nice addition to my regular rotation of starches that includes…… Continue reading Creamy Cheese Grits & Cheesy Grits and Chili Pie

Oven-Grilled Pineapple & Aloha Spinach Salad

Today’s delicious dish – Oven-Grilled Pineapple   I love grilled food, but I don’t grill.  I am frightened of gas grills because of the gas and because of the flames, and I am afraid of charcoal grills because of the flames.  In fact, I’m pretty much afraid of fire in any setting.  I ate grilled pineapple…… Continue reading Oven-Grilled Pineapple & Aloha Spinach Salad