Family Friendly Recipes

Category: Dinner

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes Dinners don’t always have to be fancy.  There are plenty of days that I just want something simple that I can eat on a paper plate.  Sloppy Joes are perfect for this. I also don’t think I have mentioned this before.  I have […]

Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers

Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers

Smoked Sausage with Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers I am not sure where my Mother found this Smoked Sausage With Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers recipe.  She made it for years and it is a family favorite.  The smoked sausage gives the sauce quite a […]

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned Beef and Cabbage Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Of course, the main meal for the day is Corned Beef and Cabbage with carrots and red potatoes. I make the Corned Beef in the crock pot.  It is so easy and the meat is juicy, extremely […]

Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parmigiana Long gone are the days of trying to get your kids to eat plain, boring vegetables.  I still remember my Mother cooking canned spinach on the stove with vinegar and a little lemon and trying to get me to eat it.  It had […]

Basic Chili Recipe

Basic Chili Recipe

Basic Chili Recipe As I mentioned in my Chili Seasoning Mix recipe, I make Chili almost once a week.  It is easy to make and perfect for lunch or dinner.  I have changed it up over the years.  We used to make Chili with all […]

Chicken and Rice

Chicken and Rice

Chicken and Rice A quick and easy family meal that tastes like you cooked all day! This is a recipe I started making back in the 70s.  I used to make it and just serve it over toast.  Remember the chipped beef days.  Same concept, […]

Haluski  (Fried Cabbage and Noodles)

Haluski (Fried Cabbage and Noodles)

Haluski My Mother frequently made buttered noodles as a side dish.  Occasionally, she made Haluski.  I never heard her call it that, but after seeing videos on YouTube, I realized this is what she had been making.  There are many variations on this dish.  The […]

Swiss Steak

Swiss Steak

Swiss Steak Swiss Steak was probably the most requested, family favorite dish that my Mother made. A great fall comfort food dish that is easy to make. Swiss Steak does not get its name from Switzerland. “Swiss” refers to the technique of tenderizing by pounding […]

Crispy Chicken Tenders

Crispy Chicken Tenders

Crispy Chicken Tenders These moist Crispy Chicken Tenders are so easy to make and are kid friendly.  These will go fast, so you may want to make a double batch. “Chicken fingers” a.k.a. Chicken Tenders were first made and named by the owners/operators of Spanky’s […]

Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes

Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes

Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes I’m not sure why but my Mother called this Jambroth.  I have no idea where that name or the recipe came from.  I searched the internet and was unable to find a different name, so we still call it Jambroth […]


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