Day 32–Bowtie Chicken Alfredo

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 3, 2014 | Category: 4 Star Meal, Blog

It’s been a long week. The last few meals have not been the best, and I so wanted this one to turn out right! Somehow, I passed over the first step of this recipe–which, of course, is usually the most important one–and did not cook the pasta first! I have... more

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Day 31–Tilapia with Escarole and Lemon Pepper Oil

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 2, 2014 | Category: 3 Star Meal, Blog

Oh boy…if it could go wrong, I think it did with this meal! I cooked this in 2 separate cast iron skillets because I needed to double the recipe to feed 7 tonight. What I ended up with is some of the little potatoes blackened and “unflavorful” fish. Do you... more

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Day 30–Easy French Ratatouille

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 1, 2014 | Category: 4 Star Meal, Blog

So, the men are off to a Men’s Retreat tonight, and Emily is off painting Nashville red. That leaves only 3 of us to eat tonight, and I had an abundance of tomatoes, so I decided to make a big pot of Ratatouille–which will be even better heated up by... more

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Day 29–Garlic Roasted Potatoes

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 31, 2014 | Category: 4 Star Meal, Blog

Tonight’s recipe is not our main entree for tonight. Since it is National Chili Dog day, I felt it was time to try out a side dish to go along with that family favorite. Normally, we would have chips or fries to go along with Chili Dogs, but tonight I... more

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Day 28–Korean Bulgogi-Style Grilled Steak

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 30, 2014 | Category: 4 Star Meal, Blog

We really branched out tonight! Of course, it’s going to take going out of my comfort zone to try to find 365 different meals to make, and tonight we took a trip to Korea.  I never thought it would happen, but Emily rated a spicy recipe 5 stars tonight! It... more

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Day 27–Best Lasagna Ever

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 29, 2014 | Category: 5 Star Meal, Blog

Happy National Lasagna Day!! I received an email from Carrabbas this morning inviting me to come to their restaurant to celebrate this wonderful holiday. Sorry Carrabbas, I think I will do my celebrating at home! This recipe reminds me of the movie “Elf.” I love the part in the movie... more

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Day 26–Balsamic Glazed Salmon

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 28, 2014 | Category: 3 Star Meal, Blog

Well, this certainly won’t be served again in the Hukill household. I think I am the only person who actually likes Balsamic vinegar-based dishes. I know a dish must be bad if Todd takes a bite and says “Honey, I don’t like this.” I can count on one hand the... more

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Day 25–Oven Roasted BBQ Chicken

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 27, 2014 | Category: 5 Star Meal, Blog

Mmm, Mmm, Good. Oh wait, that’s a Campbell’s soup jingle, right? It doesn’t matter…these BBQ chicken thighs are just that and more! I am glad I did not wait a few months for this recipe. It was a hit with almost all of the family….more on that in a minute.... more

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Day 24–Chicago Style Pan Pizza

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 26, 2014 | Category: 3 Star Meal, Blog

This dish sure polarized the family! If you like meat lovers pizza, you would like this. For me, it had great flavor, but I felt like I was not actually eating pizza. We had to eat it with a fork! I’ve never been to Chicago, so I don’t know if... more

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Day 23–Chili’s Big Mouth Bites Style Recipe

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 25, 2014 | Category: 4 Star Meal, Blog

One of my favorite things to eat when we go out for dinner at Chili’s is their Big Mouth Bites. Some people call them sliders. Some people call them little hamburgers. I call them delicious. I found a knockoff recipe and wanted to put it to the test. It does... more

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Quote for the week:
“There is not a thing that is more positive than bread.” ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky