Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

Casseroles, Main Dish Recipes, Recipes by Gina

Chicken Pot Pie, pure comfort food. Bite-sized morsels of chicken and your favorite vegetables immersed in a savory chicken gravy, topped with the easiest crust ever. I’m not a baker – never will be, and I live at over 11,000 feet, so traditional pie crusts just don’t work for me. Frozen crusts are usually pretty […]

October 22, 2017

Hearty Homemade Beef Stew


Hard to believe – I just built a fire. All by myself, I might add. Not an easy task in my book. It took me a little while – but mission accomplished! First days of fall for most, but we may have snow this weekend. I am definitely not ready for it. I love the […]

September 30, 2017

Jambalaya by Gina


Oh, my goodness.  Jambalaya – need I say more.  I am a true southerner.  I may live in the mountains now, but my cooking inspirations are almost always going to come from the deep south.  I generally tend to cook with more of a Creole flair, but this is a bit more of a Cajun version.   And please […]

September 29, 2017

Chili – Wendy’s Style


It’s starting to get cool here in the mountains.  Living above 11,000 feet means that we have way more winter than summer.  I am always on the lookout for warm hearty meals.  I love chili – almost any kind.  I have no idea how many different ones I’ve made, and I have enjoyed most of […]

September 13, 2017

Porcupine Meatballs

Italian Inspired Recipes, Main Dish Recipes

  Well, that got the family’s attention.  What the heck?  We are really having a porcupine for supper? Where did you get it?  Roadkill? Guess we are getting desperate now?  I’m not that hungry!  Made for an interesting discussion!  It’s an ancient recipe – but definitely a great one.  Comfort food.  Easy to make and I generally have […]

August 26, 2017