Category Archives: Family Recipes

Steak and Egg Salad

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The first time I heard of “Minute Steaks” was at the farmers market last year.  I saw a sign for them and having never heard of them I asked “What are minute steaks?” to which I was answered “Steaks that take a minute to cook.”  I should have seen that coming and I bought them […]

Roasted Kielbasa and Veggies

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I fall behind on dinner planning more often then I would like to admit.  It isn’t uncommon for me to get home and have no idea what I am making for dinner.  Roasted Kielbasa and Veggies fits into a category for me of easy dinners to prepare when faced with this situation.  Similar to my Chicken […]

Blue Cheese Ribeye

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Combining two great things, Blue Cheese and Ribeye you can’t go wrong.  Ribeye is by far my favorite cut for steak and it has taken years of cooking steak to bring Em around to eating it medium rare with me.  I can’t bring myself to eat hard steak and I feel about the same with people […]

Lobster Rolls

My hands down favorite way to enjoy Maine Lobster is to make Lobster Rolls.  Made at home Lobster Rolls are easy and perfect to celebrate the 4th with (I am getting a head start).  My plan is to use my frozen blanched lobster and see how it stands up taste and texture wise against my […]

Baked Chicken Drumsticks

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Sometimes you need an easy, inexpensive, and delicious dinner.  In that case I like to turn to a simple Baked Chicken Drumsticks recipe.  I specifically meant to write down what I paid for 1 1/2 pounds (5 drumsticks) but of course I didn’t.  I believe it was in the $3-$4 range and with a simple […]

Eclair Puffs

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I am a big fan of dough, cream, and chocolate. Eclairs Puffs are a pretty good fit.  I can remember in middle school sneaking across the street to Paul’s Pastries and buying eclairs after school.  My grandmother still gets me a Boston Cream Cake on my birthday each year.  Em’s aunt makes an eclair cake that […]

Maine Lobster


There isn’t another food I can think of that I enjoy cooking as much as Maine Lobster.  I guess it is lucky I live in Maine!  Unfortunately, I am in the minority in our house.  Having the kids fall in love with lobster is a high priority of mine. I view it as nearly a […]