BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

I’m always looking for ideas of things to cook that Duke will actually eat other than hotdogs, corndogs or chicken nuggets. Last week, I somehow stumbled on a recipe for Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole on a site called Damn Delicious. Duke likes chicken. And bacon. And ranch. And pasta. For sure he’d like this. Of course… Continue reading BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Cottage Pie

     A few weeks back, a guy named Doc Eggerton on the Egghead Forum made a cottage pie. Seeing his pictures started a craving that I just couldn’t put off any longer. Even though I love cottage pie, it’s not something I’ve tackled much. I think I’ve tried cooking it one or two times. Years ago. I seem… Continue reading Cottage Pie

Chili and Polenta Casserole

     I’m sure that like many of you, when the weather starts getting colder, chili starts popping up on the menu. Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE chili,  but have you ever made TOO much chili? I don’t mind eating chili a few days in a row. Sometimes, we turn it into Frito pie or chili dogs… Continue reading Chili and Polenta Casserole

King Ranch Mac and Cheese

WARNING: This recipe is a DIET BUSTER!! If you are on a diet and don’t have planned cheat days (who doesn’t plan cheat days for their diet?), then go ahead and close this page and go about your normal daily activities. But if you are not on a diet, or you are a big fan… Continue reading King Ranch Mac and Cheese

Western Casserole

     This is no fancy pants recipe, no hoighty toighty cuisine. Just a simple dish, but to me it speaks of childhood. Of days long since passed, but not forgotten. I remember coming home from soccer practice in the fall, after it was dark outside and there was a chill in the air from the cold front… Continue reading Western Casserole