Listing of Recipes in the ‘Main Dishes’ Category

One of our favorite restaurants in Rochester, MN is the Redwood Room.  Years ago they used to serve a creamy chicken pasta dish that was to die for.  For some odd reason they stopped serving this dish, but Liza found this recipe and it tastes just like the dish we   Read More ...

I am always looking for ways to use up a roast without having to eat … roast. This is a fabulous recipe I got from my friend Erin. She is pretty much the queen of making easy food that tastes like it took all day to prepare. (Well, technically this   Read More ...

1 medium onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced (I often use more) 1 tsp. dried basil (I use much more) 2 T. olive oil (divided) 1/2 C. white wine 1 large can petite diced tomatoes (28 to 32 oz) 1 tsp. salt (optional) 1 1/2 to 2 lbs diced   Read More ...

I tore this recipe out of Real Simple magazine, since I am always looking for something good and easy for dinner. (The fact that I then actually made it is quite impressive, if I do say so myself.) Though it’s not exactly a healthy chicken dish, my kids gave it   Read More ...

Went down to Iowa to visit my father in-law with the family and he made this for lunch.  It was so simple to make and yet so tasty.  Certainly something we’ll be trying again at home.  Thanks Rog! 1 1/2 lb. browned ground beef 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1 can   Read More ...

This recipe comes from my sister in-law Becky Lenz.  She made this dish for dinner one night over Christmas.  It was a great dish, full of flavor.  The picture doesn’t do it justice, so don’t judge the recipe by the photo, just make and you’ll agree! 1 box jumbo shells   Read More ...

We got this recipe from our neighbors (the Langs) after the birth of our third kiddo.  They brought over a big casserole dish and it had excellent flavor.  Absolutely something we would make again, or accept from our neighbors if they are so inclined to deliver over another pan. Hint,   Read More ...

I got this recipe from the Food Network website (link).  I didn’t follow the directions exactly as you see them below.  Here are the changes I made to the recipe: instead of three eggs I used just one, and instead of using a slow cooker I baked mine at 375   Read More ...

This recipe comes to you from Erin Carlson.  Erin and her husband Erik (Chuckie) hosted our annual New Year’s Eve Olympics this past year.  It’s a weekend where we play a bunch of boardgames and eat lots of food.  This particular recipe came out of that weekend.  It was delicious   Read More ...

A friend of ours from church shared this delicious recipe with us. I am not a big leftover fan, but this dish was excellent heated up the next day, and the day after that!!! 12 oz. spaghetti, cooked and drained 1 – 1 1/2 lb. hamburger 16 oz. sour cream   Read More ...

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