Peasant Skillet Chicken and New Potatoes

Depending upon which National Calendar Site you subscribe to, today is Hot Chicken Day, Virtual Vacation Day, I am in Control Day or Take a Walk in the Park Day. It could also be Pencil Day, National Doctors Day or Turkey Neck Soup Day. Yeah, there’s a lot happening today.

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Polish Sausage Skillet Supper

Did you know that today is National Eat Your Vegetables Day? There are entire cookbooks dedicated to the idea that if we chop our vegetables very small, we can hide them in sauces and feed them to our unsuspecting children. Or stubborn adults.

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Chicken in White Wine with Potatoes

I know it seems as though every day is some National Day. And it is, but not every recipe is inspired by a National Day. Yeah, that revelation might come as a shock to my guys. They swear all we do is try new recipes inspired by National Days.

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One-Skillet Chili and Cornbread Biscuits Goodness

What is it about a nice bowl of chili and warm cornbread that make a cold night more inviting? Yeah, cradle that bowl, and let the heat from spicy goodness warm you from the inside out.

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Pizza Pasta Skillet

Who doesn’t like Pizza, besides me. Okay, it’s not that I don’t like pizza. As a kid pizza was a treat. As a teenager, pizza was date night after the game. As an adult for a time pizza was a necessity.

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Simple Beef Risotto Supper

Every now and again, I get a craving for something simple yet not typical for supper. Beefy Corn Rice-A-Roni is a great example. Just three simple ingredients – a box of beef Rice-A-Roni, a pound of ground beef and a can of corn.

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On the Fourth Day of Christmas

My true love gave to me Four Calling Birds. Tradition holds that the Four Calling Birds are also known as the Four Gospels of the New Testament – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The Gospels call us to follow our faith.

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Say Happy Birthday with Tamale Skillet Pie

On the National Day front, today is National Baklava Day. Personally, I think Baklava Day should be celebrated in December. It’s one of my favorite Holiday Baking projects every year, a tradition in our house. Today is also Homemade Bread Day. What is better on a cold day then the smell of bread baking? Yum!

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Some Like It Hot

When I made this one-skillet supper for the first time, it was the week of our daughter’s Celebration of Life Gathering. As you can imagine, my thoughts were elsewhere. So rather than tinker around with a new recipe, I was on autopilot and followed the recipe to the T.

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Skillet Chicken with Cilantro-Lime Sauce

Today is Michaelmas, also known as the Feast of Saint Michael and All the Angels or simply Feast of the Archangels. Most of us recognize the Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. Catholics tradition teaches there are seven Archangels, one for each of the Seven Sacraments.

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Creamy Chicken Thighs Over Cheese Tortellini

Sunday Chicken doesn’t need to be Southern Fried or Roasted. Both are delicious, but sometimes we like to kick back with a creamy one-skillet supper. Easy, relaxed and delicious. This is one of those moments.

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