Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas

My oldest daughter will be attending college in the fall and is now completely consumed with how she’s going to survive on college food.  Although this gave me a huge chuckle, Alex is truly worried about staying healthy and eating right during her college years.  This gave Alex and I the idea to design a few easy but healthy recipes that could be tailored to the individual taste buds, and budgets. One simple recipe that can be prepared a...

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Chicken Braised in Red Wine over Creamy Polenta

Chicken Braised in Red Wine over Creamy Polenta

I adore classic French recipes such as Beef Bourguignon, Quiche Lorraine and Coq au Vin.  They are all fairly simple to prepare, yet rich in flavor.  Many different versions of these great classics abound, one of my favorite versions of Coq au Vin is this simple chicken brasied in red wine.  The chicken is full of flavor and fork tender.  I love to serve this dish over my favorite creamy polenta, but roasted baby red potatoes or wide egg...

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Chicken Chippers

Chicken Chippers

Here’s another new post in my kid friendly catagory.  These are so much fun to prepare and children LOVE them.  My youngest is gluten intolerant and can’t eat traditional chicken fingers, so these potato chip crusted chicken wonders are a huge hit in my house.  This recipe has been around for a long time, however, in typical Bennett fashion, I’ve adapted and updated these chippers to accomodate the fussiest of little foodies. ...

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Roasted Broccoli Parmesan

Roasted Broccoli Parmesan

Sometimes I just can’t get enough broccoli.  I love it raw, steamed, stir fried and roasted.  I think roasted is my favorite. Roasting veggies, especially broccoli, cauliflower and Brussel sprouts, brings out the most unique and caramelized flavors.  Add a little garlic, Romano or parmesan and I’ve got the perfect side dish for a dinner meal.  Suzie Q, my youngest gal, likes to personalize her roasted broccoli with a sprinkling of...

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Italian Meatballs – Simple and Delicious!

Italian Meatballs – Simple and Delicious!

I believe I’ve made twenty different types of meatballs over the last few years.  Each time hoping I’ve come up with the perfect meatball recipe.  I’m not sure there is such a thing, especially with my family’s diverse taste buds.  However, I think I’ve come up with one darn good recipe that’ll be sure to please even the pickiest of meatball connoisseurs.  And the best news is, they are easily prepared with...

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