One Pot Meals

Drunken Chicken and Potatoes #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on April 27, 2014

The five-ingredient challenge–that’s the focus of this week’s #SundaySupper, and Alice over at Hip Foodie Mom is hosting. For me, this was a no-brainer–Auntie Marcie’s Drunken Chicken and Potatoes–a meal in a pan.

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Quick and Easy Broccoli Beef Stir Fry

by Anne Papina on February 1, 2014

It all started with a nagging cough. Oh, that doggone flu! Finally, we’re coming up for air. I think the highlight was going to the doctor after running a 101 fever for five days straight only to be told that the fever needs to be at least 104 to be considered the flu. If ever […]

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Did you know the world’s largest cheese was an American Cheddar out of Wisconsin? True story. Made as a promotional gimmick for the Wisconsin exhibit at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, it measured 6 1/2 feet wide by 5 1/2 feet high by 14 1/2 feet long, and weighed in at a whopping 34,591 […]

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Fabulous French Cassoulet #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on October 6, 2013

As we drift into the cooler months, our thoughts turn to soups, stews … hearty one-pot meals that simmer all day and fill the house with the aroma of something decidedly good. This week’s #SundaySupper is dedicated to those recipes, and Amy over at Kimchi Mom is hosting. I had a hankering for this fabulous […]

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Stuff-A-Roni (Beef and Spinach Filled Manicotti)

by Anne Papina on September 20, 2013

Comfort food comes in many forms, depending on your background. In our family, things like drunken chicken and stuffed zucchini are near the top of the list. There are a couple of dishes that are extra special, though–homemade ravioli being one of them. And if you’ve ever made ravioli, you know it can be a […]

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Classic Tamale Pie

by Anne Papina on August 7, 2013

While folks in the surrounding areas are sweltering, I’ve been nestled in a cool blanket of fog–one of the “benefits” of living near the ocean. Of course, on cold, dreary days, my thoughts turn to comfort foods. Whether that comes in the form of a piping hot bowl of split pea soup, my mom’s roasted […]

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Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on July 29, 2013

One of my favorite weekend rituals is hitting the local farmers’ market, and San Francisco has no shortage, with one in nearly every neighborhood. This weekend #SundaySupper is all about farmers’ markets and enjoying the local bounty–T.R. over at Nobody Likes Crumbley Cookies is hosting. Of course, the farmers’ market is the best place to […]

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Heart Healthy Turkey Meatloaf

by Anne Papina on July 24, 2013

Seems we’ve been eating lots of rich foods lately, so I thought I’d change things up with a heart healthy meal. Now, some might figure low-sodium + low-fat = blah. Plus, why ruin this quintessential comfort food? I know, I used to think that way, but this meatloaf is anything but bland. True, when you’re […]

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Personally, I could eat breakfast all day. How about you? I’m not talking about the sweet stuff either. Sure, I enjoy a short stack every now and again, but I’m a savory gal through and through. So, when Conni over at the Foodie Army Wife said she was hosting a Breakfast for Dinner #SundaySupper, I […]

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Grandma Papina’s Lamb Stew #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on June 16, 2013

Seems it’s that time of year again when we celebrate dad, so what better way to honor him than with his favorite meal? This week Isabel, owner of FamilyFoodie.com and the founder of the #SundaySupper Movement, is hosting a virtual shindig celebrating Father’s Day. For me, this was a no-brainer, as my dad loved his […]

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