Category Archives: Dinners

World’s Best Tuna Sandwich

The World’s Best Tuna Sandwich (According to my Dad).  I just like a plain ‘ol basic tuna sandwich myself. Tuna Mixture Albacore Tuna Mayonnaise Yellow Onion Hot Chili Peppers, sliced (The ones you get whole in a jar) Cilantro Lay … Continue reading

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Pork Carnitas

There’s many different uses for Pork Carnitas.  Mmmmm.  It’s good too! Ingredients: 2 pork roasts 1 quart beef broth 2 cups onion, quartered 1 cup cilantro 2 Tablespoons Oregano 1 Tablespoon Cumin 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 bay leaves Preparation: … Continue reading

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Tri-Tip Steak Marinade

This recipe is my Dad’s favorite way to grill up some steaks.  The marinade adds an incredible flavor. 4-5 Trimmed Tri-Tip Steaks Marinade 1 Tbs Minced Dried Onion 1 Tbs Garlic Powder 1 Tbs Paprika 1 Tbs Lemon Pepper 1 … Continue reading

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Double 7 Layer Dip

A favorite around our house.  Especially around the TV on game day.  We call it Double 7 Layer Dip because over the years the layers started piling up and we soon realized we had 14. Ingredients: 1 lb. seasoned ground … Continue reading

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Quick, 1st Place Chili

This is our quick, first place chili.  It’s quick because you can make it in an hour rather than spending all day preparing it.  It’s first place because when we first created it, we entered it in the annual Chili … Continue reading

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Homemade Lasagna

Mmmm.  Lasagna.   This recipe serves up to 12 people or in our case 5 people 2 times with some left over for lunch. 1 pound sweet Italian sausage 3/4 pound lean ground beef 1/2 cup minced onion 2 cloves … Continue reading

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Crispy Taquitos

Here’s a great taquito recipe.  Don’t tell my Dad but it’s kinda healthy too.  🙂 Makes about 12 taquitos. 2 cups pico de gallo 1/2 cup cooked, finely chopped chicken 1/2 cup no salt added canned corn or frozen corn, … Continue reading

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New England Clam Chowder

Clam Chowder is a favorite in our house.   Make sure to have some Tabasco Sauce available for people like my Dad who likes things HOT! 3 slices bacon, cut up 2 (6.5 oz.) cans minced clams 3 medium potatoes, peeled … Continue reading

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Shrimp Jambalaya

My Dad went to New Orleans a few years back and tried Jambalaya for the first time.  He loved it.  Here’s a great recipe for Shrimp Jambalaya: 12 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast 8 oz. smoked sausage of your choice … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad

Here’s a quick and basic Chicken Salad Recipe.  Great to satisfy that craving for a Chicken Salad Sandwich. 1 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 4 cups chopped, cooked chicken meat 1 cup blanched slivered … Continue reading

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