Recipes – Main

My collection of favorite or special recipes. Please feel free to comment and leave any recommendations or similar recipes!

As Christ tells us in Luke 14:13,14

But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.

The Main Thing

BBQ Brisket in the oven
Bacon Wrapped Chicken
Cabbage Un-rolls
Carne Barata – full-bodied, South American-inspired
Chicken Chili
Chicken Chili v.2
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Chicken Mushroom Pasta
Chicken Pot Pie ~ a lot of work, but one of the best
Chicken Vindaloo An Australian curry dish – warm and comforting
Coke Can Chicken – formerly knows as Beer Butt Chicken
Crabby Cakes
Creamed Chicken – a staple around here
French Fried Onion Pork Chops – people are always looking for this recipe
Greek Pastitsio – slightly different
Jambalaya w/Chicken & Sausage ~ versatile & filling
Keep It Simple Meatloaf
Lasagna for 50
Mushroom Salisbury Steak – love this over mashed potatoes
Pot Roast – who doesn’t like pot roast?
Ragu Alla Bolognese ~ my fav spaghetti sauce, worth the effort
Roasted Shrimp
Seoul Chicken 10 out of 10 according to The Hub
Sicilian Chicken – plus Italian sausage, peppers, tomatoes, onions
SuperSimple Shrimp & Gritssimply delicious
Swiss Steak – cheap and tenderized by the tomatoes
Tamale Bake – i just made this up
Tetrazzini – a homey classic


Gazpacho – yes, cold soup can be good
Many Bean Soup – winter staple
Minestrone – i could eat all this by myself
Navy Bean Soup – i make a good pot of beans, ok
Potato Soup #1 – can’t have too many potato soups
Potato Soup #2
Vegetable Soup – cabbage is a must for me….my fav soup


Hot Bean Dip – simple and always a hit
Three Cheese Artichoke Dip – thank you, Paula Deen


Broccoli Cauliflower Salad ~ goes so fast at potlucks & get-togethers
Firehouse Cornbread – just excellent
Frozen Fruit Salad ~ a southern treasure
Homemade Rice a Roni – grew up on the boxed stuff, this is better
Mid-Summer Italian Bread Salad – refreshing
Pineapple Casserole ~ perfect w/a ham dinner
Ratatouillea comforting mid-late summer dish
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Spinach Pasta Salad – very pretty
Sweet Potato Coconutty Casserole – like


Banana Pudding – not southern style
Basic Dump Cake – make it your own style
Cherry Limeade Fluff – i was in a fluff mood for awhile
Coconut Cake – love coconut
Cranberry Mousse – a Thanksgiving recipe
Pineapple Spice Cake – fast & easy
Pumpkin Bars – yum and more yum
Pumpkin Pound Cake – just as yum
Quick Fruit Cobbler – makes a small batch
Right-Side-Up Pineapple Cake – for us OCD types
Strawberry Pie ~ beyond yum
Struffle ~ looks fantastic in a glass trifle bowl


Brown Butter Icing – could eat this without cake
Cappuccino Fudge delicious version of fantasy fudge
Caramel Corn – Mom made this every Christmas
Caramel Sauce ~ great giftie
Cherry Orange Trail Mix – not your typical trail mix
Fruit Salsa – this is amazingly delicious
Homemade Wendy’s Frosty ~ so close to the real thing
Ranger Cookies – a little work, but worth it


Whipping Cream Biscuits ~ TWO ingredients
WW Whipping Cream Biscuits – whole wheat
WW Bread for Zo – whole wheat bread machine
Crunchy Whole Wheat Muffins
Zucchini Bread – been making this for 20 some years

German Apple Pancake ~ long-time family fav

Other Things
ACV Salad Dressing
Mulled Apple Cider
Pancake Mix ~ so handy, so cheap
Sweetened Condensed Milk

Handy References
Food Quantity Chart for 50

Recipes On Deck
Pimento Cheese Sweetheart Casserole
North Carolina BBQ Pork Roast