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The Best Chicken Tetrazzini

The Best Chicken Tetrazzini

Every hometown has its famous recipes.  One of ours is Ro’s Chicken Tetrazzini.  The best tetrazzini ever.  Made famous by one of Paducah’s most treasured cooks and founder of Whaler’s Catch Market and Restaurant, Roberta Shelby Morse (known around here as “Ro”), this tetrazzini has become a staple in many a Paducah home. It was … Continue reading

Middle East Melange

Middle East Melange

Last night was a perfect spring package if I ever did smell it.  Paducah’s streets are lit up with all the finery of the Dogwood Trail, and the air is heavy with blossoms.  Oh, if only I could bottle it. In fact, I lingered outside for so long yesterday afternoon that I didn’t get to … Continue reading

Quick King Ranch Casserole

Quick King Ranch Casserole

King Ranch is, hands down, the best casserole ever.  Cheesy, creamy, and Rotelly.  Doesn’t get better than that.  Too bad it takes an hour to prepare, not to mention the bake time! Well, my family loves it so much that I had to find some shortcuts and health-cuts.  This version takes about 10 minutes to … Continue reading

Cashew Chicken Lo Mein

Cashew Chicken Lo Mein

What is the deal with Asian food?  It’s so incredibly addictive, and I just don’t get it.  Maybe it’s because the flavors are so stinkin’ yummy.  But I can run down a laundry list of all sorts of seriously delicious foods that don’t make me crave them like it’s 11pm in my ninth month with my first … Continue reading

Grilled Basil Chicken with Pepper Jelly

Grilled Basil Chicken with Pepper Jelly

The weather is glorious!  All week long, our lonesome, leaf-dusted grill has whispered my name.  So we finally answered the grill call with one of the best chicken dishes on the planet. Both savory and sweet, this grilled basil chicken with pepper jelly is exactly what warm spring days and cool nights are all about. … Continue reading

Family, Friends, and Stuffed Poblanos

Family, Friends, and Stuffed Poblanos

My Great Uncle Mickey made the best stuffed peppers when I was a little girl.  He used fresh bell peppers from his garden, and he stuffed them with all kinds of ooey-gooey yumminess.  And so stuffed peppers will always remind me of Mickey Moriarty.  (Have you noticed yet that we are extremely Irish?) The great thing about stuffed peppers is that they are so cross-seasonal.  Of … Continue reading