Recipes at Home-Ec101.com are family favorites. The recipes are not always the most traditional version as, unless otherwise noted, they have been customized to meet the needs of a beginner to intermediate home cook. 

 

Chicken Marsala

By Heather Solos | December 9, 2010

Heather says: There’s a rule of thumb when cooking dishes that involve wine: don’t use anything you wouldn’t drink. What if you don’t drink wine or what if you just don’t like the kind of wine called for in a recipe? I know if you look at my wine rack, you’ll usually only find cab,…

Taco Soup, easy enough for weeknight cooking. It makes a large batch, perfect for freezing for a busy night down the road.

Taco Soup

By Heather Solos | February 7, 2009

Heather says: Before I took the training wheels off my Internet I used to hang out on AOL’s Kitchen Frugality message board. This soup recipe came from one of those fine ladies and has become a standard in our home. Even if you think you can’t boil water, I promise you can make this soup…

vegetable beef soup recipe

Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe – Like Mom Used to Make

By Bobbie | February 14, 2012

Bobbie says: Have you ever caught a whiff of an unexpected scent that suddenly sent you back in time? Figuratively speaking, of course. The sense of smell is a huge memory trigger, and if there’s a smell that says “home” to me, it’s the comforting aroma of simmering Vegetable Beef Soup the way our mom used to make…

Pecan Crusted Salmon or Steelhead Trout

By Heather Solos | October 15, 2010

Heather says: I mentioned a couple of months ago that I was working on getting more fish into our diet. Salmon is our go to, it’s a reliable fish, but like chicken it can go with a number of flavors. With the weather cooling off I find my tastes turn toward warmer flavors.  The toasted…

Slow Cooker Smoked Sausage Potato Cheese Soup Recipe

By Bobbie | February 8, 2013

*plus an unrelated note from Heather at the end* Bobbie says: “So, is it cold enough for ya?” I don’t think I’ve made it through a winter in my entire life without hearing this lamest of questions at least once. I just smile and nod at the crazy person as I move along.  “Cold enough” implies that…

Vegetable Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Vegetable Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

By Heather Solos | December 29, 2010

Heather says: Winter is officially here and eating seasonally in the winter can certainly be difficult. Well, difficult if you like variety that is. For the most part we’re reduced to vegetables that store well, like squashes and potatoes, along with hardy vegetables from the brassica genus: brussels sprouts, cabbage, collard greens, etc. I’m not…

Collard greens, bell peppers, Italian sausage

Collard Greens, Sausage, Peppers, and Onions – A One Dish, Gluten Free Meal

By Heather Solos | August 10, 2012

Heather says: You have seen one of my favorite recipes Sausage, Peppers, and Onions, right? This simple variation is great for those nights when you need something lower carb, have gluten free guests, or simply want to incorporate more cruciferous vegetables into your diet. You can substitute any of your favorite greens, cut into shreds,…



1 Comment

  1. DarcyShaw1 on December 11, 2011 at 11:33 pm

    Made the Beef Stew and the Beef Shoulder Roast with extra lemon and spices last weekend. Guaranteed to be a delicacy. 😛

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