Category Archives: Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Potato-Corn Chowder

Potato-Corn Chowder is fantastic when made with in-season, local corn. But who wants to slave over soup on a hot summer day? Well, now you don’t have to! This soup cooks for hours in the slow cooker, leaving you to … Continue reading

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3-Way Cincinnati Chili

This is not your typical chili recipe. It is Cincinnati chili, which is a huge deal in southwestern Ohio, and not very well-known elsewhere. I grew up with this recipe. It’s full of spices and seasonings, which makes for a … Continue reading

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Tortellini Spinach Salad

My family members aren’t big fans of main dish salads, which makes me sad. I would eat them a few times a week! I love to heap a plate with veggies and tasty garnishes and call it dinner. This salad … Continue reading

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Chicken Stirfry

I like a good meat and potatoes dinner as the next person. But more often, I prefer a dish like this one: the meat is there, and it definitely stands out, but it plays an accent role to the many … Continue reading

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Summer Chicken Salad

When I think of the word “salad,” my mind pretty much always only thinks green. I didn’t grow up eating a lot of pasta salads, or mayonnaise-laden vegetable salads, or vinegar salads with weird combinations of foods that I can … Continue reading

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Frozen Pizza Showdown!: Store-Bought v. Homemade

I love pizza. I could probably eat it every day. While I grew up with the occasional novelty of ordering pizza for delivery (always a big deal), I was spoiled by having my dad’s amazing homemade pizza on a pretty … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Roasted Chicken (and what to do with the leftovers!)

So many recipes call for shredded cooked chicken, or suggest you purchase a rotisserie chicken from your supermarket to shred and use in a dish. And, well, I’ve done that – but it’s pretty expensive to do on a regular … Continue reading

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