Author Archives: Maggie Frost

Maggie’s Monday Meals

It’s Meatless Monday.  First of all, what’s Meatless Monday? Meatless Monday is a global movement with a simple message: one day a week, cut the meat. I wanted to go meatless today to honor all the furry friends I made last week at the 4-H  Show and Jr. Fair.   One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta –  So easy and so…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Skillet Beef and Potatoes Sirloin strips with red potatoes and fresh rosemary are seriously amazing and ready in a flash. The key is precooking potatoes in the microwave to speed the process. — from Taste of Home Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds red potatoes (about 5 medium), halved and cut into 1/4-inch slices 1/3 cup water 1/2…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Sheet Pan Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken The crunchier the better. Which is why pretzels make the perfect chicken coating. The obvious and best dipping sauce? Honey mustard, of course. It’s a MUST. Ingredients Cooking spray 6 c. tiny pretzel twists 1/4 c. French’s Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce, plus more for serving 2 large eggs 1 1/4 lb. boneless skinless…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

We are not turning the oven on! Slow Cooker Poached Salmon Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup dry white wine 1 lemon, thinly sliced 1 shallot, thinly sliced 1 bay leaf 5 to 6 sprigs fresh herbs, such as tarragon, dill, and/or Italian parsley 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 pounds skin-on salmon (or 4-6 fillets) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Lemon wedges, coarse…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Oven Barbecue Chicken   Ingredients   For the barbecue sauce   1 1/2 c. ketchup 1 c. light brown sugar 1/2 c. water 1/4 c. apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp. molasses 1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. onion powder 1/4 tsp. ground mustard   For the chicken 3 lb. bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, drumsticks, and breasts 2 large…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Quick Grilled Oregano Chicken   When you need dinner in 20 minutes and you forgot to whip up the marinade Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Smoked Paprika 2 Teaspoons Fresh Oregano, chopped 1 Tablespoon of Garlic, minced fine 1/2 Teaspoon Salt Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Lemon, halved 2 Chicken Breasts, boneless, skinless Instructions Heat…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Taco Dinner Mac N Cheese Cinco de Mayo is Sunday!   This hearty mac and cheese recipe combines the best of two of my favorite foods   Ingredients 1 (8-ounce) package elbow macaroni 1 pound ground beef 1 (1.25-ounce) envelope reduced-sodium taco seasoning mix 3/4 cup water 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Chicken   When I say “Crock Pot,” you think… of “cold winter dinners” …wrong!!  Throw all the ingredients together in the slow cooker and let the slow cooker do its magic! It’s a very quick and simple recipe that you can always depend on. Everyone will love its lightly sweet and incredible flavor!…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Beer Can Chicken in Crockpot   INGREDIENTS 1 whole chicken 3/4 beer * 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp parsley 1 tsp basil 1/2 tsp pepper   DIRECTIONS Place chicken in Crock Pot, breast side down. Pour beer over chicken. Sprinkle spices on bird. Cover…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Pork Loin Crockpot Roast   The beauty of this recipe is that it looks and tastes like a traditional oven roasted pork – but it’s made in the slow cooker. Entirely hands off cooking time, slow cooked to tender perfection and when you pull it out at the end, the sauce just needs a quick simmer to…Read more »