Tom’s Skillet Chicken with sun-dried tomato and cream

Tom’s Skillet Chicken with sun-dried tomato and cream

Here's an easy recipe I found in a magazine recently but can't recall which- apologies to whomever I should credit.  I is nice as a stand-alone chicken but I've also added pasta and used it as a sauce. boneless/skinless chicken: 2 breasts & 3-4 thighs 5 garlic...

Tom’s Halloween Finger Cookies

Tom’s Halloween Finger Cookies

These are fun to make and yummy.  I’ve seen some people put red jam on the ends to make they really look severed and nasty but these are a little less messy and still yummy.

Farfalle w/Sauteed Onions & Mushrooms

Here's a simple midweek pasta that tastes like a fancy Italian night out!  Thanks to my friend Kenny Polcari who provided this when I was in need of a quick recipe! The basic ingredients include: Vidalia Onions, sliced Portobello, Chanterelles, Button and Oyster...

Megan’s Over-stuffed Eggplant

Megan’s Over-stuffed Eggplant

This one is a Schnurr Family staple. Even those of us that aren't fond of eggplant can not get enough!  Hope you enjoy. 3 Eggplants 1.5 Red bell peppers 1 Zucchini 1 Yellow Squash 1 Large yellow onion 1.5 lb Ground turkety 2 cups grated parmesan cheese 2 cups Bread...

Pork Tenderloin with Carrot Romesco

Pork Tenderloin with Carrot Romesco

 Here's a little gem we found on Epicurious. Rather than re-type it I’ll just include the link.  We were probably a little heavier on the spices but otherwise stuck to the recipe on this one and it turned out yummy!  Enjoy!  ...

Chicken Thighs w/ Pancetta and Balsamic Vinegar

Chicken Thighs w/ Pancetta and Balsamic Vinegar

Here's another winner from my friend Kenny Polcari! You will need: Diced Pancetta 8 Chicken thighs skinless (boneless is your choice) Onion, chopped Garlic, chopped Red wine- 1/2 cup or so 1 can diced tomato + some tomato paste Rosemary -chopped fresh or dry Thyme...

Karen’s Sweet Potato and Caramelized Onion Pizza

Karen’s Sweet Potato and Caramelized Onion Pizza

My sister, Karen, was visiting and treated us to one of her family favorites. & if you like this one- ask me about the corn and prosciutto pizza that I neglected to get pictures of!!         Ingredients: 1-2 Sweet Potatoes 2-3 Onions Pesto Mozzarella Cheese Pizza...

Tom’s Baked Brie

Another simple appetizer that you have probably done before but so yummy that I thought I would give you my version of Baked Brie.

Mom’s Chicken Parmigiana

With apologies to my Italian readers- we have no Italian in our family, but my mother has been making delicious Chicken Parmigiana for many years.  I’ve tried on my own, but it was never quite right until I spoke to her and she says the key is to slice the chicken...

Tom’s Won Ton Crisps

Tom’s Won Ton Crisps

This is a simple recipe given to me by my friend, Norma, after I ate almost every chip that she brought to a party.  I understand these are not uncommon, but I have never had them before and I loved them. ***warning- you need to make a pledge to yourself NOT to sample...