Hot Reuben Crock Dip

Hot Reuben Crock Dip
Linda and I are only two of three sisters. Our third sister is the dip master – as in she loves to make dips. She has her go-to dips as we all do and this Reuben Dip is one of them… Sort of…??? Actually, I changed it because I was taking it to an outdoor pool party and I didn’t want to ask the hostess if I could use her oven on a hot day to heat my dip. This got me thinking of how I could make it in a way that it could just stay hot without putting out the hostess. By starting with the base of a Bechamel I was able to keep it warm for a long time and still have a consistent texture. It worked great and was a hit at the party! Sometimes you just have to think outside the box! Continue reading

Chicken Cordon Bleu Mac & Cheese

Chicken Cordon Bleu Mac & Cheese
If you remember my post about the Chicken Cordon Bleu Stuffed Shells, I told you… If you have some mixture left over don’t throw it away! I’ll be using it another way in a post coming up soon. Well, this is it. I froze what was leftover, but if you are making it without the leftovers, here’s how… I made it for the girls at my Hubby”s office for lunch and they said it was the best Mac & Cheese they ever had!!! Yay!!! Continue reading

Chicken A La Princess

chicken-a-la-princess
I named this after me… My Hubby calls me Princess, so I always feel like one. Anyway, when Linda and I were growing up our mother used to make chicken a la king. It wasn’t my favorite, but I always loved the Popovers she would make with them. Although I’ve never had success with popovers before, I finally found out why one day when I was checking out Food Wishes… Don’t preheat the oven! Now I can make popovers with confidence and gusto! So with that in hand, I set out to make a chicken A La something that I would like, so here it is! Chicken A La Princess… Continue reading