Easy Skillet Dinners

Coq au Vin

4-5 pounds of chicken. Deskinned thighs and legs or a mixture of the two.
2 tbsp olive oil
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper
3 tbsp butter
3 tbsp flour
1 c pinot noir ( lots of people like burgundy but i don’t love it.)
1/2 c chicken broth
1/ pound fresh mushrooms probably like 1.5 cups
cup of carrots, either chopped or baby ones
half cup of chopped baby onion or pearl onions. ( i use the tops anda ll. your preference)
1/2 tsp fresh marjoram
1/2 tsp fresh thyme ( if you… Continue reading

No Bake Stove Top Pizza

Luckily, making your own pizza doesn’t require you have an oven with the simple use of a skillet and a stove top, you’re on your way to making your pizza “Deliciozo!”

You can save yourself the trouble of operating your oven, by simply following this easy no bake, stove top pizza recipe.


  1. Dough:
    1. All-purpose flour – 4 ounces (good for a 10 inch pizza)
    2. Yeast – 1% the amount of your flour
    3. Salt – 2% of the amount of your flour
    4. Water – 75% the amount of your flour
    5. Sugar – optional (half a teaspoon)
  2. Tomato Sauce:
    1. Olive Oil… Continue reading

Flexible Skillet Dinner

Do you enjoy down home country recipes? Sure who doesn’t?

One all-time favorite is the skillet meal and no you do not have to purchase hamburger helper to create a great tasting skillet meal! Home fried families have been doing it for generations.

Here is one particular favorite in many homes around the country.

Potatoes And…

Potatoes and is just what you might imagine potatoes and anything you can find in the refrigerator or cabinets to go with them! Here is just one of many varieties you can create tonight.

  • 1-5 Lbs. potatoes (depending on family size)

Sausage and Pepper Potatoes

The closer it gets to dinnertime the more nervous the cook in charge of dinner gets. It has been a busy day and the family is getting hungry. Dinner is a dim reality still waiting in the wings. As the final meal of the day draws closer it forces a decision:

What are we going to have for dinner? Fortunately you know about easy skillet dinners that are quite simple to make and taste great. Everyone will enjoy the flavor and variety found in these recipes. Creating the perfect fast and easy meal like a skillet dinner allows… Continue reading