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Recipes

A collection of family favorite recipes created or curated over the years.

Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar SoupBy Rita's KitchenReminiscent of Panera Bread’s broccoli cheddar soup this pressure cooker version has chopped broccoli, shredded carrots and celery simmered in a velvety smooth cheese sauce. I believe this version is just as good or better than you could order at any restaurant! Husband and friend approved.
Chicken Marinade (Husband approved)By Rita's KitchenThis unusual combination of common ingredients is fabulous! I made this marinade to celebrate a wonderful friends' birthday. She and my husband both liked the flavor. I grilled this chicken indoors on the Breville indoor grill - perfect.
Carmelized Miso SalmonBy Rita's KitchenSteve and I took an online cooking class to watch this being prepared. We made it the next day. Steve said it was a keeper recipe. Serve with Bok Choi and side of white rice.
Oatmeal Chocolate Peanut Butter BarsBy Rita's KitchenThis recipe came about when we were doing Trim Healthy Mama. It does not use sugar is you use Lily chocolate, but it does have honey in it. Steve likes this recipe with much less honey that is call for...It is a nice, quick, chocolate, peanut butter dessert. The oats are good for us, lol!
Pizza, Garlic Butter Grilled VegetableBy Rita's KitchenThis pizza is brushed with garlic butter and topped with grilled vegetables, fresh mozzarella, and basil. https://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/garlic-butter-grilled-vegetable-pizza/
Garlic Pizza SauceBy Rita's KitchenThis creamy garlic pizza sauce is a delicious, flavorful base for my favorite pizzas, pastas and chicken and sausage dishes. https://www.awayfromthebox.com/garlic-pizza-sauce/
Creamy Tomato-Basil SoupBy Rita's KitchenA creamy and comforting tomato soup, husband approved.... https://www.browneyedbaker.com/creamy-tomato-basil-soup-recipe/#wprm-recipe-container-46848
Garlic Shrimp Pasta BakeBy Rita's KitchenWant a super satisfying, quick and easy dinner? Then this buttery garlic shrimp pasta bake is definitely a family pleasing meal idea that you should try! Made this on New Years Day with left over steamed shrimp from the night before. Steve, Justin, Andie and Ella all gave it a thumbs up! Happy New Year 2021! This definitely is not a diet food, maybe a last binge dish?
Clam ChowderBy Rita's KitchenMakes 4 main dish bowls or 6 small lunch bowls.
Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Crack Chicken ChiliBy Rita's KitchenEasy, easy recipe! This stuff is amazing! Chicken, corn, black beans, chicken broth, diced tomatoes and green chilies, cumin, chili powder, onion, ranch seasoning, back and cheddar cheese. You can serve with cornbread, fritos, tortilla chips, etc.
Creamy Crack Chicken SoupBy Rita's KitchenThis creamy crack chicken soup recipe is loaded with incredible cheesy flavor! The perfect winter comfort soup prepared with bacon, chicken, cheese, spinach, and ranch seasoning.
Creamy Au Gratin PotatoesBy Rita's KitchenThe creamy cheese sauce and the tender potatoes in this classic French dish combine to make a deliciously addictive experience. It's a great side dish with a roast pork loin or beef tenderloin. Add a green salad and French bread. To avoid lumps in your sauce, add the milk just a little at a time as you stir the flour and butter. Experiment with different cheeses for variety.
Strawberry Pudding (Justin Campbell request; just like Banana Pudding)By Rita's KitchenThis is a fabulous twist on an old classic. This strawberry pudding is just as good as banana pudding and made the same way except you use strawberries in the recipe instead of bananas. We love it! A great dessert your family and friends will enjoy. https://thesouthernladycooks.com/strawberry-pudding/