Cooking with Connie: Apple-Cornbread Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Apple-Cornbread Stuffed Chicken Breasts Stuffing Your Breasts will get Quite a Reaction! Now that I have your attention...let’s talk about boneless, skinless chicken breasts.  This meat is quite easy to prepare, as there is virtually no trimming or cleaning involved.  It is a lean cut and there are many, many ways to cook the breasts.  However, they can be pricey, especially when you are looking to cut down on your grocery bill. This Apple-Cornbread Stuffed Chicken Breasts recipe is so ...

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Classic Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe

Classic Chicken Tetrazzini

Classic Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe Spaghetti is one of America’s favorite go-to dinners.  The next time you are planning to serve spaghetti, cook an extra half-pound of pasta to use for Chicken Tetrazzini. Use leftover roasted chicken, and all you have to do is toss the ingredients together and bake.  It’s so easy: You could serve spaghetti & meatballs one night, roasted chicken the next night, and Chicken Tetrazzini on the third night.  You’ve saved time and money just by planning a ...

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Ask the Readers: Toddler Separation Anxiety

This week, I thought we should do something different. Amee usually gives you all a tip on educating your child or how to handle school issues on Thursdays. This week, I want to ask the readers a question! My sweet Mason has been having a hard time with separation anxiety. He just turned three and now whenever my husband or I leave, he cries and screams. It is heartbreaking as he screams out "Please don't leave me mom! Don't go to work!" Now, he loves his daycare provider Ms. Heather and he is ...

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Rachel Ray? What’s for Dinner Wednesday: Roasted Pumpkin Penne with Autumn Pesto

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... an oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! I am so excited about this receipe because it taste like FALL! This sounds great and I bet it would make a super next day lunch :) Roasted Pumpkin Penne with Autumn Pesto Serves 4 1/2 cup chopped ...

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Cooking with Connie: Chicken "n" Dumplings

Making every MEAL count! Fall means Comfort Food...Chicken ‘n’ Dumplings Once the weather starts to get a little cooler, I want comfort food.  Soups, stews, chowders, warm, cozy, and hearty meals that remind me of crisp fall evenings.  With the burning leaves, football games, warm sweaters, sweet scents of cinnamon and nutmeg...fall is absolutely my favorite season.  The harvest is over, and it’s time to cozy-up inside with loved ones. One of my favorite fall stew recipes is Chicken ‘n’ ...

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Ask Teacher: How do I avoid the struggle over homework

Help! Homework! I believe in homework. I know crazy ha? I believe in homework if it is reinforcing a skill not teaching a new one. I believe that children need to practice skills before they become automatic. I also believe that discipline is a good thing. I know that homework should involve the parent. Why? Well, I think it is important for parents to be involved in their children's learning. Do I think you need to be present for the whole assignment of course not. I do think you need to ...

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Food Allergies

Here is some useful info from a friend of mine. I know a lot of kids these days have food allergies. I have found a website where you can print out cards to show waiters/cooks to make it extremely clear that someone at your table has food allergies. It is www.foodallergybuddy.com Also, if you're traveling to foreign countries, I found another site where you can order cards that can translate food allergies and other medical conditions into different languages. www.selectwisely dot ...

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Snacks for Traveling

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Kids seems to want snacks non-stop. To save money on snacks while traveling, I make little snack bags for my boys. Take the snack size ziploc bags and place a variety of snack items in them. I use cheerios, dried fruit, raisins, gold fish and animal crackers. I make each little bag different and let my boys choose which one they would like. Also, make the portions in each bag small. There will be less waste and they will be less likely to spill. They will enjoy having their own little snack bag. ...

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Orange Roasted Chicken Recipe

Orange Roasted Chicken Recipe

 Orange Roasted Chicken Recipe This week’s Orange Roasted Chicken Recipe uses a meat thermometer, citrus zester, and an oven roasting bag.  You may never have used a meat thermometer, but I always use mine to make sure meats are cooked to the proper internal temperature.   A citrus zester is a small tool that you lightly drag across the peel of citrus fruits to shave off that wonderfully fragrant and tasty zest.  You could also use a microplane by grating the fruit across the edge as you ...

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Family Fall Fun

Your Family Today: Activities Autumn-only Activities for Fall Fun By the editors of Your Family Today for Your Family Today It’s no wonder we give thanks in the fall; this season offers a bounty of fun things to do. From picking pumpkins to taking a hayride, there are many ways to celebrate nature and build great family memories at the same time. Check out these autumn-only activities. Animal watch Test your scientific skills and your powers of observation with a nature walk around ...

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