Little Chef Blog Blog

Braised Lamb Shoulder Chops

I saw lamb shoulder chops on sale at the grocery store and decided to pick some up.  I had this impression that lamb chops are not only delicious, but also very simple...

Bacon Wrapped Smokies

Cocktail sausages in BBQ sauce are so delicious.  The combination of sweet and savory just goes so well together. Why not take cocktail sausages to the next level by wrapping them in bacon?...

Better Than El Pollo Loco Chicken

Kim and I have always really enjoyed El Pollo Loco.  This chicken doesn’t taste the same as the chicken from the El Pollo Loco down the street, but it’s still really good chicken....

Avocado Burgers

Normally, I love eating cheeseburgers with avocado on them.  Sometimes, when I’m trying to be healthier, I will put avocado on top of the burger instead of cheese.  True, avocado is still...

Shamrock Oatmeal

I decided to make a green oatmeal today, in honor of St. Patrick’s day.  No, I did not have to use any food coloring to make the oatmeal that color. Sure, this...

Linguine in Clam Sauce

  I like linguine with clam sauce in general.  This dish had zucchini in it, which makes it healthier than the clam sauces that just have white wine in them.   Here...

Garlic Ranch Pork Chops

Pork chops were on sale at the grocery store again.  I love bone-in pork chops because the cooked product tends to be juicer.  It’s also a little more “forgiving” if you cook...

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Mike likes to have milk in the house.  I have to admit that it’s useful for various recipes.  Mike also likes to have it around so that he can make chocolate milk....

Apple Cherry Oatmeal

We bought a bag of frozen cherries from Costco.  It’s really useful because I can use cherries in oatmeal any time of the year, not just during cherry season.  Are they as good...