Butternut Squash Pasta

Butternut Squash Pasta Instant Pot Version   This is one of the creamiest and tastiest sauces you can have with pasta. This is just the basic recipe. You can change it up so many ways  by adding chicken, bacon, and kind of meat, add some other fresh veggies such as cauliflower, broccoli and carrots to…

Totally Tomatoes

HCVN October Show View preview here Go to http://www.hcvnonline.com/airing-on-channel-10.html Livestream Mondays at 6pm, Fridays at 11am, and Saturdays at 2:30pm. ww.hcvnonline.com Fresh tomatoes are one of the favorites in the garden or farmers market. When the season is winding down here are some great ways to use up those tomatoes. Tomato Ricotta Phyllo Tart   INGREDIENTS…

HCVN August Show: Kabobs

Next episode is up. You can live stream on Monday 6pm, Friday 11am and Saturday 2:30 pm on HCVNonline.com Glazed Maple Carrot Kabobs Maple syrup brings out the sweetness of the carrots without overdoing it, and the sea salt (if you use it) balances it all out these orange root veggies are amazing! This dish…

Episode 6 HCVN “Cooking in the Country with Chris”

Episode 6 HCVN “Cooking in the Country with Chris” Sundried Tomatoes Sun dried tomatoes are probably not the most popular item in your pantry. I have some great tasting recipes to get you started on having them as a pantry staple. Here are the recipes from episode 6 at HCVN and can be live streamed…

Eggzellent Eggs Episode 5

Eggzellent Eggs Episode 5 Here are the recipes featured in Episode 5 on HCVN Hutchinson Local Community Television. See the promo here: Ihttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Du142GaJ-I Live stream on Fridays noon, Saturdays 2:30 and Mondays at 6pm! Register for Hutchinson Communtiy Educatin cooking classes here:  http://hutchinsonprce.maxgalaxy.net/Home.aspx  Eggs Benedict Poached Eggs  Watch this video to help you out! https://lifehacker.com/5987899/make-perfect-poached-eggs-with-a-mesh-strainer Crack the…

Rocking with Ricotta Cheese Episode 4

Cooking in the Country with Chris Episode 4 This month you will see how to make fresh ricotta cheese, so easy! All of the recipes contain ricotta cheese made with fresh ingredients. Give them a try! Then try other recipes containing ricotta cheese and see how good this cheese is for a change. See preview…

Super Soups for the Soul- Episode 3

Amother taping is in the books, here are the recipes from the show that will be aired the month of February on Hutchinson HCVN. Super Soups for the Soul Chicken Noodle Soup It seems that winter is the time for colds, flus and more. This is a great soup to make, then freeze so you…

Sensational Salads and Healthy Dressings

Sensational Salads and Healthy Dressings Here are the recipes from Episode 2 “Cooking in the Country with Chris” on HCVN local cable tv! Easy Shredded Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry, Quinoa Salad This truly is the easiest salad to throw together. Especially if you purchase pre shredded brussels sprouts. But if you can’t get your hands on…

Homemade for the Holidays

I just finished taping the first episode of “Cooking in the Country with Chris” It will air only on HCVN, local Hutchinson cable TV. I will be showing you all kinds of good, healthy dishes to make in the kitchen.  I will always post every recipe from the show on this blog. Homemade for the…

Bob’s Red Mill Cornbread

Bob’s Red Mill Cornbread Chili and cornbread are a perfect match. Try this cornbread recipe that has jalapeno added for a bit of heat. 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill 100% Stone Ground Cornmeal (Regular, fine or coarse grind) 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill 100% Stone Ground Whole Wheat Pastry Flour ( must use for best…

Cabbage and Mango Slaw

Cabbage and Mango Slaw Having fresh red and green cabbage in the fridge from this seasons garden is such a wonderful taste on a snowy day!  I also saved some cilantro and mint before the weather turned so the perfect time to use it up~plus it is packed with goodness and nutrition for the soul….