Mom’s Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole

This one I kind of learned from my mom I think? But I really made it my own over the years. Either way, I am dedicating this recipe to my mom, who always made me tuna noodle casserole when I was growing up, my favorite meal! This one’s for you, mom. ❤ Ingredients:12 ounces chunkContinue reading “Mom’s Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole”

Nashville Inspired Shrimp and Grits

Ingredients:3 cloves garlic, minced2 teaspoons Cajun seasoningSalt and pepper to taste2 teaspoons cayenne pepper6-10 raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (tail on)4 ounces shredded Mexican style blend cheese1 lemon1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce2 tablespoons half and half1 cup chicken stock1/4 cup quick grits1 tablespoon brandy4 tablespoons unsalted butter1/2 of a medium yellow onion, diced2 slices bacon1 teaspoonContinue reading “Nashville Inspired Shrimp and Grits”

Andouille Rigatoni

Ingredients:12-14 ounces andouille sausage4 ounces Parmesan cheese4-5 sprigs of thyme1/3 cup fresh basil leaves1 pound uncooked rigatoni5 cloves garlic, minced16 ounces canned whole tomatoes8 ounces canned diced tomatoes1 medium yellow onion2 tablespoons olive oil1 stick (half cup) salted butter1/3 cup heavy whipping cream1 and 1/2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning1 tablespoon red chili flakesSalt and pepper toContinue reading “Andouille Rigatoni”

Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients:1 small yellow onion, diced1 orange bell pepper, diced6 eggs1/2 pound Italian sausage6 slices bacon4 ounces goat cheese8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese2 yellow potatoes, sliced or shredded very thin1 tablespoon garlic powder1 tablespoon smoked paprikaSalt and Pepper to taste Instructions: Spread sliced/shredded potatoes on the bottom of a lightly greased baking dish (9X13 inches). BakeContinue reading “Breakfast Casserole”

Seafood Mac and Cheese

Ingredients1 pound uncooked elbow macaroni 1/2 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/2 pound raw scallops2 teaspoons black pepper2 tablespoons salt1 tablespoon old bay seasoning1 tablespoon creole seasoning1/2 cup all purpose flour3/4 cup salted butter (1 and 1/2 sticks)4 cups 2% milk1 cup bread crumbs1 medium yellow onion, diced finely8 oz Gruyere cheese, shredded8 ozContinue reading “Seafood Mac and Cheese”