Greek Meatball Sandwich

As I have mentioned before, we are trying to do the Mediterranean diet here at Starkey’s on the Hill.  Here is my version of pita sandwiches with Greek meatballs with tzatziki sauce.  To be more diet friendly (I served ours with chips) a salad would go great with this sandwich. Advertisements

Vegetable Frittata

Here is an easy one dish meal.  It’s hearty, filling, and full of vegetables.  You can replace any of the vegetables I have used with ones more to your liking.  I like using a broccoli/califlower mix, additionally, spinach and kale go well in a frittata.  This is meat free for our meatless Friday theme I...

Grilled Chicken Thighs and Cantaloupe Salad

What’s a better way to celebrate the warmer weather than grilled chicken and cantaloupe?  For the past year or so we have been grilling on a pellet smoker/grill.  No, its not that big name that made pellet smoking so popular.  This is one sold at our local meglamart for the same price as one half...

Quick and Easy Chicken and Pasta

We all have those nights when we realize we didn’t take anything out of the freezer to cook and you don’t want to order substandard pizza. Here is a recipe for one of those nights.  Boxed pasta salad, can of chicken, frozen veggies, cheese, and greek yogurt (or sour cream).  That’s it.  Served with some...

Beef Vegetable Soup

Yesterday’s special at “Starkey’s on the Hill” was Beef Vegetable Soup for dinner.   Soup is a great way to use up leftovers in the fridge.  I had grilled some short ribs and some tri tip steak last week when the house was full of visiting family.  I placed the leftovers into the freezer with soup...

Old Ma Starkey’s Spice Mix

I have a standard spice mix used in almost everything I cook.  The ingredients vary from time to time, but the basics include granulated onion and garlic powder, ginger, celery seed, coarse ground pepper, smoked paprika, and chipotle chili pepper. I have the preference of not adding salt to my spice mix.  I like to...

Corn and Cheddar Chowder

Soup is a favorite around here.  When the cold northeastern Nevada wind brings snow, soup is a warming meal.  Here is one of our favorites, Corn and Cheddar Chowder.  Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Dumplings I grew up with were not what I would call “noodles” or “pillows” but basically biscuits steamed on top of a soup that includes not only chicken, but vegetables also.