The Editors

Pasta, Kielbasa & Sauerkraut

Fast, easy and something a little different! Serves 6.   Ingredients 12 ounces dry ziti pasta 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound kielbasa sausage, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 12 ounces sauerkraut, drained and rinsed 2 tablespoons prepared Dijon-style mustard 1 pinch cayenne… Read more »

Chicken & Bacon Shish Kabobs

A fun favorite for the grill! Serves 6.   Ingredients 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons canola oil 10 large mushrooms, cut in half 2 green onions, minced 3 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into chunks 1/2 pound sliced thick cut bacon, cut in half 1… Read more »

Coconut Lime Chicken with Grilled Pineapple

Sweet and savory, it goes great with grilled veggies!   Serves 6. Ingredients 2 cups tequila 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 6 (6 ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup lime juice 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1… Read more »

Italian Casserole

Easy to make, and a kid-tested favorite!   Serves 8. Ingredients 1 pound rigatoni pasta 1 pound ground beef 1 pound Italian sausage 1 (8 ounce) can mushrooms, drained 2 (32 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce 1 1/2 pounds shredded mozzarella cheese thinly sliced pepperoni Directions Preheat oven to 350. Bring a large pot of lightly… Read more »

Zucchini Pizza Bake

A yummy way to get kids to eat veggies!   Serves 6. Ingredients 4 cups shredded unpeeled zucchini 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese 1 pound ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 (15 ounce) can Italian-style tomato… Read more »


This hearty soup is great topped with sour cream.   Serves 8. Ingredients 3 pounds bone-in beef shank 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 6 cups water 1/2 pound carrots, cut into 1 inch pieces 2 stalks celery, cut into 1 inch pieces 1/3 medium head cabbage, shredded 1 pound beets, peeled and shredded… Read more »

Hamburger Goulash

An easy recipe the kids will love!   Serves 8.   Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 4 potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/4 cup sliced onion 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels 1 (15 ounce) can cut green beans, drained 1 cup elbow macaroni 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 (8 ounce)… Read more »

Steven Curtis Chapman

One of the most successful artists in Christian music history believes nothing in this life shows more of who God is than fatherhood. Steven Curtis Chapman has had quite a career since his first record came out in 1987. Since then, he’s sold more than 10 million albums, has had 45 number one radio hits… Read more »

Carried Away!

{jcomments off}Backpack and bag designs are better than ever this fall.  Make sure your child has a good, sturdy carrier for his work.         Spiketus Rex   $15 – $60; madpax.comKids of all ages can sport this cool backpack from Mad Pax. This shocking school bag not only allows your child to carry… Read more »

Chicken Lasagne

A healthier alternative to traditional lasagne.   Yields 12 servings. Ingredients 9 lasagna noodles 1/2 cup butter 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 cups milk 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided 1 teaspoon dried basil… Read more »