Archives for Main Dishes


Woven Bacon- A Simple & Addictive Recipe

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 13th, 2015| Garnishes, Main Dishes, Recipes, Sandwiches
For the next two weeks we'll be covering one of the most popular cooking ingredients, bacon. I am an oddity in that bacon isn't the end-all, be-all for me. It's fine, but I'm more than willing to pass on a serving of it so that someone else can have

Hearty Meat Lasagna- a Family Favorite

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 9th, 2015| Main Dishes, Recipes
Lasagna is a special occasion dish in our house.  My best estimate is that I make it twice a year, at most. When I'm planning for a family gathering, such as Christmas, lasagna is one of my go-to meals. I love that I can (and should) make the dish
eggplant ricotta pasta

Cheesy Eggplant Pasta- A Dish to Please Many

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 2nd, 2015| Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian
We are starting a new way of organizing recipes on Think Tasty. For the past year we have focused on a different type of recipe each month, e.g. desserts. I think we did a great job, but change is good. We now will be focusing on different biweekly food
shrimp pancakes

Shrimp Pancakes- Definitely a Dinner Dish

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 27th, 2014| Appetizers, Main Dishes, Recipes, Tapas Monday
Pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast dishes. Whether it's making them at home on a weekend morning or finding them with some interesting filling at a restaurant, I sure do enjoy them.  However, almost every pancake that I have made has tilted toward the sweet.  Zucchini

Baked Sausage and Onions- Simply Amazing

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 20th, 2014| Main Dishes, Recipes, Tapas Monday
Almost a year ago a butcher at a local shop had offered some cooking advice to me, which I followed.  The advice was, "Bake this sausage, so that you don't lose all of the gooey cheese."  I did so and thought the sausage was fine.  However, it wasn't exciting,

Buttermilk Fried Chicken- Food Happiness

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 13th, 2014| Main Dishes, Recipes
My family adores fried food.  Then again, I think most people adore fried food.  I understand that I am more of the exception than the rule in my dislike of fried foods.  However, I also appreciate that my family enjoys different foods than I.  So when my husband sent
yogurt blueberries

Yogurt & Blueberries- A Cool & Light Summer Lunch

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 21st, 2014| Main Dishes, Recipes, Side Dishes
Many of my summer lunches tend to be produce-oriented.  As the options for fruits and vegetables increase in late July and August, I choose my meals based on a couple key questions.  One, do I want a cold or warm dish? Two, how filling do I want the dish to
marinated tofu

Marinated Tofu

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 14th, 2014| Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian
Sometimes in the summer I just want a dish that is completely cold.  I don't want to turn on the oven or even reheat in the microwave. I simply want to take ingredients from the pantry and refrigerator and create a cooling meal.  That can be done quite simply
fig stuffed pork

Fig-Stuffed Pork

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 17th, 2014| Main Dishes, Recipes
Valentine's Day was filled with much kitchen activity.  With three different parties wanting to use the kitchen, we needed to make a plan for times and dishes.  The easiest part of the planning was our 15 year old daughter's cooking.  She simply wanted to bake snickerdoodles for her boyfriend. 

3 Cheese Tomato Basil Quiche

by BnB Finder January 21st, 2014| Best BnB Bites, Main Dishes, Recipes
Have you ever made quiche at home? If you haven't because you think it would be too complicated, this recipe will surprise and maybe inspire you. All it takes is your own favorite kind of pie crust and a few items you can get at any supermarket. And the
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Mango Curry Chicken

by James Maynard June 28th, 2013| Main Dishes, Recipes
Summer means light meals, and what could be more perfect on a hot day than a mango curry chicken salad? This delicious dish is quick and easy to prepare. Chicken is a nearly-perfect summertime meat, light and delicious. With mangoes and a special blend of herbs and spices, this

Deluxe Chicken Sliders

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 6th, 2013| Main Dishes, Recipes
Last week I wrote about the chicken sliders that I made for an indoor picnic.  These sliders are flavorful and make delicious mini-burgers that can stand on their own.  However, they also play well with other ingredients.  In the spirit of culinary creativity, we decided to eat our