Dugan's Kitchen

Great meals made easy!

A New Approach to Food…For Me!

By now you know that I like good food.  I like to plan it. I like to cook it. I like the creative aspect of it. And of course, I … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dugan’s Kitchen…and More!

It’s been a long time since I posted anything. For a while I wasn’t cooking anything new, or I would forget to take a photo of what I did make, … Continue reading

August 12, 2017 · 6 Comments

Another Creative Outlet – Pottery

Cooking has long been a great creative outlet for me, but it isn’t the only one. When I was working I always wanted to learn how to make pottery. (No, … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

Chicken with Almond and Paprika Vinaigrette

Once the holidays are over, I often want to stick to tried and true recipes…or quick meals. After a month of sweets and rich recipes, there is something to be said for … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

German Chocolate Brownie Cookies

I have a dear friend whose favorite cake is German Chocolate. One day he shared with me fond memories of his mother making this cake for him each year on … Continue reading

December 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Pork with Chunky Applesauce

Growing up I always heard that pork was the traditional dish for New Year’s Day.  I’m not sure where I heard it, or whose tradition it’s supposed to be, but … Continue reading

December 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Fresh Cream Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Many years ago, when I headed marketing in Michigan for KeyBank and had an office in downtown Ann Arbor, there was a charming little breakfast/lunch place on Washington called Fresh Cream. … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Easy Enchilada Casserole

My very favorite Mexican menu item is beef enchiladas. I order them at every Mexican restaurant we go to, and I have searched to find just the right recipe to make them at … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cranberry-Apple Pie with Pecan Shortbread Crust

Recently we took a color tour in northern Michigan. The colors were beautiful, the air was crisp, and it gave me the annual urge to start baking. So when we … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Different Kind of Chili

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the crisp air, the magnificent colors, the excitement of people going back to school, college football, and looking forward to Halloween. … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

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