Dugan's Kitchen

Great meals made easy!

Orange-Glazed Chicken

In an effort to reduce our red meat intake, we eat a lot of chicken. But I have to say, once in a while I get really bored with chicken, … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Homemade Pizza!

A long time ago, when my husband and I were first married, there was a huge snow storm that crossed the lower half of the state. At the time we … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Mmmmmm…Homemade Parmesan Bread

My Mom always talked about making bread “in the old days” when she was a kid. Coming from the beginning of the convenience era, it really never occurred to me … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Orzo Pasta with Lemon, Spinach, Pine Nuts & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

I am always looking for interesting side dishes that include more than one food group. This is a recipe I found long ago in the newspaper and I finally tried … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Old-Fashioned Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

When I was young my Irish mother used to make a rhubarb sauce that we would eat for breakfast with toast.  Sometimes she would include strawberries, sometimes not. I always … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

I have a habit of seeing recipes on Facebook and “sharing” them so I can keep them for later. Trouble is, I often forget I’ve kept them and never get … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Quinoa: The Perfect Summer Grain

Quinoa and Root Vegetables Quinoa (pronounced keen·wä), is showing up in a lot of recipes lately, so I had to find out more about this grain.  I found out that … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Italy Comes to Your Kitchen – Chicken Capri

Over the years a lot of people have tried to reduce the amount of red meat they consume, and we are among that group. Now we eat a lot of chicken, … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Easy Summer Dinner: “Girl Scout” Potatoes and Chicken Kebabs

When I was a young girl my older sister and her two daughters were very involved with the Girl Scouts. They would go on camp outs and they learned how … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Celtic Tradition: English Cottage Pie!

I have long been a fan of one-dish meals. I think it’s because my mom always made them when I was growing up. I have always liked Sheppard’s Pie, which … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

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