I've been having that "I'm tired of all my recipes" experience lately, so I've been searching for new ones and experimenting on my family. They are pretty honest about telling me if a recipe should become part of our "What's for Supper" list or if it should be tossed.
Probably everyone's favorite new addition is Marci's Tortellini Chowder. I'm telling you, this is absolutely fantastic. I crave it. In fact, I want some right now, and I just finished eating. (An added benefit of this recipe is that, if you have a child who doesn't eat soup, you can just give him a bowl of the tortellini.) Do yourself a favor and make it this week!
Pioneer Woman's Ranch Style Chicken was a huge hit this week. I put these on hoagies, and everyone loved them. This is getting added to The List.
I made the Mexican Lasagna from Pioneer Woman tonight. It was well received but not gushed over, and this makes a huge casserole, even though I halved the recipe. Or maybe even thirded it, or however you would say that. Anyway, it made a very full 9 X 9 pan, which is way too much for a family of 5 that doesn't do well eating leftovers.*
I also made Taco Soup from Tasty Kitchen, Pioneer Woman's cooking site. Three of us loved it, although I'd replace the hominy with white corn next time and the ground beef with ground turkey (Jesse doesn't eat red meat) next time around.
I have a few more new recipes to try in the upcoming week, along with a couple of old favorites, like Indian Chicken and lentils. This week we'll be trying Tomato Chipotle Soup, Arroz con Pollo Soup, and Greek Pasta Bake. I hope my family still loves me after all this new recipe frenzy.
In other kitchen news, Randy replaced our leaky kitchen faucet with a shiny new one!
What's happening in your kitchens this week? Got any fabulous recipes to share? There are bazillions of ideas at Menu Plan Monday each week.
*A note on leftovers: I alone in our family absolutely love leftovers; however, I seldom eat them for lunch because our suppers are nearly always our big calorie meal. Unfortunately, I am in my 40s. 'Nuff said about that.