Skillet Kielbasa

Skillet Kielbasa is a quick and easy stovetop meal that is convenient to make. With just 4 ingredients, it’s a great alternative to the drive-thru.

San Francisco Pork Chops

This stove top meal is one of our favorites! It is featured in next week’s Frugal Mom Menu. For an even more intense flavor, you can cut up the pork into bite sized pieces before cooking and serve over rice. If making it to serve over rice, consider doubling the sauce.

Ham and Cheese Tortellini

We do a lot of planned leftovers at Menus4Moms, and this is one of our easy leftover ham recipes. Ham and Swiss Sliders are also a good choice for what to make with leftover ham. What some other choices? Take a look at The Ham Plan, a detailed cooking plan for preparing and freezing several hams. If you prefer to avoid cream soups, try the substitution recipes here or here.

Ham and Swiss Sliders

Wondering what to make with leftover ham? These little ham and cheese sandwiches are a fantastically delicious way to use it. Paired with Swiss cheese and a decadent poppy seed glaze, they are addictive.

Ham and Cheese Wraps With Honey Mustard Sauce

Pepperoni Stromboli or Calzones

Stromboli and calzone are terms describing 2 very similar pizza-like dishes. For stromboli, dough is layered with fillings and rolled up lengthwise as tightly as possible and the edges are pinched to seal. For calzones, dough is cut into rectangles, fillings are placed on one half of the rectangle, and the dough is folded in half over the filling. The edges are sealed before baking. Pepperoni and mozzarella cheese make delicious fillings for both dishes, and this Pepperoni Stromboli recipe is mouth-watering.

The Ham Plan

Here is my “Ham Plan”. I am finding it easier and more economical to have bulk cooking plans for when meats and veggies are on sale or in season. I do a big cooking that lasts a few months (Hopefully! I am still new at this) so I don’t have to cook that particular meat again for a while. I am hoping my chicken will last a while so I can focus on other meats. Here are some of the recipes I made around Easter (next time I will make a big ham or a few medium ones, last time the 20 pound ham was a bit hard to turn every half hour!).

Marinade Ideas for the Grill

When you go to the restaurant and order a grilled steak, it has those beautiful grill lines and is so juicy it makes your mouth water before the steak ever hits your lips. With a little practice and just the right combination of marinade and seasonings, you can learn to create a steak marinade just […]

Mandarin Topped Chops

This is a quick and easy stove top pork chop recipe from the Busy Mom Menu.

Quick Pork “Lo Mein”

This quick and easy Chinese inspired dish is a great way to serve leftover pork roast. It can be on the table in about 10 minutes, making it a great meal for those nights when the drive through is tempting.

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