101 Stovetop Suppers Giveaway!

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If you are busy like me, you need supper to be easy. With kids going twelve directions after school, you need super simple meals that use one pan, pot, or skillet. This means less clean-up and more time to spend with family & friends.

101 Stovetop Suppers will show you how to make a pan of Pepperoni Tortellini, Kickin’ Cajun Tilapia or even Honey Chicken & Carrots. Have a bit more time on your hands? Make sure you try the Low Country Shrimp Boil, Buttermilk Fried Chicken or Family-Favorite Pork Tacos. Having a party? There is even an entire chapter dedicated to recipes that make enough to feed a crowd like Mom’s Chicken Riggies, Hunting Cabin Chili or some Seafood Linguini with a Kick. Each chapter has a perfect pair of dessert recipes like ark Chocolate & Hazelnut Blondies, Simple Skillet Peaches and Pineapple Pudding.

Here’s one of the StoveTop Suppers we tried:

Tomato & Chicken Penne
Serves: 6-8
  • ¼ c olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic, chopped
  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes, drained
  • ½ c fresh basil
  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast, cooked and cubed
  • 16 oz pkg penne pasta, cooked
  • 8 oz shredded mozzarella cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic; saute for one minute.
  3. Stir in tomatoes and basil; continue cooking for 2 minutes.
  4. Add chicken to skillet. Saute for about 5 minutes until heated through.
  5. Transfer chicken mixture to a large serving bowl; toss with pasta and cheese.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.


Now that you all are hungry, I’m giving away a copy of 101 Stovetop Suppers. Here’s what you need to do:

Garfield…Recipes with Cattitude Giveaway!

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Is there any cat who enjoys comfort food more than Garfield? Creator Jim Davis has teamed up with homestyle cookbook experts, Gooseberry Patch to create the first Garfield cookbook in more than a decade! Filled with lasagna and hundreds more recipes that stick to your ribs, Garfield…Recipes with Cattitude! will be a treat for fans of both brands. They’ll love the lighthearted artwork, in Garfield’s signature style, and the simple recipes, inspired by all the foods Garfield would love.

As you all know, I am huge fan of Gooseberry Patch cookbooks. This one does not disappoint! The ingredients of these recipes will easily be found in your pantry. The instructions are easy to follow. There are also so many choices in here that there is something for everyone!

Here is one of the recipes:

Bachelor Style Skillet Lasagna
Serves: 4
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 14-oz cans beef broth
  • 14-1/2 oz can diced tomatoes
  • ¼ tsp Italian Seasoning
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 cup rotini pasta, uncooked
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella
  • Garnish: Grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Brown meat in a skillet over medium heat; drain.
  2. Stir in broth, undrained tomatoes, and seasonings; bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in uncooked pasta. Cover and simmer for 12 - 14 minutes, until pasta is tender.
  4. Stir in mozzarella cheese.
  5. Top with parmesan cheese and serve.


Since I am such a fan of Garfield…Recipes with Cattitude, I have arranged for one lucky reader to win their own! Here’s what you need to do:

Stuffed Cheeseburgers

Stuffed Cheeseburgers
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Serves: 4
  • 1 pound Laura’s Lean Beef 96% Lean Ground Sirloin
  • ¼ cup finely minced onion
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 ounces reduced fat Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 4 even ½-ounce pieces
  • 4 slices reduced calorie oatmeal bread
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  1. Mix beef with onion and parsley and divide beef into 4 equal portions. Divide each individual portion in half so you have 8 equal portions.
  2. Flatten 4 portions into rounds. Place a ½-ounce piece of cheese on top of each round. Flatten the remaining 4 portions of beef into rounds, place on top of cheese then seal edges of rounds together, sealing cheese in.
  3. Grill (covered with grill lid) at 400-450°F about 5-7 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness.
  4. To serve, place each burger on top of one slice of reduced calorie (45 calories per slice) bread. Top each burger with lettuce and sliced tomatoes and serve immediately.