Entrees / Main Dishes

7-Ingredient Tuscan White Bean Soup | gimmesomeoven.com

7-Ingredient Tuscan White Bean Soup

Yes, I threw in the word “Tuscan”.  It has a way of making everything sound a bit more lovely, doesn’t it? Actually, I realized this month that it was exactly half a year ago that my sister and I were in Tuscany.  In some ways it feels like ages go.  Yet as...

Beef Chow Fun (Beef & Noodles Stir-Fry) Recipes | gimmesomeoven.com

Beef Chow Fun (Beef & Noodles Stir Fry)

It’s no secret that I happen to believe I live in the best neighborhood on earth.  But a little known fact on the blog is that I also believe I live next to a Chinese restaurant with the best takeout on earth.  Let’s just say…they know me there by name....

French Onion Soup | gimmesomeoven.com

French Onion Soup

Can you tell that I have been craving caramelized onions lately? After posting tutorials this past week for how to make caramelized onions the traditional way (on the stovetop) and my still-can’t-believe-it-works “modern” way (in the slow cooker), I thought it was only appropriate that I pull up an old recipe from...

BBQ Chicken Enchiladas | gimmesomeoven.com

BBQ Chicken Enchiladas

Guess whose city was recently deemed “THE Place To Be”? Why Kansas City, of course! I keep seeing this article on “America’s Top 5 Cities To Keep On Your Radar” circulating around on Facebook over the past few months, and it always makes my heart beat a little faster with local...

Slow Cooker "Rotisserie" Chicken -- all you need are 5 minutes to prep this recipe! | gimmesomeoven.com

Slow Cooker “Rotisserie” Chicken

There’s a bird in my slow cooker! Yes, make that an entire roasting chicken tucked right in there, seasoned perfectly to taste like it’s fresh off the rotisserie.  I have to admit that the idea to cook a whole chicken in the slow cooker had never occurred to me before.  But while I...

Skinny Honey Lemon Chicken | gimmesomeoven.com

Skinny Honey Lemon Chicken

Happy New Year’s, everyone! Is your 2015 off to a good start?  Make any big resolutions?  Or, like me, did anyone choose a word to help define the new year?  For anyone interested, my word for 2015 is “dare“.  (And bonus, we’re kicking off a series of monthly dares on the...

Sloppy Joe Tacos | gimmesomeoven.com

Sloppy Joe Tacos

At the time this post goes live, pretty sure that life will find me laying out on the beach in Mexico, with four girlfriends by my side, a pina colada in hand, no computer in sight, listening to the waves, soaking up some much-needed sunshine, talking for hours and hours...

BBQ Bacon Cheese Ball -- all you need are 6 simple ingredients to make this sweet and savory cheese ball appetizer | gimmesomeoven.com

BBQ Bacon Cheese Ball

Merry Christmas Eve! I’m getting ready to check out and fly off to Mexicooooo here in a few days.  But before I go, I thought I would squeeze in one final appetizer recipe here, just in case there are any procrastinators out there (like me) who have yet to plan...

Vegetable Beef Soup | gimmesomeoven.com

Vegetable Beef Soup

I have developed a little tradition at the beginning of each winter of having my own personal soup-a-thon.  On a random Saturday once the weather turns cold, I make a mega grocery store run, then come home and pull out just about every pot and slow cooker I own, and make...

5-Ingredient Italian Sausage and Kale Baked Ziti | gimmesomeoven.com

5-Ingredient Italian Sausage and Kale Baked Ziti

My friend, Michelle, has a little family “tradition” that all us friends have decided to co-opt and adopt for ourselves.  It’s Very Serious Business, it’s an art to be learned, and it’s best studied in groups.  And it’s fondly called… …ultimate comfort. To quote, Michelle defines ultimate comfort as...

15 Pasta Recipes | gimmesomeoven.com

15 Quick and Easy Pasta Recipes

During these cool, sometimes dreary days, it’s comfort food I crave, and no carb gets left behind — particularly not pasta! All of these recipes are simple, and can be thrown together quickly for an easy weeknight meal, which is especially appealing considering the holidays tend to be pretty...

Potato Soup | gimmesomeoven.com

Potato Soup

Man, it’s amazing what a 5-day weekend will do for the world, isn’t it? Yesterday afternoon as I was enjoying the last few hours of Thanksgiving break at my neighborhood coffee shop, I looked around and couldn’t help but notice how visibly relaxed everyone was.  Even amidst the hustle and bustle...