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Air Fryer Potato Wedges


2 large potatoes

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1.5 teaspoons seasoning salt

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


Wash potatoes and cut into wedges.

Place wedges in a large bowl and fill with cold water. Let sit for a minimum of 30 minutes.

Drain wedges and place on a plate to dry.

Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees.

Place wedges in dry bowl. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and garlic powder. Toss to coat.

Place wedges in air fryer basket and cook for 20 minutes. Periodically open and flip. NOTE: It is best to have wedges placed single file (and not on top of each other) to ensure crispiness.

Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets


1 pound boneless chicken breast

1/2 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/4 cup olive oil

3 cloves minced garlic

1 cup bread crumbs

2/3 cup grated parmesan

1 teaspoon parsley

1/4 teaspoon paprika


In one small bowl, mix together the flour, salt, and pepper.

In a second small bowl, whisk the oil and minced garlic.

In a third small bowl, combine the bread crumbs, parmesan, parsley, and paprika.

Cut the chicken into cubes or strips (depends on whether you wish to present nuggets or tenders).

Place each nugget into the flour mixture, then oil mixture, and finally the bread crumb mixture. Each nugget should be evenly coated.

Preheat the air fryer for 400 degrees

Place the nuggets in the air fryer and cook at 400 degrees for eight minutes.

Flip nuggets and cook for another ten minutes. NOTE: I like my nuggets crispy. Cook for less time if desired.

Barbeque Chicken Pasta


4 slices of bacon, diced

1 boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into small cubes

1 tablespoon minced garlic

2 cups chicken broth

1/2 cup milk

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

3 cups pasta (rotini and noodle mixture in the picture)

salt and ground black pepper to taste

1/4 cups barbeque sauce

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1 small handful mini pepperoni’s (not necessary, just something I added)


Heat a large skillet over medium heat

Add bacon and cook until crispy (5-7 minutes)

Stir in chicken and cook for about 2-3 minutes (until golden brown)

In a large pot, cook pasta for approx 15 minutes

To the bacon and chicken, add garlic, chicken broth, milk, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper

Drain pasta and add to the mixture

Stir in barbeque sauce and cheese until heated through (approx 1-2 minutes)

Let cool for a few minutes

Pizza Mac and Cheese



1 lb penne

3 tablespoons unsalted butter

3 tablespoons all purpose flour

1/4 cup tomato paste

2 cups whole milk

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

3 cups mozzarella (grated or shredded)

1/4 lb pepperoni slices (cut into small cubes)


Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Boil water and cook pasta

While pasta is cooking, melt butter and whisk flour in a large skillet over medium heat

Add tomato paste and whisk in milk until smooth

Add oregano, red pepper flakes, and 1/2 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil (simmer on medium for 1 minute)

Pour in half the cheese

Add pasta to the mixture

Top everything with the remaining cheese

Sprinkle pepperoni

Bake for approximately 10 minutes

Beef Stroganoff


Ground beef 1 pound

2 cloves minced garlic

2 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

2 teaspoon paprika

2 14.5 ounce cans beef broth

8 oz noodles

1 tablespoon dried parsley

1/4 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup sour cream


In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until no pink remains

Add in the garlic and onion powder, cooking for one minute (drain grease)

Cook and drain the pasta

To the ground beef, add the salt, pepper, and paprika; Stir

Add the beef broth and parsley (stir and bring to a broil)

Reduce to a simmer for two minutes

Whisk in the flour until no lumps remain

Add the pasta and stir

Continue to simmer until the sauce starts to get thick

Add and stir in the sour cream

Remove from heat and let it cool down before serving

Cheesy Chicken and Spaghetti

I robbed this recipe and tweaked a couple of things to adjust to my personal taste buds. Here is the link to the original:

Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti Casserole


16 ounces of cooked spaghetti (angel hair)

2 cans cream of chicken soup

1 cup chicken broth

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1 cup Velveeta cheese

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

2 cups cut up rotisserie chicken

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese



Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Spray a 9X13 baking pan

Cook and drain the spaghetti

While spaghetti is cooking, combine cream of chicken soup, chicken broth, cheddar cheese, Velveeta cheese, salt, pepper in a medium bowl

After spaghetti has been drained, add chicken and cream mixture to it

Pour entire mixture into the baking pan and top with Parmesan cheese

Bake for 40 minutes uncovered

Pinch a little parsley over the top

Serve and eat!

Delicious Hamburger Patty


2 pounds ground beef

1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs or 1/4 cup regular breadcrumbs

1 large egg

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon black pepper


In a large mixing bowl, add in ground beef, breadcrumbs, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, milk, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper

Mix by hand until well mixed

Press the mixture down in the bowl

Cut and divide six large patties

Gather each patty and press firm; set them onto a baking sheet, lined with aluminum foil

Press a dent in the center of each patty with your thump or a small spoon (this is so the patties do not puff as they cook)

Preheat a skillet to medium heat

Fry the patties for approximately five minutes per side (watch for thorough cooking, as these are thick burgers)

Serve with hamburger buns

Buns and fries separate

Baked Moist Chicken Breast


3 boneless chicken breasts

Salt and pepper

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1 cup bread crumbs

1/2 teaspoon season salt

1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Prepare baking pan with vegetable spray

Season the chicken with salt and pepper

Mix bread crumbs with salt and Italian seasoning in a bowl

Slab the chicken with mayonnaise and dip into bread crumbs

Sprinkle chicken with Parmesan cheese

Bake for 30-45 minutes, depending on the size of the chicken breasts

Never mind the presentation!

Chicken and Rice


2 large chicken breasts

1 cup uncooked rice

1 can cream of chicken soup

1 soup can of water

1 teaspoon of dried parsley

salt and pepper



Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Line baking pan with foil.

Arrange the chicken in the pan, skin side up.

Pour the rice evenly around the chicken.

Pour soup over the chicken. Add soup can full of water to the rice around the chicken.

Season with salt, pepper, parsley, and paprika.

Cover with foil and tightly seal.

Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour. At 45 minutes check chicken.

Pull out of oven and cool for 15 minutes.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies


1 box chocolate cake mix

3/4 cup peanut butter

2 large eggs

3 tablespoons milk

1 cup peanut flavored chips, or any candy you desire


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cover a large cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Mix all ingredients (except for the candy pieces) with an electric mixer.

Stir in candy pieces by hand.

Form small to medium sized balls and press down gently to flatten.

Bake for 10 minutes.

Allow to cool and harden.