Renee's Kitchen Adventures

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Lawson's Chip Dip

This super easy to make, Lawson's Chip Dip is a blast from my past! Growing up in NE Ohio, this chip dip was a staple at every gathering. 

There's a whole cult following for this dip, and you can still find it in some Circle K stores around NE Ohio. However, this Copycat Lawson's Chip Dip tastes great and is easy to make right at home. The mild onion and fresh sour cream taste is unmistakable! 

Lawson's Chip Dip in bowl, garnished with chives surrounded by chips

Monday, August 23, 2021

Peach Bread

Making a quick bread with peaches, Peach Bread, is a wonderful way to enjoy the season's harvest. This simple Peach Bread recipe produces a moist and tender crumb. It's studded with fresh peaches and flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg. Since it's a quick bread, it's easy to make too! 

Peach Bread on board sliced

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Red, White, Blueberry Dump Cake Recipe

You don't need a holiday like 4th of July or Memorial Day to enjoy this easy patriotic dessert. This Red, White, Blueberry Dump Cake Recipe is so easy to put together, bakes perfectly, and is delicious served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! 
Red, White, and Blueberry Dump Cake Recipe slice on white plate with scoop of vanilla ice cream and patriotic sprinkles.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Cottage Ham

When it comes to Ohio comfort food, Cottage Ham cooked with cabbage, red potatoes, and carrots sits at the top of the list. It's a one pot meal that's full of flavor. 

Sliced cottage ham on plate with carrots, cabbage, and potatoes, ready to eat.

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Pork Ribeye Roast with Mushroom Gravy

This Pork Ribeye Roast with Mushroom Gravy is the perfect dish for a lazy winter weekend. Seasoned then roasted in the oven to a perfect 145 degrees F, sliced and covered in a rich mushroom gravy it's the pork roast they'll be talking about. 

Pork Ribeye Roast on a platter sliced with mushroom gravy over the top and rosemary tomato garnish

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Baked Eggplant Parmesan takes a classic and makes it just a bit more healthier by baking the eggplant in the oven instead of pan frying it. My family loves this meatless meal and so will you! 

Baked Eggplant Parmesan in casserole dish, ready to serve, with serving spoon

Friday, November 20, 2020

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples and Ginger

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples and Ginger is a delicious way to enjoy raw Brussels Sprouts. 

Brussels Sprouts are thinly sliced and tossed with sweet, crisp apple slices then coated in a delightfully tangy ginger vinaigrette for a salad that pairs perfectly with just about anything. Give it extra pizzaz by adding dried cranberries and feta cheese to it too! 

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples and Ginger in bowl ready to eat.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Sauerkraut Balls

Tangy, salty, and creamy ham and Sauerkraut Balls covered in seasoned breadcrumbs and golden fried make a great appetizer or snack. Make this popular Northeast Ohio delicacy right at home with this easy recipe!

Sauerkraut Balls on white tray with dipping sauce

Friday, July 31, 2020

Zucchini Appetizer

Zucchini Appetizer is savory squares made of zucchini, onion, cheese, and spices in a crustless quiche like base that make excellent appetizers, healthy snacks, and even a quick breakfast. Serve at room temperature for best flavor!

Zucchini Appetizer on a white serving plate garnished with fresh oregano and cherry tomatoes.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Sous Vide Pork Chops

Have you ever wondered how restaurants can cook those big, thick bone-in center cut pork chops to perfection? Well, wonder no longer. The secret is out and it's called sous vide!

When you use the sous vide method of cooking for bone in center cut pork chops they will be prepared to the perfect temperature. This makes them tender and juicy every single time. Anyone can make sous vide pork chops!

Sous Vide pork chops on white platter with thyme leaves ready to eat.