Italian Meatloaf

Easy to prepare with pantry ingredients, Italian Meatloaf is super moist and flavorful – and the leftovers make great sandwiches the next day! Why is it that sometimes the best recipes are the result of creating a new dish only using ingredients you have on hand – and that you need to use up? The… Read more »

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Cajun Meatloaf

Cajun Meatloaf takes traditional meatloaf up to a whole new level with the addition of ground pork, jalapeño pepper, and numerous spices including paprika, cayenne, cumin and white pepper. Moist and juicy with just the right balance of spiciness, this easy to prepare meatloaf will be your new go-to favorite! This fabulous Cajun Meatloaf recipe… Read more »

Pork Tenderloin with Port, Balsamic and Cranberry Sauce

Juicy, tender Pork Tenderloin with Port, Balsamic and Cranberry Sauce is a versatile dish that’s easy enough for everyday and sophisticated enough for entertaining! I like to serve this Pork Tenderloin with Port, Balsamic and Cranberry Sauce at dinner parties during the holidays with wild rice as an accompaniment. The colorful  dried cranberry and port,… Read more »

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

I wasn’t sure at first whether to put this recipe on the website or not, then I made it one more time for Robert, who said I was crazy not to post it.  Salisbury Steak is a classic dish that I remember eating as a kid, that is still just as delicious today.  And, it’s… Read more »

Spicy Pork Chops with Chimichurri Sauce

Boned pork loin chops are dusted with a spicy rub of paprika, brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder and three different ground peppers in these Spicy Pork Chops! They are served with a tangy, colorful, garlic-y Chimichurri Sauce alongside.   Chimichurri, a sauce from Argentina usually served with meat, is typically made with parsley, garlic,… Read more »

platter with Kidwell Family Tacos

Kidwell Family Tacos

Kidwell Family Tacos are easy to prepare, and customizable to your tastes. You can use ground beef, bison, turkey – even ground elk! Or go vegetarian, and make them with chopped zucchini and carrots. Cousin Jim Kidwell and his daughter Sarah are both fabulous cooks, and their Kidwell Family Tacos are the best you will… Read more »

silver skillet filled with Leftover Pork Quesadillas

Leftover Pork Quesadillas

Quesadillas are an excellent way to use up leftovers – like these scrumptious Leftover Pork Quesadillas. One night when my husband Robert and I were camping in our Airstream trailer, I created these super quick and easy Leftover Pork Quesadillas for our dinner. We had arrived late at our campsite (just outside Cincinnati – read… Read more »

BBQ Beef Sandwiches

The BBQ Beef in these BBQ Beef Sandwiches is prepared in a slow cooker with our special Oklahoma BBQ Sauce. No need for a grill! It’s easy to prepare a delicious barbecue without having to light a single coal. We have two recipes that result in a finger-lickin’ good barbecue, but rely on either a… Read more »

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Lamb Kabobs, Eggplant & Mint-Yogurt Sauce

My good friend Mary Rolph Lamontagne recently began blogging about her cooking and food experiences in South Africa, where she and her husband moved in 2005 (you can find her blog at http://savourandsave.com/). Having trained at the Ritz-Escoffier culinary school in Paris, Mary is a fabulous cook and has started to create her own African-inspired dishes…. Read more »

Lee Clayton Roper

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I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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