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Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Home Recipes


Recipes are brought to you by The Tentacle on Saturdays to help reignite the joy that is “family dinner.”  A time to bond and share your day over a meal.  We take out the struggle over “what” to fix.  You supply the conversation.

French Onion Chicken

Here’s a new twist on French Onion Soup for all you “meat” eaters. This was my first time trying it and I thought it paired well with fresh cooked Jasmine rice. The caramelized onions is what makes this dish pop, so don’t try and rush through that part. If you don’t like onion, this recipe isn’t for you.

Steak Diane On The Cheap

Nothing makes a good cut of meat taste better than a fabulous sauce or gravy. Let’s face it, under the current economy not all of us can afford a great cut of beef. Have no fear. This recipe will make an ordinary hamburger deliciously decadent!

Apple Danish

Try these apple danish for something fast and simple for your Sunday breakfast or as dessert on Thanksgiving.

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Carving your pumpkin for the Fall? Don’t toss the seeds! Roast them for a delicious snack. Here's how.


Out of necessity, with last minute friends stopping by, came this invention! It was such a success that it has become a snack, and sometimes meal in our home now! Try this and let us know what you think!


This is a hearty meal, perfect for coming cold days. Loved when mom made this dish! Try it and let us know what you think!

Millie’s Peas With Lamb

Every Easter mom would make this vegetable dish to complement our main dish. Now I make it, and not only for the holidays. Oh my gosh, it is so tasty. Try it and let us know what you think!

Cream of Crab Soup

Oh man! We really love, love, love eating crab here at home. Here’s one that always pleases family and friends. Try it and let us know what you think!

A Seasonal Herb Tip

No idea what to do with the Chives taking over your herb garden? Try tossing them into some cottage cheese.


People tell me I make the best cheesecake. They think it must be difficult to make a great cheesecake…NOT! So, here’s a secret that is…well…no longer a secret! It’s a recipe I believe I got from the inside of a cream cheese box many years ago. It is so easy to make and the best tasting I’ve ever had!