Cuban for Dinner

My family of picky eaters fell in love with Cuban food last year. From black beans and rice, plantains,  to traditional Cubano sandwiches, we love our Cuban. Imagine my surprise when a friend shared a recipe for Cuban pork that looked easy for this culinarily-challenged gal to make. I popped the roast in the oven when I realized I had not read the instructions far enough to know it was (originally) a crockpot recipe. Looking down the barrel of a {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Cheesy Burgers

Loi Palmer, July 2005 MMCW For big juicy burgers, plan on 1/4 lb. of meat per burger. Pat out two 1/3 lb. hamburger patties. Place a slice of cheese on one patty and top it with the second patty. Press meat gently together on all sides to keep the cheese sealed in while grilling. Your kids will be delighted with the melted cheese in the middle. About Loi PalmerLoi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

Chili-In-A-Bag

Kellie Renfroe, December 2005 MMCW website 1 snack size bag of corn chips per person, can of chili or your homemade chili, 8 oz package of shredded cheese, sour cream, olives, any other chili topping that you like. Open bag of chips and spoon in chili and toppings. Eat out of the bag with a plastic fork for easy clean up. Try another version of this as a taco salad using taco seasoned meat, cheese, sour cream, tomatoes, salsa, onions, {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Christmas Cranberry Chicken

Dawn Oldham, December 2006 MMCW website 1 pack boneless chicken breast, 1 can whole cranberry sauce or apricot preserves ( your choice), bread crumbs, 1 can mandarin oranges, 1/2 bottle sweet and spicy French dressing, 1/2 envelope onion soup mix. Skin chicken breast, roll in bread crumbs, and place in a 9 x 13 dish. Mix remaining ingredients and pour over chicken. Cover with aluminum foil. Bake at 350 degrees until tender, about 1 1/2 hours. Serve over rice. About {Read More}

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Lemon Tarragon Pork Chops

Vicki  Webb, January 2008 MMCW 4 pork chops, 1/3 cup lemon juice, 1/8 cup olive oil, 4 cloves pressed garlic, 1 tablespoon dried and crushed tarragon, paprika. Marinade: In a small bowl combine lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and tarragon. Place pork chops in a gallon size re-sealable plastic bag; pour marinade over chops and seal bag. Refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours, or overnight. Drain chops, discarding marinade. Preheat broiler, George Foreman grill or outdoor grill. Place chops in {Read More}

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Marinated London Broil

Loi Palmer, April 2006 MMCW 1 (12 oz) can of Coke, 1 (10 oz) bottle teriyaki sauce, 1 (3 lb.) London broil Combine Coke and teriyaki sauce in a large Ziploc bag, add meat. Marinate in refrigerator for 24 hours, turning every eight hours. Remove meat from marinade and discard bag and liquid. When coals are white on the grill, it is ready. Grill meat with grill lid on for 15 to 17 minutes on each side. Don’t overcook; remove {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

Mojo Turkey

Loi Palmer, November 2007 MMCW A whole defrosted turkey or turkey breast. Marinate the turkey overnight in 12 ounces of Nellie & Joe’s Mojo. To marinate, place the turkey in a large cooking bag or the breast in a gallon Ziploc bag. Place the bag in a roasting pan and place in the refrigerator–turning once to make sure it has good coverage with the marinade sauce. Marinate overnight. Pour off the marinade sauce and cook as usual. About Loi PalmerLoi {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

Old Time Chicken Pot Pie in a Hurry

Loi Palmer, Feb./March 2006 MMCW 2 1/2 cups diced herb rotisserie chicken from the grocery store deli, 1 package of frozen mixed vegetables. Spread the chicken and vegetables into an eight cup casserole dish. Veloute Sauce: 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup flour, 1 cup milk, 2 chicken bouillon cubes, 1 1/2 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon pepper. In a small saucepan melt butter. Shake the flour and 1 cup of milk together in a jar. Add the flour and water mixture {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

Personal Pizzas

Loi Palmer 1 baguette or loaf of Italian bread cut into 1/2 inch slices, 1 jar tomato sauce, 1 (16 oz.) bag shredded Mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan. Favorite toppings such as: ham, bacon, onions, mushrooms, sausage, pepperoni, fresh spinach, salami, tomatoes. Heat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil for easy cleanup. Place bread on baking sheet. Spoon sauce over bread. Top with your favorite toppings, sprinkle with cheese. Bake until cheeses are melted, {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.

Pork Chops in a Hurry

Loi Palmer, May 2006 MMCW 6 pork chops, 5 red potatoes sliced thin with skins left on, 1 box of thawed french-cut frozen green beans, 3 large garlic cloves, salt and pepper to taste, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/4 cup water. Cook in a large skillet with a top, an electric skillet works great. Saute’ garlic cloves in olive for five minutes. Add pork chops and brown on both sides. Salt and pepper to taste. Layer sliced potatoes and green {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.