Montana Kitchen

Oatmeal Pecan Pumpkin Scotchies

This is a sweet simple little cookie that is perfect for the fall munchies. Just blend oatmeal, raisins (optional), butterscotch morsels, pecans and pumpkin pureé with flour, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, butter and a few pantry staples to make a warm and wonderful cookie you will want to have around […]

Creamy Chicken and Pasta Skillet

This dish is really a miracle in a pan. One pan- no boiling the pasta, just brown the chicken, add in onions and garlic, a few artichokes, sun dried tomatoes and little chicken broth, cream. Add int he uncooked pasta and stir, stir, stir. The friction creates a silky texture […]

Classic Apple Crisp

Another apple dessert? You bet. Having just been apple picking in Montana and Washington State, I have apples on my mind. This is a classic fall dessert that will take center stage at any gathering or holiday dinner. It is easy enough to enjoy even on a weeknight because it […]

Simple Suppers- Turkey & Vegetable Meatloaf

Ah- the humble meatloaf. Forgotten dreaded greasy weeknight supper of suburaban households across the country. Often overcooked and dried out. Smothered with Ketchup. Bland. Fatty. Just no thanks. But wait my darlings, there is a solution to this boring staple from the 70’s- Stuff it with mushrooms, zucinni, onions and […]

Simple Apple Cake

Be prepared for a few more apple recipes in the upcoming weeks. I picked up the apples for this recipe from a gentlemen who cultivates heirloom apple varieties at his farm in Whitefish, Montana. Two weeks later I went apple picking in Washington State with my daughters in Washington State. […]