Creamy Rigatoni Florentine

Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package rigatoni pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds boneless chicken, cubed ¼ cup sliced fresh mushrooms, or more to taste 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 (26 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce 1 pint half-and-half 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, or to taste (Optional) 1 (10 ounce) package fresh spinach, chopped 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (Optional) 1 tablespoon shredded … Continued

Kielbasa & Potato Foil Packets

ngredients 14 oz kielbasa 24 oz small potatoes, heaping 4 cups 1 onion 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon paprika 4 tablespoons spicy mustard 2 tablespoons honey 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 4 tablespoons butter parsley Instructions Slice the kielbasa into ½ inch rounds, cut potatoes into 1-inch pieces, and roughly chop the onion. Tear 4 … Continued

Boston Cream Pie

Ingredients  2 large eggs room temperature  1 cup cane sugar   ½ cup whole milk   5 tablespoons unsalted butter   1 cup all-purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons,  1¼ teaspoons baking powder  ¼ teaspoon kosher salt  2 teaspoons vanilla extract  ¼ cup heavy whipping cream   4 ounces bittersweet chocolate chopped Pastry Cream  6 egg yolks room temp 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup corn starch 1 tbsp vanilla extract 2 cups whole milk  1 tbsp butter  Instructions For … Continued

The Arrival of Spring & Summer Mean The Arrival of Young Wildlife – NYSDEC

“If You Care, Leave Them There” Source: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation “In the spring and summer, you may come across young wildlife that appear to be abandoned. In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, New … Continued

Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

Ingredients 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 (4 pound) pork shoulder roast  1 cup barbeque sauce ½ cup apple cider vinegar ½ cup chicken broth ¼ cup light brown sugar 1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 extra large onion, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, crushed 1 ½ teaspoons dried thyme 8 hamburger buns, split 2 tablespoons butter, or as needed … Continued