Meals

IN THE KITCHEN – Your Favorite Recipes & More!

IN THE KITCHEN – Your Favorite Recipes & More!

LKNConnect is Your Guide to Local Shopping, Dining & Living in Lake Norman. There is lot of great cooking (and eating!) here in Lake Norman. LKNConnect makes it easy to find your favorite recipes with our NEW Recipes guide. By selecting Recipes from the Quick...

ASK THE BUTCHER: Making a Great Beef Stew

ASK THE BUTCHER: Making a Great Beef Stew

Starts with the right cut of beef! Remember, fat is flavor. The best, and actually, the least expensive cut that’s the most delicious, is boneless chuck roast. Don’t pick the leanest piece because we need internal fat (marbling) to get the best flavor. Your favorite...

IN THE KITCHEN: Chicken & Corn Fritters

IN THE KITCHEN: Chicken & Corn Fritters

A quick & easy meal that can be made with chicken or pork. Contributed by Margi Kyle, The Designing Doctor, LLCDirector of Non-Profits LKNConnect.com,Founder of Little Smiles NC, and Major Chief Cook in our House! Chicken Made Easy! Serves 2 Ingredients 2 Chicken...

IN THE KITCHEN: Easy Crockpot Meals

IN THE KITCHEN: Easy Crockpot Meals

Shrimp Jambalaya. Chef Julie Maguire inspires us to make Shrimp Jambalaya using a crockpot. It's a delicious meal made in just a little over an hour! This recipe is an easy and delicious meal for yourself or guests. Perfect for a Sunday football get-together. It’s...

IN THE KITCHEN: Hanna’s Creamy Crock Pot Mushroom Chicken

IN THE KITCHEN: Hanna’s Creamy Crock Pot Mushroom Chicken

This is a family-favorite, comfort meal at my house. It’s also relatively healthy — a bonus! Although Instant Pots and air fryers are all the rage these days, I still love using my crockpot because I can throw a meal together in the morning, and it cooks slowly all...

IN THE KITCHEN: Jo Ames’ Favorite Lasagne

IN THE KITCHEN: Jo Ames’ Favorite Lasagne

Inspired by Jamie Oliver's Classic Family Lasagne I love this recipe mostly because it’s a lighter version of the American recipes, in that it doesn’t have ricotta cheese. The sauce is a white, cheese sauce. There are a fair few vegetables in there too. It’s great...