Easy Recipes From a Virginia Farmhouse Kitchen

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Welcome to The Seasoned Mom! Here you will find delicious, easy recipes for the busy home cook. Inspired by Virginia’s rich traditions, the changing seasons in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and our simple farmhouse life, these meals have been tried, tested and loved for generations. I hope that the recipes bring your family together around the table!

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Dump-and-Bake Dinners

Sheet Pan Sausage and Potatoes

Zesty smoked sausage and crispy seasoned potatoes bake on one tray for an easy dinner with just 10 minutes of prep. Serve the sheet pan sausage and potatoes with baked apples, oven roasted Brussels…

Dump-and-Bake Chicken Tzatziki with Rice

The easiest chicken tzatziki bakes in a casserole with rice, and is finished with a creamy, garlicky yogurt sauce, fresh lemon, and bright herbs. Pair the dish with crisp veggies and pita bread for…

BBQ Sheet Pan Chicken and Veggies

This sheet pan chicken and veggies is an easy, healthy dinner on a single tray! Tender and juicy seasoned chicken breast bakes alongside broccoli, bell pepper, and red onion, and is then finished with…

Dump-and-Bake Chicken Pesto Alfredo Pasta

You don’t even have to boil the pasta for this simple dump-and-bake chicken pesto Alfredo! With tomatoes, fresh spinach, and just 10 minutes of prep, the one-dish meal is seriously the world’s easiest weeknight dinner.

Dump-and-Bake Chicken Orzo Casserole

A cheesy chicken orzo casserole with broccoli bakes entirely in one dish! The simple and cozy dinner comes together with just 10-minutes of prep time, thanks to the convenient dump-and-bake method. Perfect for busy…
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Cast Iron Cooking

Dutch Oven Pot Roast

Tender and juicy, this Dutch oven pot roast transforms an affordable cut of meat into a delicious comfort food dinner. The beef slowly bakes with potatoes and carrots for an easy one pot meal.…

Southern Cornbread Recipe

A classic old-fashioned Southern cornbread recipe — just like Grandma made it! With crisp edges from a cast iron skillet, and a tangy, buttery flavor (no sugar!), this easy side dish works well for…

Country Chicken and Biscuits

Country Chicken and Biscuits is a classic down-home comfort food dinner! The creamy chicken and vegetables are topped with fluffy, cheesy drop biscuits for a hearty and delicious family-friendly meal. Bake it in a…

Dutch Oven Bread {No Knead!}

With just 5 ingredients and about 10 minutes of hands-on prep, you can bake a loaf of crusty no knead Dutch Oven Bread! This quick recipe doesn’t need to rest overnight, so you can…

Fresh and Healthy

Honey Dijon Roasted Pork Tenderloin

45 minutes mins

Grandmother’s Hamburger Soup

50 minutes mins

Bourbon Glazed Salmon

21 minutes mins

Southern Roots

Winter Sides