July 21, 2014

Quick & Easy: Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Recipe

Apr28
Quick and Easy Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

I still reach for them often; those dog eared, dripped on, food stained recipe cards that symbolize a gift of years gone by. Those precious ladies took pity on me, the soon to be, new bride with not a lot […]

$3 Cookie Sheet Menu Planing Board

Jan24
Adorable $5 Menu Plan Board

Every where one looks, there are blogs, books, magazine articles and heroic claims that this is the next up and coming way to help you organize your meal time. In fact,  I wouldn’t have started an entire 10 Minute Dinners […]

2 Ingredients: Too Good to Be True Homemade Biscuits

Sep19
2 Ingredient Homemade Biscuits

When you live in the south, it gets quite confusing. There are lots of aunts and uncles around our homestead. We have “real” aunts and uncles and then there are those aunts and uncles you just stumble upon. You know […]

Fun Family Food Ideas: Make some Foodimals

Sep9
Fun Food Ideas for your Kids

Have you ever seen the movie,  Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs? It  inspired wonderful memories and lots of food fun in my house. My girls are really looking forward to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2—in theaters on […]

Thanksgiving “No Need to Bake” Cookie & Treat Ideas

Nov8
Turkey cookie

It’s that time of year when our ovens typically go on over drive, and we find ourselves baking around the clock. Why not take a break from baking, gather the kids,  and create some adorable Thanksgiving cookies and treats? Every […]

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings – Just Like Mama’s

Mar28
Chicken and Dumplings in Crock pot

What is it that draws us all to go ‘ole comfort food? When our family has bowls of these super easy, Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings in front of us, we do a collective sigh. Well, I do, my teens […]

Rice Krispie Easter Basket: the Best in Easter Basket Treats

Mar8
Easter Basket treat

With Easter right around the corner, people will begin hunting for fun, yet easy, Easter recipes that are a perfect idea for Cooking with the Kids. There’s nothing better to spruce up Easter Basket treats then to make them ourselves, […]

Quick and Easy Quiche Recipe

Feb16
easy-quiche-recipe

In high school, I can remember the bumper sticker that became popular, “Real Men Eat Quiche.” Well, it’s a good thing I am raising some real men, or they might go awfully hungry. I enjoy cooking up a quick and […]

Easiest Ever Homemade Tootsie Rolls (so much better than the “real” thing)

Feb2
Easiest Ever Homemade Tootsie Rolls

I know it’s hard to believe, but I have never liked Tootsie Rolls. Does that aline itself as an American travesty? Is that similar to snubbing All American Apple Pie and Baseball?  If it is, then I have found the […]

Egg and Cheese Puff: 5 Minute Delight

Jan29
egg picture

In the past year, I have experimented with dozens of egg recipes, egg casseroles, egg crescents, egg omelets, you get the picture. Eggs are not only a great source of protein, but a budget conscious cook’s dream with endless versatility.  […]

Cheesy Chicken (3 ingredients)

Jan21
3 Ingredient Cheesey Chicken

When I first got married, I was continually looking for easy and quick recipes that caused my hubby to think I might possibly know what I was doing in the kitchen. Quite ironically, it’s eighteen years later, and I still […]

Homemade Dumpling Recipe

Jan14
easy dumplings

Homemade dumplings are such an easily overlooked comfort food.  Nothing says cozy more than a roaring fire and a bowl of simmering soup, but please don’t forget to make this easy homemade dumpling recipe. With only a few minutes of […]

Easy Cream Cheese Danish Recipe

Nov30
cream cheese crescent roll recipe

How is it possible to have three, tiny ingredients taste like you spent all day in the kitchen, and have a group of 30 women ask for the recipe? Often, my desire is to bake from scratch, but too many […]

Pizza Casserole with Biscuits (Ten Minute Dinners)

Sep21
pizza casserole

(photo) With five children, three of them being teen aged boys, you can imagine the amount of pizza that we go through in this house. Often homemade pizza and easy pizza crust is my go-to meal when I serve large […]

Pistachio Pudding; “So Easy, You Can Make it in your Car” Dessert

Sep7
eating fruit salad

Last week, I shared the importance of having friends with which you can just be yourself. True friends with whom you can share your bedlam and know that it’s ok. In the midst of that post, I told the story […]