Loaded Mashed Potatoes

I love potatoes, don’t you? I grew up in the age of dinner meant three things on your plate: Meat, Vegetable and Starch. The hubby grew up the same way. So to me, if there isn’t a starch on theRead more…

Chili Mac Skillet

I love easy weeknight meals. don’t you? Especially one that my kids gobble up, like this Chili Mac! My mom always made this when we were kids. I made it for years, until Campbell’s discontinued the soup we always usedRead more…

Chicken Linguine Carbonara

I can always use a new pasta recipe in my recipe box, you? Seems like when I don’t know what to make, or if I am in a rush, we always turn to pasta. It’s never a hardship — becauseRead more…

{No Knead} Crusty Dutch Oven Bread

There is nothing better than the smell of fresh baked bread, is there? I was so happy how this crusty bread turned out, I was literally patting myself on the back! When my hubby came home from work that night,Read more…

“Fried” Ice Cream Pie

When I read that this pie tastes just like Fried Ice Cream that you get in a Mexican restaurant, you can say I was skeptical. I decided to try it out … all I can say is MIND BLOWN! ItRead more…

Blackened Shrimp & Crisp Chilled Cucumbers

Today I have the distinct pleasure of sharing with you, not only the recipe for these delicious blackened shrimp and chilled cucumbers, but I get to introduce you to one of the very first “foodie pals” I ever met, Ally,Read more…

Thai Chicken Bowl

I love that my family lets me experiment with lots of new flavors. Thai food is a favorite of mine, and my kids love it, too. I don’t make it a lot when the hubby is home, because he hatesRead more…

Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese

Today’s post is sponsored by Arla Dofino, but my love and opinion of their naturally delicious cheese is all my own! #GooeyGoodness #sponsored April is National Grilled Cheese Month – did you know that? Any chance I get to useRead more…

Reuben Burger

This post is sponsored by Frank’s Kraut, but my love and opinion of their delicious sauerkraut is all my own! May is National Burger Month. It’s time to fire up the barbecue grills and get the family together for someRead more…

Beef Tips with Gravy

Comfort food. How do you define it? Some may say it’s a rich sugary dessert, some a hearty bowl of soup. In my family, most times, it’s defined by mashed potatoes and gravy. We affectionately refer to them as “farmRead more…