Cheesy Ranch Potato Casserole

Since a certain Lovely Lady requested this recipe ... and my deep freezer had some extra space ... and because calories don't count on rainy days, I made a big batch of Cheesy Ranch Potato Casserole. I also call it hash brown casserole but I found Ranch seasoning packets in the pantry and decided to jazz it [...]

By |2016-03-07T21:52:03-06:00March 7th, 2016|Food & Drink, Recipe, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cheeseburger Casserole // #freezermeal #mealprep

Who doesn't love cheeseburgers and tator tots? This is not the healthiest meal in the world, but it's one of the most flavorful and easy to prepare. With just six ingredients, dinner can be served in 45 minutes or less. Addendum: This dish makes a great freezer meal to prepare now and eat later. CHEESERBURGER CASSEROLE *serves 6 1 small sweet onion, finely chopped [...]

By |2015-05-15T06:00:39-05:00May 15th, 2015|Blog, Food & Drink, Recipe|0 Comments

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

If you love big, soft, chewy, and chocolate-y chocolate chip cookies, look no further. I am determined that this is the *ultimate* chocolate chip cookie (CCC) recipe. You're welcome. A few housekeeping tips before I share the recipe: You must preheat your oven and position the rack in the middle. Eggs should be a room [...]

By |2015-03-12T08:00:51-05:00March 12th, 2015|Food & Drink, Recipe|7 Comments

Meal Planning … February 2015

  The first round of meal planning was an epic fail as the homestead's executive chef and grocery shopper. I had a menu created for the last week of January and I only prepared three of the 10 dishes because of poor planning and even worse execution. I should never be responsible for making spaghetti sauce, [...]

By |2015-02-03T07:00:54-06:00February 3rd, 2015|Food & Drink, Recipe|0 Comments

Lactation Cookies

In an effort to maintain my breast milk supply, I drink lots of water, pump regularly (every 3-4 hours), and eat a balanced diet. As a registered milk donor, herbal supplements such as Fenugreek are prohibited but some women swear by their results ... to each their own, I say! Personally, I'm sticking with steel cut and whole [...]

By |2014-02-13T11:55:53-06:00February 13th, 2014|Food & Drink, Recipe|0 Comments

Spicy Pulled Pork

As much as I enjoy being in my kitchen, there are times when it is simply impossible. Life happens in the form of school meetings, mid-week Bible studies, blog post writing, book club gatherings, and travel itineraries. It's during these times I am thankful for a Crock-Pot or Dutch oven. Husband is appreciative because he [...]

By |2013-01-26T00:10:43-06:00January 26th, 2013|Recipe|0 Comments

Mom’s Cranberry Relish | Happy Thanksgiving 2012

It's almost Thanksgiving, which means some dinner tables, including ours, will have the infamous canned jelly that wiggles and jiggles. For the record, I don't eat that stuff! Instead, I prefer cranberries at Thanksgiving in the form of my Mom's relish. Whether you prefer it chunky or smooth, sweet or tart, this stuff is delicious [...]

By |2012-11-21T00:08:32-06:00November 21st, 2012|Blog, Recipe|0 Comments

Stuffed Mushrooms

Dad-gum, there's nothing better than a mushroom cap filled with stuffing. Nom. Nom. Nom. Translation: I think they're yummy in my tummy. There are several ways to stuff mushroom caps. If you're feeding a crowd, be mindful of special dietary needs such as allergy sufferers and vegetarians. *Remember, I'm in the group of allergy sufferers [...]

By |2011-12-31T00:05:19-06:00December 31st, 2011|Food & Drink, Recipe|0 Comments