#NaBloPoMo – Never make that again.

Today’s prompt for #NaBloPoMo was to talk about a dish I’ve attempted to make that ended in disaster. As soon as I saw this, I knew it needed to be about the time I attempted a seafood casserole. It was the 1st year my husband and I were married, and I was attempting a new Read More …

#NaBloPoMo – Cheesy Chicken Croissant Pockets

One of my least favorite things to do is to make dinner. It’s not that I don’t enjoy cooking. It’s that my husband can’t ever give me a straight answer about what he wants for dinner. I get a lot of “I don’t know.” and “I’m not hungry yet.” It’s hard to make dinner when Read More …

Let’s Talk Turkey (Leftovers)

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to start talking about Turkey, and all the other things that go with Thanksgiving. So today, I’m sharing with you a great way to use some of your Thanksgiving leftovers. Remember my recipe for Chicken and Gnocchi soup?  Have you considered making it with some of the leftovers Read More …

Crockpot Cheese Tortellini

I originally found this recipe in the 2011 Taste of Home Summer Slow Cooker publication, and love it. Printable Recipe Print Crockpot Cheese Tortellini Course Main Course Cuisine Italian Keyword crockpot, pasta, slow cooker, tortellini Ingredients 1/2 lb Italian sausage 1/2 lb lean ground beef 1 jar marinara sauce 1 can 14.5 oz Italian diced Read More …

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

This is the recipe for Chicken Pot Pie that my mother-in-law makes.  It’s based on the Betty Crocker recipe, with a few variations.  The crust I use for this is her mom’s. Printable Recipe Print Chicken Pot Pie Ingredients Filling 3 cups cooked chicken pieces I boil mine, but Mary Kay pressure cooks hers. You Read More …

Mini Meat Loaves

This mini-meat loaves recipe comes from South Knox High School’s home ec teacher, Mrs. Dobbins.  Matt brought the recipe home after he got to sample some of the meat loaves that the students made in class. Printable Recipe Print Mini Meatloaves Ingredients 1 egg 1 lb. ground beef 1/3 cup bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon salt Read More …

Crispy Herb Fried Chicken

This is another great recipe that was advertised in the Nov. 1979 Cuisine.  I’ve been thinking about attempting to fry my own chicken for a while now, and this recipe might just get me there. Ingredients: 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup fine dried bread crumbs 1/4 teaspoon tarragon leaves 1/4 teaspoon chives 1/4 teaspoon parsley Read More …

Zucchini Cakes

This recipe for zucchini cakes is super good.  It comes from my KitchenAid Recipe Collection – though there’s not a thing in this recipe that really requires a mixer.  At my house this recipe is super great this time of year, because with Lent, Matt & I aren’t supposed to eat meat on Friday, and Read More …