Crockpot Cheese Tortellini

I originally found this recipe in the 2011 Taste of Home Summer Slow Cooker publication, and love it. Ingredients: 1/2 lb Italian sausage 1/2 lb lean ground beef 1 jar marinara sauce 1 can (14.5 oz) Italian diced tomatoes 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1 pkg (9 oz) refrigerated cheese tortellini 1 cup (4 oz) Read More …

Pasta and Pig Guts

While this isn’t the prettiest dish in the world, it certainly is one of the yummiest. Is that a word? Yummiest? If it wasn’t it is now. If you want to dress up your version of the dish and make it a bit prettier, you can sprinkle extra mozzarella on top before you finish the Read More …

Country Wining and Dining

This week, I’m taking a look at Chapter 6 of Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life.  Chapter 6 is all about Country Wining and Dining.  Needless to say, I was super excited about this chapter because I love to cook myself (as long as I don’t have to clean up afterwards).  Read More …

Meat Kabobs

It’s summer, and summer is time for grilling…. Mostly because using the oven heats up my kitchen, and increases the cost of the A/C. I’m not a big fan of crunchy veggies, so instead of adding veggies to my kabobs, the ones I make are strictly meat.  I start with cubed roast (stew meat) and Read More …