Fried Pudding #Recipe and Oregon State Fair

Fried Pudding and Oregon State Fair If you are one of my regular followers you probably already know that I am headed to the Oregon State Fair to do a cooking demonstration (August 2016).  My cooking demo is still a secret 😉 but I will give a hint. Its a one pot family meal! There may […]

Hamburger Gravy: A #SundaySupper recipe for #JuneDairyMonth

Hamburger Gravy: A #SundaySupper recipe for #JuneDairyMonth    ~This post is sponsored by Florida Dairy Farmers in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own.~ I live in Florida and love to get my products from as close to home as I can.  I also expect a level […]

Apricot and Ginger Mustard Beef Lo Mein

Apricot and Ginger Mustard Beef Lo Mein Apricot and Ginger Mustard Beef Lo Mein is another recipe for Saucy Mama’s contest to be on #TeamSaucyMama for the World Food Championship. Last year I entered into the Blogger portion of the food competition and loved it. This year I am hoping to compete using Saucy Mama’s […]

Mediterranean Couscous with 4 Leaf Balsamic Fish

Mediterranean Couscous with 4 Leaf Balsamic Fish Mediterranean Couscous with 4 Leaf Balsamic Fish recipe was created for A Saucy Mama contest. Last fall I was in a Blogger Cooking Competition with World Food Championships. I was introduced to Saucy Mama and her products there. Now I have created 3 amazing recipes to enter in […]

#SundaySupper Italian Rice Balls

#SundaySupper Italian Rice Balls I had never had these before making them. I heard of them mentioned by Robert De Niro in the movie “Last Vegas”. I wanted to try them. So I searched the internet for a recipe and didn’t find one that I really liked to well. So I went ahead and created […]

#FallFamilyMeals Sausage Crescent Cheese Balls

#FallFamilyMeals Sausage Crescent Cheese Balls Fall family meals are a favorite of mine. I love the cozy foods that come with this time of year. The problem is a lot of cozy food take a lot of time to make. This year I am really busy as I am hosting the BIG family Christmas at […]

Crockpot Beef Stew

Succulent Crockpot Beef Stew Crockpot recipes are so awesome. I love to get dinner started early. It is wonderful to have very little to do at dinner time. Only to ladle out some succulent crockpot beef stew! I believe that I enjoy the food more when I am not slaving over the heat right before […]

Apple Betty #Recipe

Apple Betty #Recipe Apple Betty is like a dutch apple pie without the crust. Its perfect for a crustless pie or those who cannot make a crust. My husband loved it warmed up for breakfast. My kids loved it for dessert with ice-cream on top. It is so fabulous either way. Don’t be fooled by […]

Taco Salad #Recipe

Taco Salad #Recipe Taco salad in our house is a go to meal when we are running late on making dinner. My taco salad recipe only takes a few minutes to make and its a filling tasty meal. Using Doritos tricks the kids into thinking they are just having junk instead of a salad. You […]

Cheeseburger Casserole #Recipe

Cheeseburger Casserole #Recipe I grew up eating hamburger helper and super easy meals. My mom worked 2nd shift and dad was left to cook for us. I remember quite a few burned meals and then he started to figure it out! As a young adult I quickly learned the difference between freshly made food from […]

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese #Recipe

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese #Recipe In my family I am teased for not being able to make boxed food. Mac n cheese is one of those that I cannot make. The powder kind either turns into a clumpy mess or its like soup! I gave up years ago and learned to make my own! This […]

Caramel Apple Dumplings #Recipe

Caramel Apple Dumplings #Recipe I had never had an apple dumpling before creating this recipe. I had heard about them but wasn’t quite sure what they were. I scoured the internet to find out an apple dumpling is just a cored apple filled with yumminess and wrapped in pie crust, baked to golden and served. […]