Comfort Food: Sweet & Spicy Cornbread Casserole

sweet spicy cornbread casserole

Winter is back in full force and I’ve been cooking dishes that need to spend a little time in the oven. Turning the oven on means our home gets a little bit warmer and baking a comforting meal is good for warming the family up from the inside out! This Cornbread & Hamburger casserole is […]

Butternut Squash Soup with Parmesan Toasts

Butternut squash soup recipe

Here’s a recipe I originally posted October 26th, 2011. I’ve been craving it and didn’t think it would hurt to re-share it with you all again :) The changing colors of autumn always make me want to savor all of the season’s bounty of apples, pumpkins, and most importantly – squash! I had a counter […]

Dad’s super easy Crock-pot Swiss Steak #Recipe

swiss-steak-dinner

My dad cooked a lot of good down home comfort foods when I was growing up. Swiss steak was always one of my favorites. Dad usually cooked the steak in a big old cast iron skillet, dumped some tomatoes on top and baked it in the oven until it fell apart. Paired with warm and […]

Whole Wheat Bread Pudding with French Vanilla Whip

whole wheat bread pudding

When we go to Hoss’s I always {always} have bread pudding for dessert. A heaping plateful of it with a spoonful each of  of hot raisin sauce, hot custard, and that whipped cream stuff. It is worth every calorie. Last time we were at Hoss’s they had changed the bread pudding… Ack! They had baked […]

My friend Carrie’s Quick Chicken Pot Pie

quick chicken pot pie recipe

A friend of mine started a private group on Facebook so that we all can swap recipes when we’re stumped about what to make for dinner, or just want to share something yummy. Great idea! One of the first recipes posted was by my friend, and group leader – Carrie, who posted a Quick Chicken […]

Country-Style Chicken & Veggie Bake

country baked chicken and veggies

This is a great recipe that I wrote down years ago. I think I found it in an old magazine but I can’t be sure! What I am sure about is the fact that it is delicious! The vegetables are creamy and full of flavor, the chicken stays moist and juicy. I’ve never tried it […]

Quick and Easy Savory Potato Soup recipe

potato soup recipe

It’s just about soup weather again! Well, in my mind anytime is soup weather, but not everyone agrees on that :) Soup is good for the soul and quick homemade potato soup is even better. Potato soup is one of my favorites! I especially love it with a hot from the oven roll. I didn’t […]

Quickie Peach Crisp with Crunchy Oatmeal Topping

crunchy oatmeal crisp topping

Sometimes when it’s rainy or I’m bored or it’s hot and I shouldn’t turn the oven on at all, I’ll crave fruit crisp. Apple, peach, pear, blueberry — Whatever, I just want the crispy stuff on top anyway. Tonight I made a surprisingly yummy and quick dinner, Hamburger Steaks with mushroom Gravy from my Desperation […]

Perfectly Delicious Biscuits

biscuits

I am a bread fiend, fanatic and lover. I wouldn’t survive without bread in some form! These biscuits are my absolute favorite. They always turn out perfectly and they are so easy to whip up for a fast bread fix :) Kentucky Biscuits adapted from an allrecipes.com recipe 2 cups all-purpose flour2 1/2 teaspoons baking […]

Frantic Frugal Swedish Meatballs for Dinner

meatballs recipe

As I was making out my monthly menu and grocery list this morning, I ran across this little recipe. I still have no idea where I found it but I do know that I must have been having a frantic what’s for dinner night. It’s scribbled on a small post it note and stuck to […]