A quick recipe to share… because I LOVE me some good salsa! This recipe is simple, quick… and I can eat half of it in one setting if I’m hungry enough. Oh… but I totally don’t have time to make this a ‘printable’ recipe so… sorry. Corn Bean Salsa 1 Can Whole Kernel Corn, drained… Continue reading Corn Bean Salsa
I’m sure our household is not the only one out there with picky eaters… so I thought I’d share my new, kid approved, Mac ‘n Cheese recipe. First though, let me tell you- my oldest is P-I-C-K-Y. As in super duper picky. As in, this child only likes certain macaroni and cheese recipes… mostly the the… Continue reading Easy Peasy Mac ‘n Cheesy!
It’s Graduation time for a few of my friends, so this weekend has found me feeding a crowd! While feeding a decent sized crowd (between 75-100 people) isn’t exactly new to me, each time I do it… I learn something new- and try to learn from any mistakes I made. First, I enjoy serving people-… Continue reading Feeding a Crowd!
While visiting a friend a few years ago, she made these mushrooms. At the time… I HATED mushrooms! But… my mom always taught me to eat what was set before me, so eat I did. And I was shocked to find that I LOVED these mushrooms! To be fair, since then I have come to… Continue reading Italian Mushrooms!
See that? That’s my Guacamole I just made! And it was good. Not great, but good… I’m working on making some that I can say is great though! In the mean time, here’s the recipe: 3 Avocado’s, mashed up 1 Lime, juice only 1/4 C Onion, diced 1 Tbls Cilantro, chopped 1/4 C Sun-Dried… Continue reading Guacamole!
Happy Friday… uh, almost Saturday to you! Today I decided to cook off one of our many pumpkins… and remembered that I’ve spoken with a few people who didn’t know how to do this. So… I thought I’d give a quick tutorial! First, get a pumpkin (Imagine That!) and Preheat your oven to 400 degrees: … Continue reading Pumpkin Puree!
It’s getting colder, and I was in the mood for… Beef Stew! Here’s my recent recipe! 2 Tbls Olive Oil 1 pound cubed beef (I had a really cheap steak cut that I picked up while it was marked down, then cubed it) 2 Tbls Cornstarch 1 Lb Frozen Mixed Vegetables 1 Stalk Celery, sliced… Continue reading Crockpot Beef Stew
We had a busy weekend, which included feeding a crowd of 60 people! The menu was simple, and we had lots of leftover artisan bread… though I tried to send most of the bread home with people, I ended up with some. I was trying to think of what I should do with this bread,… Continue reading Pizza Dip!
I had a brainstorm tonight, that ended up being wonderful! Here it is: Almond Joy No-Bake Cookies Ingredients: Step 1.: 2 Cups Sugar 1/2 Cup Coconut Milk 4 Tbls Cocoa 1/2 Cup Butter Step 2: 1/4 Cup Butter 1 tsp Vanilla Extract Step 3: 1/4 Cup Chopped Almonds 1/4 Cup Sweetened Coconut… Continue reading Almond Joy No-bakes!