Grape Jelly Recipe


One thing that is constantly in my refrigerator and pantry are the makings of a peanut butter and grape jelly sandwich. When nothing else in the world sounds good, I can depend on a good ol’ PB&J to hit the spot and make the world seem right again. Maybe that comes from years of them Read More

Pin It

Balsamic Roast Beef French Dip Sandwich Recipe

Balsamic-Roast-Beef-French Dip-DSC_0885

Remember the balsamic roast beef we made the other day? I’ve gotten so many emails and messages from folks that have made it already and absolutely loved it. So, I thought I’d share with you another way besides the balsamic glazed beef stuffed mushrooms to enjoy the leftovers – or you could do like I Read More

Pin It

Black Bean and Steak Soup Recipe


Black Bean and Steak Soup is one of my favorite soup recipes. It’s so hearty and filling and just down right delicious. One of the best things about my black bean and steak soup recipe is that it can be ready in about 30 minutes once the steak has marinated, making it perfect for a Read More

Pin It

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip Recipe

peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough dip from

    I have a little treat for you today.  As if the other day’s candy bar dip wasn’t enough! It’s another cookie dough dip that I think you are going to absolutely love. This time, I came up with a Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip. If you like peanut butter cups, then Read More

Pin It

Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins Recipe

Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins from

Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins. It takes longer to type the name than to eat one. Promise.     I grew up with cornbread or biscuits on the table for supper just about every single night. That is probably where my addiction to bread originated, if the truth be known.  I always loved to watch Mama Read More

Pin It

Balsamic Glazed Beef Stuffed Mushrooms


Remember yesterday’s Balsamic Roast Beef Recipe? I just can’t say enough about that roast beef recipe, but let me tell you, when you make it you are really, really going to be hard-pressed to have any leftovers. So, you may want to plan on making one just for these Balsamic Glazed Beef Stuffed Mushrooms. Or Read More

Pin It

Balsamic Roast Beef Recipe

Balsamic Roast Beef |

Okay, this. This needs to be on your menu immediately. No kidding. By now, you’ve probably noticed that I really love my slow cooker. I also really, really love roast beef recipes. And when you marry the two you get the easiest slow cooker roast beef recipes you could ever imagine. I fall in love Read More

Pin It

Bleu Cheese Dip Recipe


This goes with everything. Well, almost everything, but you know what I mean.   It seems like whenever I’m preparing appetizers, I am always mixing up a few dips as well. Especially if there is a meaty appetizer in the bunch, then you better believe this Bleu Cheese Dip is part of the plan! Pin Read More

Pin It

Buffalo Chicken Potstickers Recipe


I’m bringing another delicious recipe your way that works as an appetizer or even as a light lunch. Either way, you are going to absolutely love these Buffalo Chicken Potstickers. I mean, gah! How could you possibly not!   The idea of these babies came to me the other afternoon as I was driving from Read More

Pin It

Candy Bar Dip Recipe

Candy Bar Dip from

Goodness gracious, is this stuff good.   My whole addiction with taking sweet dips to functions started with my Cookie Dough Dip that everyone just loves.  But you know, after you take that same dip to so many functions, you feel like you aren’t bringing your “A” game anymore. You need to up the ante Read More

Pin It

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites Recipe

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites from

  Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites are just plain addictive. And delicious. And down right easy as can be to make. Little Buddy and I had fun in the kitchen yesterday afternoon whipping up a batch of these to give as a little something sweet to some friends when we visited them. Within just a few Read More

Pin It

BBQ Chicken Bites Recipe

BBQ Chicken Bites from #recipe

I could seriously have chicken every single day and be a happy girl. It is just one of those ingredients that can be used a zillion and one delicious ways and I never get tired of it. Like with these BBQ Chicken Bites I whipped up the other day.     I had a serious Read More

Pin It

My Favorite Things :: Cast Iron Skillet Giveaway

cast iron skillets

I thought it would be fun to start sharing a few of my favorite things and occasionally also have a giveaway to go along with them. Does that sound like fun to you guys?     So, let’s start this thing off the right way with cast iron skillets. Cast iron skillets are heirlooms in Read More

Pin It

Frito Chili Pie Recipe

Frito Chili Pie Recipe from

Okay, I hope you saved some of that black bean chili from the yesterday.     Because here is what we are going to do with it. We’re making this Frito Chili Pie. Frito Chili Pie is one of those classic recipes that can be thrown together in minutes, if you have all of the Read More

Pin It

Weeknight Black Bean Chili Recipe

Black Bean Chili Recipe from

Chili. It’s what’s for supper.     This Black Bean Chili is perfect for a weeknight supper. Hearty and it doesn’t have to simmer all dad gum day before it tastes good either. I don’t know about you, but that’s my kind of meal. Don’t get me wrong, I love slow cook chili that simmers Read More

Pin It

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies from

What is it about Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies that just makes the day better? It could be the music. Let me explain. Whenever Little Buddy and I are busy cooking together in the kitchen we’re usually talking about the latest airsoft equipment he’d like or something funny somebody said at Scouts or what he thinks about Read More

Pin It

Roast Chicken Pasta with Sundried Tomatoes Recipe

Roast Chicken Sundried Tomato Pasta from

My sister came over for lunch the other day and I couldn’t wait for her to taste this Roast Chicken Pasta with Sundried Tomatoes I made.   The morning had been just a wee bit blustery and the temperatures had dipped low enough for us both to have pulled out long sleeves and our Uggs, Read More

Pin It

Roast Chicken Recipe

Roast Chicken from

  Roast chicken is one of the easiest meals to prepare during the week as well as on the weekend. For years after I was first married, I was majorly intimidated by the thought of having to roast chicken for supper, but over the years realized that a beautiful roast chicken just looks harder to Read More

Pin It

Waffle Recipe :: Apple Cider Waffles

Waffle Recipe Apple Cider Waffles from

I  love to play around with my waffle recipe as the seasons begin to change. It is one of the perfect dishes to incorporate new tastes and flavors. One thing that immediately comes to mind beginning in September through early spring is apple cider. We go through more apple cider during those months than we Read More

Pin It

Chocolate Haystacks Recipe

Chocolate Haystacks Recipe from

  Growing up, we always had butterscotch haystacks throughout the fall. They’d first appear at my Grandmother’s when we’d show up at her house as our first stop on our trick-or-treating trek Halloween and then Mama would make them through Thanksgiving before we switched to chocolate desserts and treats for Christmas. The other afternoon, Little Read More

Pin It