Italian Cream Cake

Ingredients: 6 egg whites beaten to stiff peaks2 cups sweetened shredded coconut, divided1 teaspoon vanilla1 cup milk1 cup chopped pecans2 cups self-rising flour6 egg yolks2 cups granulated sugar1/2 cup vegetable…

Shrimp and Garlic Pasta

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley1/8 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 cup Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from a 32 oz. carton)1/2 cup dry white wine1/4 cup red chili flakes3…

Delicious Beef Stew

My crockpot gets a lot of use, especially when it's cold outside. How can you not like something that requires you to dump a bunch of ingredients into a pot…

Homemade Cornbread

Homemade Cornbread is the perfect accompaniment to a soup, stew, or beans. One of my favorite brands to pick up and use is Jiffy Cornbread, but homemade is easy to…

Fried cabbage with bacon and onion recipe

This bacon and onion fried cabbage recipe is salty, sweet, buttery, hearty, and delicious! This is hands down my favorite cabbage and bacon recipe, super simple, easy, and delicious in…

Lasagna Recipe

My mom always made the best lasagna growing up, and it was and still is my favorite comfort food for me. This is the same recipe my mom always used,…

Tarragon Deviled Eggs

When the weather is hot enough to bake cookies on the dashboard of a car, it might be too scorchy to turn on the oven. I don’t get excited about…

Chocolate banana cookies

This is especially true when having a colleague such as Tanya, a woman who loves to cook and always has some interesting recipe in mind that she gladly will share…

Cold cauliflower salad recipe

Salads are very easy and quick to make, so they are always an excellent resource when we do not have enough time to cook more elaborate dishes. Likewise, they allow…

CABBAGE ROLLS STUFFED WITH MUSHROOMS

I love these cabbage rolls. The truth is that they take some time to prepare, but the result is so delicious that it is worth the investment. I usually make…

French toast: the first cousins of the French toast

French toast or French toast torrejas? The differences between them are minimal. Both are equally tasty, and in essence, the way they are prepared differs very little from each other.…

This meatball casserole is the perfect weekend dish

If you're looking for something delicious for the weekend, this meatball casserole is the perfect solution. We love meat and cheese, and if we can eat them together, even better.…

Apple pie with walnuts and cinnamon

Celebrate the New Year with this spectacular apple pie with walnuts and cinnamon. A straightforward recipe to prepare and dairy and egg-free! This spectacular tart encompasses all the flavors and…

Old Fashioned Custard Pie

We lived in the tiny apartment our first year of college along with a toddler and a half.  We’d moved from out-of-town and had no idea where to live so…

How to make the best easy bread pudding

Today I show you how to prepare a delicious and easy bread pudding. It is a delicious and very creamy dessert that also looks beautiful on the table, you can…

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

No reason why a crazy chocolate muffin shouldn’t be the main event for brunch. After all, it’s got all the elements of a fine breakfast. There’s banana, yogurt, orange juice,…

Buttermilk Biscuits

I used to love spending the weekend at my grandmothers because I always knew I would be woken up by the smell of her buttermilk biscuits. This is really the…

Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Recipe

The Chew is having a contest to “find the next Weight Watchers chef”. Last week on the show, two contestants for the Weight Watchers contest made breakfast recipes and my…

HEALTHY FRIED RICE

In many Asian countries fried rice is the number one kids’ favourite food. When bought from a food court or a restaurant, it might have quite a bit of oil…

APPLE FRITTERS

I’m honestly not sure what the regional distribution is for Shopper’s Food Warehouse…but this was my mom’s go-to grocery store (and still is).  And the only reason I even remember…

SWEET POTATO PANCAKES

Man, I just love pancakes. I really do. There’s just something about them… As a kid, french toast was always my favorite, then pancakes, and then waffles were dead last. I’ve…

Creamy Coconut Cake

I have a bit of a stomach ache. It started last Thursday, which was Haley’s birthday. My little girl was very particular about what she wanted to bring to school:…

Chicken Salad on Croissants

I not sure about you but I am positive I have eaten enough Ham to last me until next Easter:) That’s why I have decided to share my recipe for…

Meatball Subs in the Slow Cooker

This recipe is the first in a series I am calling Recipes From A Hotel Kitchen. If you’re new here (big ole Welcome!) I’m currently spending about 50 days in…

Peach Cobbler Crisp

I have been making peach cobbler this year in search of the perfect combination of cobbler and peaches. I came across this recipe on Betty Crocker and knew I had…

Italian Chicken Casserole

I found this hearty, delicious Italian Chicken Casserole . I love a good casserole, don’t you? Throw a bunch of ingredients together and bake. What could be easier? This casserole…

Best Pasta Salad Ever

This is by far becoming my favorite time of month It’s Mystery Dish Day!! This month was particularly fun because I got to make one of my most favorite summer…

Easy Blue Cheese Mac and Cheese Recipe

The other night, John and I were planning to have steak, mashed potatoes and a veggie for dinner, until I spoke with my sister, Angela.  She was having company over…

Apple Crumble Muffins with Whipped Maple Butter

With autumn finally here and my apple tree in my garden producing soo many apples I’m literally drowning in a sea of them. We have to go out to the…

Carrot and Pineapple Cake

Things have been busy the last few days here, we have and are trying to jump through all the right hoops to ensure that everything is in place for the…

Chili Cheese CornBread

Our girls were small and our home was a little house on the prairie when I finally learned to make cornbread.  Fortunately the little house had electricity (most of the…

SIMPLE CROCK POT MEATLOAF

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf ofMom Central Consulting for the Beef Checkoff for Cats. I received products to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank…

Homemade Caramel Corn

I think that the only time I really ate caramel corn (prior to this) was from those jumbo popcorn tins that people give as Christmas gifts.  You know, with the…

LUSCIOUS FRUIT SALAD

Once you’re known as a food blogger (among friends and family at least) you can never again show up at a potluck or barbeque with a non-dish. A non-dish includes…

German Chocolate Fudge Cake, Gluten Free

The cake has a deeper chocolate flavor if you bake it ahead of time and once cool, wrap in plastic and refrigerate. I’ve waited as long as four days and…

Chocolate Framboise Layer Cake

This gluten-free chocolate cake is dressed up in Framboise flavored whipped cream and topped with  fresh raspberries – and brought to you by great and easy desserts. Incredibly versatile, you could…

PEPPER STEAK

This meat was surprisingly flavorful and moist. I had some extra steak and really wanted to try it in the crockpot for a new and unique recipe. This dish is…

Impossibly Easy Cheeseburger Pie

Ingredients 3 large eggs1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef1 teaspoon minced garlic1 cup milk1/2 cup Bisquick mix1 cup shredded cheddar cheese1/4 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 cup chopped white onion Instructions…

Pie Party Gluten Free Lemon Meringue Pie

The very first lemon meringue pie that our oldest daughter ate was prepared by her lemon-loving grandmother.  In their house, if something wasn’t made with mayonnaise, it was at least…

AMISH WHITE BREAD

Over the years I have made this recipe for simple white bread many times and it has never let me down. Growing up in Tennessee with an Amish village not…

Fried Mashed Potato Balls

I love potatoes, I mean, I really do… They are my favorite food, I was a vegetarian for roughly three years, and I basically just ate potatoes. My dad used…

ROSEMARY LEMON GARLIC ROASTED CHICKEN

Roasted chickens are a God send. Can I get an amen? They make for a simple, nutritious and delicious meal with pretty much no cooking supervision and little preparation required.…

Chocolate Chip Banana Oat Muffins

Even if you forget to put sugar in these muffins, people will eat them (I may have done that once). Though that may tempt you, don’t skip the sugar –…

HOMEMADE CHICAGO STYLE DEEP DISH PIZZA

Ingredients: ½ cup tomato sauce2 teaspoons white sugar3 cloves garlic, sliced1 teaspoon dried oregano2 tablespoons olive oil1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)⅛ cup chopped green bell pepper1…

CREAMY TART LEMON BARS

These simple lemon bars are slightly sweet and tart. Full of lemon flavor and sure to win your heart. We all probably have a recipe for lemon bars, or two…

Macaroni and Cheese: The Goat Edition

Who doesn’t love a bowl of warm from the oven macaroni and cheese? If you raised your hand, read on. If you prefer chocolate, stay tuned.  The original recipe we…

Chicken Pot Pie

As usual, I had chicken in the fridge and didn't know what I would do with it. For once, I wanted something that would make leftovers. So chicken pot pie…

German Meatloaf

You can eat it with any side or cold the next day on a slice of toast. I’ve got my Meatloaf recipe from my grandpa (like probably many of you…

Kielbasa Apple Caraway Sauerkraut Skillet

When my kids were growing up they loved this meal. These flavors just go together. Something you might not know about me is I LOVE SAUERKRAUT!!! When I was in grade…

Honey Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Sooooo, I have a confession to make. I’ve never cooked with brussels sprouts until this week. Crazy, I know. There has just always been something about them that not only…
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