Recipe Box, Slow Cooker Triple Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

The other night HHjr was cooking steak bites {recipe below} I offered to do potatoes and a salad and got out my trusty slow cooker to help… These potatoes are not only an easy side dish for any night of the week, but are also perfect for solving the holiday challenge of getting all your … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Rainbow Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Cranberries and Pecans

This dish sounds fancy, and it is a company and holiday worthy side dish, but it is easy enough to make any night of the week, and it also can be eaten as a main dish meal! Trim and halve the Brussels sprouts, cut the sweet potato into cubes {peeled or unpeeled} and lay them … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Roasted Sweet Potato Spinach Salad with Maple Bacon

This can be a side dish or a meal~ sometimes I want a lighter dinner than the guys so I made chicken for them,  and I just had this salad… This salad is so appealing for this time of year, it’s warm, yet light, and full of autumn flavors… sweet potatoes, maple, and any time … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Chicken Casserole with Bacon & Tots

This recipe has been floating around the internet and when HHjr came across it, he knew it would be a great weeknight dinner Easy, kid friendly and do ahead means “winner winner chicken dinner” to both of us! Boneless chicken a bag of frozen tots, milk, cheese, cooked bacon and seasoning, that’s it! He used … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Meaty Marinara Bubble Up

. Whether your kids are starting back to school in person or virtually, it is important that we get back on regular schedules One of my grandsons is only attending school 2 days a week, but the other days he has to check in by 8:00 to begin his school day from home . . … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Ramen Noodle Salad

This month I’m playing with oldie but goodie retro recipes I did this a few years ago, {you can see the post here} and it was so popular I wanted to do it again Big E eats Ramen Noodle Soup almost everyday for lunch so there’s always plenty of those good ole ramen noodle packages … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Taco Lettuce Crunch Wrap

This is a lighter version of the popular Tex-Mex Crunch Wrap Supreme Instead of tortillas, the filling is wrapped in fresh crisp romaine lettuce, cutting some calories and making it a refreshing summer meal Tacos are super popular at my house  I think the common phrase, Taco Tuesday, was born because not only are tacos … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Couscous Salad with Spinach, Corn and Tomatoes

. HHjr whipped this salad up the other night and it was so good, I have to share it with you . . This is such a fast and easy side dish, and it’s full of nutrition too . . If you’re not familiar with couscous, it is sort of like a combination of rice … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Easy Cheesy Zucchini Bread

August 8 is National Sneak Zucchini on your Neighbor’s Porch Day, so if you love your neighbor, gift them with a loaf of this moist and cheesy zucchini bread instead! Or If you are the lucky neighbor recipient you can make this for yourself! It’s so moist and cheesy Tell picky eaters that the green … Continue reading

Recipe Box, BBQ Chicken & Ham Linguini

A make ahead casserole is my go to for busy days, one that can be prepped early in the day, or even the day before, and popped in the oven for an effortless dinner One of my favorites is Blue Ribbon Chicken Gratin so named because it’s worthy of a blue ribbon 🏅 Last week, … Continue reading