Homemade Citrus & Powdered Sugar Coated Mini Janes ((Donuts))

Kade has been asking for me to make donuts for breakfast for a while. So, with our current snowed in status and no more good excuses, I decided this would be the prefect time to satisfy his cravings. Typically, I “make” donuts by quartering canned Continue reading

Homemade Oven-Roasted Restaurant Style Salsa ((This is as GOOD as it gets!))

This could totally be one of “those” recipes. You know, one of the recipes that is kept secret — locked up and never shared in it’s entirety?? Good for you – I am bad at keeping a good thing secret! In addition to being the most perfect salsa tasting salsa, it is just so very easy to make. You must try this at home! Continue reading

Extraordinary Green on Green Salad

Okay, I hear you:

“Green salad…EXTRAORDINARY??? Really??”

Yes! I mean it — it is really extraordinary! Continue reading

Homemade Green Enchilada Sauce & Cream Chicken Enchilada Casserole ((It’s a “Two-fer”))

Oh boy! After a week of meals come Friday night, I am ready to call the pizza delivery man! But I forced myself to pull out one more meal. ((Who am I kidding, there is a meal coming for Saturday too!)) I sure am glad I persevered! This one was a total winner. The entire herd larped it up — there was even an elbow jab or two for the last crispy bits.

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How Best to Clean Silver-Plated Flatware ((is this a “Tip of the Week”?!))

Ever since Shep’s appendix rupture, I have seemed to be out of Tip’s of the Week. I don’t know why the two are related, but that is just how it is. I am not planning on bringing back regular installments of “Tip of the Week” — however, this tip is just too good not to share! Continue reading

Speedy Chili-Mac aka Mexican Goulash ((just like Grandma’s))

One of my favorite ways to stretch our grocery budget is to make my own beans. Not canned, not frozen – but dried beans. If you have been following me over the last year, you know all about my love for dried beans! I also love bulk cooking meat & making my own seasoning blends. This recipe combines so much of my cooking point of view — which makes me super excited to share this recipe with you!  Continue reading

My Kitchen Floor

Well, folks — all is right in my little world again. After months of wrestling with some flooring issues in my kitchen, the project has come to an end. And it feels good!  Continue reading

Bacon & Brown Sugar Coated Oven Roasted Chicken Legs – How to feed the fam tasty food on the cheap!

Yes!! This meal was everything this momma looks for when feeding the herd:

  • Tasty
  • Cheap
  • Easy
  • Pleasing to all

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