Easiest-Ever Choucroute

Easiest-ever Choucroute

What in the world is Choucroute?  According to Merriam-Webster.com it is a French, modification of German Sauerkraut – it is sauerkraut cooked and served with meat. Our family likes both – Score!  I came across this recipe trying to find something to make out of the pork chops I had bought in bulk (package of 10).[Read more]

We all Scream for Ice Cream

Ice Cream Sandwich - Chocolate Mint Chocolate chip

Dessert has always been a staple in my life.  Growing up we always had dessert for dinner and supper.  Yes I said dinner for the 12:00 noon meal – a whole other topic that I will not discuss today.  Typically we had cake, pie and/or ice cream after the meal.[Read more]

Menu Monday: Quick and Easy

Menu: Pork Tenderloin and Orange Broccoli

Have you ever had the kind of day that when you get home, you have no motivation to do anything? I have those several times a week! I can barely get myself to cook. I have learned that meal planning does help somewhat in keeping me on track and feeding[Read more]

Recipe Review: Fettuccine alla Carbonara

Recipe Review: Fettuccine alla Carbonara

I have had this recipe on my menu planner for a couple of weeks now. Lately I have just been picking 3 dinner recipes per week with 2-3 days of leftovers and 1-2 super quick meals. I feel like just three cooked meals wouldn’t be that difficult to accomplish, but[Read more]

Coffee at My House

Cinnamon Crumble Coffee Cake

With all those coffee shops out there – you know what I’m talking about – does anyone out there ever invite friends over to their house anymore for coffee?  Well I just did and we had a great time chatting up a storm.  I’m thinking maybe I should do it[Read more]

Frozen Banana Bites

Frozen Banana Bites

Now that school is officially out for the summer, I hope to be able to concentrate more on our blogging endeavors. As of late, I have taken somewhat of a hiatus from the blog world. But alas, here I am again and with so much to share! I have been[Read more]

Taco Seasoning Mix

Taco Seasoning Mix

We love Mexican food! It finds it’s way onto our weekly menu at probably every week. I got tired of buying a packet of Taco Seasoning Mix every time I went to the grocery store. I wince when I think about buying those packets for between 50 cents and a[Read more]

Recipe: Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash

Although they taste too sweet to be healthy or have any nutritional value, sweet potatoes are actually a great addition to your diet. Beta Carotene: sweet potatoes are a great source of beta carotene which your body turns into Vitamin A and uses for night vision and bone development Fiber:[Read more]