Grahm Cracker Crust Pumpkin Pie

With it being Thanksgiving today I thought it was a good time to share my pumpkin pie recipe! I love pie in general but I really love pumpkin pie, but let me tell you there is such thing as a bad one…I have eaten them reluctantly but bad pie is better than no pie! Ingredients:…

How to Jazz up Instant Mashed Potatoes

So with Thanksgiving this week I figured this would be a good time to add this bit of advice. If you are having a large Thanksgiving, instant potatoes are such a time saver, not to mention space saver on your stove. It’s easy to make a big batch and just put them in a crock…

Crispy Beef

Fan favorite here!! This is one of my favorite things I make and it is also one of the most requested from friends and family. Oddly enough this was one of the first recipes I mastered of my Americanized Chinese food. Once I figured out the kinks on this one it made making other kinds…

Easy Biscuit Topped Chicken Pot Pie

As you know I do enjoy making things from scratch but sometimes there just isn’t time for all of that and in the case of this pot pie I found a really good and easy solution. Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts (medium sized) 1 can of cream of chicken soup (family sized…the big one) ½ to…

Teriyaki Chicken Wings

This is actually my mom’s recipe but I have adopted it over the years. It was my favorite as a kid and I feel it is my duty to pass it on! This is a very easy recipe to make but a hard one to master, there aren’t exact measurements because you have to eyeball…

Chicken and Black Bean Stuffed Tortillas

So up front, the tortilla pocket idea was not mine originally. I ran across the recipe and thought the idea was genius!! This stuffing I made for this recipe is just the first of many variations I will be doing. These things are super simple and a big crowd pleaser. I know I always struggle…

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza

So here is another recipe for you buffalo chicken fans out there! My husband’s favorite pizza from an unnamed pizza chain….is the buffalo chicken pizza. It gets expensive to order whenever the craving strikes and there was always something he would want more or less of so we decided to try it ourselves. Funny thing…

Roasted Garlic Potato Soup

Fall is upon us so you are about to get hit with a ton of stick to your ribs meals….just a fair warning. This is a simple soup recipe I came up with a few years ago, it doesn’t take much time and it tastes really good. Ingredients: 6-8 potatoes (depending on the size of…

Kitchen Thoughts Vol. 2

Is it me or does anyone else feel that after a trip to the grocery store…where you pushed around a heavy cart…then loaded the car…then unloaded the car….in the least amount trips possible obviously….with broken hands from carrying at least 10 bags…in each hand/arm…that you have then earned the right to the calories you are…

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken

For years my husband thought he hated pineapple until one day he tried fresh pineapple (thank you Katie!) then he realized suddenly that he loved it. Once this epiphany happened I started creating recipes to use it and this is one that came from that. Ingredients: 3 boneless chicken breasts 1 red bell pepper 1…