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…

Fajita Quesadilla

This is a simple spin on the traditional fajitas. I had the ingredients in my refrigerator for a while to make fajitas but every night when it came to making dinner they just didn’t sound very exciting so I kept making other things instead. I realized one night however that my peppers were starting to…

Fajita/Taco Seasoning

This is a good seasoning for tacos or fajitas, feel free to adjust the cayenne depending on how spicy you want it 1 tbsp. chili powder 1½ tsp. garlic salt (if you have Lawry’s I would recommend that brand) 1 tsp. oregano 1 tsp. onion powder 1 tsp. cayenne (if you don’t like really spicy…

Cooking Tortillas

So before I have told you to always cook your tortillas on the stove instead of just warming them up in the microwave and realized you may have no idea what I am talking about. It’s quick and simple, you will just probably burn your fingers at least once….yes you can use tongs to turn…

Smoked Sausage and Rice Skillet

As you have probably already discovered, we eat a lot of rice in my family so, therefore, we always seem to have leftover rice. I hate wasting food so this recipe is one I came up with to fix the waste problem. Ingredients One package of smoked sausage 1 can of chicken broth 1 ½ cups…

Apricot BBQ Sauce

This is not originally my recipe, I, of course, have changed it a little. This is a great sweet sauce, I use it to make BBQ chicken pizza and it is also a great sauce for BBQ burgers. Ingredients 2 tbsp. butter olive oil 1 small onion finely diced 2 cloves garlic 1 tsp. black…

Buffalo Chicken Tacos

  This one is a rather tasty treat! It’s also pretty simple… Ingredients 1 egg 2 cups water 2 large chicken breasts black pepper 1 tbsp. onion powder 2 cups flour oil for frying your favorite buffalo sauce (I recommend Frank’s) tortillas lettuce cheddar cheese ranch dressing bacon Cut up as much bacon as you…

Lemon Chicken

  This is a one-pan meal, well other than cooking your rice. This dish started with my mother in law, she makes a version of this that we have all really loved so after some trial and error I came up with my own spin on it. I always serve this over white rice but…