Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta

What makes this recipe great is there are just a handful of ingredients so as long as you have cream in your refrigerator more than likely you have the other ingredients. Ingredients 1 box of penne (or whatever type of pasta tickles your fancy) 2-4 pieces of bacon 1 large chicken breast ¼ cup butter…

Chicken or Beef Enchiladas

I have been making enchiladas recently because my husband tried some my dad made and now has become obsessed. I have done beef and chicken so I will tell you how to make either of them. This is a super easy and really cheap meal to make. Ingredients: Tortillas (around 10) 1 lb ground beef…

South West Egg Rolls

I am a big fan of traditional cabbage egg rolls, then my sister in law introduced me to the world of southwest egg rolls and my brain exploded! Hers are soooo good I had to try it for myself, the only difference between hers and mine are I add chicken and I’m sure the spices…

Beef Stir Fry

Another simple dinner idea if you are struggling to come up with something!! You can use whatever kind of veggies you like or whatever you have. In this one, I used onions, carrots, and broccoli. Ingredients Lean beef Veggies (whatever you fancy) ¼ cup soy sauce 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp honey ½ tbsp….

Beef and Noodles

Since I buy a half a cow every year I always have a freezer full of beef. Until I started doing that I hardly ever cooked with beef because it’s so much more expensive than chicken and pork. Nowadays its nothing for me to make porterhouse steaks just because I don’t have a whole lot…

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…

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…

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…