Porcupine Meatballs


Last Updated on October 23, 2023 In my house, meatballs are a regular dinner staple. My husband and kids can never resist those tasty bites of saucy, meaty deliciousness! But after one too many nights of the same old meatballs and marinara, it was time to change things up. I decided to try my hand … Read more

Easy Creamy Corn


Last Updated on March 12, 2023 I wanted a quick corn side dish to go with our dinner tonight. We all love our usual skillet corn, but I wanted something with a bit more substance. So I started with the same basic dish and just bulked it up a bit. I turned out so great … Read more

Butterscotch No-Bake Cookies

Last Updated on February 20, 2024 Exam week in college was always brutal. I’d be up late studying most nights, fueled by coffee and junk food from the dining hall. My brain would be fried, but I still had to push through big tests and papers. During those stressful weeks, the one thing that kept … Read more

East Meets West Burgers


Last Updated on February 19, 2023 I was so excited to make the East Meets West Burgers for the What’s For Dinner Wednesdays hosted by the National Cattleman’s Beef Association. Burgers are not something I make a lot, although my husband loves them! I’ve never really believed that I could make really good, restaurant-style burgers … Read more

Skillet Smoked Sausage & Garbanzo Beans


Last Updated on March 13, 2023 I love garbanzo beans. Honestly, I think I could eat them every day. In fact, my favorite way to eat salad is a small bit of lettuce, a huge scoop of garbanzo beans and some dressing. YUM! So, I love cooking with them too. There are so many skillet … Read more

Peach Oatmeal Muffins


Last Updated on March 13, 2023 We’ve had to do some adjusting with breakfast time around our house since school started. This is the first time ever that we’ve needed to worry about having a quick breakfast that allows Isabelle to get out the door quickly. I’ll admit something I’ve never wanted to admit – … Read more

Homemade Egg Noodles


Last Updated on March 19, 2023 Picture this: a chilly evening, your favorite comfort food simmering on the stove, and the warm aroma of homemade egg noodles filling your kitchen. This cozy scene isn’t just a figment of your imagination – it can be a reality, and I’m here to guide you through it. You’re … Read more

Creamy Caesar Chicken Pasta Bake


Last Updated on March 13, 2023 Another night and yet another meal thrown together on a whim because I thought the ingredients would go good together. Meals like that are such a favorite around our house. This turned out every bit as good as I thought it would. It was creamy and rich, but not … Read more

Double Chip Cookies


Last Updated on March 13, 2023 This Tuesday, we sent our daughter off to school for the first time. She entered fourth grade at our local school. Before that, she had been homeschooled for 5 years. It was an exciting adjustment for all of us. But it was important to me to provide her with … Read more

Barbecue Chicken Pizza

Last Updated on March 28, 2023 I don’t make pizza nearly as often as I’d like. We all love pizza, but my husband tends to be a bit of a pizza snob. His pizza tastes are very particular and usually only met by one of a handful of local pizza places. He enjoys pizza when … Read more