Macaroni Grill Copycat Penne Rustica

Penne pasta, shrimp and chicken all tossed with a creamy cheese sauce then baked in the oven for an amazing meal. This is great as a family meal or for guests. Prep time is about 25 minutes and cooking time is an additional 10 – 15 minutes. Source: Adapted from Six Sisters’ Stuff Copycat Cooking   Ingredients   In a […]

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Broccoli Salad

Broccoli, cheese and bacon tossed with a homemade sweet & sour dressing are the basic ingredients for this amazing Broccoli Salad. You can add sunflower seeds, raisins, grapes, nuts etc., the possibilities are endless.   Ingredients   In a large bowl add the broccoli, bacon, cheese and any other fruits or nuts you want to add.   In a small bowl add […]

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Air Fryer Garlic Baked Potatoes

Crisp skin seasoned with olive oil, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper then baked in the Air Fryer. Topped off with butter, sour cream, bacon and green onions made this the best baked potato I have ever made.   Ingredients   Scrub the potatoes and pat dry. Using a fork, poke holes all over each potato.   Drizzle olive oil over […]

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Birds Nest Breakfast Cups

Hash browns and cheese pressed into a muffin tin, filled with an egg, topped with bacon, sausage or cheese then baked in the oven for a delicious and simple breakfast! These may not look like a picture from a magazine but my gosh were they easy and we loved the way they tasted. I even ate them as leftovers the […]

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Wartime Iowa Pea Salad

This is a perfect salad for Thanksgiving! Iowa Pea Salad was a favorite during the wartime when food was being rationed. It is an inexpensive yet delicious way to use pasta, bacon, green onions, cheese and peas. Any type of sweet baby peas can be used in this recipe (canned, fresh or thawed frozen) but chances are, during the war, […]

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Broccoli Apple Bacon Salad

What a delicious combination with broccoli, onion, apples, cranberries, sunflower seeds and did I mention there is an entire 1/2 pound of bacon!!! All that goodness tossed with a homemade sweet and sour dressing made this a wonderful salad. This was another recipe from a class that I attended.   Ingredients   In a large bowl add the broccoli.   […]

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