Spaghetti Casserole

I have made this recipe since the early 1990’s. Don’t be fooled, it is not just baked spaghetti. If you really want a twist from regular spaghetti give this a try. I don’t make mine like other typical Spaghetti Casserole recipes.     Ingredients   Break the uncooked spaghetti into thirds and boil according to the package directions cooking until […]

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Simple Twice Baked Potatoes

These are unbelievably easy & delicious! We put the leftovers in the refrigerator and microwaved them them for 2 minutes the next day and they tasted as good as when they came out of the oven. I can’t believe I haven’t made this recipe sooner! I cut this recipe from a magazine years ago and just now decided to make […]

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Cheesy Rice & Ham With Peas

This is a hearty meal of cheesy rice, cheesy ham, cheesy peas and not just one kind of cheese but two! This was simple and fun to put together and even better to eat. Adapted from: http://www.piattoranocchio.com   Ingredients   Spray a 4 quart casserole dish with cooking oil.   Add 1/3rd of the cooked rice.   Add 1/3rd of the peas. […]

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Oven Baked Ranch Potatoes

Are you a lover of Ranch dressing? If you are then you will love these Oven Baked Ranch Potatoes. They are very easy to make and they taste delicious. They are cooked to a golden brown and they are soft inside. These potatoes will make a great side dish for any occasion. Source: Adapted from Maria’s Mixing Bowl   Ingredients […]

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Easy Chicken & Rice Burritos

What a great way to use up leftover Rice and leftover Chicken! Add your favorite salsa and cheese and you have a meal. I had bought a rotisserie chicken and saved one of the breasts. I save 1 cup of the Cilantro Lime Rice from yesterdays post. This is ready in no time and should make three delicious Burritos. This […]

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Puff Pastry Reuben Roll Up

Reubens are one of my favorite sandwiches. What a unique way to make them using Puff Pastry, another favorite of mine. Everything is in there….corned beef, sauerkraut, Baby Swiss Cheese and Thousand Island Dressing all rolled up inside a delicious Puff Pastry. Can it get any better? Adapted from: Kelleychisholm.com   Ingredients   Rinse the sauerkraut really good with cold water. […]

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Easy Cucumber Appetizer

  Cucumbers with a delicious creamy filling and topped with tomato is what makes this the perfect appetizer. This is so simple to make but tastes like you spent a lot of time making them. Source: Adapted from http://www.valyastasteofhome.com   Ingredients   Peel the Cucumber and slice it into 1/2” pieces.   Using a small spoon scoop out most of […]

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Cheeseburger & Fries Casserole

Cheesy ground beef topped with fries that are smothered in even more cheese! It doesn’t get any more American than this! This one is kid and adult friendly and very easy to make. My four year old grandson asked to take the leftovers home! My husband and I loved it as well. Adapted from All Recipes.com   Ingredients – The […]

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Taco Pie

Wow this turned out fabulous! Tortilla’s with layered taco flavored ground beef, salsa, cheese, taco sauce and refried beans …….Yum! You can make this in an 8” or 10” cast iron pan but you can also use any oven safe dish that is about the size of the tortilla like a 4 quart casserole dish.   Ingredients   In a […]

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Italian Pasta Casserole

Cheesy buttered pasta layered with saucy ground beef then topped with more cheese! Who doesn’t love a delicious casserole? This recipe is great for the kids or the adults and my grandkids loved this one!   Ingredients   Spray a 4 quart casserole dish with cooking spray.   Add the ground beef to a large frying pan over medium heat.   […]

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Cheeseburger Pie

  If you love Cheeseburgers then try this delicious Cheeseburger Pie. I made mine in a cast iron pan but it is supposed to go into a 9” pie plate. I like using my cast iron pan because it goes from the burner to the oven which means less clean up! Source: Debi Schull   Ingredients   In a frying […]

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Crab Meat Frittata

This was absolutely delicious!!! Making eggs this way was the best tasting eggs I have ever had. You can make this with imitation Crab Meat or real Crab Meat. What a wonderful meal for breakfast, lunch or supper. This is low in calories but high in flavor. Source: Favorite Band Name Country Christmas   Ingredients   In a large oven […]

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Rotini Basil & Bacon Carbonara

One of my favorite pasta dishes is this Rotini Basil & Bacon Carbonara. I first had Carbonara at an authentic Italian restaurant and I just had to try to copy it! I used my own dehydrated garden basil with this dish but when summer comes I want to make it with our fresh basil. Either way, it is fabulous!   […]

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Tortilla Bites

Kid friendly Tortilla Bites are made with your favorite meat and cheese. They are wonderful to make up and store in the refrigerator for the kids and adults to snack on. Making them with a color contrast makes them very appealing. Great as an appetizer, snack or even a meal. Tortilla Bites are nice to serve for a party or […]

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Caprese Tomatoes

Tomato with Basil & Mozzarella Cheese is an amazing combination. My husband and I usually like food fixed the same way but this is one we like differently. He likes this just like the picture shows, not cooked. Me on the other hand, I prefer mine cooked in the oven where the tomato is warm and the cheese is melted. […]

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Three Cheese Sausage Lasagna Roll-Ups

Hot or mild Italian Sausage wrapped in provolone cheese, a lasagna noodle, then smothered in spaghetti sauce with mozzarella and parmesan cheese on top. That is what made this Three Cheese Sausage Lasagna Roll-Ups taste fantastic!   Ingredients – You will need a total of five sausage, cut into thirds to make 15 pieces.   Boil lasagna noodles according to […]

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