Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

This was a simple, fun and delicious way to use my cherry tomatoes, yellow pear tomatoes and fresh basil from our garden. We had these for an afternoon snack but you could also use them for a colorful appetizer. They are filled with a cream cheese, onion and basil filling that tasted great with the tomatoes. Wash the tomatoes and […]

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Summertime Pasta Salad

My husband surprised me with this delicious pasta salad. He added red tomato, yellow pear tomato and cucumber, all from our garden. He also added black olives, pepperoni and cheese with the pasta. Toss with a simple Italian dressing and you have a wonderful pasta salad for any occasion. This is a Pasta Salad I made a while back. You […]

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Sausage Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Baked potatoes scooped out and piled high with mashed potatoes that are mixed with sausage, onion and topped with cheese. Add a vegetable on the side and you have a complete meal. In a preheated 350º oven bake the potatoes on the rack for about 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until tender. While the potatoes bake add the oil, sausage […]

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Cheesy Shrimp Nachos

Tortilla chips, shrimp, tomatoes, black olives, shredded cheese, bacon and more. I made this fabulous loaded Cheesy Shrimp Nachos for our meal and we devoured it! In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the shrimp, salt and pepper to taste and cook for about 2 -4 minutes turning over halfway through until the shrimp turns an […]

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Spaghetti Cordon Bleu

Spaghetti Cordon Bleu is made with a sauce, two kinds of cheese, ham, chicken, bacon and seasonings then tossed in spaghetti. All of my meat was leftovers and from the freezer making this even easier. This is made completely on top of the stove and we absolutely loved it! Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions then drain. In […]

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Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

Tater Tots, sausage, onion, eggs and two kinds of cheese that is made a day ahead of time, refrigerated and baked in a 9” x 13” casserole dish for breakfast. Source: Ree Drummond Butter a 9” x 13” oven safe dish. Lay the tater tots into the casserole dish. In a large skillet over medium heat add the olive oil, […]

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Meatball Subs

What do you make when you have leftover meatballs? Meatball Subs of course and even if the meatballs aren’t leftover this makes for such an easy, quick, filling and delicious sandwich. Made with a toasted sub bun, any type of meatball, spaghetti sauce and melted cheese. Place cooked meatballs into a saucepan. You can use any type of meatball you […]

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Kids Making Subs

What an easy way to get the kids excited to make their own food. When they make their own subs with a variety of meat, vegetables, cheese, condiments and a sub bun they are sure to eat it all. I am glad I started doing this with the grandkids as they are learning the beginning stages of cooking by themselves. […]

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Caprese Orzo Salad

If you love Orzo Pasta and add mozzarella cheese, cherry tomatoes and basil to it with a delicious homemade balsamic vinaigrette it will leave you wanting more! Adapted from http://www.kyleecooks.com Rinse the cherry tomatoes and basil then pat dry. Cook the pasta according to the package directions, rinse with cold water and drain thoroughly. Pour the pasta into a large […]

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