Caramelized Onions

Caramelization is the browning of the natural sugar in the onions which results in a sweet nutty flavor and brown color. I ate this entire bowl of onions as my supper. I do not like raw onions, however, when you caramelize them they taste completely different. They are delicious on just about anything you would normally put onions on or […]

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Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

Chicken soaked in a fabulous batter, rolled in Panko bread crumbs then air fried (or pan fried) to a crispy golden brown on the outside yet tender, juicy and full of flavor on the inside. These are not just for the kids anymore! In my next post I will share a delicious Bang Bang Chicken Sauce that goes great with […]

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Tomato Cream Sauce

I took a trip to Trader Joe’s which is almost an hour away. I like to stock up on food when I go there and freeze it. I bought these ravioli because I love lobster and they looked so pretty! I have never cooked lobster ravioli before so I wasn’t sure what kind of sauce to make. I decided on […]

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Mario Batali’s Weeds Recipe

Weeds is a stovetop meal made with hot and sweet sausage, curly pasta, wine (I used beef broth) and a delicious sauce. This has a wonderful taste, different than I usually make and a new favorite in our house. It was created by Mario Batali and posted by my blogger friend Bernadette at http://www.newclassicrecipe.com. I think it was the recipe […]

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Cheeseburger In Paradise Pie

Ground beef and onion seasoned then placed in a pie pan, covered in cheese with a baking mix that is poured on top and baked in the oven. Add the optional ketchup or mustard just like when you eat a cheeseburger. My almost 10 year old granddaughter made this for us last night for supper because it is so easy! […]

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Snow Ice Cream

What do you do with all that snow outside? Have your granddaughter make Ice Cream, of course, and you do not need an ice cream maker to do it. This is not just a fun activity to do with the kids but it tastes good too. We made ours with Half and Half but you can also make it with […]

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Cinnamon Flop Brunch Cake

A basic homemade cake with a cinnamon, brown sugar and butter topping then drizzled with icing. You can even add chopped walnuts or pecans for even more deliciousness. This one will disappear so fast! Adapted from: kittencalrecipezazz Grease a 9” x 13” baking pan with cooking oil. In a large bowl add the flour, granulated sugar, milk, vanilla, baking powder, […]

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Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie made in my 10” Cast Iron Pan is always a favorite with my husband. This can be made in any pan and finished off in an oven safe dish if you don’t have cast iron pans. The flavor of all these delicious ingredients come together once you bake it in the oven making this a great one pan meal. […]

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Banana Split Cake

Creamy and full of fruit, this Banana Split Cake is made similar to a Banana Split made with ice cream. A delicious graham cracker crust topped with cream cheese, banana, pineapple, strawberries and Cool Whip (or whipped cream). Garnished with peanuts, maraschino cherries and chocolate syrup to make this dessert taste as delicious as it looks. To see the step […]

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Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

Chicken, wild rice, carrots and celery all in a creamy broth that is so hearty you can make this a meal. If you love wild rice like we do, go ahead and give this one a try! I just updated my original recipe which made this taste even better! To see the step by step directions with pictures and a […]

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