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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Ham & Cheese Pasta

  I love Ham & Cheese so I thought why not put it in pasta! I made a cheesy parmesan sauce, added ham slices and mixed it with spaghetti for the perfect combination. I’m so glad I made a pound of spaghetti so I can have some delicious leftovers!   Ingredients   Boil the spaghetti according to the package directions. […]

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Homemade Sausage Patties

These Homemade Sausage Patties were so simple to make. My husband gets the credit for this one. He ground his own pork with my Kitchen Aid grinder attachment. If you want to make it easy, have the butcher at the grocery store grind it for you as they don’t usually charge to do so. Then just add the spices, form […]

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Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

Cheesy Hamburger Casserole topped with bacon and filled with pasta, potatoes and more…oh my! Hamburger Casserole has been around forever so I thought I would kick it up a little bit. This one has a huge combination of flavors that taste great together. It takes a little prep work but like any casserole, it is a complete meal in one […]

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Pork Fried Rice

I made pork chops the other day and I had plenty left over so I decided to make Pork Fried Rice to use them up. Of course you can use this same recipe and make chicken, ham or even shrimp fried rice. Whatever meat you want to add is fine. If you fix rice for a meal, make extra. Put […]

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Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Whether you like Scalloped Potatoes as a side dish or Scalloped Potatoes & Ham as a main meal, like we do, this recipe is comfort food at it’s best. Usually I make this early in the day and cook it in the slow cooker. Today I didn’t plan ahead so I cooked it in the oven instead. Either way I […]

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