Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries lightly coated with your favorite oil & tossed with seasonings then baked in the oven for a healthier way to serve fries to your family. My husband never liked sweet potatoes prepared any which way but he did these! Ingredients Peel the sweet potatoes. Slice the potatoes into 1/2” thick by about 3” long pieces and place […]

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Salsa

Garden fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic, green pepper, jalapeño pepper, cilantro or parsley, salt & pepper all chopped up to make a salsa that you can serve with tortilla chips. It is the end of our garden season so I thought I would whip up a batch of the salsa that I use to can about 50 pints of to last […]

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Nachos Supreme

Tortilla chips covered in two kinds of cheese, bacon, tomatoes, black olives, jalapeño pepper, green onion and topped with sour cream. We also topped ours with salsa. The possibilities are endless like shrimp, beef, guacamole or any kind of seafood. We made this a meal but it can be an excellent appetizer as well. Ingredients Place tortilla chips on a […]

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Pumpkin Bread

What a great bread for the holidays! Pumpkin is one of my favorite kinds of pies, cookies, bread or just about any dessert. This Pumpkin Bread recipe is as easy as it gets! It is a delicious and moist recipe that you mix with a spatula or whisk and you do not have to knead! To see the step by […]

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Chicken Thighs, Noodles & Gravy

Chicken thighs, carrots, onion and celery all cooked in a broth that turns into the most delicious gravy. Pour the gravy over cooked noodles or mashed potatoes for a delicious meal. Ingredients – Plus 1# cooked noodles or mashed potatoes. Melt the butter over medium heat. Sprinkle 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper over both sides of the thighs. […]

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Taco Stuffed Tomatoes

What do you make when you pick tomatoes from your garden as large as your fists? Taco Stuffed Tomatoes made with cooked taco seasoned ground beef and topped with cheese, bacon, green onions and sour cream or add your own favorite toppings. Ingredients In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef with the onion. Drain any excess […]

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Slow Cooker Turtle Stew

Last year we went to an International Food Market and I bought some Turtle Meat. I love to order Turtle Soup at our local restaurant and have eaten it for years. Turtle Meat is quite expensive at $20.00 a pound! When I bought it I didn’t know that it was Turtle Meat chunks because it was frozen. I assumed it […]

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Italian Sausage Meatballs, Penne Pasta & Broccoli

Penne pasta, Italian sausage shaped into little meatballs, cheese, garlic and broccoli all tossed with a deliciously seasoned sauce. I used hot Italian sausage but you can use mild Italian sausage or whatever is your favorite Italian sausage. Adapted from: backroadjournal.wordpress.com Ingredients Cook the penne pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1 cup of cooked pasta water for later. Drain […]

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