For years my mother has made what she calls “goulash”—ground beef, green pepper, a can of diced tomatoes, and lots of elbow macaroni. I do believe this is what most Americans think of when they hear the word “goulash”. I believe this is actually a variation of American chop suey. And while this is a…
Mexican Cornbread Dressing
Looking for a dish to spice up your holidays? Try this savory Mexican cornbread dressing (or stuffing as some people call it). You won’t be disappointed! Note: you can stuff this in the turkey or make it on its own. Either way is delicious! Savory, easy, and uniquely delightful, this stuffing will be a hit…
Split Pea Soup
Ages ago, I had lunch at a restaurant that is no longer in business. I ordered the split pea soup as an appetizer, and it came with celery and carrots. “That’s interesting” I thought. I went home and tried to improve upon it, and ended up with peasant food at its very finest. Full of…
Easy Party Meatballs
Looking for an easy appetizer? Look no further. Need an easy way to feed a crowd? Throw these three ingredients into your slow cooker and relax.
Tina’s Chicken & Cheddar Cheese Chimichanga
What can I say? I was expecting a lot from these, and was extremely disappointed. Here’s a closer look at those ingedients: And here’s a closer look at the nutrition information:
Cowboy Hot Pot
Easy to make and easy on the budget. Here’s how to have a family-friendly meal on the table in an hour or less. Oh, and here’s the BBC Good Food recipe for yorkies. Looking for a quick dinner that's different? Try a delicious cowboy hot-pot, just perfect for cold weather!
Homemade Onion Soup Mix
Why bother with the little packets from the store when you can whip this together using things you probably already have in your pantry. Three (and possibly only two) ingredients and you are good to go! Easy, tasty, and great in other recipes.
Fresh Salsa (Salsa Fresca)
Who knew really good salsa was so easy? Just chop, stir, and enjoy. The key is to get perfectly ripe tomatoes.ja Fresh salsa is easy to make.
$4 Cheese Knife
Most people have too many knives, and they tend to spend too much money on them. But a good cheese knife is essential, and at $4, this knife is certainly not going to break the bank.
Caramelized Onions — Onion Flavor Bombs!
This really isn’t a recipe, per se: it’s more of an advanced ingredient prep. It takes a while, but most of the work is in cutting up the onions. As long as you keep the heat fairly low, the onions can spend most of their time on the stove doing their own thing. Something really…
Sausage Gravy and Biscuits
This is easy and fast—although it’s never fast enough when you are hungry! To make life easier on myself, I just used a can of biscuits from the store. But we’ll cover homemade biscuits at some point in the future. Comfort food at its finest. Have a question? Please feel free to leave a comment…
Instant Pot Pasta/Lasagna
We’re experimenting with a new plugin that makes it easy to print out just the recipe. I’m not sure if I like it, but we’ll see. Finally! An easy way to make one-pot pasta where you don't have to boil the pasta! This nutrition information is only approximate, because the nutrition calculator doesn’t take into…
Aldi Haul – March 24, 2021
I was super excited to see the red bag chicken. And it is delicious!
Aldi Haul – 18 March 2021
Another quick Aldi haul. I just love how I can get in and out really quick and everything tastes great.
Carne Guisada con Pollo
There’s nothing better than tender, spicy chicken served over rice to absorb all that sauce.