Beef and Shells — An easy one-pan meal

Does summer have you running your head off? Here’s a way to get dinner on the table in less than an hour while only...

Ranchero Sauce

This flavorful sauce goes well on everything from fried potatoes to tacos to barbecue to fried eggs....
Copycat Dinner Lunch

“Canned” Meatballs

Forget canned pasta! You can make your own pretty easily! This is a great recipe for your kids to help with. (Also, you can...

Tai Pei Potstickers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkFtBWmP3HY I love Chinese food, and we have a few good (although somewhat beyond my budget) Chinese restaurants in my area. (We also have...
Dinner Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

  An easy way to make scalloped potatoes without heating up the entire kitchen!...
Seasoning Blends

Salt-Free Cajun Seasoning Blend

  Most commercial cajun seasoning blends are mostly salt. Make your own for more flavor, less salt, and less cost....

Ham Spread

An easy to make appetizer that makes any party special. Easy and delicious — perfect for any party!...
Food Science

The BEST way to store celery!

Somebody mentioned wrapping your celery in foil, and it actually works! https://youtu.be/fqBOBv_jEMw...

Homemade Pizza Sauce

Nothing can be easier than homemade pizza sauce. As a bonus, it’s also a great dipping sauce for breadsticks! Simple ingredients lead to a...
Dinner Lunch

Navy Bean Soup

Cheap, tasty, and nutritious — what more could you ask for?...
A bowl of spicy winter vegetable soup with corn bread in the background.

Spicy Winter Vegetable Soup

Spicy, warm, filling, and so nutritious! When you need something filling and spicy that is not chili...
Homemade enchiladas on a plate with sliced green onions.

Easy Enchiladas

Easy enchiladas start with easy enchilada sauce, and then just adding layers like a lasagna. Don't have enchilada sauce? No problems!...
A bowl of refried beans made in the Instant Pot, topped with cilantro and queso cotija.
Instant Pot Side Dishes

Instant Pot Refried Beans

I wrote it down! Here’s the recipe (and technique): Quick and easy — no mashing needed...
The opening page of the 1970 cookbook The Best In American Cooking by Clementine Paddleford.

Horseradish Sauce

A delicious sauce for ham or ham loaf....
The opening page of the 1970 cookbook The Best In American Cooking by Clementine Paddleford.

Jezebel Sauce

  A sauce from the southern United States, perfect for ham, burgers, or even for serving with crackers and cream cheese...
A serving of Special Occasion Scalloped Potatoes
Dinner Side Dishes

Special Occasion Scalloped Potatoes

Lots of work, but definitely worth it! Need a knock-their-socks-off dish for your next family get together? Look no further!...
A delicious bowl of Chuckwagon Beans garnished with grated cheese and serrano pepper slices.
Dinner Lunch

Chuckwagon Beans

Easy, satisfying, and completely meat-free. Easy, tasty, and best of all they're good for both you and your budget....
Dinner Slow Cooker

Country Slow Cooker Casserole

It’s really a stew, but the slow cooker takes care of most of the work. An easy hearty meal with stuff you have in...
The front of the Maruchan Hot & Spice Shrimp Ramen Noodle Soup package.

Food Review: Maruchan Hot & Spicy Shrimp Ramen Noodle Soup

Hello everybody! Here we go again! Here’s a scan of the front of the box. I have to admit, these products really do look...

Food Review: Maruchan Lime Chili Flavor with Shrimp Ramen Noodle Soup

Hello everybody! This is hopefully the first of many food reviews here. You can watch the video at the end of this post. Here’s...