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...
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!...

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...
Side Dishes

How to Make Homemade Garlic Bread

I have to admit, I did a terrible job slicing that bread open, but it proves the point that you can mistakes and still...

Fried Rice Technique

I filmed this video ages ago and the file got buried. I don’t know if I meant to delete it and refilm it or...
Condiments Dinner Lunch

Burger Salad and Burger Salad Dressing

Never let go of summer! The secret sauce that clown uses? Pretty close, actually  ...

Half-Pound Tacos

A taco that weighs half a pound? Nope! But a way to feed tacos to a family of four with only half a pound...
Half-Pound Sloppy Joes
Dinner Lunch

Half-Pound Sloppy Joes

Can you make sloppy joes with just half a pound of ground beef? Of course you can! Here’s how. Make that half pound of...
Hamburger gravy on buttered toast
Breakfast Dinner

Hamburger Gravy on Toast

Here’s a little dish I like to make whenever I need comfort food quickly and on a budget. Best of all, you can easily...