Basics, Breads, Pizza & Sandwiches, Kid Approved, Recipes, Thanksgiving

Sometimes Simple Is best – Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing

This traditional Thanksgiving stuffing is everything you want it to be and your family will be stuffing themselves. I guess that this recipe is actually dressing as we're not actually stuffing the bird, but we still call it stuffing.  Usually, I like to make a corn bread stuffing, but this year, I wanted to change… Continue reading Sometimes Simple Is best – Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing

homemade ramen noodles
20 Minute Meals, Basics, Kid Approved, Recipes, Soups

Homemade Ramen Will Make You Forget About Instant Noodles!

Homemade Ramen is so easy to make and is ready in about 20 minutes.  It's so delicious and easy to make you'll completely forget about instant noodles. Making homemade ramen is easier than you think and makes a great weeknight meal, or a good after school or late night snack and you probably already have… Continue reading Homemade Ramen Will Make You Forget About Instant Noodles!

Basics, Best Of Mom's Bistro, How-To, Kid Approved, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sauces, Salad Dressings & Condiments, Technique Tuesday

Can-It-Forward and Win! How To Can Your Own Salsa and Giveaway! #canitforward

Today is a day to celebrate the joys of fresh preserving where canners, gardeners and food enthusiasts alike can share the simplicity of home canning with delicious recipes made from ingredients at the peak of freshness!  For me, this was canning my Summer Salsa with the fresh veggies from my garden!  Join in the fun on… Continue reading Can-It-Forward and Win! How To Can Your Own Salsa and Giveaway! #canitforward

60 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Basics, Game Day Food, Grilling, Kid Approved, Potatoes, Grains & More, Recipes

Twice Baked Potatoes

The thing I love so much about Twice Baked Potatoes is how easy they are to make! I mean it, they really are easy, just bake a potato, scoop out the guts, mix it with some cheese, stuff the skin, top it with some cheese and stick it back in the oven!  Twice Baked Potatoes not… Continue reading Twice Baked Potatoes

Basics, Grilling, Kid Approved, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

Simple Summer Sides – Grilled Corn On The Cob

There is nothing quite like Grilled Corn On The Cob!  It reminds me of the state fair and that big 'ol vat of butter that they dip it in!  Delic!  Although you can't dip your whole ear of corn in a tub of melted butter (or maybe you can?), you can get that same grilled… Continue reading Simple Summer Sides – Grilled Corn On The Cob

beer can chicken
60 Minute Meals, Basics, Grilling, Kid Approved, Poultry, Recipes

Start Summer Off Right with Beer Can Chicken!

I love the simplicity of Beer Can Chicken.  It only takes about 5 minutes to prepare and once it's on the grill, you can just walk away and let the grill do all of the work! As if you couldn't tell, summer grilling has been a very high priority on my list.  This Beer Can… Continue reading Start Summer Off Right with Beer Can Chicken!

fettuccine alfredo
20 Minute Meals, Basics, Kid Approved, Pasta, Poultry, Recipes

Your New Go To Weeknight Dinner! 30-Minute Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo is a guilty pleasure!  It's another one of the first things that D.J. made me, and it's such a guilty pleasure, you'll forget all about the calories, and just dive into the creamy cheesy pasta without any guilt.  This 30-Minute Fettuccine Alfredo will knock your socks off after one bite, but be careful… Continue reading Your New Go To Weeknight Dinner! 30-Minute Fettuccine Alfredo

Homemade Creamed Corn
20 Minute Meals, Basics, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, Preschool, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

This Recipe Will Make You Permanently Ditch The Can! Quick and Easy Homemade Creamed Corn

This quick and easy Homemade Creamed Corn recipe will make you permanently ditch the can. It only has 6 ingredients and is ready in about 25 minutes - just the amount of time it takes you to cook dinner! I always LOVED creamed corn as a kid, but as I grew up, I found myself moving further… Continue reading This Recipe Will Make You Permanently Ditch The Can! Quick and Easy Homemade Creamed Corn

Homemade Taco Seasoning
Basics, Recipes, Spice Blends, Taco Tuesday

How To Save Money By Making Your Own Taco Seasoning

I'm sure you can tell by now that I like making everything homemade - including my spice mixes.  This homemade Taco Seasoning is so easy, and there is no crap like MSG in it like pre-mixed varieties you buy at the grocery store. Have you ever looked at the ingredients on your taco seasoning?  Accord… Continue reading How To Save Money By Making Your Own Taco Seasoning

honey nut granola
Basics, Breakfast & Brunch, Kid Approved, Potatoes, Grains & More, Preschool, Recipes, Snacks

Easy Homemade Honey Nut Granola Makes A Great Breakfast Or Snack!

Celebrate National Granola Day with Honey Nut Granola! Granola is one of the easiest recipes you can make.  This Honey Nut Granola only has 7 ingredients and makes for a healthy breakfast or snack. Making your own granola is a great way to save money.  Homemade granola is a blank canvas for you to pick… Continue reading Easy Homemade Honey Nut Granola Makes A Great Breakfast Or Snack!