Mother’s Day Gift Idea: Dinner in the Freezer!

Years ago my neighbor Wendy showed up at the door with a lasagna and a loaf of garlic bread. For. no. reason. at. all. I was floored. And amazed. And so totally blessed.

What mom wouldn’t like dinner already made for her? Talk about your Mother’s Day gifts!

Save the Date for Freezer Cooking!

Wanting to make sure that your family has healthy, home cooked meals?

Looking for some ways to avoid that stressed-out, “let’s get takeout tonight” feeling?

Wondering if you should give Freezer Cooking a chance?

Cheesecakes, Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, and Cinnamon Rolls for the Freezer

I’m ready to call it a day, folks. I didn’t think doing side dishes and baked goods would be as difficult as it was. But, part of that was that I aimed a little too high for fear I would shoot too low. Need to work on my aim next month, and I’m definitely getting […]

Recipes: Taco Meat and Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

The Freezer cooking continues! This morning I set a big pot of beans to get cooking in my crockpot. I love to cook up a lot of pinto beans at one time to use in chimichangas, burritos and beans and rice throughout the month. I portion it out into 2 cup servings which seems to […]

Foccacia, Butterhorns, Granola, and My Own Mixes

My freezer cooking this time ’round is kind of all over the place as I do it in little fits and spurts. It’s been a weird week all around, trying to do school while the rest of the neighborhood has Spring Break. Makes for not very motivated students. Not a wise choice on the teacher’s […]

Homemade Croutons, Shredded Chicken and Recipe for Red Sauce

One of the things that I love about freezer cooking, or once-a-month cooking as it is often called, is that I can make a multitude of homemade convenience items that are less expensive and healthier for us than their storebought counterparts. Don’t get me wrong, storebought has its place, most definitely. But, even before we […]

April Freezer Cooking: My Game Plan

Last weekend, I took an inventory of what food was in the freezer and saw that we had 20+ meals already to go for April. I cooked like crazy a month ago and we’re still reaping the benefits of it. I feel a little scatter-brained about my freezer cooking this month since I’ve, well, felt […]

Freezer Cooking: A Make Ahead Holiday Dinner

When I was a child, I loved the big dinners that my mom was able to pull off for friends and family. My kids are no different. Over the years our family has had the opportunity to welcome large groups into our home for holiday dinners. With six children and four siblings, sometimes “just family” […]