Irish Stew & Other St Patrick’s Day Recipes

A classic Irish Stew is simple and flavorful. It comes together easily with hearty chunks of meat, potatoes, and carrots. And it brings ultimate comfort. If you’re like me and you (a) don’t like corned beef and cabbage and/or (b) don’t want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a dish that isn’t even Irish, then […]

Southwest Pasta Salad

Liven up your next pasta dinner with this Southwest Pasta Salad. It’s got all the fun south-of-the-border flavors with the ease of a noodle salad. If you make a pasta salad with rice noodles… …you’re gonna want some beans to go with. And if you’ve got beans and rice together, well, naturally you need to […]

Baby Greens Salad with Turkey, Cranberries, & Blue Cheese

Enjoy a restaurant-quality entree salad at home with this Baby Greens Salad with Turkey, Cranberries, and Blue Cheese. Super easy, simple, and delish! I’d like to make the case for salad. You see, salads are pretty much happiness in a plate. You can mix so many different flavors, colors, and textures into a salad, that […]

Shrimp Pasta with Sausage

Stir up a pot of comfort with this Shrimp Pasta with Sausage. It gets an added kick from a homemade Cajun seasoning mix and costs much, much less than the restaurant version. Dinners out are pretty sweet, aren’t they? A chance to have a meal with people you love, a dinner that does not consist of […]

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

This Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe is an easy and economical dish that everyone loves! Stir up a pot of chicken stock with tender egg noodles, chunks of chicken, and slivers of vegetables. Soup is good food! Chilly weather? A case of the sniffles? A horrible, no-good, very bad day? For centuries chicken noodle soup has […]

The Taco Soup Recipe Your 5-Year Old Can Make

Taco Soup is an easy-to-prepare dish, so easy even a 5-year old can do it. And it tastes great, especially when you make it without the packets of junky mixes. Some days you just don’t want to cook.  You want to eat, to be sure. But, cooking? No way, Jose. However, in the life as […]

Snacky Lunch – Simple & Easy to Make Everyone Happy

The Snacky Lunch is just that – a lunch of snacks. Assemble a variety of proteins, vegetables, fruits, and breads for a DIY meal to please the masses. You need a quick and easy meal to feed your family. You don’t want fast food, but neither do you want a messy kitchen when you’re done. […]

Bean and Meat Crockpot Enchilada

Let the slow cooker do the work for you with these lazy cook enchiladas. Simply layer beans, meat, tortillas, cheese, and sauce, for the simplest delicious Crockpot Enchilada. Enchiladas are a crowd-pleaser at our house. I have found a bajillion combinations of enchilada that my family fight over. (Go here and here for the delicious […]