Balsamic and Garlic Pork Loin Roast

Balsamic and Garlic Pork Loin Roast

Hubby generally does not like pork roasts so it is not something I make very often, but they were on sale this week so I picked a roast up. The biggest problem Hubby has is usually that they are dry. This comes from overcooking which is why you really need to use a thermometer and pull the roast at 145° … Continue Reading →
Robyn’s Artichoke Pasta Salad

Robyn’s Artichoke Pasta Salad

We headed up to my grandparents house today in the country to celebrate the holiday. I was asked to bring a side dish, so I brought the one they request most often which is my Artichoke Pasta Salad. I originally found the recipe in Cooking Light magazine a few years ago, but I have changed and adjusted it over the … Continue Reading →
Bacon! Bacon! Bacon! and Bacon Deviled Eggs

Bacon! Bacon! Bacon! and Bacon Deviled Eggs

I knew that would get your attention! I don’t know who first “discovered” bacon but they should have gotten some sort of prize for it. It just tastes yummy! Now I would love to add bacon to everything but that probably wouldn’t be the best thing in the world for me, but the folks over at Bacon Salt have saved … Continue Reading →
Easy Apple Crisp

Easy Apple Crisp

They ate it so fast I didn’t get a picture tonight – sorry about that! They enjoyed the blackberry crumble so much that I thought I would try something similar tonight. We had a few apples in the fruit bowl so that’s what I grabbed. This Apple Crisp is just as simple as the last one so even if you … Continue Reading →
Magic Bar Cookies

Magic Bar Cookies

Yummy, yummy! My first batch of holiday cookies are done. Thought I would start out super easy on these. Preheat oven to 325 (I use glass baking dish). Melt 1 stick of butter, stir in 1 1/2 cups of graham cracker crumbs. Press into the bottom of 9×13 dish. Pour 1 can of sweetened condensed milk over the top evenly. … Continue Reading →
Christmas Pretzels

Christmas Pretzels

These pretzels have become a tradition to make in our home. I warn you ahead of time they are addicting. Making them will take some time, but they aren’t difficult at all. The little ones can even help by placing the M&M’s on each pretzel. T has been our M&M placer every year we have made them. Over the years … Continue Reading →
Schnitzel and Spaetzle Dinner

Schnitzel and Spaetzle Dinner

Tonight was my first attempt at a meal with a German flair. I decided on schnitzel and spaetzle – sounds fairly German to me! I saw Guy from Guy’s Big Bite do an episode on this so that was where I started. He calls his schnitzel recipe Jagerschnitzel and Bacon Mushroom Gravy. For the most part I followed along the … Continue Reading →
Stuffed Jumbo Pasta Shells Recipe

Stuffed Jumbo Pasta Shells Recipe

Last night, I mentioned on Twitter that I was making stuffed shells for dinner. Lots of folks asked for the recipe. There are tons of variations of this dish around, but this is my interpretation. Enjoy! Stuffed Jumbo Pasta Shells 1 box of jumbo pasta shells (you will have extra) 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 medium onion (yellow or white), … Continue Reading →
Grilled White Ruffy

Grilled White Ruffy

I thought I would share a recipe today because it was yummy! One of our newer finds at the fish/seafood counter at my local grocery store is White Ruffy (also called Swai or Basa). It is a very mild fish and very versatile. I’ve cooked it in several different ways the past several weeks, but today I had hubby throw … Continue Reading →