Candy Bar Salad

If you happen to still have any Halloween candy left, here’s a recipe to use up some Snickers. This recipe comes from Cheryl at What’s Cookin?. Sorry, the picture doesn’t do it justice. It’s simple and so delicious. I would recommend Granny Smith Apples for this. It gives this salad a little tartness along with... Read More

Foamy Frosting

Growing up my mom made a recipe called Foamy Frosting. We would frequently request it to be on our birthday cake. This weekend my husband made me a birthday cake and topped it with that frosting I would request growing up. I like it best on a devil’s food cake. This frosting is good change... Read More

Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini | realmomkitchen.com

It was my birthday this weekend and I decided to save my night out for when the new Twilight movie comes out. Since we were going to be home for my birthday, I wanted to have something that I like for dinner. So, I decided to make my Aunt’s recipe for Chicken Tetrazzini with mushrooms... Read More

Rice Pilaf

Rice Pilaf | realmomkitchen.com

This is a great side dish recipe I like to make. It comes out of the Lion House cookbook. It calls for simple ingredients to make a flavorful rice. I use my mini food processor to mince the onion and celery. I also use bouillon cubes to make the broth. Print Rice Pilaf   Ingredients... Read More

Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas

Recently, I got an email from Taste of Home with a recipe in it for Slow Cooker Fajitas. I absolutely love fajitas and was interested in how this would be in a slow cooker. My husband and youngest son are not a fans of fajitas, so on the few times I actually make them, the... Read More

Pomegranate Salad

This is my one and only experience with a pomegranate. It’s a recipe that I got from my mom and I think she got it from a friend or neighbor. It is so yummy and so easy. Plus pomegranates are one of those super foods with many health benefits. This is the time of year... Read More

Hot Applesauce

This recipe is so simple and it’s something I love to make as a side dish during the winter and fall seasons. It’s another recipe that came from my mom. I have to admit that I do have my own food quirks and one of them is that cooked apples have to be served warm... Read More

Baked Oven Omelet

Baked Oven Omelet

This is another recipe that comes from my mom. She has made this for as long as I can remember. The great thing about it is you can make it the night before and have it already to go in the morning. It works great for Christmas morning. Open presents while it cooks in the... Read More

Navajo Tacos

I absolutely love to make Navajo Tacos with my leftover Sweet Chili. You can use your own leftover chili or you can even open up a can or two if you like. I do occasionally rely on canned chili to make them, but I think they taste the best with the sweet chili. I also... Read More

Sweet Chili

Sweet Chili

When I was growing up, every year for Halloween my mom would make homemade chili. Since having my own children, I decided to carry on the tradition. Last year, I did decide to stray from the original recipe slightly. I wanted to make a quicker version. My mom’s original recipe required soaking the bean the... Read More