Hootenannies (otherwise known as German Pancakes)

Hootenannies (aka German Pancakes) | realmomkitchen.com

Before I was married, I had never eaten a German pancake. After getting married, my husband told me how he loves a recipe for Hootenannies that his mom makes. I had never heard of Hootenannies. Come to find out that is what his family called German Pancakes. After making them, it has become a staple... Read More

Sunshine Jello Salad

I have had this recipe since I got married. This yummy layered jello salad recipe is a favorite. It’s so simple and so delicious, it could even qualify as a dessert. It’s different from any other jello recipe that I have. It makes a 9 x 13, but for my family, I put it into... Read More

Ham and Cheesy Noodle Casserole

In Utah, there is a recipe that everyone has heard of called Funeral Potatoes. The reason they call it funeral potatoes is because it is usually served at funeral luncheons. I know, it’s a little weird. Anyway, the recipe is a casserole that usually contains hash browns, condensed creamed soup, onions, butter, cheese, and sour... Read More

Topsy Turvy Taco Bake

I am always looking for a recipe that is a twist on staple meal in our house. It’s always fun to have something we like to have but presented in a new way. I saw this recipe and it was a fun twist on tacos. We have tacos all the time at our house. Angel... Read More

Sweet and Sour Chicken

This is another Asian dish that I got from Blog Chef. This time I did do it the cheater way, I used popcorn chicken. I also left out the onions, peppers, and tomatoes. No one at my house would eat it if I put those in. So it was really simple. I cooked the popcorn... Read More

Mini Ham Quiches

Mini Ham Quiches | realmomkitchen.com

This is another recipe that I got from a Quick Cooking magazine (now Simple and Delicious) years ago. These work great as an appetizer, for breakfast, or a light dinner. I usually don’t add the olives because no one in my family likes them. So, I just add an extra 1/4 cup ham and 1/4... Read More

Shredded Beef Tacos

Shredded Beef Tacos | realmomkitchen.com

I have never made shredded beef tacos before because, believe it or not, my husband prefers ground beef. Whenever we go out to a Mexican restaurant, he always gets whatever he orders with ground beef. I usually order something with chicken or shredded beef. So I asked him why he doesn’t prefer shredded beef and... Read More

Orange Chicken

I finally got around to making one of the many recipes that I have from Blog Chef. She has a lot of Asian dishes and I have been wanting to try her Orange Chicken recipe. My family loves orange chicken but we usually get it from a restaurant (usually Panda Express) or buy it in... Read More

Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread

Today’s the last day of my zucchini fest. I’m sure the occasional zucchini recipe may still pop up on here since I will still have zucchini coming out of my garden for a while. I am glad I tried new recipes and that I was able to find some really good new recipes. For my... Read More

Frosted Zucchini Brownies

Who doesn’t love a good brownie? I found this recipe for zucchini brownies at the Taste of Home website. If you have never browsed this website you must. It is a great resource. If you are a subscriber to one of there magazines, it’s even better. They have some recipes only available for subscribers. They... Read More