Author Archives for Laura

Winter Vegetable Soup |

Winter Vegetable Soup

February 14, 2018 8:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At Christmastime, there was a potluck lunch at my work. One of my fellow co-workers brought in this soup and it was amazing. I had to get the recipe. This soup includes potatoes, celery, carrots, zucchini and corn. My family isn’t big on zucchini unless it’s hidden in baked goods, so I left it out... Read More

Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Gravy |

Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Gravy

February 13, 2018 2:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I love a good pork roast but I have just a few recipes that I really love and go to often. One that we love is made in a slow cooker and includes gravy. I have yet to find another one that I love that includes gravy until this recipe that I am sharing with... Read More

Baked Pasta |

Baked Pasta

February 8, 2018 7:46 am Published by 1 Comment

What’s not to love about a meaty pasta dish? This is simple to make and has everything you would expect from a good pasta dish. With just a few simple ingredients like pasta, marinara sauce, sour cream, beef, onions, and cheese you are set. Add a salad or veggies along with some garlic bread for... Read More

Pizza Sandwiches |

Pizza Sandwiches

February 7, 2018 9:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Pizza is one of those things that I think just about everyone loves. There is just something about that crust topped with sauce, cheese, and toppings. Today, I took from Jeff Mauro (The Sandwich King) on Food Network. He is always turning just about anything into a sandwich. So this is pizza, but in sandwich... Read More

Crock Pot Pork and Noodles |

Crock Pot Pork and Noodles

February 6, 2018 4:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of my family’s favorite ways to have pork is when it is cooked in the slow cooker. It always turns out nice and tender. This is a simple pork and noodle dish that is made in the crock pot. The noodles are added at the end to cook, but if you want to, you... Read More

Triple Chocolate Cake |

Triple Chocolate Cake – Flashback Friday

February 2, 2018 8:40 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It wouldn’t be Valentine’s without something chocolate for dessert. So I decided to go to my archives and update the photo for my recipe for Triple Chocolate Cake. This dessert is definitely worthy of Valentine’s. It is super decadent and full of chocolate. The original version is topped with Magic Shell ice cream topping, but... Read More

Skillet Dill Green Beans |

Skillet Dill Green Beans

February 1, 2018 7:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At my house, I usually opt for frozen vegetables for sides because they are convenient and budget friendly. I can also say that I almost never buy fresh green beans. However, since this is a special Valentine’s meal, I splurged and got some. This recipe also uses fresh dill which is also something that I... Read More

Smothered Chicken |

Smothered Chicken

January 30, 2018 4:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This year I decided to put together recipes to make an entire Valentine’s Day meal. The recipes make enough that it can be a Valentine’s Day meal for the whole family, if you’d like. If not, on some of the recipes, you can scale back the amounts to make it for two. On those recipes... Read More