Make Ahead Hamburger Patties

Make Ahead Hamburger Patties |

During the summer, I have each of my kids take a night each week to plan the meal and cook it. It’s a great time for them to work on their cooking skills and I love the break. My boys love burgers and often one of them is picking it as their weekly meal. I... Read More

Marinated Burgers

Marinated Burgers |

When grilling season hits, part of what I grill is marinated, specifically steak and chicken. I do have the occasional shrimp that I marinate. However, I have never thought about marinating a burger until now. You just need to have a little forethought so you can give those burger patties time to marinate. They just... Read More

Italian Chopped Salad

Italian Chopped Salad |

Today’s salad recipe is one that is full of flavor. It has a flavorful dressing along with many ingredients in the salad that are flavorful too! This salad includes summer sausage, provolone cheese, marinated artichokes, and stuffed olives. I love the saltiness that the stuffed olives have but you could always use regular old black... Read More

Southwest Cornbread Squares

Cornbread and chili are a common combination. Usually the cornbread is found on the side of the chili, but today, I am putting it underneath the chili. It all begins with an amazing made from scratch cornbread, which is super simple to make. It makes a nice thin cornbread to be the base of this... Read More

Instant Pot Baked Ziti

Instant Pot Baked Ziti |

I am starting to get more use of my instant pot now. It will never replace my slow cooker, but it definitely is worth having one. The one thing that I am especially loving to make is pasta dishes. I’ve recently tried out 3 different recipes involving pasta and absolutely love them all! This recipe... Read More

Salisbury Steak Bake

Salisbury Steak Bake |

My family loves salisbury steak. It’s another one of those meals they love because it includes mashed potatoes and gravy. I have several different recipe but they all require you to brown the patties as part of the preparation. This recipe does not need you to do this. You just form the patties and place... Read More

Mini Cheddar Meatloves

Mini Cheddar Meatloaves |

Meatloaf is one of those classic meals and one my family loves. This recipe updates the classic by making individual mini versions. The mini version cook faster that the traditional meatloaf. This one also has the added goodness of cheese added to the mixture. The family loved that even more. The key though is to... Read More

Crock Pot Cubed Steak with Gravy

Crock Pot Cubed Steak with Gravy |

I love it when I can find recipes that take something that would normal take a while to make and actually makes it a breeze to make. That is what this recipe is for ya today. Normally steak and gravy would take some time to make if I was making it on the stove top.... Read More

Hot Dog and Bean Casserole

Hot Dog and Bean Casserole |

My kids have loved hot dogs, baked beans, and cornbread since they were little. Even though they are all pretty much grown up now (21, 18, and 14), they still love those classics from when they were little. This recipe combines those three items into a tasty but simple casserole. I have used this recipe... Read More

Hamburger Gravy

Hamburger Gravy with Mashed Potatoes |

My family loves mashed potatoes and gravy! They would love to have it at least once a week if they could. The recipe I have for you today makes it easy enough that they could have it weekly. This recipe for hamburger gravy is like having salisbury steak with out having to make and form... Read More