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Magnificent Meatballs

Here is the second recipe that I tried from Stephanie Ashcrafts 101 Things to Do With Meatballs. This one used an interesting combination of ingredients. However they really do work together. The cinnamon is a nice addition to the flavors. This does have some zip to it, but it wasn’t too spicy for my family... Read More

Ginger Ale Meatballs

Ginger Ale Meatballs

I am sure many of you have heard of the cookbook “101 Things to Do With a Cake Mix”. Well the author, Stephanie Ashcraft, actually was living here in Utah when she started that book. She originally printed the book herself and got local groceries stores to carry it. She also did cooking classes with... Read More

Oven Baked Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots

Meat and potatoes, one of my hubby’s favorite meals. The rest of the family loves it too. I saw this recipe at Prudence Pennywise. It looked like another great way to serve a roast. When it was all done cooking, I used the juices in the pan and thickened them up with flour to make... Read More

Mock Stroganoff

Mock Stroganoff

One of my favorite meals growing up was stroganoff. Unfortunately, my husband is not a fan. I did finally find the recipe for the ultimate beef stroganoff that my husband would eat. He would however still prefer a hamburger version. I saw this recipe for Mock Stroganoff in my February issue of Simple and Delicious... Read More

Quick Pizza Dough

So after making the Chicago-style garlic and butter pizza crust, I decided I wanted to get a few more yummy pizza recipes to add to my collection. I found a recipe at Baking Like Betty. It was a pizza crust that you mix up and use right then, no waiting or rising. So I gave... Read More

Chipped Beef Gravy

This is a quick and simple recipe that I got from Meal Planning Mommies. It’s also inexpensive. Sarah Anne is the the one who posted this recipe and she put the cost as $2. When I was younger, my mom would purchase chipped beef in a boil a bag meal. I loved it then and... Read More

Jacketed Tacos

Jacketed Tacos

Crispy or soft tortilla? Why not have both?  I got the idea for these jacketed tacos from a restaurant we went to a while ago. Tacos are on my menu quite frequently. Since we eat them often it’s always fun to mix it up a little and do something different. I also included some other... Read More

Hubby’s Favorite Casserole

Hubby's Favorite Casserole |

This is my husband’s favorite casserole. The recipe comes from his mother, she said it was originally called something like pot of gold but we now call it Hubby’s Favorite Casserole. The recipe is simple and basic and is my whole family likes it. You could always add some spices to it if you want... Read More

Slow Cooker Italian Beef

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches l

I had to make this recipe when I saw it on My Kitchen Cafe. It was adapted from a recipe on The fact this was in a slow cooker and that Melanie at My Kitchen Cafe said it was more tender than any meat she cooked in the crock pot, sealed it’s fate. This... Read More

Taco Soup

Taco Soup

I have a taco soup recipe that I usually make. However, yesterday on Good Things Utah they did a recipe for taco soup and I decided to give it a try. In the recipe, it calls for a package of ranch dressing in addition to the taco seasoning. I have seen recipes with this in... Read More