Apple Pudding Cake

This is one of my favorite cakes. I got the recipe from a friend after she served it to me at her house. I always have to have it at least once at this time of year. The kids aren’t so hot on it though, but me and my husband eat it up. Since the... Read More

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Who doesn’t love Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread? This is the recipe that I have been making for 14 years now. This recipe comes from my mother in law. I love the combination of spices that are in this bread. It also calls for oil, which I like because I use canola oil in it. If... Read More

Italian Grilled Cheese

Italian Grilled Cheese | realmomkitchen.com

One day, I was wanted something quick and easy to have along side and Italian dish. So, I came up with this. I’m sure I’m not the only one to ever think of this. It’s basically a grilled cheese sandwich with an Italian twist. It’s great to serve along side any Italian pasta dish or... Read More

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup | realmomkitchen.com

This recipe comes from Melanie at The Sisters’ Cafe. I had never made anything like this before. I think the only Mexican soup I have ever made is taco soup. I left out the cilantro, because I did have any. I also thought I had corn tortillas in my refrigerator but I didn’t so I... Read More

Turkey Cranberry Wreath

This is one of my most favorite ways to use up leftover turkey. If you don’t have turkey, you can always use chicken. However, turkey is always better. I’m not even sure where this recipe came from. It’s on a handout of recipes for holiday leftovers that I got from somewhere. The recipe serves 8... Read More

Easy Potato Rolls

Easy Potato Rolls | realmomkitchen.com

This is a good way to use up leftover mashed potatoes, especially if you have any from Thanksgiving. This recipe is fairly simple and will take around 2 hours to make these. Good thing is it makes a lot. I use a pan of rolls for dinner, put each of the other two pans in... Read More

Apple Pomegranate Spice Bread

Recently pomegranates were on sale, plus I had a coupon for them. I was able to get 2 pomegranates for $1. What a deal! So I didn’t want to use both of them for the recipe I have for pomegranate salad. I wanted to do something different with them. I came across this recipe at... Read More

Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

If you have any fresh cranberries hanging out in you fridge from Thanksgiving, this would be a fabulous way to use them up. I made this bread right before Thanksgiving. The recipe came from Melanie at The Sisters’ Cafe. I ended up with 2 large loaves and 4 small ones. I just filled what pans... Read More

Chocolate Chip Cranberry Muffins

A couple a years ago I was shopping at Costco. I was looking over in there bakery area. I found some muffins there that were cranberry orange chocolate chip muffins. I had to buy them. Let me just tell you they were FABULOUS! It had the tang from the orange, the tart from the cranberries,... Read More