Chicken Wings and Blue Cheese Dip

By: | 18 Comments | On: January 19, 2015 | Category : Chicken, friends & fun!

Mmmm.....chicken wings!

Chicken Wings and Blue Cheese Dip This was a blog swap post that was featured on my friend Trisha’s blog over at The Lazy Mom’s Cooking Blog last week and I definitely wanted to share it with you! Whether you’re a football fan or if you just go for the... more

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Raspberry Orange Breakfast Strata

By: | 31 Comments | On: January 13, 2015 | Category : Breakfast, Vegetarian and Vegan

Raspberry Orange Breakfast Strata

Raspberry Orange Breakfast Strata Hi everyone! Trisha from The Lazy Mom’s Cooking Blog here. Debra and I have gone all Trading Places on you and have swapped blogs for the day. While she’s over at my blog telling everyone about some crazy good chicken wings, I’m here to bring you... more

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Celebrate the New Year

By: | 10 Comments | On: December 31, 2014 | Category : Beef

Time for dinner; prime rib with cauliflower mashed potatoes and mushrooms, yum!

Celebrate the New Year! This is a recipe I’ve shared before, however I know it’s worth a second look!  If you like Prime Rib, if this is something you’re making over the holidays or if you have a special occasion, this recipe is for you.  It’s sooo simple and will never... more

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Taste of the Holidays

By: | 4 Comments | On: December 23, 2014 | Category : Chicken, Family, friends & fun!

Some of our yummy food!

Taste of the Holidays I was lucky enough to share some recipes over the Thanksgiving Holiday once again with our local news station, KSEE24 News – I shared three separate recipes, a delicious Turkey Soup with Roasted Vegetables – great use of leftover turkey and veggies. The second recipe I shared was a... more

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Beef Bourguignon

By: | 6 Comments | On: December 16, 2014 | Category : Beef, Soups & Stews


Beef Bourguignon One of my favorite movies is Julie & Julia – have you seen it?  It’s the story of fellow blogger Julie Powell who challenges herself to make all of the recipes in Julia Child’s first book. Anyway, I was watching it the other day and was inspired by... more

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All Things Eggnog

By: | 6 Comments | On: November 30, 2014 | Category : Breakfast

Eggnog French Toast

All Things Eggnog I’ve had fun the last couple of weeks putting together some new ways to repurpose leftovers.  Last week we enjoyed Sweet Potato Waffles when the crew from KSEE24 News visited our home. Using leftover sweet potatoes and eggnog and turning them into delicious waffles.  The sweet potatoes... more

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Talking Turkey with KSEE24 News

By: | 14 Comments | On: November 23, 2014 | Category : Chicken, Family, friends & fun!

Talking Turkey with KSEE24 News

Talking Turkey with KSEE24 News Last year, before I started my blog, I had an opportunity to present a recipe to the local area via KSEE24 News.  It was the morning show meaning I had to get up and cook not one…but two turkeys!  And the team would arrive for... more

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It ain’t fancy

By: | 10 Comments | On: November 21, 2014 | Category : Family, Pasta

Grandma and Mom cooking dinner.

It ain’t fancy I’ve written before about my Grandma Phyllis – she was a heck of a cook.  She had to be as theirs was a large family.  My Grandpa Ray & Grandma Phyllis raised 6 children.  Food was scarce, times were tough in the midwest.  Winters harsh and long –... more

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Bowl Me Over

By: | 11 Comments | On: November 18, 2014 | Category : Soups & Stews, Vegan, Vegetarian and Vegan, Vegtables


Bowl Me Over I’m celebrating a one year anniversary for my Facebook page & in a couple months, the blog.  It’s been an exciting year.  LOTS of learning and changes and re-learning.  I’ve never built a website before and though this has been challenging at times, it’s been a ton-o-fun... more

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Fall Flavored Pork Roast

By: | 4 Comments | On: November 12, 2014 | Category : Pork

Pork Roast

Fall Flavored Pork Roast I’m enjoying cooking with the flavors of the season and Fall Flavored Pork Roast recipe brings them together.  Adding pumpkin pie spice fills the whole house with a mouth watering aroma. It was really that simple – I combined pumpkin pie spice, salt & pepper.  Cut... more

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