Friday Night Nacho Bake

I made this the other night for dinner, it wasn’t Friday but I felt good about it.  It’s a Betty Crocker recipe and was tasty and easy and, as almost always, I changed it up a bit so check the link for the original recipe. 1 pound hamburger 1 bag frozen corn, black beans, onions, … Continue reading

Easy Pasta E Fagioli

Do you ever get tired of eating the same old thing day after day for lunch?  That was me yesterday so I whipped up this homemade soup.  It’s a Pillsbury recipe and was easy and yummy! 1 medium onion, chopped (or 1/2 cup frozen onion) 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or pressed 1 (15 oz) … Continue reading

Strawberry Shortcakes

Spent some of the day Saturday making treats for a church activity that night, I made these from the Food Network and also made a chocolate version which you can find here.  Both are pretty easy to make, I changed up the Food Network recipe a bit so you can check the link for the … Continue reading

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

This right here is my new favorite pasta recipe!  IT.  WAS.  SO.  DELICIOUS!  Seriously!  It was the finishing dish for our Mario Kart party and it was perfect.  The recipe comes from the Food Network and while I wouldn’t say it was easy to make, it wasn’t hard either, the eggs in the sauce sort … Continue reading

Margherita Pizza

More food from our Mario Kart party, I decided since Mario and Luigi are obviously Italian that an Italian dinner went along nicely with the party theme.  I love Margherita pizza so decided to give it a try on my own.  It was so good, so good that I should have made two! 1 batch … Continue reading

Mario Kart Mushroom Pops

So my family is just a little bit obsessed with the game Mario Kart and on Thursday some new tracks were released for the game and there was much excitement around here and then it was decided that there was to be a Mario Kart party on Friday so they could play all the new … Continue reading

Skillet Pasta and Sausage

Dinner last night, it was quick, easy and tasty, my three favorite things also a 30 minute meal and a 1 pot meal, two more of my favorite things.  It’s a Betty Crocker recipe. 1 tablespoon olive oil 14 – 16 oz fully cooked smoked sausage, sliced 1/2 cup diced onion 1 (12 oz) package … Continue reading

Black Magic Cake

Courtney and Jaren come over a lot for Sunday dinner and Cort always wants chocolate cake for dessert so yesterday I just made this cake without even asking her what she wanted since I knew the answer already.  The recipe comes from “allrecipes” and is delicious! 1 3/4 cups flour 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup … Continue reading

Baked Pasta with Ham and Broccoli

Made this for dinner the same night I made the Ham/Broccoli/Egg Bake and I think this one was the favorite.  It’s from My Recipes.  It wasn’t hard to make but it took a little time to put together.  It was really good, sort of like a mac n cheese on steroids. 8 ounces pasta 2 … Continue reading

Three Ingredient Lemon Loaf

This recipe seemed to good to be true so I had to give it a try.  It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t great either, it just wasn’t lemony enough but I think with a little tweaking it could be great.  It’s a Betty Crocker recipe and I’ll try it again at some point with some … Continue reading