Taco Joe Nachos

I decided to do nachos and quesadillas for the Super Bowl Party, along with all the dips and dipables that were leftover from the neighborhood party on Friday so there was a lot of food!  I was going to make nachos from a different recipe but then I thought why not just use the Taco … Continue reading

Taco Joe Dip/Soup

Another dip for the party, another easy one too as this one is made in a crock pot.  It was really easy and also really yummy, another one that would be great for a Super Bowl party.  It’s a “Taste of Home” recipe. 1 (16 oz) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15 1/4 … Continue reading

Football Fiesta Casserole

When Bob asked me what I was going to make for the family dinner and I told him the name of this casserole, he said “You know it’s not the Super Bowl this weekend, right?”  🙂  I told him that I was pretty sure you could make this dish anytime not just for the Super … Continue reading

Tortilla Soup

Another recipe from my Blendtec cookbook in the quest to use up the last of the garden tomatoes.  I thought I was doing pretty good until Bob brought in another huge bowl yesterday so now I’m right back where I started! 2 Roma tomatoes or 1 beefsteak tomato, quartered 1/2 large carrot 1″ slice red … Continue reading

Chicken Fajita Crescent Braid

Another installment of “Cooking with Courtney” from yesterday when we made this tasty dinner.  It is a Pillsbury recipe and truly was so easy to make and looked so pretty when it was done (I should have taken a picture of the whole thing to show you, when I make it again, I will.). 1 … Continue reading

Beef Taco Ring

It’s time for the next installment of “Cooking with Courtney” where I teach my newly married daughter how to cook!  Yesterday it was this Pampered Chef recipe which I’ve been making since my kids were a lot smaller because they used to really like it.  The picture above shows the basic recipe but you can … Continue reading

Black Bean and Corn Wonton Cups

Had a bridal shower here last night for my friend Brandi who is getting married and moving to Oregon so we had to get all the girls together before she left!  We did appetizers and dessert, here is one of the appetizers I made.  It’s a recipe from “Betty Crocker” and it was really easy … Continue reading

Chipotle Lime Chicken Fajita Skewers

Yesterday Bob made these little beauties for us for Sunday dinner, they were awesome and so summery!  They come from a blog called “Little Leopard Book”, so yummy, love the lime! 4 chicken breasts (approx 2 pounds) 5 limes, juiced 1/2 tablespoon sea salt 1/2 tablespoon cumin 1 tablespoon ground chipotle pepper 1/4 cup cilantro, … Continue reading

Spanish Minute Rice

I spent the last week up at Girls Camp in the mountains with a bunch of awesome and amazing teenage girls!  I got to cook for them and they were so appreciative of the food.  Most of the things that I made for them are already on the blog but I did try this new … Continue reading

Tortilla and Black Bean Pie

My daughter Courtney got married a couple of months ago and has discovered that she really doesn’t know how to cook very much so tonight we started what shall be referred to as “Cooking with Courtney” on the blog.  We’re going to try and get together once a week and cook something new side by … Continue reading