Mexican Meatball Stew

This was a big hit, especially with the men in the house so I guess that means that meatballs are manly.  Also it was super easy to put together, you might even have on hand all the ingredients you need, there are only 5! 2 (14.5 oz each) cans Mexican style stewed tomatoes, undrained 2 … Continue reading

Fiesta Chicken Pasta Bake

Finally had a day off from work and vacation to get in the kitchen and make some dinner, felt good, tasted even better! 16 oz pasta, I used rotini 1 cup salsa 1 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon taco seasoning 1 (15 oz) can corn, drained 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed … Continue reading

20 Minute Summer Squash and Corn Fiesta

Our neighbors are out of town so we are taking care of their chickens and their fish and their garden.  They are way more on the ball and got their garden in early and so we are reaping the benefits in zucchini and yellow squash so this was on the menu last night.  I’ve also … Continue reading

Sweet Corn Cake

My friend Ann gave me this recipe that her sister Julie created as a knockoff from the corn balls at El Torito Restaurant.  She did a fantastic job, it is delicious!  I made it to go with our traditional Halloween night chili and everyone loved it! 1 can corn, drained 1 can creamed corn 1 … Continue reading

Better Corn on the Cob

We had corn on the cob as part of Bob’s Father’s Day dinner yesterday and I tried out this trick I’d heard about and it made amazing corn on the cob!  All you do is add 1 cup milk and 1 stick of butter to the boiling water before you add the corn.  Let the … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Chili with Black Beans and Corn

So here’s the New Year’s Eve chili in the bread bowl, Bob was happy!  I didn’t have a bread bowl but this chili was yum-o!  (Click here for bread bowl recipe.) 2 pounds hamburger 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 32 oz tomato sauce 1 (14.5 oz) can Italian diced tomatoes … Continue reading

Classic Baked Corn Pudding

Here’s the other new recipe I tried for Thanksgiving dinner.  Zach loves corn so I thought I’d mix it up a bit.  This tasted good but I didn’t care for the texture, other people liked it though so if you don’t have texture issues then you might like it too.  It was really “eggy” so … Continue reading