Zesty Hamburger Soup

This is a great dinner for a chilly day and it makes a lot of soup so leftovers! 1 pound hamburger 2 cups sliced celery 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 4 cups water 2 potatoes, cubed 2 cups frozen corn 1 1/2 cups uncooked elbow maccaroni 4 cups V8 juice … Continue reading

Mini Shepherd’s Pot Pies

I like to make Shepherd’s Pie on St Patrick’s Day but I also love to try new recipes so this one looked like fun.  It was yummy, not as good as the more traditional Shepherd’s Pies I’ve made but still good and easy too. 1 box refrigerated pie crusts, softened as per box instructions 1 … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Pizza Joes

I made dinner last night for some friends with little kids so I went looking for kid friendly recipes and found this one which reminded me of one I used to make for my kids called Taco Joes as they never really liked Sloppy Joes so I thought I’d give it a try.  She texted … Continue reading

Beef and Tomato Macaroni Soup

My parents arrived last night for a visit so I had this soup waiting for them once they were settled in.  It was yummy and hearty and perfect for an on again off again rainy day.  It comes from “Cooking Classy”. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves … Continue reading

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 Pizza Pasta Casserole

My niece had a baby on Monday so I took dinner up to the family yesterday.  I was looking for some kid friendly pasta recipes for her other two kids since she said that they like pasta and came across this one on Food.com and it looked perfect, what kid doesn’t like pizza and pasta? … Continue reading

Taco Casserole with a Surprise Crust

I made dinner this week for a dear friend who had surgery.  I actually made two of these so that my boys could try it too because I knew that they would love this and they did!  The recipe comes from a blog called “Cents Less”.  It was easy, quick and yummy which, as we … Continue reading

One Pot Burrito Bowls

Here’s a tasty and quick dinner idea from “I Heart Naptime”.  Everyone here loved it although next time I’ll be sure to get tortilla chips to serve with it. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup red bell pepper (I used 1 whole pepper) 1/2 cup diced sweet onion (I used 1 whole onion) 1 pound … Continue reading