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

Cheesy Baked Penne with Vegetables

I always want to try new recipes and I also don’t want to feed people something that they’ve already had at my house before so last night I decided to try out a couple of casserole recipes for the gang and this was the first.  The recipe is from “My Recipes” and it was very … Continue reading

Black Bean Soup

We love black beans around here and I’ve been looking for a recipe like this one with pureed beans and whole beans in it.  I’m aware that this soup doesn’t look all that appetizing but it was really yummy!  The recipe comes from “My Recipes” and was easy and pretty quick to make. 1 1/2 … Continue reading

Buttermilk Spice Cupcakes

We have new neighbors in our cul-de-sac and we wanted to welcome them to our neighborhood so I made these cupcakes to take over to them.  They smelled so heavenly while baking and they tasted just as good as they smelled, comfort food at it’s best!  The recipe comes from “My Recipes” and they are … Continue reading

Broccoli Salad Dip

Of the two dips that I made last night for the craft night, this seemed to be the winner.  It also comes from the My Recipes website and was very easy to make and really did taste like the broccoli salad that we all love. 1/2 pound fresh broccoli 6 ounces cream cheese, softened (I … Continue reading

Bacon Black Bean Dip

All the ladies I work with at church with the Young Women gathered here last night for a craft night to put together some gifts for the girls for an upcoming event called New Beginnings.  I promised them food to get them through the night so here is the first of the fuel food which … Continue reading

Bacon – Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Finally finding a few minutes to sit down and blog about our Thanksgiving dinner.  I usually do a mix of old and new for the holidays and this year was no exception, although I did all new desserts!  So here is the first new recipe tried out at the Johnson family Thanksgiving feast of 2013 … Continue reading

Grilled Vegetable Pesto Pasta Salad

Courtney and Jaren came over for dinner last night so in my quest to still take advantage of all the yummies from our garden that is slowly starting to wind down, I made Balsamic Bruschetta and this oh so good pasta salad.  It comes from “My Recipes” and was yummy and easy to make, especially … Continue reading

Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Garlic

Dinner last night, trying to take advantage of all the fresh tomatoes and basil from our garden.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes”, easy and yummy! 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/4 pounds (1 quart) small cherry and teardrop tomatoes (I used a … Continue reading