One Pot Taco Supper with Pasta

I seriously cannot get enough of these one pot meals.  They are delicious and easy and  fast to make not to mention, ONLY ONE POT TO WASH!  This one is especially delicious when served with tortilla chips. 1/2 pound ground beef or ground turkey 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix 2 1/4 cups water … Continue reading

Very Berry Fruit Salsa

And another salsa for the baby shower salsa bar, very summery and light! 1 pound strawberries, finely diced 6 ounces raspberries, cut in half 6 ounces blueberries 1 1/2 cups finely diced apples 3 tablespoons apricot preserves, I used my homemade strawberry jam instead 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1  Whisk together preserves and lemon juice. … Continue reading

Dill Pickle Dip

We had a baby shower here this weekend for my daughter’s friend Keeley.  Keeley loves salsa so we did a salsa/dip bar, with a savory table and a sweet table.  She also loves dill so I gave this Dill Pickle Dip a try, if you love pickles then you’ll love this dip. We served it … Continue reading

Sandcastle Birthday Cake

Our cute neighbors were having birthdays this week so I pulled out my new Nordic Ware Castle pan and made a Sandcastle Cake for them. The cake is made with a yellow cake mix using this recipe here. The “sand” is 1 pack of graham crackers which I ran through the food processor until sandlike. … Continue reading

Sausage Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Penne

A tasty one pot dinner to add to your to do list. 1 pound bulk mild Italian sausage 1/2 cup Italian style panko crispy breadcrumbs 1/2 cup finely chopped onions 1 egg 1 – 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cups chicken broth 1 (25.5 oz) jar tomato basil pasta sauce 3/4 cup whipping cream (you … Continue reading

Healthy Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

OK, these muffins did not look so great when they came out of the oven, they sank in the middle but they tasted fine so the recipe needs a little work.  I’ve never had muffins sink in the middle before, only cupcakes and cakes, maybe too much baking powder?  I’ll have to tinker and get … Continue reading

Beef and Bean Crescent Burritos

Another delicious, easy and fast recipe from Pillsbury. 1/2 pound ground beef, cooked and drained 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained 2 tablespoons taco seasoning 3 tablespoons water 2 cans refrigerated crescent dough sheets or crescent rolls 1 cup (4 oz) shredded Cheddar cheese 1  Heat oven to 375.  In 10″ skillet, mix beef, … Continue reading