I’ve never been a huge fan of coleslaw — however, when it comes to BrocoSlaw, I’ll almost always go back up for 2nds or even 3rds. I love the stuff.
BrocoSlaw is versatile enough to work with backyard BBQ’s, a simple sandwich buffet, or even a ham dinner — and today, I’m sharing my super simple recipe for this yummy side dish!
Dave and I love cheesecake — but I don’t always love making a huge cheesecake for just the two of us. So I was thrilled when a reader recently emailed me a recipe for a much smaller cheesecake.
It requires much fewer ingredients, much less time in the kitchen, and has much fewer calories than eating a full-size cheesecake (especially when there’s just two of us).
While I’m not trying to rush my most favorite holiday away, I also know that by tomorrow evening, some of you might be stranded in your kitchen with piles and piles of delicious Thanksgiving leftovers — and no desire to spend hours in the kitchen dealing with them all.
Today, I’m sharing a bunch of simple recipes and ideas I use to repurpose our Thanksgiving leftovers!
One of my favorite Thanksgiving side dishes (right up there with stuffing and applesauce) is super moist, homemade cornbread. It just makes the meal if you ask me.
If you’re looking for a REALLY easy, “tastes-like-it’s-from-scratch” cornbread recipe — you’ll want to give this one a try!
A couple weeks ago, I asked for recommendations on a really good chicken lasagna recipe via my Facebook page — and I got a whole bunch!
So since I obviously wasn’t going to make multiple different lasagnas just for Dave and myself, I took pieces of the different recipes (using the ingredients I had on hand) to try a brand new recipe. The results were so delicious — even Nora gobbled it up!
Dave and I love casseroles — especially in the cooler fall and winter months when warm leftovers for lunch the next day really hit the spot!
Today, I’m sharing a super simple casserole recipe — AND a casserole-making tip I use regularly to reduce the number of dirty dishes I need to wash and reduce the amount of time it takes me to get dinner on the table. Win, win!
I’m a big fan of semi-homemade meals and baked goods. These recipes usually take a fraction of the time and effort of 100% from scratch recipes, but they taste so much better than straight “from-a-box” foods.
The brownie recipe I’m sharing today is no exception. No one believes me when I say it all starts with a basic boxed brownie mix… I even had Dave fooled the first time I made them!
Two years ago, I started posting our meal plans each week — but then I realized that since we eat really simple foods and we eat the same things on a regular basis, these posts would probably get old. FAST. So I quit.
But ever since then, I’ve gotten a fair number of emails asking me to post more about what meals we eat on a weekly basis — so today, I’m doing just that!
Can you believe that until a few years ago, I absolutely did NOT like blueberries? But then I made this recipe for blueberry muffins (per my blueberry-loving husband’s request) and I was hooked.
If you are a blueberry lover — or even just a muffin lover, today’s recipe is definitely one you’ll want to try.
I’ve been on a “quiche kick” lately and have tried out multiple different recipes. One thing I’ve noticed is that although I love pie crust on pies, I apparently don’t love them with quiche!
In the past, I’ve made quiche using crescent roll dough. Last week, I tried something new — hash browns as the crust!
When we finally finished our summer-long landscaping project, Dave and I decided to have a bunch of friends over for a backyard BBQ. Of course, our friends were all on board for a free dinner… however, we opted for a homemade soup and bread buffet over traditional BBQ foods.
Today, I’m sharing the recipes I used, how I organized this event, and how I managed to feed 28 people for around $90 total!
This “recipe” is so ridiculously simple that I almost feel silly sharing it as a full-length blog post; but it really did hit the spot on a cool fall morning — and my “claim to fame” is simple stuff!
If you’re looking for a super simple, super frugal, hearty breakfast to feed a crowd, try your hand at homemade oatmeal.
Bumbleberry pie is one of my favorite pies to make; especially this time of year after I’ve picked and frozen all sorts of delicious fruits throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall. The best part about making any Bumbleberry dessert is that you can use whatever berries or fruit you have on hand — even frozen fruit!
If you love pie, you won’t want to miss today’s recipe post
As I’ve mentioned before, we are BIG potato-lovers over here. Because of this, I’m always on the look out for quick and simple potato recipes to add to our weekly menus.
Today’s recipe most definitely fits my “quick” and “simple” week-day meal requirements, but is delicious enough to serve for a more lavish weekend dinner with company… and yes, Nora likes them
If you’ve never tasted home-canned foods, you don’t know what you are missing. However, unless you intend to start canning, I wouldn’t recommend trying home-canned food… because once you do, it will be REALLY hard to go back to the store bought stuff
Today, I’m sharing a few reasons why I love canning jam — as well as a bunch of helpful jam-making tips and resources.
If Dave and I had our way, peanut butter and peanuts would be a food group all on their own. Seriously, we can’t get enough! So when I was contacted by Biscoff to try their peanut-free spread, I was a bit skeptical.
However, after thoroughly testing it on toast, sandwiches, with apple slices, and in a variety of baked goods, I can confidently say that Dave and I BOTH give it 2 thumbs up!
Corn on the cob is one of my favorite things about summer — and although the Michigan-grown corn isn’t quite ready yet, there’s been plenty of great deals on “fresh” corn on the cob at our local grocery stores.
Today, I’m sharing my super simple “recipe” for grilled corn on the cob!
Last week, I picked over 17 pounds of strawberries for making jam, smoothies, pies, and just for eating. However, since we were very busy over the holiday weekend and are busy this week getting ready for our upcoming vacation, I’m freezing my smashed berries and will make jam when I get back.
Today, I’m sharing a few tips and resource to help simplify the process of canning jam!
Dave and I are huge potato fans — and since potatoes are one of the very few things Nora will actually eat, we eat potatoes A LOT. Nora’s favorite is mashed potatoes, but Dave and I are pretty big on baked potatoes — specifically loaded baked potatoes.
Today, I’m sharing a bunch of different ways to bake potatoes, our favorite potato toppings, and how we use baked potato leftovers.