We love chicken around here and I love making one chicken go as far as possible.
My favorite and super easy way to cook a whole chicken is in the crockpot. It’s so simple and so delicious. You throw the chicken in (breast side down), season and put on low for 6-8 hours. Really, what could [...]
For a while now I’ve been trying to incorporate more beans into our diet as a main protein for one meal each week and have been so happy with this navy bean soup recipe, there was no way I could resist sharing it with you.
I have adapted this recipe to suit our tastes and we [...]
YUM! This is one of the simplest and yummiest desserts, ever!
It came to me via my cousin, Alisa and it’s either our grandmother’s recipe or Alisa’s mom’s (my aunt).
Crustless Buttermilk Pie
Update 1/22/13: A few readers have commented to let me know of my error in calling this recipe sour cream, when in actuality it is yogurt cheese. I apologize for any misrepresentation in the post. I am, however, leaving the post as-is and hope you’ll be aware that this product should not be called sour [...]
It’s finally spring here in Colorado, and for us that means the beginning of lighter meals that are easier and cooler to prepare (we don’t have a/c). In an effort to come up with a quick lunch, that doesn’t require heating the house up, I came up with this broccoli pasta salad.
My original inspiration came [...]
French toast is a favorite around here – and it’s so easy to make. Here’s my favorite way to cook up a batch.
What you need:
~ Sliced bread
~ 2 eggs
~ 2 cups milk (I typically use rice milk because of Eli’s milk allergy, but it works just as well with cow milk)
~ 2 Tbsp. flour
Preheat skillet [...]
A couple of weeks ago, in an effort to begin using up some of my stockpile of peanut butter, I threw some smoothie ingredients in the blender and added some peanut butter! It actually came out nicely, so I began playing with it to get it just right and we now love it.
I really [...]
A few weeks ago I shared a yummy and easy homemade salsa recipe! Today, I’m following that up with easy guacamole using that salsa! If you’ve already made your salsa, this guacamole will take under 10 minutes to complete yumminess!
Here are the items you need:
* Utensils (knife, fork and [...]
Homemade yogurt is a very nutritious and frugal alternative to the store bought variety. It’s also a great way to use up milk that’s close to it’s expiration date (or all those gallons you get in really great sales)!
If you’re using pre-prepared yogurt as your starter, you’ll need 2 Tbsp. per quart of milk used [...]