Spinach Queso Mac n Cheese

Spinach Queso Mac n Cheese

This recipe came to me after Arabella wanted some boxed macaroni and cheese at the Dollar Tree.  I was a little horrified because it wasn’t even Kraft brand.  I told her I could make her way better mac n cheese at home.  I had a recipe for spinach queso dip that I had been wanting […]

Southern Style Pork Egg Rolls

Southern Style Pork Egg Rolls

This is the last installment of our smoked pork adventure.  After making pulled pork tacos, we decided to take our cue from the Far East and make egg rolls.  The ingredients are basically the same, but the flavors and method is a little different.  We actually made the cabbage, carrots and cilantro mixture for the […]

Smoked Pork on the Grill – 3 Ways

Smoked Pork on the Grill – 3 Ways

We are on vacation in Florida with our family this week, so we wanted to share some great recipes we made a while back. We’ve been holding on to these knowing we wouldn’t be a doing a lot of posting on our vacation.  It’s been hard to keep them for so long, because they are […]

Cheesy Baked Pasta

Cheesy Baked Pasta

I know it’s seems weird to cook all these baked pasta dishes in the summer, but they are so easy to make ahead. As I’ve said before, I do my best cooking in the morning when John is home and Camden is napping. Then I can send John off with it for his dinner break […]

Summer Vegetable Lasagne

Summer Vegetable Lasagne

I had some leftover vegetables that needed to be cooked, so I came up with this hearty vegetable lasagne.  Adding diced zucchini to the sauce gave it the chunky texture of a meat sauce without the meat.  It’s a good mix of summer time veggies and rich comfort food.  The best of both worlds! Start […]

Mediterranean Couscous Bowls – Roasted Veggies 2 Ways

Mediterranean Couscous Bowls – Roasted Veggies 2 Ways

These days I am trying to maximize my time spent in the kitchen.  If I can cook 2 or 3 meals or at least prep a meal while I cook another during nap time or at night, it saves me having to cook with a baby hanging on my legs before dinner time.  One problem […]

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

This is a recipe I’ve been working on for a while. When I lived in Oklahoma, every tex-mex chain restaurant had sour cream chicken enchiladas on their menu. It was one of my favorites. I have not been able to find them since moving away, so I have been trying to come up with something […]