12 Mexican Faves You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

Schedule a stress-free Mexican night with help from the trusty slow cooker I am always on the lookout for easy and quick recipes, especially those that can be done in a slow cooker.  I was excited when I saw these recipes on Pillsbury’s web site and wanted to share them with you.  Let me know if […]


I love Beef Stroganoff.  It’s one of the easy-to-throw-together comfort food.  I usually combine it with egg noodles, rice, or as a stand-alone meat dish. I would love to know of some other ways that this mixture could be used….any suggestions? This  recipe is similar to my Swedish Meatballs except I’m starting with ground beef instead […]


A coworker made these Swedish Meatballs at an event our park hosted several years ago.  They were such a hit that we continue to make this meatballs at all of our events and we always carry home an empty dish. They are so easy to make and are perfect for a quick meal or if […]


  I’ve never met a tortellini that I didn’t like.  Hot soup or cold salad….if it has tortellini, it’s going to be good. This Tortellini with Italian Sausage is such an easy recipe and it only takes one pot which means that not only does it taste great,  but there’s only one pot to wash. […]

Bacon Wrapped- BBQ Meatloaf

Meatloaf is one of those down-home, comfort foods for some while others view it as something they had to eat as a child and never wanted to touch again as an adult.  I don’t eat much meat and rarely crave it I decided over the weekend that I wanted to make meatloaf. Let’s face it…meatloaf […]

Ham & Smoked Sausage Lasagna

Twelve years ago, I ate this Ham and Smoked Sausage Lasagna at a friends house and absolutely loved it.  She was kind enough to give me the recipe and I have been making it from this little sheet of paper every since. This lasagna is very different from other lasagna recipes.  Part of the appeal […]


  This is one of my favorite go-to foods.  Even people that don’t like cabbage love it !   I remember as a child, my mother would make this.  I hated cabbage.  I repeat, hated cabbage.  So did my sister and every other young person that I knew.  The funny thing is that we all loved this […]


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