Cheesy Cornbread
bread, side dish

Cheesy Cornbread

Man this cornbread sure is good! It is the perfect amount of sweet and savory put together!  Cheesy Cornbread 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 4 eggs 1 can cream corn 1 cup flour 1 cup cornmeal 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup monterey cheese, grated 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter and sugar together. Add remaining ingredients except the cheese. After all mixed together fold in the cheeses. Grease pan. (can use either 9×13 or muffin tins) Bake for 45 if using a 9×13 baking dish or bake for 15 minutes …

Snickerdoodle Cookies
cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

I know there is a million snickerdoodle recipes out there. This one has been my favorite ever since I was a little girl. I have tried and tried recipes off of Pinterest, blogs, and website and I tend to always go back to this recipe! I think they are absolutely delicious! Snickerdoodle Cookies 1 cup shortening1 1/2 cup sugar2 eggs2 3/4 cups flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons cream of tartar1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 teaspoon butter flavoring 5 Tablespoons granulated sugar2 teaspoons cinnamon Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine shortening, sugar and eggs and mix. Add remaining ingredients (in the …

Buttery Herb Rice
easy, kid friendly, side dish

Buttery Herb Rice

This rice is the perfect side dish for almost every meal! My favorite is with salmon and grilled chicken but this is very universal! And very easy! Buttery Herb Riceyields: 4-6 servings 4 cups water2 Tablespoons dry parsley1/2 cube butter1 (heaping) Tablespoon chicken bouillon2 Tablespoons dried onion2 cups rice, uncooked Bring all to a boil, and then add 2 cups rice. Put lid on and cook for 20 minutes on low. Leave on the burner, but turn the heat off for another 10 minutes.

Crockpot Southwest Chicken Nachos
chicken, crockpot, easy, kid friendly, mexican

Crockpot Southwest Chicken Nachos

Many people LOOOOVE using their crockpot. And I will admit that some days I love using my crockpot too. But for some reason almost every single crockpot recipe I try comes out looking not so good. Most of them taste good, but before I put the meal on my table I usually have to explain to my husband that this is “a crockpot meal”…they are easy and delicious but not always so pretty! I received a fun package from Citizen Chef with a few of their sauces. I have the perfect recipe for their Pan Asian Orange Sauce that I will be posting soon …

Berry Trifle
dessert, easy, fruit, holiday, kid friendly

Berry Trifle

This is one of my very favorite desserts! When it is your birthday in my family you get to pick the Sunday meal and dessert this is one that gets picked quite often! It is perfect for any occasion! It can be made in a large trifle dish or smaller dishes if you are making it for a party or a baby shower or something! Berry Trifle 2 quarts strawberries,washed and sliced1 container raspberries1 container blackberries1 container blueberries2-3 Tablespoons sugar1 teaspoon almond extract16 oz cream cheese, room temperature2 cups powdered sugar1 cup sour cream2 teaspoons vanilla1 1/4 teaspoon almond extract1 …

Sugar Cookies
cookies, easy, kid friendly

Sugar Cookies

When I was a little girl for Valentines Day I asked my mom to make personalized sugar cookies for each kid in the class. The store bought valentines just never were enough! Lets just say that I have always been a fan of sugar cookies and lucky enough my husbands favorite cookie is also a sugar cookie! The kids were all asleep and I had an itch to make some cookies (unfortunately I get this dessert “itch” almost daily..) I stumbled upon this sugar cookie recipe. These cookies take just as long as chocolate chip cookies do! Which to me …

crockpot, easy, main dish, pasta

Crockpot Sausage Spinach Tortellini

Crockpot Sausage and Spinach Tortellini Slow Cooker cheesy tortellini. Similar to crockpot tortellini lasagna! Here are the simple steps to make crockpot tortellini right at home Brown ground sausage over medium heat while breaking into small pieces. Grab crockpot and turn on high. Place tortellini in the bottom, then the cooked sausage, until all ingredients (except mozzarella cheese) in crockpot. Place cream cheese on top so that it doesn’t curdle. Cook for 3-4 hours on high. If you are home stir ingredients all together as many times as possible. Turn crockpot to “warm” or off then take off lid for …

Twisted Breadstick Skewer
bread, kid friendly, side dish

Twisted Breadstick Skewer

Warning: These taste waaaay better then they look! Skewers are always a huge hit at our house. They are my husbands favorite and my kids always seem to have a good time with them! And for some reason they always seem to atleast try whatever I line up on the skewers. So I decided to make some twisted breadsticks right on a skewer to go with our pasta the other night. As you can tell by my son’s face these were a hit! My son Crew helped me make them every step of the way! And then he devoured them! …

Fudge Brownies
chocolate, dessert

Fudge Brownies

Oh man these brownies are GOOD! I found them on Pinterest and these were an absolute hit at our house! I could hardly get a picture of them before they disappeared! Fudge Brownies Recipe from: All Recipes 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9×13 pan. In a large saucepan melt butter. Take off heat and add in sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Wisk in cocoa, flour, salt, and baking powder. Pour into 9×13 pan. Bake for 22-25 …

chicken, crockpot, easy, main dish

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

  My absolute favorite food is buffalo chicken wings! I have liked them since I was a little girl and they are still my fav! So these sandwiches are right up my alley! I added a little twist to make them more suitable for children. By turning them more into a sweet buffalo sandwich they are now enjoyed by the whole family! I hope you enjoy these as much as we all did! Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Sandwich yields: 12 sandwich rolls 4 large chicken breasts 1/2 of a 12 oz bottle of Franks Hot Wing Buffalo Sauce 1 teaspoons minced …