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 …

bread, easy, lunch, main dish, Sandwich

Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese

Oh how I love my panini maker my husband gave it to me for Christmas a few years ago! The other day I was on Pinterest and had pinned a sandwich much like this one. Within hours it had been pinned lots and lots of times. So I searched high and low for a actual recipe but unfortunately nothing came up to go along with the picture I found. So I decided that since I wasn’t the only person intrigued by the picture I took it upon myself to make up a recipe and man was it delicious (and pretty I might add). These …

chicken, dinner, easy, freezer, main dish, mexican

Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Have you ever wanted to eat enchiladas but then look and in your pantry and have no enchilada sauce! Well look no further here is the best no enchilada sauce enchiladas. It is a homemade enchilada sauce! Made with a rue, green chilies, and sour cream! It is pretty dang yummy! And aren’t too spicy for little kids! I feel like I have tried 100 different recipes for enchiladas. Some I really like and some not so much. This one turned out to be different then most recipes I have tried. The good thing about these ones is that they …

bread, breakfast, kid friendly

Maple Long John Doughnuts

Maple Long John Doughnuts Recipe Happy National Doughnut Day!    To celebrate I have a recipe for maple long johns (which of course are one of my favorites!) These doughnuts do take a little bit of time because they have to rise twice, but they are pretty easy and fun for the whole family! Maple Long John Doughnuts Recipe yields about 18 doughnuts Ingredients: 1 heaping Tablespoon of yeast (active dry) 1 Tablespoon sugar 1/4 cup warm water 1 cup warm milk 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 3 1/2 cups flour Oil How …

Mom’s Knotted Rolls
bread, sides

Mom’s Knotted Rolls

My mom taught me to love cooking from a young age. I remember always having hot meals on the table almost every night! I remember her spending countless hours in the kitchen and slowly teaching all 4 of us girls how to cook. Not until after I was married did I realize the joys of cooking. Not everyone experiences those joys of cooking. But luckily I am one of them! Every Sunday my mom has all of us over to a nice Sunday dinner. And let me tell you these meals are gourmet! I look forward to them every week! These …

My 3 favorite ways to cook Salmon
fish, grill, main dish

My 3 favorite ways to cook Salmon

Having a Memorial Day BBQ? Want to make something a little different then the regular hot dogs and hamburgers? Grab a salmon filet while your at the store and try out one of my favorite ways to cook Salmon! When my husband and I were dating he went to Alaska to go fishing. He brought home freezers full of halibut and salmon. Lets just say it took us years and years to eat it all! I had to get creative of ways to prepare it. I have tried multiple ways to cook fish. I decided today to share my 3 …

Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies
cookies, peanut butter

Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies

Wow that name sure is a handful to say! My dad’s favorite cookies have always been peanut butter cookies. My mom always makes the same recipe. I had a bag of reeses pieces laying around and threw them in the cookie dough. They were delicious. My boys especially liked them! They would be even better with the mini reese pieces. So if your a peanut butter fan give these cookies a try! Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies 1/2 cup shortening1/2 cup butter, softened2 cups peanut butter1 cup brown sugar1 cup sugar2 eggs2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda1 …

chicken, crockpot, easy, main dish

Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken

I purchased a whole chicken planning on boiling it and using the chicken in a few dishes, but instead saw the idea on Pinterest to place it in the crockpot. And of course the recipes that stuck out most to me were the juicy rotisserie ones! So I gave it a try. I looked at about 20 different recipes and took a little from each of them and came up with this one! It was juicy and probably one of the best rotisserie chickens I have ever had! And my husband was shocked to hear that was even made in the …