bread, copy-cat, easy, kid friendly

Copy-Cat Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits

I have really been on a bread kick lately. And these were at the top of the list for my family. But most importantly my husband. He LOVED these! I served them with salmon with lemon slices, and asparagus. It was a easy weekday meal! They all just went perfectly together and we topped off the night with oreo milkshakes! If you are not much of a bread maker this is the perfect recipe to start with! Copy-Cat Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits yields:12-15 biscuits 2 1/2 cups Bisquick 4 Tablespoons cold butter, cut into small cubes 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 cup cheddar …

bread, main dish, soup, wintertime

Chicken Noodle Soup + Shirley J Biscuits

I love making soups but unfortunately the look on my husbands face when he comes home from work and sees soup on the table doesn’t correspond to my love for soups. So from February to October soups are not put into the weekly menu. But right when fall hits the soup recipe brainstorming begins! And that is when I start making soups once a week. I still get the same look on my husbands face every time and that is why I have starting making some type of homemade bread that day too! I have LOVED making breads recently! And …

cookies, holiday

Raspberry & Almond Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies

  Raspberry & Almond Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies yields: 3 dozen 1 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam Glaze: 1/2 cup confectioners sugar 3/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon milk Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Mix in almond extract. Then add flour, dough will then start to come together. Roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Make a small hole in the center of each ball, using your thumb or …

bread

Orange Rolls

There is just something about having good rolls at Thanksgiving or any meal for that matter. This is a recipe that once you try you won’t look any further and will continue to go back and back to this recipe. I remember as a little girl having these at many family gatherings. My Aunt Karen originally started making these rolls and they have gone from generation to generation! My mom makes these rolls and these knotted rolls atleast once a month for our family Sunday dinners. Yes, I know we are very very spoiled! And now I consider myself a HUGE roll …

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Hot and Spicy Jalapeño Spinach Dip

Today I am going to share with you one of my very favorite appetizers! And with the holiday season well under way what better time of year to have a new delicious appetizer to try! If you are a fan of spinach dip like me and love a little spice this recipe will soon become one of your favorites! Hot & Spicy Jalapeño Spinach Dip 1 box frozen chopped spinach (thaw and squeeze juice) 1 medium onion, chopped 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 cup half and half 1 (4 oz) can chopped jalapeños 1 (8oz) cream cheese, softened 2 …

appetizer, cheese, party food

The BEST Cheese Ball

I feel like every holiday party needs a cheese ball! It is a staple in my book. One of my favorite things to munch on! They can be made a head of time, only have 5 ingredients, and is always a crowd pleaser! The Best Cheese Ball 1 large block cream cheese (3 lb. block; can be found at Coscto) 6 teaspoons Bon Appetit seasoning or (2 teaspoons celery salt, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 teaspoon onion powder) you can also substitute for Beau Monde Seasoning 3 teaspoons mustard 9 chopped green onions pecans, chopped Mix cream cheese, seasoning, mustard, and …

crockpot, easy, main dish, pork

Crockpot Pork Chops

A few years ago my brother and sister in law had our family over for dinner. She made these pork chops and mashed potatoes and boy were they good. I have made them countless times for dinner since then. I tend to find pork chops on sale a lot and with this recipe not having many ingredients it seems to be my go-to recipe for pork chops. Crockpot Pork Chops 6 pork chops, boneless 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce 3 cans cream of mushroom soup salt and pepper olive oil Sprinkle salt and pepper generously on each side of the pork …

chicken, easy, kid friendly, main dish

Ritz Chicken

  I don’t know what is better…having a meal that only has 4 ingredients or having a meal that my husband AND kids devoured! This meal is my little sister Sophie’s favorite meal and considering that growing up my mom cooked almost every single night and has published 2 cookbooks that says alot. This meal isn’t the healthiest, but its easy and yummy! Ritz Chicken 4 chicken breasts 1 sleeve Ritz crackers 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 Hidden Valley Ranch Packet Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large ziploc bag, crush Ritz crackers and then add dry mix packet. …

easy, Sandwich, steak

Cheesy Havarti Steak Sandwich

I am not gunna lie…I am a sucker for anything with havarti cheese on it. And this sandwich did not disappoint! In our home we always have loafs of french style bread. Garlic bread is a staple in our home. My husband loves it, my kids love it, and I love it too. So when I had some steak that I was cooking up that night I decided to make these sandwhiches with grilled onions on them. Cheesy Havarti Steak Sandwich sub rolls 1 pound sirloin steak 1 large onion, thinly sliced 4-6 slices havarti cheese 1/2 cup butter, softened …

baked good, bread, breakfast, fall

Pumpkin Oat Muffins

Almost every single time that I walk into my parents house there is some type of baked good that my mom had made that day. Everyone who knows her knows her for her extraordinary baking skills, her fun up-beat personality, and her amazing parties. She is one of a kind. Just like her baking skills. These muffins are no exception for her amazingness. I actually had to hid them in the laundry room so that my husband and kids would not eat them. So when my baby was sleeping and my boys were at school I sat down and enjoyed …