Category: Main Dishes

The Time the Pioneer Woman Was My Best Friend

I don’t know about you, but I think Ree Drummond is one of the neatest people ever. (No, not clean neat…cool neat.) Does anyone say “neat” anymore? Anyone? No? Just me? Well, it doesn’t matter. I’ve declared her “neat”. I’ve followed The Pioneer Woman for several years on her blog. […] Read more…

Oktoberfest Dishes

Fall is here, and you know what that means: Oktoberfest! In fact, there is a large Oktoberfest celebration right here in Georgia in an amazing little town called Helen. The 45th Annual Oktoberfest is held each year from mid-September through November 1 – it’s the longest running festival held in the […] Read more…

Bacon Habanero Burger

Bacon Habanero Burger

For me it doesn’t matter what time of year it is. A big, yummy burger is always ok. I’m not a huge fan of spicy hot flavors, but the cheese on this Bacon Habanero Burger is just the right heat level. Not melt your face off, but you can feel […] Read more…

Cooking with Fresh Corn

Summer without fresh corn is like summer without sunshine. At the start of the summer, I get excited thinking about earthy-sweet and crunchy, hot buttered corn on the cob. How much do I adore fresh corn?  About this much!We’d already shucked some of them when I remembered I blog, therefore […] Read more…

9 Cool Summer Meals That Won’t Heat Up Your Kitchen

It’s the middle of the day and the temperatures are already climbing high, the air conditioning is struggling to keep up, and and I still have to figure out what to make for dinner. Summer weather is often enough for us to throw up our hands and hit the take-out […] Read more…

The Secrets to Succulent, Slow-Cooked Meals

You’ve got to love an appliance that makes luscious, aromatic, Sunday-style dinners a reality any night of the week: Ingredients go in, the cooker goes on, and dinner comes out pretty much whenever you’re ready. Plus there’s usually only one pot to wash — how easy is that? Here are […] Read more…

One-Pot Taco Pasta

They like tacos. They like pasta. You like one-pot recipes. Is there any doubt this Healthy Living dish will be a winner at your house? It’s an easy recipe that’s delicious and flexible to suit your families tastes. Prep Time – 50min. Total Time – 50min. Servings – 6 servings, 1-1/3 cups each […] Read more…

Kid-Friendly Recipes for a Healthier Summer

Perhaps it’s the looser schedule, the longer days or the heat, but kids are continually requesting snacks and special treats this summer. Just this morning, my two-year old nephew asked for a snack instead of breakfast. Um, no. In addition to making sure they are hydrated, I try to stop their ongoing […] Read more…

Homemade Dried Onion Soup Mix

Onion-Soup-Mix

I needed a dip to serve Sunday night and my go-to onion soup packet was nowhere in sight. Man, that stuff has become a crutch in my kitchen.  Meatloaf, stews, pot roast, hamburgers, potatoes, chicken, chili, gravy, veggies…oh my gosh! There has to be a healthier, easier, more dependable way […] Read more…

Creamy Avocado Pasta – Guest Post #DailyDoseofDesign

Hope you’ve all have a spiffy Memorial Day!  OK, so technically, I’m home now from the amazing trip my daughter and I took together this month. Now the problem is that I’m so jetlagged and worn out. You know how they say you need a “vacation from your vacation?” Well, […] Read more…

« Previous PageNext Page »