Chicken Taco Soup

Chicken Taco Soup

Chicken Taco Soup is a tasty little Slow Cooker dish that will please you on so many levels!!     It's easy :)  It's got a bit of that Southwest yummy flavor and my kids gobble it right up! (which always makes me happy!!) I usually have these ingredients "on hand" so it's a good one to fall back on when I don't have time to run to the grocery store.  You'll LOVE … [Read more...]

Cobb Salad Sandwich

Cobb Salad Sandwich

Cobb Salad Sandwich looked like a fun and yummy way to use up some of my leftover Ham from last weeks post!   I saw this Cobb Salad Sandwich idea while flipping through a Taste of Home magazine when I was waiting in the check out line at the grocery store!  My husband really likes Cobb Salad and Horseradish so I figured I whip some up for him!  (I'll have some too but … [Read more...]

Mom’s Blueberry Torte

Mom's Blueberry Torte

My Mom's Blueberry Torte is the cake I grew up on... I begged for this blueberry, cream cheese, delicious cake every birthday of every year of my young life :)   Mom's Blueberry Torte is mouth watering, delicious, and can I have another 8 pieces GOOD!!  REALLY... this one you've just got to give a try for your next special occasion or any occasion for that matter. Cake takes … [Read more...]

Baked Potato Casserole

Baked Potato Casserole

Baked Potato Casserole is a long time favorite of ours... I'm not a huge casserole lover but once in a while this one is pretty darn tasty!!  I've tried to make it a little healthier over the years and we like it just as much as the fuller calorie original version that my friend, Tiffany from Texas, gave me a long time ago!   Baked Potato Casserole has another funny name around … [Read more...]

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Wrap

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Wrap

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Wrap is simple but OH so tasty!! Ever heard of Dark Chocolate Tortillas??  Me either... until I went to a demonstration class by Deer Creek Foods and sampled these amazing little creations!  Dark Chocolate ANYTHING and I can't pass it bye.... no way, no how!   So, after class I ran to grab some... just had to make some Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Wrap 's … [Read more...]

Easter Ham

Easter Ham

Easter is so early this year that I made this Easter Ham recipe for my son, Jake's birthday for the family party that we threw him last Sunday! I can hardly believe my baby boy is 13 years old!!... WAIT!  That means 3 of our kids are officially TEEN-agers... oh my, craziness!  I don't know where the time flies??     Easter Ham is a really spring-ie way to dress up a … [Read more...]

Pot o’ Gold Cupcakes

Pot o' Gold Cupcakes

Aren't these Pot o' Gold Cupcakes perfect for St. Patrick's Day... so CUTE! They turned out to be a bit of an experiment... I originally thought I could bake them for 3 minutes, add in the Rolo's and finish cooking! BUT, no... my plan didn't quiet work out.  It works with other kinds of cake mix cupcakes but these puff up so big and fluffy while they bake and then kinda settle … [Read more...]

Irish Stew

Irish Stew by whatscookingwithruthie.com

Irish Stew is just a fun, festive, yummy meal for St. Patrick's day!  THEN add last Tuesday's  irish soda bread post and you've got an easy and delicious way to celebrate March 17th in all it's Irish glory :) I guess by now you know I've got a thing for the Crock-pot... yep, I DO!  LOVE it!!  A LOT : ) I LOVE  to throw the ingredients for this Irish Stew  into that wonderful little … [Read more...]

irish soda bread

irish soda bread

irish soda bread  recipe is a 100% whole wheat bread that uses baking soda and powder for leavening... it's a "craggy" everyday Irish loaf that's enriched with sugar and a touch of butter! If your looking for an authentic Irish bread to celebrate a bit o' St. Patties Day around your house then this irish soda bread is really easy and yummy!!  I'm also working on a delicious Irish Stew … [Read more...]

Tea and Carrot Cake Scones

Tea and Carrot Cake Scones

At the end of almost every day,  I have a little "Ruthie" time and sit for just long enough to enjoy a cup of tea AND today Carrot Cake Scones!  But most of the time a piece of dark chocolate!!  Mmmm... I'm a dark choc-o-holic to the core : )   I think I'm a much happier lady if I take a little bit of time every day to decompress and a cup of tea does that for me.   In a … [Read more...]

Mint Grapefruit Salad

Mint grapefruit titled

Mint Grapefruit Salad we've always had a thing for those little Ruby Red Grapefruits!  They're sweet but tangy and oh so good! I must tell you it nearly killed me to BUY mint!!  I have the stuff growing out of control in the yard most of the year but when grapefruit is at it's peak... the mint in my garden is NOT!  I really need to grow some potted herbs in the house next year … [Read more...]

Brisket and Rosemary New Potatoes

Brisket and Rosemary New Potatoes

Brisket and Rosemary New Potatoes are flat out melt in your mouth delicious! If you follow my blog then you know I lived in Texas for a few years while my kids were little... 2 of my babies were born there and I LOVED it!  You'll never find sweeter people and I love how everything is called "TEXAS" size!  Yep, that's right NO biggie size fry at Wendy's -- it's TEXAS sized! My Madi's … [Read more...]