Bacon Blue Cheese Meatloaf

Bacon Blue Cheese Meatloaf by

There are days that call for some down-home-comfort-food cooking... I'm thinking most of us grew up eating meatloaf!  I know I did. Bacon Blue Cheese Meatloaf is not your momma's meatloaf (nothing against momma) but this meat loaf rocks the awesome scale just a little bit more :) [easyrecipe id="15389" n="0"] *adapted from Taste of Home magazine Bacon Blue Cheese Meatloaf served … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Slow Cooker Potato Soup by www,

I can hardly believe that Autumn weather is here, the leaves are turning around our neck of the woods and it's put me in the mood for some delicious savory soups...   AND what's better than a delicious savory SLOW COOKER soup?!  Not a whole lot, in my book.  I love to throw it together in the morning and walk in that evening to dinner-ready-to-go :) Slow Cooker Potato Soup … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites by

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites are part of a progressive tailgate party today!! A blogging friend of mine, Camille, invited me to join in this progressive blog-hopping-tailgate-party!  I'm so excited to be involved!! What a fabulous idea AND a fun way to get 5 new recipes to use for your next tailgate party... after all football season is just about to begin!   Be sure to … [Read more...]

Spinach and Bacon Omelette

Spinach and Bacon Omelette by

Spinach and Bacon Omelette is a delicious weekend breakfast!   [easyrecipe id="8245" n="0"]   My daughter Madi and her friends whipped these up the other morning and they were so delicious that I wanted to share them with all of you!       Spinach and Bacon Omelette is so fun to make for a weekend breakfast or brunch!  It's also super tasty if you have fresh … [Read more...]

Summer Soiree Grilled Pear and Gorgonzola Salad

Grilled Pear and Gorganzola Salad

Summer Soiree Grilled Pear and Gorgonzola Salad The next course is Salad and it's absolutely mouth watering! Grilled Pear and Gorgonzola Salad     [easyrecipe id="6673" n="0"] *I place bottles of balsamic vinegar and olive oil on the table and let each person dress their salad to their liking. This recipe can be made up to an hour beforehand if covered and refrigerated- … [Read more...]

Texas Baked Beans

Texas Baked Beans

Texas Baked Beans  belong right up there with pulled pork and bar-b-que sandwiches!!   How do ya have a proper BBQ without this famous side dish?  Well... ya don't!! That's why I'm fixin' to share this family favorite Texas Baked Beans recipe (for a good 15 years) with y'all :)   I picked this Texas Baked Beans recipe up when I lived there quite a while ago!  A … [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...]

Rochelle’s Potato Soup


I've used Rochelle's Potato Soup recipe of my sister-in-law's since my kids were little... they LOVE it! (we all love it!)  It's pretty simple to throw together.  We like to have Rochelle's Potato Soup in the winter when it's cold outside and just feel like snuggling up to a warm bowl of soup!  It's great in bread bowls too... just the right consistency :) Thanks to Rochelle for … [Read more...]

Twice Baked Red Mashed Potatoes


You've heard of twice baked potatoes???  Well... this recipe is twice baked red mashed potatoes and it's just perfect for a spin off the regular ole' turkey day mashed potatoes.  We had a "mock" Thanksgiving dinner last weekend.  Many of you may already know we're a step-family so this year we won't have our kids on Thanksgiving :(  We try to celebrate with them somehow, sometimes we … [Read more...]

Spinach and Bacon Frittata

Spinage Frittata

A Frittata is basically a baked omelet!  There are several ways to put these little guys together... it's 6-9 eggs (depending on how thick you want it) and any mixture of ingredients you'd like to throw in!  Possible combo's could be Swiss cheese, ham, and brocolli.  Or maybe peppers, onions, and tomatoes.  How about bacon, cheddar cheese, shallots, and spinach?  This Spinach and Bacon … [Read more...]

Summer Sandwiches BLT

Cuke Tom Sand

Of course you can make BLT and Cuke, Tom, Ranch sandwiches any time of year but when the tomatoes and cucumbers are on they're extra good!  Gram loved BLT's (bacon, lettuce, tomato) she always had the makings for them in her kitchen.  It didn't matter if you dropped in on her unannounced, she would offer you something to eat and 9 times out of 10 it'd be a BLT! I have to admit that … [Read more...]