Simple Macaroni Salad Recipe { Picnic Recipe }

I have a serious love affair with summer aside from the Texas heat. That heat does make me want to hibernate inside with the a/c when temps reach three digits. Unfortunately, I have a life so that means things like family fishing trips, bbq's and more during those heats. When … [Read more...]

Instant Pot Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe {Pressure Cooker Recipe}

In case you haven't noticed, I like cheap family meals and easy recipes that aren't going to take me forever or break the bank. My favorite recipes, such as my Grown Up Tuna Noodle Casserole recipe or my Homemade Chicken Strips recipe, are all quick, easy, inexpensive and of … [Read more...]

Shrimp Recipes – Shrimp Potato Salad

My Tom and Emma love shrimp. Notice that I left myself out of that statement? Me personally? I could leave any form of seafood more often than I could take it.  There are very few seafood dishes that I actually like. It isn't that I have anything bad against seafood, but more … [Read more...]

Freezer Recipes – Chicken and Black Bean Taquito Recipe with Sour Cream Sauce

Sometimes you just want a quick meal and for me? That means heading into the kitchen and grabbing one of my favorite freezer recipes. I'm not big on huge freezer cooking sessions, but there are a few things that I love to make up ahead of time so that life is easier later on. … [Read more...]

Open Faced Roast Beef Sandwich

Do you know what is absolutely perfect? A roast beef sandwich. Seriously. They are one of my favorite foods and when they're made right? Heaven. It took a while for me to figure out an exact process that created a sandwich that was flavorful and tender without being overkill. … [Read more...]

Crispy Southwest Chicken Wraps Recipe

Right around four years ago, I flew to Texas. I had absolutely no intentions of staying, but ended up doing a quick move and I have called it home since. When I'm asked why I ended up staying, I tell people that it was for the food. Whether or not that is true, this recipe goes a … [Read more...]

Homemade Italian Pita Pockets Recipe

We love easy meals here at our house. If there's a way to make a delicious, but very easy meal? I'm there. This Italian pita pocket recipe fits that bill! They're quick and easy but they're oh so good! We make ours as an Italian meatball flavor, but really, you could make them … [Read more...]

Grilled Pepperoni Pizza Sandwich recipe

While I love a good meal, sometimes? I really just want a quick and easy recipe that will feed the family without feeding them junk. We are a huge pizza family, but sometimes? A regular, plain old pizza just gets boring and I can't have that. Boring leads to wanting to eat out … [Read more...]

20 Mouthwatering Cheeseburger Recipes

  If I've learned nothing in my almost 4 years of living in Texas, it's what a real burger should taste like. Tom and I like to joke that I came to Texas to visit him, but I stayed for the food. Do me a favor and don't let him know that he's actually kind of right. … [Read more...]

Strawberry Salad with Honey Poppy Seed Dressing

So in case you didn't know? It is HOT here in Texas. Like boil my blood, really cook an egg on the hood, step outside and your body steams kind of hot. When it gets this hot? There is nothing better than a meal that I can make without having to heat up the kitchen. This … [Read more...]