I ran across an online Halloween cookbook written for kids earlier today while searching for books for my second graders, and I just knew Jake would love it. He looked at it in the car on the way to speech, and he chose Mummy Dogs to cook tonight along with mac n cheese and baked … Continue reading Jake cooked tonight!
Before we had any idea that Gramma was sick, I asked her to teach me how to make her famous noodles. She came up on July 28, 2017, after I bought the "good flour" (ie: Gold Medal All Purpose), and I photographed and recorded her as she did this, not realizing it would be the … Continue reading Gramma Izzie’s noodles – video of Gramma!
I have a wonderful and easy chicken taco recipe for the Instant Pot! This meal is quick to put together, and it's good for you, too. The meal is Chicken Tacos topped with pineapple salsa and a quinoa and black bean side dish. Chicken Taco Meat - cook earlier in the day so it has … Continue reading Chicken Taco Meal – Instant Pot recipe
Every year after Christmas, we always have SO MUCH HAM left over! I always make a big pot of cheesy potato and ham soup (tastes just like a loaded baked potato), usually a casserole dish of scalloped potatoes with ham, and always at least two big pots of soupbeans! Soupbeans is an Appalachian staple in … Continue reading Instant Pot – Soupbeans
I found this recipe years ago on the internet. I don't remember which website I was on or who was the author unfortunately. I may have even gotten it through one of those old Yahoo email list groups that I was on at the time. Wherever it came from, this recipe is now a Christmas … Continue reading Land of Nod Cinnamon Rolls
Ted's mom, Billie, turned 68 today. She ran over for a visit and to drop off egg cartons and coupons to me. While she was here, Jake decided she couldn't have a birthday without birthday cake, so he decided to make her a cake. He was naming random ingredients, so I told him to look … Continue reading Jake bakes a cake for Grandma Billie
Jake wanted cake yesterday for a little snack, but since I'm trying to eat healthier, I didn't want to make an entire cake. I knew if I did that I wouldn't be able to stop myself, and my diet would be blown for the entire week. I found this recipe for chocolate cake in a … Continue reading Quick cake