Creamy Sausage Rigatoni


I love fall. Opening the windows to the cool breezes at night make for great sleeping weather. The hearty casseroles, stews, and pasta dishes are a favorite. Apple cider, pumpkins pies, and donuts abound. Bright mums, pumpkins, and cornstalks dot the houses and downtown stores. All of it just makes me so happy. Now, I…

Bubble-Up Chicken Cassesrole


This recipe started as something I found from Pillsbury.com to use up the last of the refrigerator biscuit dough that I had bought on sale. I try to plan ahead if I buy a special ingredient or spice. I hate food waste. I am always trying to find new ways of using up those “leftovers.”…

Slow Roasted Pork Loin


One of the skills I continually work with my kids on is cooking. Last night when I asked my son to put the pork loin in to cook I got a bit of the eye-roll. Not completely because I cut that one off quick. But, when I told him what he had to do to…

What’s for Dinner Moms?


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After listening to “What’s for dinner Mom?”  every day, for the past 11 years, no matter what the answer I gave them, the reply is always the same, “Again?” I am not overly creative lately in my choices for dinner so I am going on a quest…

Wait! You’re Writing About Chinese Takeout for Your 600th Post?


Beef and Broccoli with Fried Rice and General Tso’s Chicken with White Rice “Man plans. God laughs.” – Yiddish Proverb This is my 600th post. It is not anywhere near what I thought I would be writing about for my 600th post. But, this is life and this is what happens when we plan. I…