Brown Sugar Pancakes

If you have followed me for any length of time you probably know about my love of breakfast for dinner. I don’t care for breakfast foods for breakfast, brunch maybe, but the smell of cooking bacon or sausage in the morning turns my stomach. But, breakfast for dinner is everything! Simple to make, delicious, hearty,…

Simple Bisquik Beer Fish Fry

I made these yummy Crispy Roasted Potatoes (click for link to recipe) and needed something to serve with them. I had been cleaning out my pantry cupboard, I do this about 2 times a year so that I don’t lose ingredients. I hate having to throw food out so I try to clean up my…

Crispy Roasted Potatoes

I love potatoes! Mashed, roasted, fried, or boiled I don’t care I will eat them in any form. Now, another favorite of mine is vinegar – cider vinegar, malt vinegar, or balsamic vinegar, are all my favorites. Combining potatoes AND vinegar now that is perfection to me! Verdict: When making these you have to be…

Our Favorite Summer Salads

Summer officially starts in just a few days on June 20th and lasts until September 22nd. Now is the time for salads and eating outdoors. We love sitting outside when there is a light evening breeze and these salads are some of our favorites to have for dinner. Most of these can be made ahead…

Tangy Grilled Shrimp

When it is warm and I don’t know what to cook it seems like shrimp is my go to. I can put it in a bowl to marinate early in the afternoon and by dinner time it is ready to cook after being in the delicious sauce. Grilling the takes no time. In this meal…

Recipes for Large Gatherings,Teenagers, or Hearty Eaters

We are in the middle of graduation right now so we are attending LOTS of graduation parties. It is interesting seeing the mix of foods and offerings. I am always looking for dishes that can feed large groups that are simple, fun, and tasty! Slow Cooker Glazed Meatballs (click for link to recipe) I love…

Another Musing #7.5

Today I normally put out top 5 recipes for … I will do that tomorrow. Today I am thinking about graduation and changes in our life. When my daughter was born she needed surgery when she 10 days old. I had stayed up for several days with her during her testing and refused to leave…

Saturday Musings #7

Tomorrow is the big day. He is ready. We are ready. This seems drag on forever and ever. When my daughter graduated because she was in an on-line program there was one optional graduation picnic and graduation. That was it. None of the other 150 concerts, convocations, lectures, honors ceremonies, parades, etc… just to get…

Asparagus Ravioli Salad

This is a hearty recipe that makes enough for large dinner servings AND a couple of lunch servings. It is versatile in that you can serve it hot or room temperature. It is up to you! It is quick and easy to make, which you know is my go to right now. Use bagged frozen…

Bacon Chicken Bites

Graduation, Senior Car Parade, and Baccalaureate are all this week. We are so close to being done. As much as I don’t want it to all end we are all now ready for this. It seems to drag on for weeks and gets so tiring. We even decided to do our son’s graduation party in…

Smoked Sausage Bites

I had a HUGE order of groceries to pick up the other day but still had a few leftovers in our freezer and refrigerator I wanted to use up. I am trying to stay simple and what can be more simple than a charcuterie? I had a ring of smoked sausage to use and was…

5 Breakfast Casseroles for Busy Weekends

Breakfast casseroles can be made the night before if you want to serve them for brunch, breakfast, or dinner or early in the morning if you wish to serve it for dinner. They are hearty, comforting, and delicious! You can easily customize all of these to make it perfect for your family. Cheesy Egg and…