Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Recipe | Easy 1 Pot Dinner!

Pepperoni Pizza Pasta recipe

As much as I like to cook my family the healthiest meal possible, sometimes I just have to give them what they want and this Pepperoni Pizza Pasta recipe is one of our “compromise dinners”. My husband and boys really DO like Hamburger Helper (yes – the boxed ones where the sauce is a powder) […]

Baked S’Mores Cups Recipe

Baked SMores Cups

Most people that I know absolutely love S’mores but not everyone can have a fire in their back yard to make them and toasting marshmallows over a gas grill or burner on your stove just isn’t the same. These Baked S’Mores Cups can be just the right solution for when you are having a craving for […]

Chocolate Covered Bacon Recipe

chocolate covered bacon recipe

Of all the things that I never thought I would like, this chocolate covered bacon recipe is the one that surprised me the most. I love chocolate and I like bacon, but I never thought that they went together that well. The secret to making chocolate covered bacon come out right is getting the bacon […]

Baked Zucchini Parmesan Crisps Recipe

baked zucchini parmesan crisps recipe

We tend to get in a rut in the way that we serve our vegetables or we get so caught up in making sure that they are prepared in he healthiest way possible that we often forget to let ourselves indulge a little bit! This recipe for zucchini parmesan crisps can give you the variety […]

Chocolate Cake With Peanut Butter Frosting | Sheet Cake Perfect for a Crowd!

Texas Sheet Cake Recipe  Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

They say that everything is bigger in Texas and I guess that includes the cakes!  I grew up calling this “funeral cake” or “church cake” because it is designed to serve a crowd and it does!  I was slicing helping out at a luncheon once and said “I’ll slice the funeral cake!” and was promptly […]

Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipe | Copycat Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce!

Making and Canning Homemade Barbecue Sauce  Copycat Sweet Baby Rays Recipe

The weather is starting to warm up in the last few days and my children even spent the weekend playing outside in their shorts! That may not seem like such a big deal, but if you live on the East Coast anywhere north of Washington DC, you know how welcome ANYTHING except another Snow Day […]

Shrimp and Broccoli Alfredo | Copycat Olive Garden Recipe

Copycat Olive Garden Shrimp and Broccoli Alfredo

My boys love going to Olive Garden (me – not so much) and their Alfredo Sauce is my youngest son’s favorite. But now that they have outgrown the less-expensive kids meals (and they got rid of the pizza, which is the only thing my picky-eater daughter would eat), we don’t go there very often now. […]

Perfectly Easy Homemade Biscuits Recipe

Perfectly Easy Homemade Biscuits

There are very few things and wonderful as fresh-made biscuits, straight from the oven. They are one of the original “comfort foods” and they are so easy to make, but all too often we reach for the frozen ones or the refrigerated ones in the can. I know that I have been guilty of doing […]

Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe From San Marzano Tomatoes

As long as you have a really good homemade pizza sauce recipe, there is really no reason to ever buy premade sauce in the stores ever again. Making it from scratch will help you avoid all those added sugars and preservatives. The best part is that this recipe makes enough to cover 4 pizzas – […]

Cherry Cheesecake Brownies | Easy Weeknight Dessert!

Cherry Cheesecake Brownies

Brownies are always a big thing in our house. If I were to ask my kids what their favorite “regular” dessert (meaning one that doesn’t require a whole lot of effort on my part), they would undoubtedly say “Brownies!”. From a box, from scratch – they don’t really care. I usually try to make my […]