Fries Five Ways

Fries Five Ways

Two of the biggest challenges for me, food-wise, are trying to come up with quick and easy meals that my kids will eat and trying to figure out what to do to make leftovers more exciting. So, I came up with five dinner ideas that are all ready in about 30 minutes using French fries… 

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Barbecue Bacon Cheeseburger Chili

Barbecue Bacon Cheeseburger Chili

Chili is one of our favorite meals. I love how flexible chili can be, so I regularly make several different kids of chili. This Barbecue Bacon Cheeseburger Chili is mild but, between the bacon, barbecue sauce, and spices, it still has lots of flavor. So, it’s the perfect easy dinner for the coming chilly fall… 

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Slow Cooker Beef Gyros

Slow Cooker Beef Gyros

These Slow Cooker Beef Gyros are a really easy version of one of my favorite dishes. You just toss everything in your slow cooker, and you have an easy, fuss-free meal! Slow Cooker Beef Gyros   Print Ingredients Gyro 3 lbs. beef shoulder 1/4 c. lemon juice 1/4 c. red wine vinegar 3 T. chopped… 

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One-Skillet Greek Pasta

One-Skillet Greek Pasta

Recently, I mentioned that things have been busier than normal around here and that I’ve been trying to make faster, easier dinners. This One-Skillet Greek Pasta is one of those dinners. It only takes about 30 minutes to make this pasta, and it’s made entirely in one skillet. Plus, it makes plenty of food! For… 

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Slow Cooker Beef Sandwiches with Horseradish Coleslaw

Slow Cooker Beef Sandwiches with Horseradish Coleslaw

Slow cookers are awesome! So, don’t pack yours away now that it’s getting hot out. They’re great for making making dinner without making your kitchen unbearably hot. They’re also fantastic for making super-tender meat, like the beef in these sandwiches. The beef in these Slow Cooker Beef Sandwiches with Horseradish Coleslaw is so soft that it… 

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Taco Dip Cheeseburger Recipe

Taco Dip Cheeseburgers

  I’m so excited that it’s time to start grilling again! During the spring and summer, we like to grill out a couple of nights a week. I love it because everything tastes great when you grill it, and there’s so little clean up! So, in that spirit, I wanted to share this Taco Dip… 

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Slow Cooker Pineapple Chipotle Beef

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chipotle Beef

I’m always a little hesitant when it comes to spiciness. I like having enough heat to give my food a little kick, but I don’t like having  so much that it hurts. It’s also nice to have some other flavors – like sweetness and smokiness – to round out the spiciness. This Slow Cooker Pineapple… 

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Smashed Garlic Baked Pasta

Smashed Garlic Baked Pasta

 My husband and I agree on a lot of things. Garlic is not one of them. He’s ok with a little garlic in things; I can’t get enough of the stuff. When I was visiting Estonia, I went out of my way to eat at a restaurant that had garlic in everything. The food was… 

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Crockpot Balsamic Beef Recipe

Crockpot Balsamic Beef

    I love a good crockpot recipe. One that doesn’t take lots of prep and doesn’t call for a million ingredients. Most importantly, one that ends with delicious food. This, my friends, is one of those recipes. This Crockpot Balsamic Beef Recipe takes less than five minutes to put together. The recipe calls for… 

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Barbecue Chili Recipe

Barbecue Chili

This Barbecue Chili recipe is one of my favorite cold-weather dinners. I’m not much of a cold-weather person, so when it dropped to 70 degrees here the other day, I figured that it was close enough to winter and went ahead and made this chili and some corn bread. This recipe couldn’t be much easier… 

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