So this may have been the best batch of chili I’ve made yet. With fall around the corner, it was a well-timed treat! Ingredients Directions In a large frying pan, melt the butter. Saute the onion and garlic until fragrant. Add in the pound of ground hamburger and cook until mostly browned. Sprinkle half ofContinue reading “Chili”

Hidden Veggie Muffins

These Hidden Veggie Muffins are a true delight. I have made different kinds of ‘hidden’ veggie muffins that were terrible, and this recipe really scared me when I saw steamed brocolli. My husband was an immediate NO. However, after I made them and my husband saw that our toddler LOVED them, he tried one andContinue reading “Hidden Veggie Muffins”

Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Pancakes with Fresh Apple Topping

I recently started making homemade sourdough bread. If you know what I am talking about, I have a lot of discard in my fridge. So I looked up recipes, modified, and think this one works well. Ingredients 500mg sourdough discard 2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup raisins 2 tsps baking powder 2 tablespoons water 1 tspContinue reading “Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Pancakes with Fresh Apple Topping”

Caramelized Meat & Swiss Sambo

I was having a couple friends over for lunch. Truth be told, I have a hundred recipes to make for dinner and about two recipes to make for a nice, formal lunch. Plot twist, they were coming over with their almost 3-year-old, so I wanted a menu that everyone could eat. These fancy caramelized meatContinue reading “Caramelized Meat & Swiss Sambo”

The Best Cheesy Potatoes

My husband and I took a cooking class around Thanksgiving time, and these are a must-have for anyone’s dinner menu. Ingredients 4 tsp. Unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 Cups Whole Milk 2 Cups Heavy cream 4 Large cloves garlic, smashed and peeled 6 sprigs of Rosemary or Thyme A couple pinches of fresh gratedContinue reading “The Best Cheesy Potatoes”

Luscious Meat+Veggie Lasagna

So I have been in hot pursuit of a tasty lasagna recipe that is more than meat, noodles, and tomato sauce.  I think I’ve found it! Ingredients: 16 ounces hot ground sausage 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 large carrots, chopped (about 1 cup) 1 red or green bell pepper, chopped 1 medium zucchini, chopped or 1 Cup butternut squash,Continue reading “Luscious Meat+Veggie Lasagna”

Creamy Tortellini Soup and Sausage

So I made this meal on a whim. I had some of the ingredients for a Creamy Tortellini Soup with Sausage and improvised on the rest. I thought it was okay, but my husband said the soup made the list of his top 5 soups. Apparently (for him) thicker, creamier, meatier is the way toContinue reading “Creamy Tortellini Soup and Sausage”