Category: Food

Colorful Veggie Salad

I love vegetables, which is one of the reasons spring and summer are my favorite times of the year. The other reason I love this time of year…I hate cold weather. These seasons bring three months of abundant vegetables from the…

No-Knead Homemade Bread

With the help of my Grandmother, I first made this bread when I was eight years old. The No-Knead Homemade Bread recipe is over 65 years old, and became a family favorite after Grandma’s “bread oopsie.” The pastor came to…

Easy Homemade Bagels

Top these easy homemade bagels with cream cheese for breakfast or layer with meat, cheese and vegetables for lunch. No matter how you like them, bagels are a favorite of many families, mine included. About two years ago, I started…

Easy Noodle Casserole

Easy Noodle Casserole is a staple in my arsenal of recipes for casseroles. It is one of my favorites because not only is it crazy easy, but it is so good. Husbands and kids love it as well as just…

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry is one of my family’s favorite weekday meals. It’s easy, and I make it even easier by preparing the vegetables the day before and placing in the refrigerator. Sunday is my main cooking day, and the…

Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwiches

On Christmas Eve, many years ago, I wanted something different to fix for our family dinner, so I tried making Chicken Cordon Bleu for the first time. After switching up the seasonings a bit over the years, I now have…

Tex Mex Jerky Marinade

pepper jerky

I love spicy, especially the spices and flavors of Tex Mex and a favorite part of visiting Texas. Living in the bordering state of Oklahoma, I’ve been to each region of this culturally rich state. I’ve also walked, driven, and…

Hawaiian Shack Jerky Marinade

Hawaiian Jerky

When I think of Hawaiian flavors, I first think of pineapple. But pineapple is only one small part of the diverse mixture of these tropical flavors. In fact, Hawaiian dishes are a menagerie of flavor blends. Sweet, salty, smoky, spicy…