Patriotic Snack Mix

Easy Peasy Patriotic Snack Mix

Patriotic Snack Mix

The 4th of July is right around the corner and our family has some basic traditions.  Our local town doesn’t do fireworks, but they are done as a valley wide thing.  This means that the whole family (including the in-laws) load up and we head into a neighboring town. The fireworks are hosted on the […]

Refreshing Strawberry Ice

Refreshing Strawberry Ice Recipe

Refreshing Strawberry Ice

As the weather turns warmer, my family likes to reach for cool treats and our scope doesn’t just include popsicles.  Often times, we will reach for this easy to make Strawberry Ice recipe.  When I say easy, I mean easy, as it’s truly as simple as mixing up a box of Jello.  So easy the […]

35 Tantalizing Potato Recipes

35 Tantalizing Potato Recipes

35 Tantalizing Potato Recipes

Whether it is baked, fried, mashed or roasted, potatoes have long been one of the most comforting foods around. These 35 Tantallizing Potato Recipes are perfect not only for those days you need just a little bit of comfort, but for the upcoming holiday celebrations. These takes on classics are great for taking to a potluck, or […]

Copycat Chilis Queso Recipe

Copycat Chili’s Skillet Queso Recipe

Copycat Chilis Queso Recipe

I live in a small rural town and we only have one chain “sit down” restaurant that is in the neighboring town.  It’s actually the only chain sit down restaurant for over 100 miles. That chain restaurant is Chilis so the whole community is slightly addicted to anything that Chilis serves.  When Chilis first came […]

Homemade Marinara Sauce - Tomato Basil

Homemade Marinara Sauce – Tomato Basil

Homemade Marinara Sauce - Tomato Basil

Homemade Marinara Sauce is a staple in our household.  You can always find a container of it either in the fridge or the freezer at my house.  Spaghetti is a go to meal for me when I have not prepared anything or even thought about dinner. Paired with a batch of my freezer friendly meatballs, […]

Chick-fil-A Copycat Chicken Nugget Recipe

Chick-fil-A Copycat Chicken Nugget Recipe

Chick-fil-A Copycat Chicken Nugget Recipe

With young ones in the house, I know I’m not the only one who sees chicken nuggets on the menu almost weekly.  I’m in a rush and the already made ones work, but let’s face it, things just taste better homemade and this Chick-fil-A Copycat Chicken Nugget Recipe is amazing! What really sets this Chick-fil-A Copycat Chicken Nugget […]

Cheddar Beer Bread

Easy Cheddar Beer Bread

Cheddar Beer Bread

What is one of your favorite smells in the kitchen?  There is always that one baking smell that leaves you counting down with the timer, at least in my kitchen! My “ultimate” baking smell is the smell of fresh bread baking.  It’s simply an irresistible smell for me that leaves me drooling at the front […]

Homemade Whip Cream

Homemade Whip Cream

Homemade Whip Cream

One thing my family can’t live without is whip cream.  During the winter we go through quite a bit, but I can’t tell you how much we go through during the summer. Let’s not forget that fresh berries are a hot commodity around our house!  I try my best to always have a batch of […]

Easy Strawberry Sauce

Easy Strawberry Sauce + 12 Strawberry Sauce Uses

Easy Strawberry Sauce

Fresh berries are here and the sales to go with them!  I’m so ecstatic as we have been out for several months.  During the summer I tend to stock up on them big time so that we can be enjoying strawberry shortcake long into the winter season.  I snagged some strawberries on sale from one […]

Homemade Flour Tortillas

Homemade Flour Tortilla Recipe

Homemade Flour Tortillas

One thing my house doesn’t run out of is tortillas.  They have so many uses and are a family favorite for various reasons.  Not only do they taste great but they sure do make into a meal in a hurry!  The whole household prefers this homemade flour tortilla recipe to store bought any day.  Tortillas […]

Toasted Corn Salad with Bacon

Toasted Corn Salad With Bacon

Toasted Corn Salad with Bacon

During the summer I try to host several parties and attend even more of them.  Much to my husband’s dismay I’m a social bug and don’t truly need a reason to have a party other than the day ends in “y”.  The hardest part about throwing and attending parties for me?  Planning a menu or […]

Bananas Foster Bread

Bananas Foster Bread Recipe

Bananas Foster Bread

How does one get the traditional flavors of Bananas Foster without lighting their dessert on fire?  This Bananas Foster Bread Recipe is just the thing.  Don’t get me wrong I do love the desired effect that bananas foster originated with. Whipping up a sauce of butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, dark rum, and banana liqueur and […]

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Cake

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Cake

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Cake

If you know me at all you know that I love lemon!  Lemon is one of my ultimate flavors and it doesn’t matter if it’s sweetened into a delicious pie or bread or if it’s straight up lemon juice.  Today I wanted to share with you my love of lemon in this Copycat Starbucks Lemon […]

Freezer Friendly Homemade Meatballs 1

Freezer Friendly Homemade Meatballs

Freezer Friendly Homemade Meatballs 1

Meatballs are a staple in our house!  They have so many uses and if made in advance and tossed in the freezer can make for yet another quick dinner on a busy night.  I know we have a lot of those during the week and I can guarantee we are not alone!  Dinner time is […]

Slow Cooker Guinness French Onion Soup

Slow Cooker Guinness French Onion Soup

Slow Cooker Guinness French Onion Soup

I LOVE French Onion Soup!  When we go out to a restaurant if I hear they have french onion soup on the menu it’s a guarantee that I will be ordering it.  A couple of the reasons why I always ordered it was because I often only found it at high end restaurants and I thought it […]

Pistachio Flavored Easy Fruit Dip

Pistachio Flavored Easy Fruit Dip

Pistachio Flavored Easy Fruit Dip

Have you wanted to try something delicious lately?  Something delicious, easy and only 2 ingredients?  My Pistachio Flavored Easy Fruit Dip is something you must try, even if you have never tasted pistachios before. This dip is so yummy to pair with your favorite fruits and gives your fruity snacks a little variety.   I […]

Easy Pineapple Salsa

Easy Pineapple Salsa

Easy Pineapple Salsa

Fruit salsas have always been something I have avoided.  Something just didn’t seem right to me about spicy and sweet at the same time.  This last summer we went camping as a large group with my husbands aunt and uncle and they introduced me to this Easy Pineapple Salsa.  It took a little bit of […]

PF Changs Lettuce Wraps

Copy Cat PF Changs Lettuce Wraps

PF Changs Lettuce Wraps

When Coulter was less than a year old I had my first taste of PF Chang’s lettuce wraps and let me tell you I was hooked!  I don’t even think I had a bite of my meal that we had ordered because I stuffed myself on the appetizer of lettuce wraps we had ordered. The […]

Veggie Pizza Appetizer Recipe FB

Veggie Pizza Appetizer Recipe

Veggie Pizza Appetizer Recipe FB

Looking for something delicious to share with your family or next get together? This Veggie Pizza Appetizer is the perfect dish to make for your home or to take to someone else’s. I’ve been making this recipe for quite a few years, but decided to share it with my friends and family. I can’t wait […]

Stuffed Mushroom Caps Recipe

Crowd Pleasing Stuffed Mushroom Caps Recipe

Stuffed Mushroom Caps Recipe

I love stuffed mushrooms caps but nobody in my family will eat them with me so I have to reserve them for ladies night or any other function where I will be around a variety of people.  Mushrooms are truly one of those things that you love or hate, there is no in between. I […]

33 Game Day Snacks

33 Game Day Snacks

33 Game Day Snacks

Super Bowl Sunday is quickly approaching. To help you plan your game day menu I went ahead and compiled this great list of Game Day Munchies. Spice up game day with some of these great snacks and satisfy every fan’s appetite with these yummy dishes.  What is your favorite Game Day Snack? 33 Game Day Snacks Jalapeno […]

Oven Roasted Potatoes & Mushrooms

Oven Roasted Potatoes & Mushrooms

Oven Roasted Potatoes & Mushrooms

Living on a potato farm I’m sure you can imagine I have access to all the potatoes we can eat and that also means I need to have an arsenal of potato recipes on hand.  Oven Roasted Potato recipes are some of my favorite because they are usually quick to mix up and then you […]

Apple Gouda Quesadilla Recipe

Apple Gouda Quesadilla Recipe

Apple Gouda Quesadilla Recipe

Are you looking for something incredible to try this year?  This Apple Gouda Quesadilla Recipe is truly one recipe worth trying.  Most of the ingredients are already something you have in your kitchen.  If not, a quick trip to the grocery store will keep you on track.  Keep this recipe close, so you can pull it […]

Sloppy Joes In A Pocket

Sloppy Joes In A Pocket

Sloppy Joes In A Pocket

Telling the kids they get to eat a cupcake for dinner like these Mashed Potato Cupcakes from Farmer’s Wife Rambles always goes over better than just mashed potatoes.  The same goes for these Sloppy Joes in a Pocket.  While my husband and boys love sloppy joes telling them they get to eat theirs in a pocket […]

Black and White Bean Salad

Black and White Bean Salad

Black and White Bean Salad

Football parties, potlucks and BBQ’s all have one thing in common for us and that means that we are asked to bring something.  I don’t have any problem with this but sometimes fall short on time.  Those are the times that I fall back on this trusty Black and White Bean Salad.  I know it’s going […]