Fall is right around the corner. The cooler weather is upon us … some days at least. Evenings are for dropped temperatures and fires. My favorite time of year. Enter smiles just because the weather is not as hot, but it is still sunny. Our pumpkin patch has dead leaves and is ready to be… Continue reading Fall is in the air … soon!
You see that title right … do you know what that means??? 1 dish for cooking. 1 bowl for mixing the “flavor liquid”. Yeah that sounds gross, but I really don’t know how else to say it. 2 dishes dirty and a whole meal made! Perfect right!!! We made the decision to have our boys… Continue reading Lemon Garlic Chicken with New Potatoes and Green Beans
Well those squash bugs have finally done my plants in. They ate their way through the stems of the squash and zucchini plants and feasted on the leaves and stem. So, while we were doing our best removing the eggs and bugs while we saw them, it wasn’t enough. I did more research into those… Continue reading Garden Box Clean Up … ???
Steak tips are a quick cooking dinner option. My whole family loves. I normally end up serving them with hummus, rice, and pita bread. Now it is well documented in this blog that I am forever forgetting to defrost meat I need to cook for dinner. I pulled these out of the deep freeze and… Continue reading Steak tips = YUM!
Taco seasoning is something we go through. I have multiple recipes that call for taco seasoning. I stopped buying the store bought stuff awhile ago because it causes hubby issues and I get headaches. This is the taco seasoning I use for my taco meat. I make up this recipe and store it in a… Continue reading Taco Seasoning
I have been trying to keep myself busy. I have been working on different ways to use up the zucchini, we grew and were gifted. Even with all the squash bugs we battle in our zucchini patch we are still getting a good crop, and we are thankful for any that we continue to grow… Continue reading Lemon Zucchini Bread
Squash bugs are YUCK and very annoying. Once they get a hold in your garden there is no easy way to remove them and keep them out. They will lay eggs and eat (AKA destroy) your squash plants. The will also go on cucumber plants and pumpkin plants as well. Preventative measures are the best… Continue reading Squash Bugs
I have been playing around with some recipes lately. Trying to make one thing from another. It has been fun but also hard because well I am very hard on myself and really don’t like to waste food to a dud recipe. Well our zucchini crop is doing what it does best, give a bumper… Continue reading Zucchini Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins
This past weekend was a wonderful and at the same time a hard weekend. For years now my sister and her family host my WHOLE family at their house on a lake. We go for a weekend, spend the weekend enjoying each other’s company, food, drinks, sun time, and water sports. Hubby drives the truck… Continue reading S’more Cookies
I don’t really remember having pork chops often growing up. We had grilled pork loins, but not a lot of pork chops. But hubby grew up on baked pork chops. I made a few recipes but only half of the family liked them. I was not a huge fan of the baked with the condensed… Continue reading Honey Garlic Pork Chops