Taco's are a staple in our house. Instead of having taco night every single week, I attempt to find taco dishes that still give the great taco flavor but add in some extra flair. Check out GOODEness Gracious to find tons of great ideas for slow cooking & to see the recipe I adapted this from. If … Continue reading TGIF: Taco Bake
If I can involve cider in any aspect of my life I will. I found the recipe on William Sonoma's blog. I did change a few things, but tried to stick to the same process. I suggest drinking a cold glass of cider while cooking this. I didn't have any type of 5 spice blend … Continue reading Tasty Thursday: Cider Braised Pork Chops
Happy Wednesday. Half way to the weekend. I didn't have a lot of time for dinner this evening, I had to be at a training at 6pm. Thankfully this dish can be tossed together and placed in the fridge to cook when ready. Lilluna's recipe for this Swiss Cheese Chicken is absolutely delicious and easy to … Continue reading Hump Day: Swiss Cheese Chicken
When I found this gem on Food Pins Now I was a bit skeptical. I wasn't a fan of putting tacos in the oven, let alone hard shell tacos. They were surprisingly good. The version on the website is filled with healthier options, fat free, low fat, ect. I didn't do that at all. I had a … Continue reading Tuesday Tacos!
Today is the start of a small change in our lives, Ricky will be home almost every evening. Almost a normal 9-5 schedule. Almost being the key word. Now that he will be home for the dinners, he will have to eat whatever is made. It could get interesting. I think it will be great not only … Continue reading Manic Monday: Upside Down Meatball Casserole.
Hello weekend. I am currently enjoying a delicious mix of champagne and cider. It taste like a rainy autumn day. So good. These pork chops were easy to make. I would make sure you let them get a big crusty on the outside. It's where the flavor is being held. I found the recipe on … Continue reading Hello Friday!!! Balsamic Pork Chops.
40? 40 cloves? 40 cloves of GARLIC? Yes. It's a boat load of garlic. It's stinky deliciousness. It does come out of your pores. I was terrified to use so much garlic. Who even decided, hey i've got chicken but the only other item I have is garlic. Lets just use all 40 cloves. If … Continue reading Friday Eve: 40 clove chicken.
When I mention eating healthier around the house, it's assumed that I am taking all the crappy food out of the house and throwing it away. That is not the case. But I do try to replace a few items with a healthier alternative. I enjoy muffins in the morning for breakfast or as a … Continue reading Sunday Funday! Healthy Muffins.
Current Situation: Cold. Lazy. Hungry. I hate when I don't have something planned for dinner and the scramble begins as I search for something other than mac & cheese. I came across The mom maven, and her recipe for Ranch Pork Chops in the Crock Pot. I love my slow cooker. Its the greatest thing ever. … Continue reading Friday Eve: Ranch Pork Chops
After years of receiving Better Homes & Gardens I had a long list of recipes, tips and ideas to try. I started with this Lemon Butter Chicken, but I added garlic into the mix and didn't bother with flour and pounding. Too much work. It's easy to make & yummy to eat. Lemons remind me of … Continue reading Wildcard Wednesday: Lemon Butter Garlic Chicken.