TGIF: Taco Bake

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

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Hump Day: Swiss Cheese Chicken

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

Tuesday Tacos!

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!

Manic Monday: Upside Down Meatball Casserole.

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 Friday!!! Balsamic Pork Chops.

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.

Friday Eve: 40 clove chicken.

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.

Sunday Funday! Healthy Muffins.

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.

Lassen Sie uns backen!

What does an American living in Germany do? Learn to bake like a true German. This baking book is incredible. Really. Not only is there a pronunciation guide in the back of book, so you know what the heck it is your reading, but a guide for the measurements.  I have googled, mL to oz … Continue reading Lassen Sie uns backen!

The Steak Bake.

I have no idea where this meal came from, why I had it in my recipe box, or what would cause me to try it. I'm glad I did. Even though it's an interesting combo it seems to really work out for everyone. My family, all of them, dove in for seconds. You'll need: a … Continue reading The Steak Bake.