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Spicy Slow Cooker Carnitas

Spicy Slow Cooker Carnitas

Serves: 8-10

Time: 20 minutes prep, 6-8 hours cook time, 20 minutes for broiling

Difficulty: Easy


I LOVE taco night!  So many reason to love it…. First, my kids will always eat tacos.  Always.  I swear if I put cereal in a taco shell and told them they were breakfast tacos, […]

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Pan Seared Scallops

Pan Seared Scallops with Maple Glazed Garlic and Hard Pear Cider Drizzle

Serves: 12 as an appetizer 4 as an entree

Time: 25 Minutes

Difficulty: easy


This pan seared scallop recipe is very high on my list of favorite things to cook, it is elegant, easy, and the presentation is simple and sublime.  Here are a few pitfalls to watch out for, unless you want to […]

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Chocolate Coconut Granola

Chocolate Coconut Granola

Serves: makes 7 cups

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


We like making homemade granola bars at our house.  They’re fun and easy. Plus, it’s a great way for the kids to get involved too.   I was looking to spice up the granola bars […]

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Creamy Horseradish Sauce

Serves: 8

Time: 15 Minutes

Difficulty: Easy


This excellent horseradish sauce goes well with roast beef and is an especially good side to this  prime rib recipe. Horseradish holds a special place in my heart, searingly hot for a brief moment, and […]

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Prime Rib

Prime Rib Recipe

Serves: 6-8 depending on size of roast

Time: 3-5 hours depending on size of roast

Difficulty: Medium


The Boys Prime Rib Recipe Not many words can make me salivate, but when I hear Prime rib, my mouth waters. It is actually making it hard to write this! If you are considering making […]

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Buttermilk Waffles- Doubled Recipe

Buttermilk Waffles- Doubled Recipe

Serves: 16-20

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


This recipe is simply the doubled version of this Buttermilk Waffle recipe .  I love to make extra breakfast food to freeze and serve during the week.  These buttermilk waffles freeze wonderfully and are a welcome […]

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Green chile stew

Green Chile Stew Recipe

Serves: 16

Time: 1 1/2 hours total, 30 minutes prep,1 hour cooking

Difficulty: Medium


I grew up in  Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. I won’t bore you with a lengthy diatribe about the mind numbing boredom that comes from living in tiny town USA, or the lengths that the juvenile human will […]

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One Pan Fettuccine Alfredo

One Pan Fettuccine Alfredo

Serves: 4-6

Time: 25 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


I absolutely LOVE one pan dishes!  How great is it to have your meal ready and only on pan to clean at the end of the night?! Super great, indeed.  I was nervous to try […]

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Focaccia Rolls

Focaccia Rolls

Serves: 12

Time: 45 minutes prep + 18 hours Proof time

Difficulty: Medium


I like making bread from scratch.  Especially easy, nice looking bread.  And bonus if it tastes good too!  I found this recipe for Foaccia Rolls and they looked great and used the overnight proof method, […]

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Sparkling Sangria salad

Sparkling White Sangria Salad

Serves: 8-12

Time: 1 hour prep -4 hours to chill

Difficulty: Easy


Growing up in the Mid-West, jello is expected at family functions.  It just is, I can’t really explain.  And by jello, I mean jello salad.  We’re talking jello with stuff in it, lots of stuff in […]

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