• Meatloaf (with optional potatoes and carrots)

      Print Meatloaf (with optional potatoes and carrots) In our house there was almost a war over whether or not meatloaf should be baked by itself or with vegetables. My husband grew up eating meatloaf that was form fitted to the pan and cooked independently. I grew up eating meatloaf that was centered in a… Read more »

  • Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

    This recipe is the result of another recipe gone wrong. I had to purchase puff pastry for the other recipe and when I finally found it at the 3rd store i went to they only had it in boxes of 2. At that point I was bound and determined to make the original recipe and… Read more »

  • Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

    My general rule when I go out to eat is to order something that I either can’t make or don’t like to make at home. One of my favorite things to order out was French Dip sandwiches because the concept of cooking an entire roast for a sandwich seemed quite silly. After some trial and… Read more »

  • Slow Cooker Cuban Beef Sandwiches

    Every once in a while I have to step out of my comfort zone and find something new to try. I love it when I find a new recipe and realize I like everything in it and can’t imagine why I never thought to try the combination. That is exactly what happened here. The original… Read more »

  • Thai Sweet Chile Pork Pizza

    This could be one of the most “controversial” posts I’ve written. Can you hear me laughing out loud over here? I Googled and Googled trying to determine if the correct name of this was “chili” or “chile”. Overall, it seems that both are “correct” but for most use cases “chili” is made from “chile peppers”… Read more »

  • Slow Cooker (No Boil) Mashed Potatoes

    A lot of my extended family grew up on farms or in houses where fresh vegetables were the norm. They are used to good ol’ fashioned mashed potatoes like grandma used to make. The only time this ever becomes a problem is when we have family gatherings and I make the mistake of making boxed… Read more »