Instant Pot Plain Whole Milk Yogurt

This post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I am currently making yogurt in my Instant Pot. I have to say it has taken a lot of trial and error to find a recipe that truly works every time. This one does. Instant Pot … Continue reading Instant Pot Plain Whole Milk Yogurt

Grilled Pork Loin

Pork Loin is an inexpensive cut of meat in our area and frequently on sale for under $2.00 a pound. Last night we had one in our refrigerator and my husband decided to throw it on the grill. Once the charcoal was nice and hot, he pushed the coals to one side and placed the … Continue reading Grilled Pork Loin

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole There are a lot of recipes out there for Chicken and Broccoli Casserole. Almost all of them have condensed soup as an ingredient. This one does not. I've been making it for years and my family loves it! Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter (1 stick) 1/2 cup onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, … Continue reading Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

I have prepared many spaghetti with meat sauce recipes in my 32 years of marriage. This one is my current one and with good reason. It's delicious! Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (Mel's Kitchen Cafe) Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried basil … Continue reading Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

One Pot Taco Skillet

This is a great one-pot meal. Brown your ground beef and onions, and then throw everything else in. It's that simple, and your family will love it. One Pot Taco Skillet (slightly adapted from Iowa Girl Eats) Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1 taco seasoning packet, don't add water 1/2 cup … Continue reading One Pot Taco Skillet

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry

Our family loves Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry. It has taken me years to find a recipe that can rival Chinese takeout; this recipe does! Give it a try, and I think you'll like it. Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry (adapted from Natasha's Kitchen) Ingredients: Sauce: 1 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup soy sauce … Continue reading Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry

Honey Chipotle Dressing

There are so many weird ingredients in store-bought salad dressings, so I decided to experiment with making my own. Not only is is easy to make your own, they taste so much better than what you can get from the supermarket. If you've never made your own salad dressing, give this Honey Chipotle a try! Ingredients: 1/3 … Continue reading Honey Chipotle Dressing

One Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni

My fellas love this "from scratch" version of "old school"Cheeseburger Helper. No canned soups, no ingredients you can't pronounce and ready from start to finish in about 30 minutes plus you dirty only one skillet. I'll take that and call it a great recipe any day! One Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni (slightly adapted from Iowa Girl Eats) Ingredients: … Continue reading One Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni

Sauteed Green Beans

This recipe is a different take on green beans. Just a few ingredients and fairly easy to make but oh, so good. Definitely holiday worthy! (You can easily double the recipe, I always do.) Sauteed Green Beans Ingredients: 1 pound green beans 2 strips of bacon, chopped 2 tablespoons onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt … Continue reading Sauteed Green Beans

Tex-Mex Chicken Cheddar Pasta

This recipe is not one of the popular one-pot meals. It is delicious though, and worth every bit of extra effort. Your family will request this over and over, as mine does! Tex-Mex Chicken Cheddar Pasta Ingredients: 12 ounces whole wheat rotini pasta 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup onion, diced 1 cup green, red, yellow, or … Continue reading Tex-Mex Chicken Cheddar Pasta