Now that the weather has been getting colder we've been craving more warm hearty meals. Shepherd's pie is one of those traditional classic dinners that really hits the spot. The kitchen smelled so good as everything was simmering in the skillet! This is a simple recipe to prepare - just make … [Read more...] about Easy Shepherd’s Pie
I've always wanted to try making my own home made mayonnaise from scratch and I made this earlier this week. I was so pleased with the result! When I have the chance I like to watch cooking shows for a little inspiration. I've seen some of the chefs make mayonnaise from scratch before … [Read more...] about Sun Dried Tomato Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise
I find that using a slow cooker can be a real big help in making a home cooked meal without working too hard in the kitchen. One of our favorites is this tender slow cooked roast beef that I've been making for almost as long as I've owned a slow cooker. The flavor is amazing and the meat becomes … [Read more...] about Tender Slow Cooker Roast Beef
Sometimes for lunch I feel like just having a plain old classic grilled cheese sandwich. Honestly sometimes that's all I have time to make when Donnie's pulling on my legs or when he's throwing his lunch all over the place from his highchair. There's nothing wrong with a good ol' grilled cheese … [Read more...] about Make your own Chipotle Butter!
These roasted baby potatoes make a great side and they're so easy to make! I remember when I was a kid one year at summer camp they had a theme night for one of their dinners and called it "The Royal Dinner" - it was supposed to be food that the Queen would supposedly have for a meal. Everyone … [Read more...] about Roasted Baby Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic
Pizza is one of those tasty things that our family just can't live without and I find that the dough used can really make or break what could be a delicious pizza. I've been making my pizza dough using this method for a while now and it works out perfectly for us. This pizza dough becomes golden … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Pizza Dough Recipe for Stand Mixers