Beef Chimichangas

This chimichanga recipe is the beef version of my wildly popular Smothered Baked Chicken Burritos! They’re stuffed with optional cilantro lime rice and black beans, sharp cheddar cheese, juicy, spoon tender shredded beef that’s been braised with a caravan of rich, earthy, fiesta seasonings, then baked or air fried to golden, crispy perfection. Finally, the … Read more

Best Loco Moco and Loco Moco Gravy

This Loco Moco recipe is a flavor-packed, inexpensive, hearty, Hawaiian comfort food that your entire family will LOVE! Each bite is a symphony of juicy beef, textural fragrant rice, warm, umami rich gravy, and runny buttery egg yolk. The magic of slicing into the runny egg yolk and it gushing over and mingling with the … Read more

Crispy Parmesan Roast Potatoes

Potatoes roasted with parmesan cheese that get all sort of nice and golden brown, crispy and good! Seriously better than french fries! For me, side dishes are the fun part of a big dinner like Thanksgiving and this year I am making these crispy parmesan roast potatoes! You know when you are making a grilled … Read more

White Chicken Chili

This White Chicken Chili is hearty, warming, creamy and perfectly comforting. It’s a great alternative to traditional beef chili and makes a simple, yet completely delicious dinner! Makes about 8 cups. Servings: 6 servings Prep 15minutes minutes Cook 35minutes minutes Ready in: 50minutes minutes Continue Reading in next page

Apple Cider Beef Stew

It’s especially nice to use this recipe in fall, when the weather gets crisp and the local apple orchards start selling fresh apple cider. This entree’s subtle sweetness is a welcome change from other savory stews. We enjoy it with biscuits and slices of apple and cheddar cheese. TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 1-3/4 … Read more

Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza

My husband and I tried to duplicate the deep-dish pizza recipe from a popular restaurant, and I think our Chicago-style deep-dish pizza turned out even better. The secret is baking it in a cast-iron skillet! TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 40 min. YIELD: 2 pizzas (8 slices each). Continue reading in next … Read more

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Homemade chicken noodle soup is healthy and nutritious classic soup loaded with chicken and vegetables. Ingredient Notes How to Make Chicken Noodle Soup Cook the veggies and add the chicken. Preheat a large pot over medium-low heat and oil and diced onions, celery, and carrots. Cook vegetables for about 10 minutes, until softened (1) and … Read more


Olives are great, but olives wrapped in a tasty marinade are even better!! Marinated Olives Ingredients Olives – Go for whatever kind of olives you fancy. You can use all the same, or a mix as I’ve done here. Garlic – I recommend slicing it instead of finely dicing, just so you get a nice … Read more

Creme Brûlée Cheesecake

Calling all cheesecake fans! This Creme Brûlée Cheesecake is super creamy, super thick and absolutely to die for. If you want the show stopper dessert, this is it! We make cheesecake a few times a month, especially our famous New York Cheesecake that everyone asks me to bring to any of our gatherings and constantly … Read more

Baked French Toast

I got this baked French toast recipe from my sister in law. She and my brother had it at their gift opening after the wedding. I make it any time we have people staying with us, and it is always a hit. You may sprinkle the top with pecans if you wish. Baked French Toast … Read more