Steak Bites

After being stuck in our home for months, we are finally returning to some feeling of normal here in Minnesota. We are now allowed to go out to eat! Last week, I reunited with two work friends/coworkers whose faces I have only seen on video for months!  I have always been a pretty introverted person… Continue reading Steak Bites


Italian Chicken Sausage Soup

This post is dedicated to two of this blog’s biggest supporters; Don + Denise. I once posted this video on facebook with the caption “I wish someone would make this for me!” A couple of days later, we got a text from Denise that said they were on their way over to drop off… Continue reading Italian Chicken Sausage Soup


Honey Chipotle BBQ Pulled Chicken with Creamy Broccoli Slaw

  Has there ever been anything as beautiful and wonderful as a sunny, 65°, spring day in Minnesota?  I don’t think so.  Meal prep was a real sacrifice today since it was a perfect day to be outside. Thankfully, I was done in time for us to take a quick walk around the neighborhood to… Continue reading Honey Chipotle BBQ Pulled Chicken with Creamy Broccoli Slaw



  Bravo, husband. Bravo.  Another fantastic suggestion that resulted in another delicious recipe.  He really is the brains behind this operation, you know. I’ve been making a lot of stir fry lately, as you know and the thing about stir fry is that it is meat and vegetables, mixed with rice.  Well, that’s a great… Continue reading Jambalaya/Gumbo

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Hamburger & Mushroom Casserole

January 3rd, 2016 – DAMN, that is going to take some getting used to. I am most definitely that person that writes the wrong year for the first 3-4 months. By the time I finally get in the habit of writing 2016, it will probably almost be 2017. 2015 was a great year. It was… Continue reading Hamburger & Mushroom Casserole


Chicken Pot Pie Stew. Husband Approved!

September is my favorite month of the year. Not just because it’s my birthday month, but because the weather in September is absolutely perfect. Some days are warm enough to go without a sweater but most are just cool enough. I just adore fall. The weather is cool, the windows are open. September is the… Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie Stew. Husband Approved!


Sizzlin’ Steak Fajitas

Tomorrow is Labor Day, signaling the end of summer. I can’t believe it went so quickly but I also can’t say I’m sad.  Bring on the sweater and boot weather, that’s my absolute favorite time of year. Today I kept looking out the window and seeing how gloomy and rainy it was an expecting not… Continue reading Sizzlin’ Steak Fajitas