How to Make Homemade Noodles

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How to Make Homemade Noodles Recipe My husband says I’m a Thanksgiving snob…and he might have a point.  It’s not that I’m stuck up about Thanksgiving food, but I have a couple of Thanksgiving side dishes that I’ve adapted the recipes for over the years to the point that I like them the way I make … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Green Beans Potatoes and Sausage

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Slow Cooker Green Beans Potatoes and Sausage Slow Cooker Green Beans Potatoes and Sausage are a favorite in our house. Especially, a no-fuss slow-cooker meal! The beauty of this recipe is you can pick the green beans straight from your garden, snag green beans super-cheap at a Farmer's Market or … [Read more...]

Cooking on a Shoestring: Poor Man’s Lasagna Recipe

Poor Man's Lasagna Recipe Sisters Shopping on a Shoestring

Poor Man's Lasagna Recipe In our family, we have two different lasagna recipes.  Grandma's lasagna (my mom's) is a delicious traditional one, but with all the meat, cheese, and other ingredients, the cost can add up.  Nana's (my mother-in-law's) recipe is equally delicious and gets just as many … [Read more...]

Easy Cheesy Chicken

Easy Cheesy Chicken

Here's another great chicken recipe to get us ready for Zaycon chicken next week (or just to keep on hand for whenever boneless skinless chicken breast is on sale!).   It's a recipe that looks like more work than it really is.  A little prep work with the chicken breasts helps these cheese-filled … [Read more...]

Chicken and Gnocchi Soup–Tastes like Olive Garden!

Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

With cooler weather coming to Northeast Ohio this week, my kids are requesting that I make this knock off recipe of our absolute favorite soup from Olive Garden: Chicken and Gnocchi Soup.  This recipe is a cross between a few others I found online.  It's a creamy, garlic-y soup with chicken, … [Read more...]

Kielbasa, Potatoes and Peppers

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Kielbasa, Potatoes and Peppers As a mom who works two full time jobs (yes, the site is a full-time job :) and has a family to take care of  - meal planning is essential. Here's one of my easy fast-five meals on the rotation.  I always have potatoes around and smoked sausage or kielbasa in the … [Read more...]

Cooking with Garden Veggies Cheesy Broccoli Bake

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Cheesy Broccoli Bake Recipe One of my absolute favorite challenges to take on was getting my girls to eat try new veggies. Starting when they were babies, I'd make their baby food with fresh veggies from the garden. As they got a tad older, I'd "hide" it and dress it up with cheese.   Now Meghan … [Read more...]

Cooking on a Shoestring: Chicken Pot Pie from Scratch (or *almost* from scratch with shortcuts)

Chicken Pot Pie

I love being able to cook homemade comfort food from scratch.  I love eating it even more. ;)  (Cleaning up after using every pan, bowl, and utensil in my kitchen, not so much!) Chicken Pot Pie is one recipe that's great when I can make all the parts of it from scratch, but I also love that I can … [Read more...]