Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

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With the weather getting colder this week, it feels like soup weather to me!  This Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe is one that both kids and adults seem to like, and it's fairly simple to prepare.  To simplify things even more, I usually use the broccoli that steams in the microwave.  I sometimes throw … [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...]

Meatball Freezer Recipe

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Meatball Freezer Recipe Time is a premium in our house. So to make the most of what time I do have,  I batch cook and prep for my freezer. This traditional meatball recipe is also a great meatball freezer recipe. If you flash-freeze the meatballs on a cookie tray before bagging them, they will keep … [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...]

Cooking on a Shoestring: Crock Pot recipes for Boneless Pork Loin

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Did you see that Giant Eagle has their Whole Boneless Pork Loins (cut to order) on sale for $1.77/lb this week (ends today!)?  I usually get two pork loins when Giant Eagle runs this sale.  I have them cut so about 1/3 is a roast, and the other 2/3 cut into chops.  Sometimes I've had to ask the … [Read more...]