Barn Biscuits

If you ever need a quick and versatile, easy light dinner, pot luck item, or fun side dish, the Barn Biscuits are for you! Simply grab a can of quick refrigerator butter biscuits, shredded cheese, and pepperoni.  Cut the biscuits up, add in the cheeses and pepperoni, roll into 6 balls, and pop into a muffin tin and into the preheated 400* oven for 10 minutes. It really is that …

Family Favorite Chex Mix

These two words ” Chex Mix” are a spiritual and emotional journey for me every time I make it during the holidays. Chex Mix was the foundation of my childhoods family Christmas celebration. The family has a special glass bowl, that is only used once a year for the Chex mix.  Somehow the bowl was always kept full, there was a sneaky elf that always was topping off the bowl, …

Open Face Omelet

Somedays I just want to switch things up for breakfast, so I put down the oatmeal and fruit and crave a hot, hearty, budget friendly breakfast meal. I also wake up hungry as a lion each morning, so clear a path to the kitchen, I’m coming in hungry and ready to cook! Because I am a fresh vegetable addict, and I happen to luv eggs, I decided to get creative …

Turkey Brine Recipe

Until I was made aware of brining my Thanksgiving day turkey many years ago, I suffered from that dried out , some what inedible piece of Turkey meat. A good 2 day brine is the secret to success for a flavorful, moist turkey from breast to legs. The leftovers are amazing as well, as this meat is full of so much moisture it never dries out. A good Brine recipe …

Dirty Mashed Potatoes

I am not going to be shy about my love for mashed potatoes with garlic and butter anymore! There is nothing more satisfying than a nice heaping serving of garlic buttery mashed potatoes on my plate, even if that means sacrificing plate space for  other side dishes; dirty mashed potatoes with win every time. I highly recommend using the Red Potatoes for this dish, the Red Potatoes have a thinner …