Category Archives: Recipes

Honey BBQ Meatloaf (or Beefloaf as my 5 year old calls it)

  I was really surprised at how good this was for being so easy.  Lane has decided that Beefloaf isn’t that bad after all.   1 lb Ground Beef 1/2 Cup Panko Bread Crumbs 3 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce 1 Tbsp Dijon or Spicy Mustard 1 Cup BBQ Sauce 3 Tbsp Honey 1 Tsp Salt 1 read more »

Cowboy Casserole

Have you ever had one of those days… the kind of day where you would rather take a beating than to have to stand at the stove and cook dinner?  The kind of day where you are tempted to throw a loaf of bread on the table and call it good?  Well, that’s me on read more »

Peanut Brittle

Ingredients 2 Cups Raw Peanuts 2 Cups Sugar 1 Cup  White Corn Syrup 1 Tsp Salt 1 Tsp Baking Soda 1 Tsp Vinegar ½ Cup Water   Add ½ cup water, 2 cups sugar and 1 cup white corn syrup in a large skillet (I used a 12” cast iron).  Cook until sugar has completely read more »

Pumpkin Roll

  Ingredients: 3 Eggs 1 Cup Sugar 2/3 Cup Libby’s Packed Pumpkin 1 Tsp Salt 1 Tsp Baking Soda 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon 2/3 Cup Flour   Preheat oven to 350. Cover a jelly roll pan with wax paper and lightly cover with cooking spray.  Beat eggs, sugar, and pumpkin.  Add dry ingredients and mix well.  read more »

Armadillo Eggs

  My husband made these and they are WONDERFUL! Our first experience with Armadillo Eggs was this past Summer at a local festival and we have been craving them ever since.  Thankfully, he came up with this recipe… man they are good!   Ingredients: 2 Cups Mild Cheddar 1 Cup Sharp Cheddar 1 Cup Monterrey read more »

Rudolph Hot Chocolate Bags

I got this idea from a picture I saw on Pinterest, which led me to the blog Little Wonders’ Days… This blog has a lot of absolutely adorable ideas for crafts.  Check it out for directions on making your own Rudolph Hot Chocolate bags, and much more. If you haven’t experienced Pinterest, you are really read more »

(Sweet) Cornbread Recipe

      1 Cup Flour 1 Cup Yellow Cornmeal 2/3 Cup Sugar 1 Tsp Salt 3 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder 1 Egg 1 Cup Milk 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil   I think cornbread is best made in a cast iron skillet… just a personal preference of mine.  It can be made as muffins or read more »

Paula Deen’s Goulash (the best EVER)

  This really is the absolute BEST goulash I’ve ever had. It is really simple, and is even better reheated. My 4 year old actually ate it, and anyone who knows him knows that he is a SUPER picky eater. Ingredients 2 lbs lean ground beef 2 medium yellow onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped read more »

Ice Chest Tea…

  I realize it is now Fall.. but don’t store those ice chests away just yet. A great glass of iced tea is good anytime of year and this recipe is wonderful!     What you will need: 1 – 4 gallon ice chest 2 cups instant Lipton Iced Tea 6 cups sugar (more or read more »

Chicken Pot Pie (lazy girl style)

    Chicken Pot Pie Recipe   6 Chicken Thighs 1 29 oz. can Veg-All 2 cans Cream of Chicken soup 1 can of Grands Biscuits Salt & Pepper   Boil thighs in large pot with enough water to cover.  When done and cooled, remove meat from bone and chop (save broth).  In large casserole read more »