Cheesy Garden Veggie Muffins

Nice weather has (finally) arrived in our area and there is a lot of action outdoors in our community now: people planting flowers and working in their yard and tractors and planters in the fields. We mowed our lawn 3 times in the last 10 days! Fortunately farmers in the area had more than a … Continue reading

Left-Over Make-Over: Noodle and Ham Casserole

I have a habit of re-inventing leftovers. On the make-over left-over nights I try to be vague when Brett asks me what is in the dish I mixed up. Sometimes these mixtures go over better than others, but for the most past I have been pretty successful. Here is my Noodle and Ham Casserole which … Continue reading

Crockette Mac & Cheese / 1st "Bloggiversary" Giveaway

I started my blog in April 2009 and have successfully completed my first year as a “blogger” (see my first true “blog post”). I have had a lot of fun so far and hope to continue and expand my blog in the future. You have probably learned by now that I look for “excuses to … Continue reading

Mushroom Pork Chops and My Poor Photography Skills

A few months ago, in my Hearty Lasagna Soup post, I first mentioned that I was going to cut back on the posts about sweets and start blogging about cooking more often. Well, in case you have not noticed, that has not really happened. I do cook every night, and since January I have managed … Continue reading

Meat Loaf Paninis with Caramelized Onions

I recently bought the Cooking Light – The Essential Dinner Tonight Cookbook from Borders. I think it is a GREAT cookbook already, but I’ll post a cookbook review on it after I have made more recipes from it. Last night for supper I made the Meat Loaf Burgers with Caramelized Onions found on page 67. … Continue reading

Hearty Lasagna Soup

Normally I post recipes for cookies, and bars, and cakes, and desserts, but since January when I started my new job in a small office I do not have many people to dump my “experiments” off on. My new job also brought me to a new area which is conveniently located in the same area … Continue reading