Egg Roll

Whenever I make egg rolls many people are surprised at how easy they can be! These egg rolls I make to serve with our family’s favorite Sweet and Sour Pork or Chicken or even a simple stir fry like Basil Chicken Stir Fry or Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry along with Fried Rice. For us take out isn’t always an …

15-Minute Macaroni and Cheese

Quick and easy macaroni and cheese doesn’t have to come in the form of a small blue box. This quick recipe can be prepared in 15 minutes and is full of flavor and real cheese! While the pasta is cooking I like to start the cheese sauce so everything is cooked in 15 minutes. Or if …

Chicken Enchiladas

Enchiladas are a food that I have always loved and have enjoyed cooking. We grew up 30 minutes from restaurants and rarely went out to eat growing up. My sister and I use to make a recipe in high school that I seem to have lost but I have created my own spin on Chicken …

Chicken and Dumpling Soup

My family has been making this Chicken and Dumpling Soup for awhile now and all credit goes to my sister, Emily! My family loves this recipe and now my husband loves it too. It’s in my top 10 foods so that says a lot for the recipe! When I was home recently I looked in my …

Broccoli Cheese Noodle Soup

On a cold blustery day where I have been outside in the cold weather feeding calves in the morning, I like to come home and made a quick delicious soup like this soup! I have always loved Broccoli Cheese Soup but it wasn’t until I was married that I had Broccoli Cheese NOODLE Soup. Since then …

Turtle Cookies

When I was eight I entered our county fair’s Hershey’s Cocoa cookie contest and shockingly I won! I feel like I need to thank my Mom for that! At eight I’m sure I wasn’t baking alone! I won with a Chocolate cookie with a pecan on top with chocolate drizzle. Here’s a picture to prove …

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love anything with caramel and chocolate combined. Last year after Christmas I had some Caramel Bits left over and decided to try adding them to my chocolate chip cookies. The Caramel Bits, if you don’t know what I am talking about, are the the little round caramel pieces that you can buy in the …

Day 10 of 30 Days of Thanks

Today I am going to be a little petty and say a solid thank you for cheese! Last night I was hungry for some creamy Macaroni and Cheese and that’s just what we had for a late dinner. Cheese is a wonderful food and brings me quite joy in life… goodness I sound like Clayton’s grandfather …

Spinach Artichoke Dip

I have always loved Spinach Artichoke Dip and several years ago I combined several different recipes to create a recipe that we love for this dip. Among our friends it is very popular and often requested by friends when we are hosting or attending a party. You can spice up the dish by adding the hot pepper flakes …