• Stuffed Cabbage Soup

    Stuffed Cabbage Soup – Simple Comfort in a Bowl

    As a good Polish girl, I love the flavors in stuffed cabbage rolls. But truth be told, I am not a huge fan of the roll itself. To fix this small snafu, I created stuffed cabbage soup. All the delicious,…

  • lobster mac & cheese

    Lobster Mac & Cheese – Comfort Meets Fancy

    Macaroni & Cheese is one of my favorite comfort foods. How can you not love pasta and creamy cheese sauce? I took my favorite comfort food and amped it up a notch by adding super fancy seafood. Lobster Mac &…

  • enchilada stuffed zucchini

    Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini Boats

    My zucchini plants are producing a bountiful harvest this summer, so it is time to find new ways to prepare one of my favorite veggies. After harvesting two of the largest zucchini I have ever seen, my mind wandered into…

  • Cheesy crunchy mexican casserole

    Cheesy Crunchy Mexican Casserole

    My family LOVES Taco Bell, so my mission is to recreate similar flavors at home. Cheesy Crunchy Mexican Casserole came from their love of nachos, crunch wraps, and Mexican pizza. It is a simple recipe, full of yummy flavors, and…

  • cheese and mushroom stuffed meatloaf

    Cheese and Mushroom Stuffed Meatloaf

    Meatloaf screams comfort food to me. At this time of year, I am all about the comfort food. Gray skies, cold temps call for warm comforting food on the dining room table. Because I never leave well enough alone, cheese…

  • crockpot chicken chili

    Crockpot Chicken Chili – A Simple Midweek Meal

    Chicken chili is one of my favorite comfort foods. Using my crockpot ups the game making it one of the easiest busy weeknight meals. Any recipe that allows me to make dinner anywhere from 7am to Noon and have people…

  • butter parmesan crusted tilapia with pesto sauce

    Butter Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with Pesto Sauce

    Butter Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with pesto sauce came from my hubby’s New Year’s resolution for the whole family to eat more fish. Something happened while I was pregnant with my second child and I am no longer a fan of…

  • pot and potatoes

    3 Venison Recipes to add to your Collection

    Your husband, brother, sister, or cousin goes deer hunting and now your freezer is full of Venison meat. What do you do with it? I get this question a lot and would like to share three of my favorite venison…

  • Homemade Taco Spice Blend for Taco Tuesday

    It is said necessity is the mother of invention. Never is this more true than in my kitchen. The feeling when dinner is all planned out and I suddenly make the discovery that an important ingredient is missing is devastating.…

  • Orange Chicken Thighs & Drumsticks

    Inspiration for recipes can come from the strangest places. During my kiddos 24/7 Disney Channel stage, there were commercial breaks that went through recipe ideas with their favorite stars.  The idea behind the commercials was to encourage kids to try…