Cilantro Lime Cream

This came about because we use sour cream in almost everything. We decided we would start playing with Greek yogurt and this has just become a fun staple now. It goes with so many dishes and tastes wonderful. Try it with some zesty shark tacos topped with tropical salsa! So Yummy! 6 oz container of…

Creamy Smoked Chicken Pablano Soup

This is one of my absolute favorite soups. Of course, you don’t have to use the Mexican corn bread in it but it is really a great combination! If you are looking for a tasty recipe that you can incorporate leftover chicken in, then this is a great option. You don’t have to use smoked…

Grandma’s Sweet tea

Okay, so sweet tea is a southern staple. I have family that resides in Minnesota. On our treks up north, we hit a point to where classic sweet tea is not on any menu. That is a devastating blow to most southern tea drinkers! It honestly took me a little tweaking (with the sugar) but…

Hamburger Soup

Okay, it doesn’t taste just like a hamburger. Josh jokingly points this out every time I make this soup. I call it hamburger soup because I use ground beef. I love this recipe. Not only is it easy it is also a good way to get children to eat some vegetables. Our girls have just…

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

This is just a quick easy rendition of the classic Pot Pie.  Everyone in my family loves the Pillsbury Crescent Rolls so, I decided to make this recipe and it was a hit.  Even our picky eater loved it! INGREDIENTS 4 Chicken Breast (this amount should feed 6 people) 1/2 Chopped White Onion 3 tbsp Butter…

Big J’s Cheese Steak Sandwich

It is no secret that we love steak in this house.  This is a dish we are very proud of and is quick and easy to make.  We drove through Philadelphia and HAD to stop at Pat’s and Geno’s. **These are 2 famous cheese steak restaurants** We were so excited because of all the hype…

Big J’s 3×3 Chili

My husband has absolutely mastered chili.  He refuses to even use chili powder anymore.  He likes to use fresh peppers to get that nice natural chili flavor.  It really does make a difference.  He has found a ratio that works very well together, he uses 3 types of beans to 3 types of meats.  Thus,…

Big J’s Chicken Soup

We love chicken soup on cold days.  When we are sick it is our go to comfort food.  This recipe is something that my husband makes a lot when the weather is cold and gloomy.  We usually make a large pot and eat on it throughout the day. INGREDIENTS: About 1 cup of chopped Celery…

Ground Lamb Pita

I am constantly trying to do different things in the kitchen.  I did this because I had some ground lamb that needed to be used. 1lb Ground Lamb 1 Clove Garlic Minced 1/2ts Molasses 1/2 cup chopped White Onion (Halved) 1ts (each) Thyme and Rosemary A dash of Worcestershire Sauce Dash of Gun Powder Seasoning (found…

Kid Favorite PB & Honey Rollup

This was so easy and fun to do.  The kids really enjoyed it!  I did too. 1 Banana sliced Flour Tortillas Peanut Butter Honey Butter Heat tortilla to make pliable. Heat pan to medium. Spread 1tbsp peanut butter on each tortilla. Add a drizzle of honey. Add a layer of the sliced Banana. Roll up…

Chicken Taco Soup

Some days whipping up an easy soup is the way to go! Ingredients: 1lb Ground Chicken 1/2 White Onion 2 Cloves of Garlic minced (I use 2 small squirts of the easy squeeze garlic) 1tbsp Cumin 1ts Chili Powder 1tbsp any basic Taco Seasoning 1ts Worcestershire Sauce 8oz Cream Cheese 2 *10oz cans of Rotel* 28oz…

Poor Man’s Goulash

This recipe came directly from my mother. I have added onion, peppers, and a few other seasonings. Ingredients: 1lb Ground Beef 80/20 ***I have used ground turkey or chicken as well*** Half a box of elbow noodles 2 Bell peppers ***I use green, yellow, or orange to break up the red color. 1 small yellow onion diced…