Vegetable, Beef, and Barley Soup

Vegetable Beef and Barley Soup - Prepare for fall and a busy school year by mixing up a pot of this delicious homemade soup, chocked full of vegetables, beef, and barley. It

Prepare for fall and a busy school year by mixing up a pot of this delicious homemade soup, chocked full of vegetables, beef, and barley. It’ll do your body good. Disclosure: This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising […]

Lemon Blueberry Icebox Cake

Lemon Blueberry Icebox Cake - Who would have thought that these five ingredients could make heaven on a plate? Make a Lemon Blueberry Icebox Cake and you

Who would have thought that these five ingredients could make heaven on a plate? Make a Lemon Blueberry Icebox Cake and you’ll see what I mean. I first heard about an Icebox Cake from my husband’s mother. Ruthie had told me years ago about a concoction made with applesauce, graham crackers, and whipped topping. It […]

Baby Cakes

Baby Cakes Cookie Recipe - Add all kinds of variety to your baking with this versatile cookie recipes. Add whatever chopped candies you have on hand to make Baby Cakes a sweet treat at your house.

Add all kinds of variety to your baking with this versatile cookie recipes. Add whatever chopped candies you have on hand to make Baby Cakes a sweet treat at your house. Disclosure: This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of […]

White Bean Salad

White Bean Salad - Enjoy this filling, yet easy and refreshing bean salad this summer.

Enjoy this filling, yet easy and refreshing bean salad this summer. Bean salads are a perfect addition to summer suppers. Not only are they typically served chilled or at room temperature helping you avoid a hot kitchen, but they are super filling so that you know folks won’t be hungry ten minutes after supper’s concluded. […]

Making Burger Patties for the Freezer

Making Burger Patties for the Freezer - Want some easy freezer meals without heating up your summertime kitchen? Well, burger up, folks!

Want some easy freezer meals without heating up your summertime kitchen? Well, burger up, folks! Today I took the kids down to Balboa Park for a free museum visit. San Diego County residents get free admission to select Balboa Park museums on Tuesdays. We’ve lived here for 5 1/2 years and NEVER done it. I’ve always […]

Pesto and Tomato French Bread Pizza

Pesto and Tomato French Bread Pizza - Make delicious homemade pizza in minutes! It

Make delicious homemade pizza in minutes! It’s easy and fun and makes for a great appetizer, too. You know those chubby loaves of French bread that the grocery sells? They are usually sold in baskets near the checkstands. They cost about a buck fifty? Well, while they may not be the cat’s meow when it […]

Break Out of Your Breakfast Routine

Break Out of Your Breakfast Routine with Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes | GoodCheapEats.com

Need a change from the same ol’, same ol’ for breakfast? Try one of these make-ahead friendly breakfast recipes! Breakfast is FishPapa’s favorite meals. He loves having a leisurely weekend breakfast. I love a leisurely time spent in the kitchen. Here are some of our family’s favorites for breakfast — and lunch and dinner, as […]

Buttered Maple French Toast Casserole

Buttered Maple French Toast Casserole - Enjoy a leisurely breakfast or brunch with this buttered maple French toast casserole. It

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast or brunch with this buttered maple French toast casserole. It’s make-ahead and will make someone happy. Very happy. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase […]

Plan a Regular Rotation for Lunches

Eat Well with a Regular Lunch Rotation - Planning a regular rotation of lunch items can make meal planning and prep loads easier.

Planning a regular rotation of lunch items can make meal planning and prep loads easier. Having a weekly rotation or formula for the week has been one of my fallbacks for years. I love the beauty of Taco Night or Grilling Day. Last summer I shared my tips for dinnertime and the variety of ways that you can […]

Drunken Brats and Caramelized Onions

Drunken Brats and Caramelize Onions - Add an extra layer of flavor to your bratwurst by simmering them in beer or ale and then finishing them on the grill.

Add an extra layer of flavor to your bratwurst by simmering them in beer or ale and then finishing them on the grill. I don’t recall my parents every serving bratwurst. We were a hot dog family. Hot dogs that my dad burned beyond recognition on the grill. That’s one of the many things that […]