Chili Seasoning You Can Easily Make Yourself

Now that you have this easy homemade chili seasoning recipe, you’ll never need to buy a chili seasoning packet again. DIY spices are healthier, delicious, and simple. One of the things that I’ve realized over the years is that food doesn’t have to be complicated. To read food magazines, watch TV shows, or follow food influencers on social […]

Tips for Hosting a Holiday Brunch on a Budget

citrus salad, bread, and breakfast casserole

Are you hosting a holiday brunch this season? Feeling a little overwhelmed. Here’s the 411 on how to make it simple as well as delicious. Citrus Salad, Instant Holiday Brunch Kit With the winter holidays ahead of us, we’re in for a ton of fun. Or stress, depending on where you fall on the Holiday Planning Continuum. […]

Chicken Fajita Burritos that You Can Freeze

burrito cut open on cutting board

Chicken Fajita Burritos are filling, flavorful, and packed with peppers, onions, and jalapeños. They make a great lunch, snack, or dinner that you can make ahead and freeze. If you’re looking for a delicious, make-ahead lunch, dinner, or snack, then look no further than these Chicken Fajita Burritos. Trust me. Bryan has been packing these […]

Easy Roast Potatoes You’ll Want to Keep All to Yourself

large serving bowl of roast potatoes with red checked cloth

Want an easy potato side dish? This is it. Easy Roast Potatoes are a great accompaniment to cooked meats and vegetable dishes. Perfect for a holiday dinner. You know when you call people to table, and they take their ever-loving sweet time? You’ve worked so hard and here the food is getting cold! Yeah, I […]

12 Great Recipes to Use Leftover Turkey

partially carved turkey carcass

Don’t want to just reheat your leftover turkey? Try one of these recipes that use leftover turkey or chicken equally well, making them a great way to use it up, save money, and enjoy good eats. Got turkey?  It seems that every year is different. One year you might not have a big enough bird at […]

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe (Freezer-Friendly)

pot pie with slices removed next to fork and red checked cloth

Chicken Pot Pie is a sure-fire favorite at my house. Flaky, buttery crust surrounds chicken, vegetables, and a delectable homemade gravy for delicious comfort food. Years ago when I had my second baby I was surrounded by good cooks who spoiled me once the baby was born. This Chicken Pot Pie was one of those […]

Bulk Batch Herbed Stuffing with Onion and Sage

turkey dinner with stuffing in the center

A classic side dish for roast chicken or turkey is a bread stuffing, or dressing. This Herbed Stuffing with Onion and Sage is a major crowd-pleaser and very freezer-friendly. I never understood why Laura and Mary couldn’t agree. One insisted that Ma make the dressing with onion. The other demanded sage. The debate was so […]

Mushroom and Onion Gravy Recipe for the Freezer

Let bottled and dry mix gravy be relics of the past. This recipe for Mushroom and Onion Gravy stirs up silky and delicious. It’s also super freezer-friendly. I was raised to think that making homemade gravy was difficult. It wasn’t some plot by my mother to get me to like canned gravy. But, it really […]