Easy Grilling Recipes You Should Try This Summer

Grilling out is a wonderful way to keep the kitchen cool and get dinner on the table easily. Try some of these easy grilling recipes this summer! Cooking out of doors is so fun! Not only does the kitchen stay cool, but foods take on better flavor when cooked over on open flame. While we […]

Shredded Beef Tacos: A Good Cheap Eat

Shredded beef tacos are a deliciously simple way to make taco night terrific. The tender beef cooks in the slow cooker while you assemble fresh toppings. If you’ve got a favorite Mexican food restaurant, chances are you’ve experienced great tacos. If your favorite Mexican food restaurant is one of the better ones, you know the […]

Meatball Subs (with a Freezer Option)

Enjoy Meatball Subs any day of the week without heading to a sandwich shop or going to a lot of work. This easy recipe with a freezer kit option is just the ticket. Nine years ago when we moved back to California, we created a lot of changes in our life. My husband went from […]

Bulk Batch Supreme Meatballs

Quick and yummy dinners are easy to come by when you make a bulk batch of these Supreme Meatballs. They are tender, delicious, and very freezer-friendly. Those of you who’ve been around awhile know what a big fan I am of meatballs. I am a meatloaf lover — and meatballs are like the very best […]

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

Looking for an easy meal? Try these Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches. They’re simple, delicious, and make-ahead and can be adapted for Whole 30. It seems that the fall and winter are always busy months for me on the homefront. Our school days are full as are our outside activities. My work load tends to […]

Barbacoa Beef for Tacos, Lettuce Wraps, Bowls, & Burritos

rice bowl with black beans and barbacoa beef

This Barbacoa Beef comes together quickly and easily in the slow cooker. The tangy, tender beef filling is perfect for tacos, lettuce wraps, bowls, and burritos. It’s that season again when you’ll start seeing chuck roasts and steaks go on sale. Do me a favor, and buy a few the next time you see a […]

Red Burritos with Beef and Beans

Red Burritos, particularly those stuffed with savory beef and beans and topped with luscious enchilada sauce and cheese are so tasty. Even better, you can make them and freeze them in advance! I’ve made these Red Burritos several times in the past month or two, to much acclaim from my children. We all love a […]

The Basic Meatloaf Recipe that Everyone Should Have

Everyone needs to know how to make meatloaf, right? Here’s the basic meatloaf recipe that you can fancy up however you like — or not. After more than eight years of blogging, I’ve shared a lot of recipes. Throw in 4 cookbooks and the number gets even higher. I think I’m approaching 1000 recipes that […]