beef · dinner · entree · one pan

Country Meat & Potatoes Skillet Dinner

Sometimes, just sometimes, simple is better. Instead of using 27 different ingredients for dinner, sometimes 3 just works. Instead of taking hours to cook one meal, sometimes taking minutes is better. Instead of presenting a pretty plate of food, sometimes just spooning your dish on a plate works. This is one of those "sometimes" dishes.… Continue reading Country Meat & Potatoes Skillet Dinner

breakfast · brunch · holiday · sweet

Apple Pie French Toast Bake

Happy Halloween! I'm decked out in a Halloween shirt and Halloween makeup for the day, but after today it's all about my most favorite time of the year: CHRISTMAS! I started early...REALLY early. My house is already decorated for Christmas. I'm recipe testing for Christmas. Even though Halloween isn't in the rear view mirror yet,… Continue reading Apple Pie French Toast Bake

baking · brunch

Pumpkin Scones with Vanilla Icing

It's hard to believe that Americans obsession with pumpkin spice is realitvely new. 20 years ago, pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin-flavored candy weren't as big of sellers as they are now. The pumpkin-spice-everything craze did not really start until Starbucks started promoting it excessively a few years ago. What is the reason behind our obsession… Continue reading Pumpkin Scones with Vanilla Icing

dinner · entree · pork

Secret Ingredient Smothered Pork Chops

You ever run across a recipe in an old cookbook and think, "there's no way that could work"? This happens to me A LOT. I've found Velveeta made into fudge (no way that could work!) and 'impossible' cakes made without eggs (how could that work??). But sometimes, just sometimes, it actually DOES work. This recipe… Continue reading Secret Ingredient Smothered Pork Chops