bbq · beef · dinner · entree

BBQ Cheeseburger Stuffed Potatoes

When you're broke, packing, and starving where do you turn? POTATOES. Potatoes fill the void like no other. They're cheap, filling, and extremely versatile. We've been munching on potatoes for the last several weeks while we scrounge every penny to buy our first house. Tired of mashed potatoes, baked potatoes and fries? There is another… Continue reading BBQ Cheeseburger Stuffed Potatoes

beef · Casserole · dinner

Tater Tot Topped Shepherd’s Pie

I'm starting to get the hang of the whole grocery-shopping-every-three-weeks thing. The first two weeks are great. My meals are packed full of fresh vegetables and fruit. The third week is the "lean" week. That's the mad-dash to make casseroles and use whatever is left in the fridge/freezer. By the end of the third week… Continue reading Tater Tot Topped Shepherd’s Pie

baking · Dessert · sweet

Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

Nostalgia is king right now. I think people hit a certain point in this self-isolation that makes them yearn for the way things were...even yearning for the way things were 10-20 years ago. I've been going through old pictures and notes from my friends. I've been rewatching Gilmore Girls for the 100th time. I'm even… Continue reading Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

dinner · entree · fish

Parmesan Fish Sticks

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. Chef Boyardee beefaroni. A can of Beenee Weenies. People are turning to their childhood favorites right now, and I'm no different. Hamburger helper. Kid Cuisine. Cheez Balls. Instead of falling into the trap of buying all the premade, loaded-with-chemicals food, I've been trying to make my own homemade versions. I've been… Continue reading Parmesan Fish Sticks

baking · Dessert · sweet

Marbled Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars

I'm a little late to the spring party, and I think Oklahoma is, too. It's been 30-40 degrees the past few nights. I haven't managed to venture outside in 2-3 days since my allergies have been going haywire. I'm missing the little blossoms on the trees, the weeds that are in bloom, and the cheery… Continue reading Marbled Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars