one pot · pork · soup

Chipotle Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

A miniature staycation can be just what the doctor ordered. Burnt out? Overwhelmed by housework? Stressed to the max? People aggravating you at work? I recommend taking an extended weekend. It will help you catch back up on housework and give you a nice reprieve from your job. I worked the Christmas and New Year's… Continue reading Chipotle Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

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

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

beef · dinner · entree · one pan

Bacon Cheeseburger Mac Skillet

I'd love to meet someone who has never made Hamburger Helper. When I was in college, Hamburger Helper was my dinner savior. I made so much of it that I think I made myself sick. My favorite, of course, was the stroganoff (both pasta AND potatoes) and cheeseburger mac. That last one is also my… Continue reading Bacon Cheeseburger Mac Skillet