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

Chicken · dinner · entree · one pan

Honey-Lime Chicken & Sweet Potato Stir Fry

We've officially blown past the "enjoyable" part of summer and plowed right into the "miserable, please make it stop" part. A heat wave has set up shop over the state and shows NO signs of letting up. It's gross, humid, and relentlessly hot outside. I'm trying my best not to cook anything in this house… Continue reading Honey-Lime Chicken & Sweet Potato Stir Fry

Sides · vegetable

Country Ranch Green Beans & Potatoes

Some of the best green beans you'll ever taste in your life are the ones that are pan-fried with bacon. It's a classic green bean recipe that most everyone knows. Bacon, onion, and green beans all come together for the perfect side dish. But what if you could make a version of that...but better? That's… Continue reading Country Ranch Green Beans & Potatoes

Chicken · dinner · one pan

Chicken, Black Bean & Sweet Potato Skillet

My grocery pickup order is set and ready to go for tomorrow. I've got a pile of firewood right outside the door waiting to be burned down. Our little homestead is prepared to last this entire, extremely long cold snap. I haven't been outside since Saturday. I'm pretty sure my car is frozen over and… Continue reading Chicken, Black Bean & Sweet Potato Skillet