• Casserole Recipes
    Main Dish

    Scalloped Potatoes & Hamburg Bake

    Scalloped Potatoes & Hamburg Bake Listen, I’ll be honest with you, I am terrible at coming up with names for my recipes. I just call them as I see them. When I started this blog all I knew was that I could cook, I didn’t realize that there were so many different elements to blogging. Along with cooking I also had to learn photography & improve my semi non existing writing skills. So bare with me as I learn. I am currently reading a book by Anne Lamott called Bird By Bird. I will warn you there is some foul language in the book. I am not finished with the…

  • Freezer Burrito recipes
    Main Dish

    Make ahead Breakfast Burritos

    Make ahead Breakfast Burritos Keeping some of these easy Make ahead Breakfast Burritos on hand will make your mornings extra enjoyable. I love knowing that I only have one mess to clean up from breakfast, for the ENTIRE week! And the mess is really not that bad. Usually, it consists of 1 electric skillet, a cutting board, a bowl, and of course, a few utensils. See, easy peasy, not even enough to fully load the dishwasher ūüėČ Paper plates also help to keep the mess minimal. Now, I know I said these are Make ahead Breakfast Burritos, and they are, but my mom also had another great idea. She suggested…

  • BBQ Ranch Burger Recipe
    Main Dish

    BBQ Ranch Hamburger Boats

    // BBQ Ranch Hamburger Boats¬† ¬†I often get asked the question,” how do you come up with your recipes?¬†what inspires you?” ¬†Today I am going to give you a small glimpse of how my mind works. It won’t be too scary, I promise. =p If you remember, two weeks ago, I posted about inheriting my Nana’s cookbooks and recipe cards ( see Orange Chiffon cake, a recipe from 1948). In with her cookbooks was an old family circle magazine from the year 1966. While I was flipping through the pages, I remembered my Pap telling me that he was having hamburger boats a few nights back. With hamburger boats in…

  • Holidays,  Side Dish

    Cheesy Bacon Ranch Au Gratin potatoes

      Recently¬†I had the pleasure of making these thick and creamy potatoes Au Gratin from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures. They were a huge hit, and I will be making them again in the very near future. If you have yet to check out A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures, then you’d better get hopping. She has so many delicious recipes that will leave you drooling. Trust me.. Catch her on facebook, also! – A Kitchen Hoor¬† My Bacon Ranch Potatoes Au Gratin was adapted¬†from A Kitchen Hoor’s recipe, thick and Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin. I had no garlic or gruyere cheese in the house. But, what I did have, was bacon, ranch…