Favorite Fall Recipe and.. A Giveaway!

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Last night I thought it would be fun to try something different for dinner, so I picked a new recipe from the Slow Cooker Classics from Around the World cookbook — Chardonnay Pumpkin Sausage Sauce. It was a BIG hit!! I loved it because it was quick, and very easy to make. It’s perfect for […]

Les Petits Chefs

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Zee week… it has been… how do you say? Difficult, no?? Need a break from zee cooking, but still vant a vonderful home-cooked meal?? Call zee petits chefs!! Zee expert petits sous chefs vill amaze you vis zer vonderful culinary skills. Zey are specially trained to vip up zee meal zee whole family vill love. Zey use […]

Favorite Cook Books for Kids

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Does your kid love to cook and help out in the kitchen?? Emily sure does, and she’s been known to create her own recipes, carry cookbooks around the house with her, and check out several kid cookbooks from the library! Here are her top 5 favorite “must own” cookbooks designed for kids. 5. Magic Kitchen […]

Homemade Sourdough English Muffins

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Mark has been spoiling our family with his delicious homemade sourdough English muffins!! Yay for awesome hubbies!!! Want to make some of your own? See his guest post below! English muffins from the store can be kind of expensive, but they’re really not all that hard to make yourself (and they taste a whole lot […]

Kids in the Kitchen — Poor Man’s Turtles

This week, I thought it would be fun to participate in A Little Fun with Me and Lu’s Kids in the Kitchen Thursday. Emily and I had such a great time this afternoon making these tasty Poor Man’s Turtles. She even decorated some boxes to keep them in, but I don’t think they will last […]

More Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

I am absolutely loving these homemade chewy granola bars! They take very little time to prepare, do not contain high-fructose corn syrup, and the recipe can easily be modified for those allergic to peanuts. They are also less expensive than store bought granola bars. This recipe makes about 18-20 good-sized bars. I wish you could […]

8 Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget

You may be surprised to learn that eating healthy foods can be good for your waistline and your budget! Here are some of our favorite tips for eating healthy without spending a lot of money: Drink Water — Kick the soda habit. Not only is soda loaded with sugar and calories, it is also not […]

Cooking with Clara

Here is the sweetest little old lady demonstrating meals made during the Depression.  I find it hard to believe she is 91 years old.  Watch how she dices those potatoes!  You will love her!