Rigatoni and Cheese Casserole

Rigatoni and Cheese Pasta Bake

In celebration of the first day of Autumn I want to share this delicious Rigatoni and Cheese Casserole recipe with you. I don’t know about you but when the weather is turning colder, my stomache craves comfort food and this recipe for Rigatoni and Cheese Casserole answers that craving. It was one of my go to meals when […]

4 Squash Recipes

Squash Recipes

Fall has me yearning for creamy soups and home-made comfort foods. Our local farm has had an abundant squash harvest this year.  Seeing all their squash motivated me to go to Pinterest and look for some interesting and delicious squash recipes. Here are four recipes I found and plan to try in the coming weeks. Each […]

Tech Tuesday: iGrill mini

iGrill mini and base

My 2 daughters are well aware of my tech tendencies, so it isn’t really a surprise that they would surprise me on Fathers Day with a gift that reflects this. This year the gift they gave me was an iGrillmini. This gift does a great job of combining two of my great loves: technology and barbecuing. […]

Patti’s Beef Stew Recipe

Stew

My sister-in-law Patti is an excellent cook. Ask anyone who has been fortunate enough to pull up a chair at her dinner table. This morning we woke up to frost on the ground and we had to put on our fireplace to take the chill out of the air. When I was thinking about what to make for […]

Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

MacandCheese

With the chill of winter in the air, nothing says delicious like a warm, cheesy casserole hot out of the oven. This recipe for homemade Macaroni and Cheese is a wholesome and filling dish sure to delight the whole family. Serve it with a fresh salad. If you’re feeling adventurous add frozen peas or cooked broccoli […]

Slow Cooker Recipes: Heart Warming Winter Stew

Crockpot

When the days get shorter, the nights inevitably get colder and we all start to crave the warm comfort of a delicious slow-cooked dinner meal. Keeping it healthy can be a challenge, especially if you are trying sugar-free cooking! Luckily, thanks to the wonderful variety of natural stevia sweetener recipes available, making a hearty winter […]

Vietnamese Ginger Chicken

Ian says, “I love to cook and I am a great cook, only because my wife who is a superb cook taught me and I burned a lot of stuff learning. Probably our favorite “special meal” is Vietnamese Ginger Chicken because that’s the first thing she cooked to woo me, and it worked.  It’s very […]

Sausage Pilaf Recipe

SausagePilaf

Over the years I have accumulated a number of recipes that have become family favorites. This Sausage Pilaf recipe is one of them. As I look at my recipe box and realize how long I have had some of these recipes I am surprised that they are still readable! It is surprising how many memories […]

Taco Recipe: Crunchy Tacos

Tacos Closeup

Over the years I have accumulated a number of recipes that have become family favorites and this taco recipe is one of them. As I look at my recipe box and realize how long I have had some of these recipes I am surprised that they are still readable! It is surprising how many memories […]

Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

pizza

We’ve used this homemade pizza dough recipe for over 20 years. We love it and it hasn’t disappointed yet. Homemade pizza-and-a-movie night are a great way to connect with the kids. We’ve even made this dough for our kid’s birthday parties. We’ve found in our family that each of us has a pizza making specialty, […]