Skillet Nachos ~ New 31 Days of Skillet Dinners Recipe!

Skillet Nachos Recipe

Ok. More iphone picts. I apologize that they aren't as great as what we usually share. I have found my SD card and will get back to regular photos in Feb! Let's talk about these skillet nachos and why we love them. It's all in one pan. You know how I love One Dish meals. I devoted an entire cookbook to them. This is basically all the flavors of 7 Layer Dip...just … [Read more...]

Chocolate Lava Popcorn

Chocolate Lava Popcorn |

This stuff will knock your socks off. We love making popcorn in the air popper. Just the other day, the kids figured out that they could put the popped popcorn back into popper and it will fly everywhere when they plug it back in! (Yes, I was watching...and was curious as to what they were up to and closely supervised the entire event. I had just popped some popcorn and … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Smoky Brisket & Cajun 15 Bean Soup – Big Flavor for the Big Game!

Brisket & 15 Bean Soup Recipe

Oh my smoky good-gracious-ness. Please, take a spoon and reach through the screen for a bite. I picked up half a pound of brisket from a nearby BBQ joint and dropped into the slow cooker with a bag of beans and other pantry staples...and WOW-WY! This is a fantastic way to use up any leftover BBQ meat...or you could just order extra next time you go out! I love pairing … [Read more...]

Chicken and Potato “Stirfry” on the Grill ~ 31 Days of Skillet Dinner Recipes


Had to sneak a grilling recipe in here! If you don't have a grilling basket, I highly recommend that you get one before grilling season 'officially' resumes in a month or two. I use my grilling basket mostly for grilling veggies, but I also use it for 'grill-fry' meals like this one! Super simple and super delicious. I love the smokey flavor that gets infused into the chicken … [Read more...]

Fill Your Freezer With These 13 Freezer Friendly Meals

I am all for multitasking in the kitchen, which means being smart with both my time and ingredients. I often bake muffins or snacks for lunch boxes, while making a double batch of a chili, soup or casserole. The second batch ends up in the freezer to make on a future busy or stressful day! These days, I love being in the kitchen as the cold weather bears on and I find myself … [Read more...]