Angie’s Stuffed Italian Loaf

Stuffed Italian Loaf Recipe

The other night my 5 year old Liza wanted to "cook" dinner by herself. I thought for a minute, and decided yes with appropriate supervision, of course. The easiest recipe I know is also pretty darn frugal. Just use whatever meat, cheese and dressing you have on hand! And, yes, Liza made the entire thing, except for putting it in the oven. The Italian loaf was good, but … [Read more...]

Angie’s Cheesy Pork Chops – Big Meals, Little Budget

easy cheesy pork chops

You're very welcome! Oh, you'd like to hear the recipe first? ;) I am so happy to share this one with you. I found it a couple of years ago when I was tired of cooking the same thing all the time, yet I need recipes that are easy and fast. Taste is an added bonus because frankly one of the kids will complain no matter what it is. The first time I made the Cheesy Pork … [Read more...]

Angie’s Homemade Donuts


Making donuts is a family favorite for breakfast, dessert, and craft time! This is one activity that has all ages in the kitchen talking, laughing and shaking things up! Ingredients 2 cans of biscuits Granulated sugar Vegetable oil Directions Line up the biscuits assembly line style. Use a cap from a 20oz soda (or something similar) to make a hole in the … [Read more...]

Big Meals, Little Budget – Angie’s Chicken Pizza-dillas

Best Quesadilla Ever

The Chicken Pizza-dilla is a favorite around our house! The kids like it because it's so easy to customize to individual tastes (meaning they don't have to eat the gross stuff), and I like it because it's affordable, filling, and really easy to make. Ingredients 1 refrigerated pizza dough from your friendly neighborhood grocery section 2 cups Mexican shredded cheese … [Read more...]