Chicken and Dumplings

We love chicken and dumplings! They are easy to make- especially if you took the time to can your own broth and chicken earlier in the year. It seem dumplin’s are a cultural thing; their shape, size, density, thickness, and ingredients vary depending on there area in which you live. Personally, I love old fashioned SOUTHERN […]

By |September 1st, 2015|Entree, Recipes|Comments Off on Chicken and Dumplings

Citrus Grilled Chicken

I spent my college age years in Southern California, and memories of the food still haunts me. Every once in a while, I get cravings for food I simply have no access to. Which was the case when a craving for El Pollo Loco struck. So, I set out to make my own version. The […]

By |March 8th, 2015|Entree, Recipes|Comments Off on Citrus Grilled Chicken

Bacon Cheeseburger Loaf

When I saw pictures of this on Mr. Holst’s page, I knew I would soon be making it. Who doesn’t love a bacon cheeseburger??? But imagine a cross between meatloaf and a bacon cheeseburger… Thanks Mr. John for letting me share your recipe! I didn’t have any burger thawed out the first time I made […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Entree, Recipes|Comments Off on Bacon Cheeseburger Loaf

March Madness: Making Corned Beef

It’s almost March and I am thinking about making corned beef from scratch. I don’t mean buying a slab of gelatinous prepackaged stuff and throwing it in the crock pot either. I am thinking about brining my own! “Why bother?” And the answer is simple: Homemade corned beef is better. The commercial stuff, especially the […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Entree, Homesteading, How To, Recipes|Comments Off on March Madness: Making Corned Beef

Faux Meatballs

Baby Girl is a vegetarian, and I like to cook things the whole family will enjoy. When I came across a recipe similar to this, I was amazed how good they were. I tweaked the recipe for my family’s taste. The first time I made them- I didn’t tell the boys, and they ate them […]

By |February 17th, 2015|Entree, Vegetarian|Comments Off on Faux Meatballs