I’m trying out some new recipes this week! This one was easy and a big hit! Ingredients: 1 (pound) lean ground beef 1 (cup) fresh mushrooms, sliced 1/2 (whole) onion, diced (to taste) salt and pepper 3 (small) red bell peppers, halved and seeded 3/4 (cup) shredded Monterey Jack cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Brown beef in a large skillet… Continue reading Beef & Mushroom Stuffed Peppers
I’m not a fan of spaghetti sauce. I never have been. I would rather have noodles with butter and garlic. I do however love to dip my bread in sauce, and my husband and kid LOVE spaghetti. So I set out to find a good sauce recipe to just make it from scratch. This recipe… Continue reading Spaghetti with meat sauce
Last night we tried something new! Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches and Parmesan Garlic Steak Fries. I personally thought the cheese was so-so, but Mike loved it, so I guess it was good? Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich: Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound beef round steak, cut into thin strips… Continue reading Recipes: Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches & Parmesan Garlic Steak Fries
This weekend we had family in town, so what better reason to break out the Ice Cream book? I started off on Saturday by making Lemon Yogurt Ice Cream and while that was churning, I made Espresso Granita’s. The Espresso Granitas were amazing, especially with a little bit of Whipped Cream vodka thrown in. YUM… Continue reading Summer of Ice Cream – Part 1
A few weeks ago while Morgan and I were on a playdate out at my friend Tiffany’s parents farm, I had a few bites of the most yummy dip. It was Trader Joe’s Peanut Butter Cream Cheese dip. With it I had Trader Joe’s Raisin Rosemary Crisps. You wouldn’t think any of these ingredients would… Continue reading Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Dip
We made a very delicious dinner tonight.. It was all pretty experimental and I’m glad it turned out well! A while back I bought a 2 lb Flank Steak to make carne asada with, but never got around to making it and decided today to try something new. Shredded beef & black bean burritos smothered in… Continue reading Shredded beef & bean burritos! YUM!
Some people have asked for my home made cake and frosting recipes, so here goes: White Chocolate Cake This makes enough batter for 3 9” cakes, but I normally just make about 3 dozen cupcakes with it. Usually bake for 20-25 minutes (toothpick test at 20, then add 5 minutes between checks until they’re done) for… Continue reading White Chocolate Cake & Frosting