Meat Lovers Pizza Soup {Our 6th Anniversary!}

Meat Lovers Pizza Soup

Meat Lovers Pizza Soup

Six years old! I was amazed when I saw I had reached 1,000 followers a few months back, and the number keeps climbing. What a cool bunch of people you are, to follow my blog and read my recipes! Over the past 6 years I’ve posted 869 recipes and I still enjoy sharing my ideas. I’ve only accidentally repeated a recipe a couple of times..  My memory is perhaps not as strong as my creative streak! Continue reading

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Elbow Spaghetti {cooking from jars}

Elbow Spaghetti

Elbow Spaghetti

I used a jar of Ragu® spaghetti sauce to make dinner for the grandkids awhile back. It went against my standards but they like it. I was surprised to find I liked it too!  When I was at the grocery store recently I texted my daughter in law for the brand of the sauce. I’d forgotten already! I wanted to have a jar for a quick  dinner when needed.  Having a jar of sauce on hand we actually like will be golden. Continue reading

Mexican “Chopped” Chili

Mexican Chopped Chili

Mexican Chopped Chili

I hadn’t planned a meal, and I didn’t want to go out to dinner.  I had just enough energy and interest to throw some contents of the fridge and a few from the cupboard into a skillet and call it a meal.  I’d use the small container of beef stewing meat I’d thawed several days earlier for another dish. Since that dish didn’t happen, it was going to be repurposed into a Mexican  dish ala one of our favorite shows, “Chopped”. Continue reading