This is one of those “It’s so Easy, it’s Almost Embarrassing” recipes. Since we all know that it takes a lot to embarrass me, I figured I’d go ahead and share it. A friend of mine passed this recipe on to me years ago, and it’s been in a pretty steady rotation at my house ever since. Crock Pot dinners don’t get much simpler, so it’s perfect for a crazy busy run-the-kids-everywhere kind of day.
All you need is a can of black beans, a can of corn, a block of cream cheese, a jar of salsa, and about 1 1/2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken. Read more...(415 words, 6 images, estimated 1:40 mins reading time)
Well, it took a couple of weeks, but now our nights are busy again. After school activities have kicked off this week. We’re exhausted and very thankful it’s Friday. I don’t know how some families do it. We are only busy a couple of nights a week and it throws us for a loop. All of you out there with something going every night amaze me! Read more...(812 words, 8 images, estimated 3:15 mins reading time)
There’s a reason I hold onto cookbooks. Like photo albums, my cookbooks hold memories and when I open one up that has sat on a shelf for a while, those memories come flooding back. I was trying to figure out my meals for the week and, after having no luck with the cookbooks and recipes I have stashed in my kitchen, I moved my search to the next logical place, the laundry room closet. There, in my stash of old, haven’t been used in a while books, I came across a cookbook that I’d bought the first year we were married. Memories of my first little kitchen and the meals just the two of us shared came back to me in an instant. I knew at once which recipe I was going to make from that cookbook this week. Read more...(783 words, 8 images, estimated 3:08 mins reading time)
What a strange winter we’ve had so far! I know, I know…I live in Georgia. “Winter”, in the true sense of the word, doesn’t really exist here. From what I’ve gathered, though, it’s been pretty calm all over. That’s all well and good, but one of my favorite things about chilly winter nights is being able to make a big pot of soup for dinner. Since we haven’t had many cold nights this year, my soup making has hit a bit of an inspiration road block. Then…last weekend happened. Last weekend was MISERABLE! Not snowy, winter weather, but rainy, gray and gross all weekend long. Sunday called for soup. No, it begged for soup. So, I complied. Read more...(1095 words, 7 images, estimated 4:23 mins reading time)