Category Archives for Recipes

Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits

Yummy biscuits or scones made with cinnamon and raisins and drizzled with frosting.

Here’s a great recipe for some cinnamon raisin biscuits… or call them scones if you’d like. We love these for a special weekend breakfast, or with an afternoon cup of coffee. The frosting is of course optional. Half the time I skip it and the pastries are just as tasty on their own. My husband […]

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Slowcooker Chicken and Biscuits

Easy slow cooker chicken and dumplings stew made with chicken breast, cream of chicken soup and refrigerator biscuits.

Some days you just need to curl up with a nice bowl of comfort food. And is there anything better than chicken and dumplings? Sure, it’s nice to make everything completely from scratch and I do that quite a bit. But there are also days that you know you’ll be busy or are just not […]

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Garden Vegetable Casserole

Do you still have some summer vegetables growing in the garden? Or maybe you’re making one last trip to the farmers market to stock up on some produce. Here’s a simple and yummy vegetable casserole recipe I’ve been playing with this summer. It’s full of good stuff and to make it even better, topped with […]

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Beef Enchiladas

How to make beef enchiladas from scratch

We love beef enchiladas around here. This is a great recipe that can easily be doubled. Use store-bought tortillas, or make a batch of these cornmeal tortillas. 1 pound ground beef 6 oz can tomato paste 2 cups warm tap water 1 cup shredded cheese 1 teaspoon EACH salt & onion powder 1-1/2 teaspoons chili […]

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Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

Bowl of homemade corn chips - so quick and easy to make from corn tortillas. Just cut and bake

I’ve been trying to replace more and more “convenience” foods in our house with homemade versions. It doesn’t always save money, but I like the fact that I know what we’re eating and what’s in the food I’m making. As an added bonus, most homemade food just plain tastes better. Something very easy to do […]

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