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Apple Sauced Turkey Sausage Bites

The flavor of these were good, they just didn’t come out looking pretty. The original recipe called for chunky applesauce and I used regular. I expected more of a stickiness to them that was not there. Ingredients: 1 pound turkey smoked sausage 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup applesauce 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 1 teaspoon Click here to continue reading…

Apple Bacon Coleslaw

A nice twist to plain coleslaw. Of course bacon is always good on or with anything. The apples gave it a sweet tartness to blend with the crunchy cabbage and creamy dressing. Ingredients: 2 1/4 teaspoons tarragon vinegar 3 1/4 tablespoons canola oil 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 Click here to continue reading…

Cheese, Bacon and Ranch Hash Brown Casserole

This tasted just like a loaded baked potato and went great as a side dish to a grilled steak. Ingredients: 8 ounces greek yogurt cream cheese, softened 8 ounces 2% greek yogurt 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 envelope (1 ounce) ranch salad dressing mix 1 pouch (2.8 ounce) real Click here to continue reading…

Fresh Pineapple Salsa

The fresh flavors of summer, in a sweet refreshing salsa. Use it to compliment any fish, chicken or pork dish. Ingredients: 6 slices fresh pineapple 1/4 cup red onion, minced 1/2 teaspoon fresh lime juice 1/8 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro Directions: Dice the fresh pineapple into very small pieces In a medium Click here to continue reading…

Creamy Rice Pudding

I’ve always liked rice pudding, even as a kid. I had some rice left from my sister’s birthday dinner, and everything else needed for this recipe I had on hand. This is an inexpensive, quick and easy dessert when you’re craving something sweet. Ingredients: 1+1/2 cups cooked long grain white rice 2 cups milk, divided Click here to continue reading…

Baked Buttermilk Chicken

Oh yeah! This is some down home Southern cooking right here. This chicken is unbelievably good for baked chicken and the gravy is to die for. You might want to double up on the gravy, you will definitely want it for your biscuits the next morning. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups buttermilk* 1/4 cup butter 4 Click here to continue reading…

Macaroni Salad

This is a very plain and simple macaroni salad. This is how my mom always made it. This dish goes great with a barbequed or grilled meat. Ingredients: 7 ounces small shell pasta 1/2 green bell pepper, diced 1/4 red onion, diced 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Prepare pasta Click here to continue reading…

Sloppy Joes In Pitas

Growing up one of my favorite meals was my mom’s Sloppy Joes. Instead of serving them on buns, my mom always served them in pita pockets which was so much fun to eat! Now that I have my own family, I realize how easy and quick this recipe is to make. This Sloppy Joes recipe Click here to continue reading…

Crusty Italian Bread

Ingredients : 1 package (2½ teaspoons) active dry yeast 1¼ cups warm water (105-115°) 3 cups bread flour or all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon olive oil cornmeal for dusting

Chocolate Oreo Lasagna

A few weeks ago the ladies I work with got together for a night of Bunco. It is a really fun game and since we only do it once a year, I look forward to the night pretty much all year long. We each contribute some type of dish and we catch up on everything Click here to continue reading…