Bruschetta

Bruschetta

Bruschetta is fresh and vibrant and tastes like summer! For the most part, we eat it straight on toasted Italian bread with olive oil the way it is intended, but we enjoy it so much that sometimes we eat it as a side with main dishes such as roasted or grilled meats and fish or [...]

Vodka Sauce

Vodka Sauce

Good day? Bad day? Any kind of day! This recipe will give you a reason to open the vodka. Can’t argue with that. Here is one of my all-time favorite, top requested sauces, so I promise you it won’t disappoint. Serve it traditionally with penne, open a bottle of wine, kick back and enjoy. Ingredients: […]

Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells

Whether it’s a family dinner at home, special occasion or holiday, stuffed shells are always a favorite, and they are so easy to make! First, you will want to prepare a batch of marinara sauce and then on to the rest! Supplies: A lasagna pan and pastry bag will make prep so much easier. Ingredients: […]

Potato Bacon Soup

Potato Bacon Soup

There is seriously nothing more comforting than a bowl of this hot soup on a freezing cold winter day. I love to make it in a large batch because it freezes well so it’s great to make some extra meals to keep on hand. Ingredients: 5lb. bag of Yukon Gold potatoes, 12 oz. pkg. of […]

Classic Weeknight Marinara

Classic Weeknight Marinara

I call this one my simple classic weeknight marinara because it’s a quick and easy homemade sauce. It’s so much better than jarred sauce yet so easy to make that I promise you’ll never go back to jarred sauce ever again! Ingredients 3  28 oz. cans of crushed tomatoes, 1 yellow onion, 6 cloves of […]

Slow Cooker Chili

Slow Cooker Chili

Ingredients 1 lb. of ground beef, 4-5 strips of bacon, 1 green bell pepper, ½ small yellow onion, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 jalapeno pepper, 1 can of black beans, 1 can of diced tomatoes, 1 tbsp. of parsley, ½ of tsp. of salt, 1 tbsp. of brown sugar, 1 tsp. of ground cumin, ¼ […]