Tag: dinner

French Onion Pot Roast

It is super sad that the photos of this French Onion Pot Roast didn’t turn out better.   Because, this pot roast was quite amazing- if I say so myself.  Here is why it turned out so well. 1).  I used a good quality piece of meat.  Honestly, I don’t […]

 

Taco Cauliflower Chowder

In November, I made this amazing Butternut Squash Chowder, where butternut squash puree was the base of the soup.   I thought it would also be fun to make a chowder using roasted cauliflower as the base.   I just happened to have lots of ” Taco flavors around, so […]

 

Pizza Chili

My kids love pizza.  So when I told them that we were going to have this pizza chili for dinner, they were sold right away.   I also served crusty bread and salad with it too. I got this idea from my blogging friend Michelle from Simplify Live Love.  She […]

 

Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros

I love these chicken gyros so much that it hurts. And no, I am not Greek.   I was just fortunate enough to live less than 15 minutes away from Chicago’s best Greek restaurant. – The Greek Isles. Their Moussaka gets me every time. I decided to try making Greek […]

 

15 Minute Butternut Squash Soup

Can I share with you one thing that I always look forward to in the fall?   Butternut Squash Soup.  It’s creamy, comforting, and tastes terrific.   Back during those first few years that I hosted Thanksgiving,  I worked away the night before Thanksgiving, preparing my butternut squash soup. Can I share with […]

 

Sausage and Peppers Stuffed Shells

“This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Barilla® and Johnsonville®. The opinions and texts are all mine.  I have lived outside of Chicago most of my adult life.   But sometimes  I just crave “Chicago food” like no other.    This past weekend I had a few of […]

 

Slow Cooker Gluten-Free Meatloaf

I was a little reluctant to post this recipe.   I mean, seriously,  It is tough to make meatloaf look pretty in a photo.  Especially this meatloaf.   This meatloaf is made in a slow cooker.  This meatloaf is so moist that it might fall-apart just a little bit.   […]

 

Sun Dried Tomato Mashed Potatoes

Growing up, my mom was a pretty good baker.   She didn’t bake often, but when she did, she always made excellent baked goods.  It was still a treat when she let us lick the whisks on the hand mixer. More often, though, she made mashed potatoes as a side […]

 

Apple Cider & Squash Chicken and Rice One-Pan Dinner

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Mars, Incorporated.  All opinions are mine alone.  #BensBeginners  #UncleBensPromo  #CollectiveBias #BensBeginners   #UncleBensPromo My two boys, who are almost 5 and 2 1/2 LOVE to cook.   I think it’s because I am always cooking, and kids love to play pretend anything. […]

 

Pumpkin-Apple Cider Bisque

This post contains affiliate links  In our family, my mom, sister-in-law, and I are greatly outnumbered.     We are the only three girls with six boys in the family.  Plus, my sister-in-law and I are both expecting boys right now, so we are even going to be outnumbered even […]