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Crab Cake Sandwich on a plate.

Crab Cake Sandwiches

This is a very tasty alternative to lunchtime sandwiches. Wonderful when served on onion sandwich ...

Bacon Onion Tomato Pie ready to be sliced.

Bacon Onion Tomato Pie

It may sound strange, but believe me, it is to die for!

A gorgeous plate of Hunan Chicken served with rice.


Packed with colorful vegetables along with chicken in a delicious sauce, this one-pot meal is ...

A skillet of Puerto Rican Rice and Beans.

Puerto Rican Rice and Beans

This is a traditional dish all Puerto Ricans can relate to. It's very good and ...

Photo of Dave's Crock-Pot Sausage, Sauerkraut and Potatoes

Dave's Crock-Pot, Sausage, Sauerkraut and Potatoes

If you enjoy smoked sausage and sauerkraut, then you'll enjoy this hearty main dish along ...

Fresh from the oven.

Easy Beef Pot Pie

An easy pot pie to satisfy your beef tooth even on a weeknight! This recipe ...

Cheesy Beanie Mac-a-Weenie

As kids my husband & I enjoyed Beanie Weenies (the baked beans with hot dogs.) ...

Cranberry Rice Salad over lettuce.

Cranberry Rice Salad

This sweet treat is great on a hot day when you're looking for something refreshing ...

Baked Corned Beef and Cabbage on a serving platter.

Baked Corned Beef and Cabbage

Many of my friends have only eaten boiled or canned corned beef before they met ...


We made these in NC with flour tortillas leftover from making Chicken Enchiladas (recipe also ...

A gorgeous bowl of Beef Coconut Curry served with rice & naan bread, and garnish with cilantro, sliced chili and lemon wedges.


With an incredible aroma and flavor, this is a recipe perfect to make during the ...

Fried Cabbage With Bacon ready to serve.

Fried Cabbage With Bacon

I love this as a main dish or a side dish ever since my grandma ...

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich with melted Swiss cheese.

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

I don't know if this is the way they do it in Philly, but this ...

Low carb egg roll bowl on pasta plate with Japanese bbq sauce and sesame seeds

Easy Low Carb Egg Roll Bowl

This is a quick and easy, low carb, delicious and filling dish that tastes just ...

Mom and my brother Tom won the award for the best chili in 2014.  She passed away on January 19, 2023.  I made this yesterday in her honor.  Truly yummy!

2014 Championship Chili

Mom and my brother Tom won a chili cooking contest in 2014 in Paris, Texas. ...

Buttery beans with kielbasa and a savory sauce.

Buttery Peruvian Beans and Sausage

A hearty bean and sausage dish featuring Peruvian Mayocoba beans which have a delicate buttery ...

A bowl of Crock Pot Frijoles Charros (Mexican Beans).

Crock Pot Frijoles Charros (Mexican Beans)

My husband's niece served these at a birthday party for her daughter. They were so ...

A delicious plate of rigatoni with hot Italian sausage, onions, red peppers, ricotta and marinara sauce.


Packed with flavor, this delicious comfort food is perfect for weeknights!

Four ingredient slow cooker white bean chili chicken for nachos or bowls.

Easy White Bean Chili Chicken

This recipe is a fan favorite of young and old alike! This is budget friendly, ...

A delicious & healthy poke bowl with sushi rice, tuna, avocado, cucumber, radishes, edamame and pickled ginger.


Fresh, flavorful and packed with incredible ingredients, this easy Hawaiian recipe is so tasty and ...

Spaghetti Squash on a plate, cut open, seeded with a spoon and scraped with a fork.

Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash is the first thing I cooked in my Instant Pot. It makes cooking ...


This is a dish to remember! Very pretty and definitely company worthy. This is ...

Dark Chili - a cook-off winner! Always served with cinnamon rolls and Fritos (Nebraska style).

Dark Chili

I have won chili cook-offs with this recipe. Growing up in Nebraska chili was ...

Beautiful chestnuts ready to be roasted.


Once they're done, use them in many different delicious recipes.