#One Pot Recipes


By BonniE !
Bonnie's Hambone Dinner is a huge favorite in this house. It is made from leftover spiral...

Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

By Sarah Farrand
You will not miss the meat in this hearty, simple, delicious meal of a soup. The...

Grandma's Smothered Chicken

By Martha Price
This smothered chicken is a little bit different than most smothered chicken recipes I have seen,...


By Penny Burdge
The perfect "peasant" dish, Eastern European style. I grew up in a steel town in NE...

Some More Casserole

By Pamela Rappaport
My mother used to cook this when I was a child. Now it's my husband's favorite...

Easy Mexican Chicken Chili

By Kimberly Kolligs
It doesn't get any easier than this folks! Throw everything in one pot and let it...


By Ellen Bales
Another great recipe from my friend Norma. A hint: choose sweet potatoes with the darker orange...

TO's Black Chili

I really had a taste for chili and wanted to make something a little different. ...

One pot pasta

By Kim Olson
Decided to try and really came out good. Quick and easy.


By Darlene Dulewski
Hubby, son and friends love this recipe! This is a quick, easy and very delicious...

Home Made Hamburger Helper (AKA Beef and noodles)

By Deb Lund
My kids really liked hamburger helper but I had boys and began to realize as they...

~ Tasty Beef Tagine ~

By Cassie *
Make this dish and your house will smell awesome as it's cooking. This is a dish...

Easy Ultimate Burritos

By Lori Harbin-Combs
I got this idea from something similar a friend cooked years ago. Figured I couldn't...

Bourbon & Ham Hock Pinto Beans

By Sherri Williams
My hubby and I will celebrate our 34th wedding anniversary this year. One of the...

Irish Cabbage and meatball Stew

By Robin Dailey
Toasted french bread slices with butter are the perfect addition to this healthy comfort food. During...

Authentic Texas Ranch-Style Chili

By Martha Price
I have had this recipe for decades. I originally clipped it from a magazine, but don't...

Not Your Grandma's Broccoli and Cheese Soup!

By Tiffany Young
A creation of my crazy mind :D as you see I also serve mine with brats...

Easy Beef and Spinach Pie

By Julie Ann Keene
I use Bob's Red Mill buckwheat pancake mix, but it's also good with whole wheat. These...


By Tere Gill
This is a super-easy, delicious slow cooker recipe that's great for any night of the week....

Tiffany's Ranch It Up Loaded Mashed Potatoes!

By Tiffany Young
I have a large family so that is why there is so much BUT even if...

Barbacoa Not Quite Chili with Dumplings

By Jenny Roberts
During the Corona isolation, I went to make chili and found that I just didn't have...

Zuppa Tuscana Hillbilly Style

By Barbara Miller
Don't be intimidated by the long list of ingredients. This soup comes together quickly and easily....

Barb's Cheesy Broccoli

By NE Lady
From a Campbell's Soup recipe pamphlet. May substitute fiesta nacho cheese soup for the cheddar cheese...
Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

Over the years I’ve learned people have strong opinions about fresh garlic. Either someone loves it and can’t get enough or they hold the garlic when a recipe calls for it. Personally, I’m team garlic. I love that it can enhance an assortment of recipes. For those garlic lovers, this Janet’s Notebook is for you. […]

17 Spring Dinner Ideas

17 Spring Dinner Ideas

It’s that weird time of year that one day you’re grilling in the sunshine and the next you’re cuddling up with some comfort food. These spring-inspired recipes have you covered no matter what Mother Nature throws at you. Full of fresh produce, chock-full of flavor, and ideal for the grill, these Spring dinner ideas will […]

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April

Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]