Waiting on Monkey, Monkey Bread

What’s there to do while waiting for our monkey to arrive?  Make monkey bread of course!  Every time I see a picture of monkey bread I start drooling, so I decided to take a whack at it.  If I’d known how easy monkey bread was to make, I would’ve been making them for years.  ThisContinue reading “Waiting on Monkey, Monkey Bread”

Make Now and Freeze For Later

Nesting hit me this weekend.  One day it was in the form of cleaning and the next it took the form of cooking.  Here are the recipes I used to make several casseroles and breakfasts to freeze for later.  And, I have to tell you, having food and meals already taken care of, takes suchContinue reading “Make Now and Freeze For Later”

Pumpkin Crisp

Krista: Hey!  I have a great idea.  Let’s have dessert first and dinner second tonight! Nate: Wanna know how I know you’re pregnant? Dessert first, dinner second is exactly what we did!  And man was it worth it.  I swear, this stuff is even better than pumpkin pie, and I LOVE pumpkin pie.  Do IContinue reading “Pumpkin Crisp”

Flatout Craving Pizza

Most cravings are random so some sound terrible, but every once in a while a random craving works out for everyone!  That was the case with this one (thank goodness).  We use flatout bread for lunch wraps because they are much more durable compared to other wrappers.  We’ve been using them for over a yearContinue reading “Flatout Craving Pizza”

Lasagna Pie

How awesome is the feeling when a recipe lightbulb goes off in your head?  And how much more awesome if the feeling with that recipe actually works out and is delicious?  Pretty dang awesome!  It started when I was pondering what to make for dinner Friday night after a hellacious week at work for theContinue reading “Lasagna Pie”

Desperate Holly Dolly Bars

I don’t like coconut.  Seriously.  I’ve never really understood the shaved, dry, waxy, stringy white stuff that sometimes ruins a completely innocent cake.  The texture alone turns me off.  So why did I make a holly dolly bar?  Not sure.  But, am I glad I did! While I haven’t been fully converted into a coconutContinue reading “Desperate Holly Dolly Bars”

Mustard Chicken with Grapes

Source:  Food Network / Rachel Ray Millions of people love and watch Rachel Ray, and buy her line of kitchen gear.  And I’m sure those people are thinking “Who doesn’t like Rachel Ray?!” The answer is…chefs.  Being around Nate and his friends in culinary school, I’ve heard all the jokes and opinions about her.  But,Continue reading “Mustard Chicken with Grapes”

Pepperoni Chips

Pepperoni pizzas are delicious, we all know this.  In my opinion, the best pepperonis are the ones that have crispy edges.  So when my sister passed this recipe along to me, I knew it was going to be good!Besides being yummy, addicting, and quick to make, these little chips are healthy!  You can use regularContinue reading “Pepperoni Chips”