Easy Meat, Veggies, and Potatoes

Adapted from: Saving Makes CentsThis is a recipe that has been floating around Pinterest and I’ve been meaning to try for almost a year.  I thought it looked too simple to be true, but it’s not…it is as simple as it sounds!  And my goodness, flavorful.  I added a few ingredients of my own toContinue reading “Easy Meat, Veggies, and Potatoes”

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”

Honey and Goat Cheese Chicken

Source:  Paula DeenWhat a simple main dish filled with lots of flavor!  For those of you that are as obsessed with goat cheese as we are, this is for you.  No only is this chicken stuffed with goat cheese, but the cracker topping adds a sweet and spicy finish that is to die for!  OfContinue reading “Honey and Goat Cheese Chicken”

PW’s Green Bean Casserole

Adapted from:  The Pioneer Woman One of the sides being served at the restaurant’s Thanksgiving lunch was a classic green bean casserole.  If there is one thing you should know about cooking for a chef, it’s that they do NOT want to eat anything close to what they cook/serve at the restaurant.  It may haveContinue reading “PW’s Green Bean Casserole”

Company Potatoes

Company Potatoes.  Have you ever heard of them?  Nate never had, until Thanksgiving.  Speaking of Thanksgiving, hope everyone had a great Turkey Day!  Nate ended up having to work at the restaurants first Thanksgiving feast.  Even though we weren’t able to go home and be with our families, we made the best of it.  IContinue reading “Company Potatoes”

Chicken Manicotti

Adapted from: Southern Living Need a yummy recipe to make ahead of time and freeze for later?  Or a delicious dinner to bring to a friends house that just had a baby?  This meal is perfect and won’t disappoint.  My chef AND family friends who just had a baby approved this one! The filling isContinue reading “Chicken Manicotti”

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”

Creamy Baked Ziti Casserole

Back when I shared this post, I froze the leftover spaghetti sauce.  That’s all gravy, but how many of you freeze food with every intention on eating it in the future and then don’t?  We are guilty of this.  So I was determined to do something with this leftover sauce besides chuck it in theContinue reading “Creamy Baked Ziti Casserole”