Casseroles & Comfort Food

Simply the World’s Easiest Mac ‘N’ Cheese

You’ve probably seen those recurring posts for slow cooker mac ‘n’ cheese? They look SO easy, but do they actually work? After all, when it comes to cooking, “easy” doesn’t always equal “good.” I’m here to tell you that the idea of slow cooker mac “n” cheese not only works, it’s brilliant! I’m never making […]

Gluten-Free

Ginger and Sweet Chili Sauce Meatballs

I must be a crazy-creative mood today. This dinner started out as mini meatloaves, but after scrounging through the vegetable drawers in the fridge, it morphed into a gingery-chili deliciousness. Check this out. Ginger and Sweet Chili Sauce Meatballs   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 45 mins   Cuisine: […]

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Beginners Guide to Gluten-Free (and a Tasty Recipe for GF Rhubarb Scones)

  All of my kids are celiacs. When the first son got the diagnosis, I was completely overwhelmed. HOW can I feed my family without bumping into wheat? It’s in everything! Then my own doctor finally convinced me that although I wasn’t experiencing the GI issues that my kids were suffering with, statistically it was […]

Casseroles & Comfort Food

Grandma Isabel’s Quick Comfort Food Dinner

Otherwise known as Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes! If this sounds like basic comfort food, you would be right. Isabel told me this recipe was developed out of necessity during the Great Depression as it takes a pound of hamburger and stretches it out to feed up to eight people. Isabel used a basic roux […]

All Meat All The Time

Simple Stuffed Poblanos and Homemade Salsa Verde

I have never cared for Mexican food. After moving to Dallas, Texas, I discovered that I really do LOVE authentic Mexican food. It was the gloppy, heavy, carb-laden Tex-Mex I have never been crazy about. I owe this marvelous insight to two local restaurants which have introduced me to the flavorific joy of authentic Mexican […]

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