Mexican “Rice”

 Some rights reserved by elana’s pantry I’m usually pretty hesitant when I see the title of a recipe and part of it’s in quotes.  This recipe does not disappoint!  August and I paid a visit to the dollar store today while looking for a post office around here to mail out his birthday invites.  I decided on … Continue reading

Zucchini Pasta

 Some rights reserved by joannova This Tri-Blade Plastic Spiral Vegetable Slicer from World Cuisine is a must have piece of equipment for the kitchen and without it you can’t make my next recipe…..haha. 1 Zucchini 1 Can Petite dice tomatoes 1/2 tsp minced/chopped garlic oregano basil 1/2 tbsp butter parmesan cheese The glorious thing about this recipe is … Continue reading

Italian Pepper Roast Flatbread Sandwiches

We have been on a slowcooker kick for the last month or so with the move coming up.  I really can’t stand to have a regular meat and potatoes roast in the slowcooker more then once a month so I have been pushing the limits of my creativity.  This one came out amazing!!  The leftovers … Continue reading

Sausage Dip from Temple

ok – finally getting around to adding something :) I am not a huge sausage fan but this is easy and is yummy (everyone seems to love it too). Ingredients: 2 package of 8 oz. cream cheese 1 can of the Rotel tomatoes with chiles 1 lb. of ground sausage – browned and drained Directions: … Continue reading

Bourbon Chicken

So I’ve been cooking with this recipe from food.com for a while now.   I use chicken thighs which are especially frugal (aka dirt cheap) and have usually had to use August’s juice boxes instead of apple juice.  It started out with Apple Carrot Juice from Fruitables, so good.  But any juice is good really.  I … Continue reading