Beef, Bacon and Tomato Mac & Cheese

Are you a mac and cheese lover?  This is definitely a recipe to give a try!  My better half was not a fan of the tomatoes being in this, so he lucked out when I didn’t have a 4 qt. glass baking dish.  I split the recipe up, where one had the tomatoes and the…

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Are you a fan of green beans and have quite a few from the garden to use up?  Try this recipe out – especially if you love garlic and parmesan cheese!  Original recipe will be posted at the end of this blog post. Ingredients:   1 lb green beans 2 TBSP oil or 4 TBSP butter…

Dill Pasta Salad

If you are looking for a new type of pasta to make this summer, this one is worth a try – especially if you love dill.  You can use any type of pasta for this that you choose. Ingredients: 1 lb pasta (linguine, macaroni, rotini, etc.) 1/2 block of cream cheese (softened) 2 cups sour…

Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Bread

Do you love cauliflower and buffalo chicken?  Try this recipe out if so, or if you want to try something new.  The recipe for the cauliflower crust came from another recipe, which I’ll post at the bottom.  The rest came from my own mind. If you’d like samples of the oils mentioned, please comment or…

Lasagna

Are you looking for a lasagna recipe that the whole family will enjoy?  Look no further!  If you’d like samples of the oils mentioned, please comment or send me a message.  The original recipe is at the bottom of this post. For the sauce, I did cook that a day in advance and believe that…

Sweet Pepper Ranch Casserole

Do you love sweet peppers and want a recipe to make with those?  This is a great low carb recipe – next time I make it, I’ll add spaghetti squash to the bottom.  I will also cook the peppers a bit before piling the other ingredients on, so any water can drain from those first….

Crockpot Meatloaf Stuffed with Mozzarella

Do you love meatloaf, cheese and want to try something different for dinner?  This is a great one to try!  When we do this one again, I may forgo to the ketchup/bbq glaze and use a pasta sauce instead. Ingredients for the Meatloaf: 2 lbs ground beef 1 cup breadcrumbs (I used the Italian flavored)…

Crockpot French Onion Soup

If you love French onion soup, you will love this one… or if you have not ever had French onion soup, but love onions, this is worth a try.  Keep in mind – this is a recipe that calls for 20 hours of cook time.  If you do end up cooking the onions for 10…

Crockpot Venison BBQ Bourbon Meatballs

Last year we were without power for New Year’s Eve, so we made up for the amount of food made this year.  These venison bourbon meatballs are from a couple different recipes, but the ingredients I used are found in the link at the end.  The one I found the time to cook these in…

2020 Craft Beer Advent Box

We have finished our craft beer advent box for 2020, and below is a list of the beers included in this year’s box. I haven’t created this type of post for the previous ones we have done, but figured I’d do something different this year. To take a picture of these beers on the stairs…

Day 24: Christmas Ale

On Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24th, 2020, our beer of the night is Christmas Ale, which is a scotch ale. This scotch ale isn’t too bad – however, we have had it before.  This is brewed by Bell’s Brewery out of Comstock, Michigan.  At 7.5%, it was a nice sipper to have on Christmas Eve. …

Day 23 – Maduro Brown Ale

On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020, our beer of the night was Maduro Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing. On the side of the can it says ‘Named after a dark cigar wrapper, Maduro Brown Ale boasts notes of semi-sweet chocolate, toffee and hints of fresh coffee.  Complex and full bodied, our malt-forward ale is brewed…