It’s a Meatball and Meatloaf Variation Nation.

This is the sixth installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge Meatballs and meatloaf depending on who makes them are usually made of the same consistency. For instance I grew up with my mom’s meatballs and meatloaf using bread crumbs and egg as the binder for both. To be quite frank, that is how I thought everyone made their meatballs and meatloaves. Because I even … Continue reading It’s a Meatball and Meatloaf Variation Nation.

One for the Road

This is the fifth installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge Buttered Rosemary Rolls Recipe No. 17 Rhode’s dinner rolls are a staple in my mother’s house. My mom uses them for every holiday because lets face it they are convenient and one less worry to think about when you (for instance my mom) is the only one making that big holiday dinner. I’ll tell … Continue reading One for the Road

It’s Go’n to Fry, Fry, Fry…Fry…Fry…Fry!

This is the Fourth Installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge I know frying foods is a staple of southern cooking but can we also say that fried food is a staple in all American cooking. It really does rank right up there with baseball, apple pie, Johnny Cash and Elvis. I mean there is nothing like fried chicken or in my neck of the … Continue reading It’s Go’n to Fry, Fry, Fry…Fry…Fry…Fry!

Cooking From a Year of… Halloween 2019

Halloween is a holiday in our house that just comes and goes. There is not much effort in putting forth except for buying a bag of candy and leaving the porch light on to single trick-or-treaters that we have candy to give. This year however, was different since I committed myself to a cookbook challenge I knew that Ree’s holiday book would be the one … Continue reading Cooking From a Year of… Halloween 2019

Friday Night Lights Dinner with Knock You Naked Brownies

Installment Two of the Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge. Knock You Naked Brownies Recipe No. 2 TW and I were in our apartment for almost two months before our neighbors to the right of us moved in. The family consisted of a single mom with a teenage daughter. Occasionally we will hear laughter (which is nice) through our walls from them, especially when the daughter has … Continue reading Friday Night Lights Dinner with Knock You Naked Brownies

Hominy…What’s Hominy?

First Installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge Hominy Casserole Recipe No. 1 During our first meals together TW listed off some of the things his dad and he would eat. One of those things was hominy. What’s hominy? I asked TW. I never heard of hominy until that moment. Now you can imagine that’s how much of a northern gal I am. TW’s parents … Continue reading Hominy…What’s Hominy?