Them There Leftovers. What To Do With Them?

No matter how big or little the feast there never fails to have leftovers. I can happily say that this Christmas that just passed we had a slice of prime rib leftover and I couldn’t be more rejoiced for it. Thanksgiving on the other hand well…there were them there leftovers that needed to disappear without wasting the money spent into making them. So with a … Continue reading Them There Leftovers. What To Do With Them?

A Shot Gun Timing Christmas Disaster! And Fire in the Hole!

This is the ninth installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge As the year winds down so do the celebrations in our household. Thanksgiving is usually big with the big feast which then fuels us for the commercial part of Christmas aka: Black Friday. Some reason this year, we had the feast of Thanksgiving but it didn’t fuel ourselves for the commercialism of Christmas. Both … Continue reading A Shot Gun Timing Christmas Disaster! And Fire in the Hole!

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.

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?