Turkey Chili

It is April 8th and winter is coming back to Pennsylvania so tonight’s dinner was turkey chili to keep us all warm. To everyone who says climate change isn’t real. You are an idiot and my garden hates you. Just kidding, only the tomatoes hate you. The brussel sprouts finds your naivete amusing. I started…

Crispy Fish Sandwiches

On our Menu Board I had Fish & Chips for Tuesday night’s dinner. By the time I got home from work I really didn’t feel like standing in front of the fry-daddy. Also my liver needed the exercise so I didn’t want to sacrifice a beer to the culinary gods. So instead of a beer…

Home Fries

This is a go-to side dish in our house. It’s easy and as flavorful as you like. Usually when I’m making home fries it is because I’m not in the mood to make french fries. Prep: 10 minutes, Cooking: 40 minutes, Total: 50 minutes Serves 8 Ingredients 7 potatoes, diced (about 3 pounds) ¼ cup…

Shredded Pork Tacos

A few weeks ago we picked up a good deal on Pork Loin. It was 10 pounds for about $1 a pound. So I ended up with two pork roasts and 12 pork loin shops. This was what I did with one of the roasts, Shredded pork tacos. Prep: 10 minutes, Cooking: 6-8 hours, Total:…

A Weekly Menu Can Save You Money

He is a helpful tip to save on the grocery budget, plan out a menu for the week. I plan mine based of what protein I have in the freezer. I’ll buy my fresh produce as I need it so it doesn’t go bad. I found it keeps me from falling to the trap of…

Pasta, Bacon and Cheese Cassarole

It’s snowing again and I want something warm and gooey to fill us up before all the shoveling. Who am I kidding. I’m not shoveling, that’s why I have teenagers! Prep: 30 minutes, Cooking: 15 minutes, Total: 45 minutes Ingredients Main Ingredients 1 box of cooked pasta (16 oz) 1/2 lb of BACON! 1 cup of…

My Team Sucks, Make Me Feel Better Potato, Bacon and Cheese Casserole

So the Eagles are pretty much screwed this season and I needed after game comfort food. When you are having a depressing football season you drown your sorrows in fat, salt and carbs. Beer too, but that isn’t in this recipe, it could be though. Prep: 30 minutes, Cooking: 30 minutes, Total: 1 Hour Ingredients…

Beef Stew

There is nothing more satisfying on a cool fall evening than a hot bowl of beef stew. With this basic beef stew recipe you have an opportunity get creative with seasonal vegetables. Substitute the carrots for Brussels sprouts or maybe parsnips instead of potatoes. Prep: 15 minutes, Cooking: 30 minutes, Total: 45 minutes Ingredients Main…

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

My kid has a nut allergy so I tried making banana muffins without the nuts and it just wasn’t satisfying. Add chocolate chips and we are good to go! Times: Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 20 minutes Rest: 10 minutes Total: 45 minutes Ingredients Wet 2 cups of sugar 1 cup of brown sugar 1 cup…