1 ready made pie crust ( I like to use my pie plate so I use the refrigerated crust )4 c peeled apples (I like honey crisp)1/2 c butter3/4 c sugar3/4 c flour1 tsp cinnamon or nutmeg (I use cinnamon)Dash of salt Heat oven to 400 degrees. Put the pie crust in your pie plate … Continue reading German Apple Pie
When a blizzard hit Northern Iowa, I wanted something warm and delicious - you know, while we were hunkered down watching a Die Hard trilogy. My mom used to make this rice pudding recipe
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Ingredients 1 large can condensed cream of chicken soup1 cup sour cream1 cup salsa2 teaspoons chili powder3 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast 1/2 cup black beans (drained, rinsed)1 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Mexican blend shredded cheese, whatever you like better8 to 10 flour tortillas1/2 cup chopped tomatoes6 … Continue reading Chicken + Cheese Enchiladas
This appetizer recipe can be made ahead of time and served hot - it's delicious!
An easy crowd-pleasing soup!
If you're looking for something that's easy and different to add to your holiday dinners, give this recipe a try. Our family has loved it for years! It's so much better than traditional pumpkin pie and it serves a lot of people. The recipe is below - and you can either top it with Cool … Continue reading Pumpkin Dessert
My entire family loves this recipe and I included it as part of the Christmas gift I gave my daughter and daughter-in-law last year (a hand-written recipe book). I always double the batch for my husband and I. They're great for breakfast with coffee or a little pick-me-up in the afternoon. They're actually pretty good … Continue reading Easy Energy Balls
If you're looking for an easy and delicious recipe that's also healthy - try this edamame salsa! Unfreeze some stuff, dump it in a bowl, buy some chips and you're done. My (adult) kids like this recipe with pita chips and even on cucumbers. Enjoy! 1 c frozen, shelled edamame, thawed1 c (about 5 oz) … Continue reading Edamame Salsa
Our family likes lasagna anytime but I tend to make it more in the fall and winter. Fareway has their "our own" ground beef on sale from time to time when you buy five pounds. So, I brown three pounds first and make taco meat (perfect for my taco chili recipe or tacos). That goes … Continue reading My Lasagna
This recipe is old - probably from the 80s when I was in the thick of raising little kids. It's very easy! I like to jazz it up by making it in to a trifle (the trifle thing didn't happen until recently - in the 80s, it was always in cake form). But, as a … Continue reading Better than Sex Cake