Meatballs with Dairy-Free Yogurt Sauce

It can be a challenge to come up with new and exciting things to do with the ingredients in our house. That is why my cookbook library is as large as it is. Yes, I do actually have a cookbook library, not just a shelf or two. At our last count I think we were…

Norwegian Ham Casserole

My husband’s aunt has told us that the family is somehow Scandinavian, but I’m not sure where the connection comes from. Last time we visited with her she gave us this delightful cookbook from her local Scandinavian woman’s group. I thought it would be fun to try out a few recipes and gave this Norwegian…

Gluten Free Ricotta Cake

I’ve been in a baking mood the last month and heard about an Italian gluten free ricotta cake. I looked around and found a recipe, then tweaked it to be not only gluten free but dairy free as well. My entire family loved this. It had a rich buttery texture, was sweet but not overly…

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

Is there anything tastier than a nicely cooked piece of salmon? I think not. That is why I adore this recipe for brown sugar glazed salmon. Typically I like to cook my salmon from fresh not frozen, but that cannot always be done. If you are going to be using a sauce go ahead and…

Quick Meat Sauce

I like to make large batches of spaghetti sauce so I always have some in the freezer ready to thaw for a busy school night dinner. This quick meat sauce lives up to it’s name. It goes together quickly and is tasty as well. I prefer to make marinara for my batch cooking days, but…

Black Bean Burgers

When the New Year arrives I really like to start the year off by cooking healthier recipes after a month or so of over indulging with savory and sweet treats. My family really enjoys this recipe for black bean burgers. They’re easy to make, and if you ever need to switch it up, you can…

Hawaiian Sweet Potato Salad

Hawaiian Sweet Potato Salad I hope you enjoy this recipe for Hawaiian Sweet Potato Salad. I went on a tropical theme a while back. The warmer weather we were having made me want to eat things from warmer locations. My husband has traveled to Hawaii many times and really enjoys it when I cook food…

Polynesian Pork Roast

Polynesian Pork Roast I discovered this recipe while researching Hawaiian foods. It fit into the island theme I felt like cooking a while back. This recipe makes quite a bit of food, so when I made it I had plenty leftover to freeze for another night. This recipe for Polynesian Pork Roast cooks in the…

Slow Cooked BBQ Beef Tacos

Slow Cooked BBQ Beef Tacos I’m at it again – making more tacos. Told you we like to eat them. These slow cooked BBQ beef tacos are a great addition to your week night recipe list. Obviously crazy easy to make, and super tasty. My family enjoys them a lot. And who doesn’t like tacos?…