Crockpot Turkey Breast – Simple Recipe

. My dad has cooked his turkey in a large roasting pan as seen above for years and has always said that they was the only way to go, but he had turkey at his sister's house and he said it was SO tender that I should ask her about it. Since he said it was so great and using a crockpot is always so helpful, I sent an email over to find out more about this simple turkey crockpot recipe. . . Here's my Aunt Linda's response: All you do is … [Read more...]

Warm Spinach Or Broccoli Dip Recipe

Often times when we are asked to get together, I need a simple recipe for a quick appetizer when I am short on time.  The following recipe can be served with chips, vegetables or crackers for a quick dish on the go.  This recipe will meet expectations, especially when arranged nicely on an eye catching platter.  We are all short on time, so why not make life easier with quick recipes like the one below - enjoy! Warm Spinach or Broccoli Dip … [Read more...]

BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe EASY

  This Pulled Pork crockpot recipe is so great and easy, that I had to ask to share it on the mom blog.  Roxanne walked me step by step through the 3 ingredient recipe so I could get some great photos to share - enjoy! Pulled Pork Recipe You Will Need The Following 3 Ingredients: Pork Shoulder, also called Pork Butt Apple vinegar BBQ Rub Here's the BBQ rub that Roxanne used when making her pulled pork.  She placed … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Roll Recipe

Have you ever made a Pumpkin Roll?  Each year I order one of these from the school when the kids are selling them for fundraising and I end up eating most of the roll myself.  I love this desert but have never made one myself.  My Aunt Linda, Recipe Linda as I call her, is an excellent cook so I asked her to share her Pumpkin Roll Recipe with me on the mom blog. After asking Recipe Linda to share her Pumpkin Roll Recipe with me, she said this … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Own Pickles

Enjoy the following post that was sent in by Emily. Confession: I had no idea that pickles were cucumbers until I was in college. Seriously thought they were a whole other vegetable that grew off the vine tasting tangy and delicious. But it turns out pickles are just regular cucumbers marinated with some vinegar for a while, it’s that easy! Ever since this discovery I have loved making my own pickles. Whenever there’s a sale on some seasonal … [Read more...]

Zucchini Bread Recipe

Zucchini Bread has been one of my favorites for years!  My step mom used to make this in bulk.  She would leave a loaf out to eat and would freeze the rest.  I loved eating her Zucchini Bread but never tried making it myself as I knew it was a long process.  Since we live so far away from each other, I need to start making this Zucchini Bread myself, so I grabbed the recipe from my Aunt Linda.  If you've never experienced Zucchini Bread, then you … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Recipe

My aunt Linda, "Recipe Linda" as I call her, says she loves this Carrot Cake!  This recipe was even given a thumbs up by First Data - enjoy! Here's Linda's favorite Carrot Cake Recipe: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tea baking soda 1/2 tea salt 2 teas cinnamon 3 large eggs 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup buttermilk 2 tea vanilla 2 cups grated carrots 1 8 oz can crushed pineapple [drained] 1 [31/2 oz] can flaked coconut 1 … [Read more...]

5 Minutes to Nutella Mug Cake in the Microwave

I don’t know about you, but my sweet tooth has been driving me crazy lately.  This time of year not just anything sweet will do, but I’m really craving something warm I can sink my teeth into. Which is exactly what this Nutella Mug Cake is! With just five minutes and ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, you can make this delicious molten cake in the microwave. You will need the following "wet ingredients": 3 tablespoons … [Read more...]

#Recipe: Tarragon Skillet Chicken and Potatoes

Are you looking for a yummy chicken dinner recipe to cook up for your family?  Perhaps you are having guests over for a dinner party.  Whatever your plans are, this chicken recipe will be perfect!   I was given this recipe by a friend so I didn't have an original photo to use to display this particular recipe.   In order to give you a peek of perpared Tarragon Chicken, I grabbed the image above from ribbitsandtiaras.com You will need: One … [Read more...]

Chicken Hot Wings #Recipe

  Does your family enjoy eating chicken hot wings at the restaurants?  Have you ever made them at home?  Linda sent her favorite Chicken Hot Wings Recipe over so I thought I'd share it on the mom blog today. Chicken Hot Wings Recipe You can buy packages of frozen chicken wings that have already been dejointed or you can buy fresh chicken and dejoint it yourself. Arrange the wings on an aluminum foil lined pan and cook until … [Read more...]

Super Moist Banana Bread Recipe

This super moist banana bread recipe is a yummy treat that you can eat for breakfast or dessert or as a snack in between.  It is also very easy to make and does not take very long either. You will need: Three medium bananas ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup oil 1 egg 1 ½ cups all purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons of baking powder ¼ teaspoon of baking soda 1 tablespoon of cinnamon (if you are not a fan of cinnamon, you can use less) Steps For … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Tuna Noodle Casserole #Recipe

There are so many different ways to make tuna casserole or tuna noodle casserole, as some people call it.  Tuna casseroles can be made with egg noodles, macaroni, shells, veggie rotini, bowties, ziti, or any other shape of pasta you might have in your pantry.  It can also be made with white, brown or wild rice.  The possibilities for veggies to add are just as abundant as what type of noodles you can use.   The most popular choice of veggie in … [Read more...]

#Recipe: Make A Healthy Salad

I like to compare salad to a blank canvas.  The possibilities are (pretty much) endless.  Salads can be made up of whatever you want to put in them, but making a healthy salad can be tough if you do not know what makes up a healthy one. Let’s start at the bottom of the bowl and work our way up: Start out by mixing red and green lettuces:  A blend of lettuces may protect best against free radicals. DIY Salad dressing:  Mixing olive oil … [Read more...]

Blueberry Syrup Recipe

Have you ever made some bread pudding or pound cake and wished you had some sweet syrup to pour over it?  How does homemade blueberry syrup sound? This Blueberry Syrup recipe makes 3 ½ cups of blueberry syrup. It also tastes great on ice cream and pancakes! You will need the following ingredients: 4 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries 2 thin strips (1 x 3 inches) of lemon zest 3 cups of water 3 cups of sugar 1 tablespoon of lemon … [Read more...]

Just Peachy Barbeque Chicken Recipe

Have you ever heard of Dump Dinner Recipes?  Check this recipe out!  I searched Dump Dinners on Amazon and found many Dump Dinner recipe books to choose from. Just Peachy Barbeque Chicken Recipe When my boys come home from basketball practice, they are hungry and ready to eat.  I am a busy woman myself and sometimes I need a recipe that I can throw together quickly and have it ready in 20 minutes or less.  This dump dinner recipe, Just … [Read more...]

Easy Blackberry Cobbler #Recipe

Do you like Blackberry Cobbler?  Are you discouraged from making it sometimes due to the time it takes to put together?  You're in luck!  This Blackberry Cobbler recipe is great if you need a dessert in a hurry. Preparation: Preheat your oven to 375 degrees before getting started.Place 4 cups of blackberries in a lightly  greased 8 inch baking dish and sprinkle  the berries with 1 Tbsp lemon juice.Stir together the following in a medium … [Read more...]