Sausage Noodle Soup

I threw this sausage noodle soup together on a whim a couple of months ago. It has beef broth, chicken broth, vidalia onion, egg noodles, kielbasa sausage, and spinach inside. For a basic soup, it is very hearty and quite tasty. My husband loved it, although next time I will use fresh spinach instead of […]

Slow Cooker Cranberry Meatballs

This recipe for slow cooker cranberry meatballs comes from my mother. She has been making them ever since I can remember. As a child, she always served them with spaghetti. Now some people, like my dad and my husband, like to use the leftover sauce from the slow cooker to top their pasta with. Others, […]

(From Scratch) Chicken Noodle Soup

I have made chicken noodle soup countless times over the years, but this was the first time making my own stock. It is much simpler than it sounds, and all you need is some bone-in chicken breasts and a large pot of water to get you started. Bring the chicken to a boil, and simmer […]

Butternut Apple Vegetable Harvest Soup

Two weeks ago, I bought a huge butternut squash at the fruit market. My initial intentions were to make oven baked fries out of it, but I changed my mind when I found a soup recipe on I knew my butternut squash had way more than two cups of flesh, so I doubled the […]

Kielbasa Pizza Pasta Bake

This casserole is one of my husband’s new favorite meals. Different from the traditional pizza pasta bake, this one has sauteed kielbasa sausage and onions inside. It is fairly simple to throw together, and gives you plenty of servings. I always end up freezing about half of the batch, and it always reheats nicely. This […]

Tomato-Cucumber Salad

Tomato-Cucumber Salad This is the perfect recipe for the abundance of vegetables in one’s summer garden. All you need is some tomatoes, cucumbers, half of an onion, and a flavorful herbalicious dressing. Easy to throw together, it also tastes delicious. Tomato-Cucumber Salad   Print Prep time 25 mins Total time 25 mins   Serves: 8 […]

Slow Cooker Seasoned Roasted Chicken & Vegetables

     Congratulations to Jenn of Eat Cake for Dinner. She is the winner of the Things Cooks Love giveaway.      Today I am changing things up a bit and posting a slow cooker recipe. All you need to make this is a roasted chicken and whatever vegetables you have on hand. The chicken is […]

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes Have you ever had the scalloped potatoes that come in the box? Do you like them? If you do, I dare you to try this recipe…because once you make it you will not want to eat them out of the box ever again. Seriously, I have two packages in my cupboard that […]