Looking for a good sale on favorite kitchen appliance items? Now is a good time to shop for summer deals on Amazon. Newbie in the kitchen or oldie who love finding new cooking gadgets, you’ll love these specials. But hurry because the sale price for my favorite kitchen appliances listed below are only for a limited time. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. If you decide to make a purchase through my link, Amazon will pay me a commission for it. This doesn’t cost you anything additional. These commissions help to keep the rest of my content free, so thank you! KitchenRead More →

Breakfast

Make your kids happy in the mornings with oatmeal and yummy toppings and toast on the side. Serve oatmeal in fun ways with options they’ll love. Breakfast helps to inspire happy moods for the day. Give your kids the nutrition they need with kid-friendly breakfasts like this oatmeal recipe served with toast. Kids Love to Help Make Breakfast My grandchildren love helping me cook whether we’re at my house or theirs. If they’re asked what they want me to fix for breakfast, it’s usually pancakes. But I’ve been on an oatmeal kick. And, of course, when they see me (or their parents) eating something thatRead More →

Ribeye

Have you ever cooked ribeye steak in a pressure cooker? Cook ribeye and onions within thirty minutes. Serve with sweet potato fries and steamed broccoli.  Ribeye and onion tastes wonderful together. They were cooked together in this recipe. My family loved it. Delicious and healthy. I seared my ribeye in a cast iron skillet then pressure-cooked it with the onions. Steamed Broccoli While the ribeye and onions cook, it’s time to fry sweet potatoes and steam broccoli on the stove. Steaming broccoli is easy. Put a cup of water to the pot. Add the broccoli. Cover, and heat until the water boils. Turn the burnerRead More →

Back-to-school season means families need easy meals for busy schedules. Here is a list of ten slow cooker meals that includes steak, pork chops, meatballs, chicken, veggies and a trucker’s slow-cooker pot roast: Slow Cooker Vegetable Medley   Slow Cooker Big Rig Pot Roast Ribeye Chili for Two Slow Cooker Beef Shank Steak Meal for Two Slow Cooker Pork Sirloin Chop Dinner for Two Slow Cooker Cauliflower & Corned Beef 7. Slow Cooker Corned Beef & Mini Cabbages/Brussels Sprouts 8. Slow Cooker Mexi-Italian Meatball Nachos 9. Slow Cooker Summer Chili 10. Slow Cooker Chicken, Rice, and Carrots The recipes above were made for one, two,Read More →

Do you have a go-to seasoning that you prefer over all others? Six Seasonings is the best spice and herb combination that I’ve used. Unlike many seasoning mixes in one bottle, salt is not an ingredient in this blend. And when you need to limit the amount of sodium in your diet, you can confidently use Six Seasonings on most vegetables and meat.   As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. If you decide to make a purchase through my link, Amazon will pay me a commission for it. This doesn’t cost you anything additional. These commissions help to keep the rest ofRead More →

What’s your funniest cooking failure? I’ll never forget my first cooking failure as a newlywed – 41-plus years ago. My husband Greg attehded Bible college and worked nights. He and one of the guys from the college worked at the same company. Since we lived close to the job, he arranged to have his friend come to our apartment one night for their dinner break. I liked to cook but didn’t have that much experience yet. I don’t remember anything about the meal except that there were vegetables and baked chicken. Greg and his friend came in for their dinner break, and I had theRead More →

Today I’m beginning a seven-day food blogathon at Kitchen Southern Hospitality with my list of top ten pantry food bloggers. I chose these particular food blogs because the food blogger: cooks from her pantry, includes recipes from what’s on hand, offers a printable pantry ingredient list, sells cookbooks with recipes from pantry staples, shares recipes that anyone can make from simple pantry ingredients, publishes kitchen pantry articles, or blogs about pantry-friendly recipes. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. If you decide to make a purchase through my link, Amazon will pay me a commission for it. This doesn’t cost you anything additional.Read More →

Know the best way to find kid-friendly meals to make – even for picky eaters? Ask the kids.  I asked my seven-year-old picky eater granddaughter when it was her turn for a pandemic summer visit, “What’s your favorite meals?” She didn’t even have to think about it… Macaroni Spaghetti ToastRead More →

Use your creativity with food and family activities during this pandemic summer. Come up with simple indoor or outdoor activities for the kids in your family. Make your kids’ (or grandkids’) day by having a picnic with them in the back yard. Bake a relative’s favorite cake recipe like this pineapple glazed cake made with a seven-minute white frosting . As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. If you decide to make a purchase through my link, Amazon will pay me a commission for it. This doesn’t cost you anything additional. These commissions help to keep the rest of my content free, soRead More →