Mini Bomblets

Here is my first attempt at a “healthy-ish” make ahead breakfast. Luckily this was a HUGE success. These Mini Bomblets are so fluffy and delicious. They are the perfect start to your workday. You can make in large batches and freeze them for a few weeks to use as you need them. Just pop them into the microwave for about 40 seconds and enjoy! Ingredients: … Continue reading Mini Bomblets


Crispy Crusted Pork Chops

These are easily the best pork chops I have ever made. The breading mixture kept the pork chops juicy on the inside while the outside had the most perfect crispy crunchy texture with amazing flavor. The only thing I need to work on is developing a gravy of some kind for these. I’m huge on dipping sauces and this meal definitely needs one. These pork … Continue reading Crispy Crusted Pork Chops

Bacon Mushroom Risotto

This was my first attempt at making risotto and luckily it was a huge success. The combination of creamy rice peppery bacon and earthy mushrooms is the perfect side dish for any dinner. I paired mine with Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops (recipe coming soon!). This recipe does make a lot, my family and I will be eating leftovers for a while, but this is delicious … Continue reading Bacon Mushroom Risotto

Stovetop Bacon Mac & Cheese

This was my first attempt at making homemade mac & cheese. Unfortunately I thought it turned out really gritty and was unimpressed. Mac & cheese is one of my favorite foods so I am determined to find the perfect recipe. Although this recipe was okay and I would suggest it to other people ( I made adjustments to the posted recipe to correct the flaws in the batch I … Continue reading Stovetop Bacon Mac & Cheese

Smokey Bean & Bacon Soup

This is one of my parents’ favorite soups. It is wonderful on a cold night with crusty bread. The smell alone will put the entire house in a warm, comforting mood and bring everyone to the table. Ingredients: 6 Slices Peppered Bacon 1 Small Yellow Onion (diced) 1 Medium Carrot (peeled and grated) 2 C. Canned Crushed Tomatoes 2 1/2 C. Drained White Beans 6 … Continue reading Smokey Bean & Bacon Soup

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites

This is the perfect appetizer for those last minute gatherings. It is so quick and very easy to make but will give the appearance that you had planned a head to make these tasty little bites. They are a sure fire crowd pleaser but be careful they can be very addicting. Ingredients: 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts 10 Peppered Bacon Slices (cut in halves) 2 T. Steak Seasoning … Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites

Braunschweiger Stuffed Mushrooms

This is such an easy and delicious side dish or appetizer for an evening of entertaining. It’s a quick and easy people pleaser and different from the normal finger food you see at gatherings. Ingredients: 1 Container Baby Bella Mushrooms 1 Half Tube Braunschweiger 1 Small Bag Shredded Mozzarella Cheese Directions: Remove mushroom stems. Wipe off mushrooms with a damp paper towel. Fill mushroom cavity … Continue reading Braunschweiger Stuffed Mushrooms