Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese

I found this recipe on Pinterest. Don’t you just love Pinterest? When I made this recipe I tripled it and it turned out great.  This is a custard style mac-n-cheese. Cooking Spray 2 cups milk 1 (12oz) can evaporated milk 1 egg 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese (your choice…

Southwest Meal Starter

Yeah, funky name I know.  So, what exactly IS meal starter?  It’s the perfect base for stuffed peppers, southwest meatloaf and the most awesome sauced burritos you’ll ever make.   2 pounds of ground beef (or turkey, or a mixture of beef and turkey…you make the call.  You could even add chorizo and kick it…

Ruth’s Chicken Tortilla

This recipe came from a family friend when I was a kid.  I have modified it (with the substitutions) as the first time I made this I didn’t have all the ingredients. I haven’t eaten this in more than 20 years and with one bite I was back home. Thanks Ruth.  And thanks Mom. 4…

Laura’s Quickie (Quiche)

This quiche is a Christmas Day tradition in my family. 1 dozen eggs, beaten 1 12oz can of evaporated milk (you can add up to another half can if you like your quiche a little “wetter”) 1/2 loaf (6-8 slices)  white bread, crusts trimmed (the cheapest white bread you can find works great for this)…

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

I came up with this one night after having a fight with corn tortillas, and losing.  This has quickly become a family favorite, replacing standard enchiladas!  It is so easy to make and so delicious your family will be enchilada “casserole” converts too! Yield:  6-8 servings 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts – cooked and shredded…

Easy-Cheesy Quiche

This is a quick and easy alternative to my standard quiche recipe.   1 pound breakfast pork sausage 1 onion, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 1/2 cup salsa 12 ounces velveeta cheese, cut into small cubes 1 dozen eggs, beaten 1/3 cup sour cream Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease…

Hamburger Pie

A friend of mine taught me how to make this a long time ago, when we were both poor and desperate for different meals to make for our families.  This quickly became a family favorite and is consistently on the monthly menu calendar at least once.  In order to feed my brood of teenagers, I…

Tuna Casserole

This is not your typical Tuna Casserole, at least not by the standards in my family.  Such an easy meal.  I serve this with Jalapeno Cheddar Bread and steamed vegetables and honestly it’s a hit every single time. Yield:  This recipe will feed 6-8 people 1 17.6 oz package of Tri Color Farafelle (bow tie…