What’s For Dinner – Feb 19-25, 2017

February 20, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List Busy week – but still time to get dinner on the table every night.  Saturday we’ll be out celebrating our 21st anniversary, so boy will be home with a delivery pizza on his own.  Treat for him/easy for me.  Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 – Meatloaf with Italian Roasted Potatoes & Asparagus.  Hubby specifically requested meatloaf for Sunday – and I found this yummy roasted potatoes recipe on Pinterest >> Get the Recipe!

Weekly Menu feb 12-18

Weekly Menu Feb 12 – 18, 2017

February 13, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List Dinner this week – yum.  I am trying out a few new recipes AND I’ve gotten a new kitchen tool – an INSTANT POT.  I’m pretty happy with it so far and have at least 2 recipes planned using it this week. What are you having? Sunday Feb 12, 2017 – Pulled Pork & Cole Slaw.  I’m having fun with my new Instant Pot and trying some pulled >> Get the Recipe!

small cowboy caviar recipe

Cowboy Caviar – Small Batch

February 12, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I found a nice recipe for Cowboy Caviar but honestly – they make SO MUCH and I really didn’t need to have so much in my fridge.  I cut the recipe here and there and it still made quite a bit – great for a couple or small gathering. Hubby hates cilantro – so I made it optional here.  Use whatever bell pepper you have on hand, I >> Get the Recipe!

Oven Baked Tacos Recipe

Oven Baked Tacos

February 11, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I am a fan of the crispy taco.  The soft taco is good, too – but sometimes the crunch is just what you need.  But I needed a taco recipe that solved the dreaded crunchy taco disintegration issue – this Oven Baked Tacos Recipe does the job. I thought the issue was just the way the taco crumbled UNTIL I found this oven baked taco recipe.  The one I >> Get the Recipe!

Instant Pot Pinto Beans Recipe (Charro Style)

February 9, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I am a big fan of the whole pinto beans you get in a good Mexican Restaurant.  I like them more than the refried beans and they’re actually healthier, because refried beans are fried with FAT – which makes them tasty – but not necessarily healthy. I got an Instant Pot (actually it’s a Cuisinart Pressure Cooker) and I was anxious to try to recreate my favorite beans. >> Get the Recipe!

Planning our Summer Wanderings

February 6, 2017 Carrie Hill 0

Share List It’s a gorgeous spring day here in Colorado, even though it’s the first week in February. This winter has been almost disturbingly mild, not much snow at all here, while the mountains and other areas are seeing record amounts of snow. Because the weather is pleasant, I’m dreaming of summer getaways, camping trips, etc to get out and see some more of this beautiful country.  We’re talking about >> Get the Recipe!