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Chorizo, Potato & Green Chile Breakfast Burritos

Chorizo, Potato & Green Chile Breakfast Burritos

Share List It’s hunting season again, and the guys asked for breakfast burritos they can heat up on the camp stove griddle or right over the campfire for breakfast, lunch or dinner while they’re in camp.  I cobbled together some ingredients and was pleased to […]

Beef and Snow Peas Recipe

Beef and Snow Peas Recipe

Share List I have never made it a secret.  I love Asian food.  Stir fry, dumplings, rice – pretty much any kind that is not fish or seafood, I’ll try.  I like making it at home rather than buying it.  It tastes better, costs less, and […]

Parmesan Meatballs Recipe

Parmesan Meatballs Recipe

Share List I love quick and easy weeknight meals that taste like you spent a ton of time on dinner.  I have made this parmesan meatballs recipe two ways – one from scratch like the recipe below – and the other using frozen store-bought meatballs. […]

Tater Tot Hot Dish Recipe

Tater Tot Hot Dish Recipe

Share List Where I’m from in Northern Minnesota – the “Hot Dish” is a tried and true dinner or potluck staple. Called a “Casserole” in other parts of the country – where I’m from the covered glass dish you put the hot dish IN is […]

Baked Chicken & Orzo

Baked Chicken & Orzo

Share List I found a baked chicken & orzo recipe on Pinterest and adapted it for my family.  The recipe I found was HUGE, so i cut it down for 4.  Its simple and 1 pan.  Orzo is a great alternative to rice, cooks up nice […]

Oven Roasted Cabbage

Oven Roasted Cabbage

Share List I’m always on the prowl for tasty veggie sides that aren’t frozen or canned.  I refuse to buy anything but canned corn – and frozen veggies are okay – but fresh is best.  We love asparagus and brussels sprouts but they’re seasonal and […]