Orzo Alfredo with Peas

This quick stove top Orzo Alfredo is perfect for nights when you don’t have a lot of time or don’t want to heat up the oven. The combination of cream, butter, and Parmesan cheese creates a fantastic homemade Alfredo sauce. Calories and fat could be reduced by using milk and/or half-and-half along with some cornstarch to thicken the sauce instead of using cream.

Crockpot London Broil

This easy crockpot London broil recipe is tender and delicious! It can be started in the morning and ignored all day until you are ready to eat. If you’d like gravy, prepare it with the drippings just before serving, or use the drippings for an au jus for dipping.

Quick and Easy Baked Ziti

This Quick and Easy Baked Ziti is perfect for those nights when you might be tempted to order pizza or hit the drive thru (more quick and easy recipes like this one). Preparation is minimal and in the 30 minutes while it is baking you can prepare a salad (or enjoy a glass of wine). […]

Easy Beef Empanadas for the Freezer

As part of our Bulk Cooking for the Freezer: Ground Beef ebook, we include several recipes using taco-seasoned browned ground beef. This one is super easy and delicious. Give it a try, and if you like it you might want to try out the rest of the recipes in the ebook.   Want to cook […]

Caramel Apple Galette

This delicious fall dessert can be served plain or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.  

Shrimp and Grits

Grits with shrimp sounded like some northern twist on a sacred southern staple when I first heard about it, but I can honestly say that this is one of my all time favorite dishes. I have to admit that I am guilty of throwing in more than the 2 ounces of cheddar that the recipe calls for, but where cheese is concerned more is almost always better. Enjoy!

Spice Cake with Caramel Glaze

Spice Cake with Caramel Glaze: The rich spice flavors in this delicious Bundt cake are perfect for a cold fall or winter day.

Quick & Easy Mexican Style Soup

If you keep cooked ground beef and sautéed onions in your freezer, you can have this easy soup on the table in under 15 minutes.

Black Bean Soup

Black beans are one of my favorite beans – they go well with corn and tomatoes in cold salads as well as hot sides, but the king of all black bean recipes is black bean soup. For this recipe, I prefer using prepared dry beans because they are more tender than the canned beans and it’s easier to get the right consistency for soup. If you like this soup, try a similar mixture without the broth to make a thick bean dip for corn chips.

Maple Dijon Chicken {For the Freezer}

This is one of my go to recipes for delicious chicken. We’ve been making it for years but recently discovered by way of the Six Sisters website that it’s a great freezer dish as well.

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