Sloppy joes. Slop-, sloppy joes.

Growing up, I can remember a few evenings when we “made it a Manwich night” and how quick, easy and good it was. Over here in Germany, you’re definitely not going to get your hands on a can of Manwich…but quite honestly, I wouldn’t want...

The best chocolate chip cookies EVER!!!

In an effort to be a little bit more self-sufficient, I’ve decided to stop buying candy bars at the grocery store. They are expensive and we consume far too many of them. They’re terrible for us and we could be eating lots of other really good stuff that...

It’s comfort food – Chili & Taters Cassarole

I tried something new the other day and came out with a really tasty chili casserole. It wasn’t all that hard to make and is a nice variation from regular chili – which we love anyway. The next time I make this, I might put a layer of Fritos corn chips...

Best hamburger buns to start the grilling season

We had one of our new favorite meals last night – garlic Parmesan chicken breasts served as a sandwich with croquettes. SO good and super simple. I finally made fresh hamburger buns last week and they turned out awesome. Sometimes they haven’t risen...

Now that’s good lasagna

As I mentioned in my little meal planning schedule last week, we tried a lasagna recipe from  The Harley Biker’s Cookbook and it was SO good. I didn’t get to follow the recipe exactly because I didn’t have any Italian sausage or ricotta (I used...

Biscuits fit for a Southern kitchen

When I was growing up, I can recall many a weekend morning sitting down with biscuits, jam, butter and a big glass of ice cold milk. There’s just something really awesome about a good biscuit. The texture, the flavor of the biscuit itself with a little butter,...