Southern Squash Casserole

Ingredients3 – 4 yellow squash2 tablespoons butter – (1 for skillet and 1 melted for crackers)1/2 tablespoon minced garlic1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper2 eggs1/4 cup mayonnaise1/4 cup sour cream1 cup shredded cheddar cheese1 sleeve crackers of your choice DirectionsWash and slice squash to 1/4 inch thickness.Melt 1 tablespoon butter in skillet.Add in garlic and slicedContinue reading “Southern Squash Casserole”

The National Cornbread Festival Cornbread Alley Recipes 2022

There are the recipes from the National Cornbread Festival Cornbread Alley. The winner of Cornbread Alley was Sweet Georgia Peach. All recipes are for serving a crowd. If making for a small family then you may want to 1/2 the recipe. Southern Hushpuppies4 cups yellow self-rising Martha White cornmeal2 cups Martha White self-rising flour1/4 cupContinue reading “The National Cornbread Festival Cornbread Alley Recipes 2022”

Cast Iron Dutch Oven Pot Roast

Ingredients 3 – 4 lb roast1 tablespoon oil8 medium potatoes16 oz bag of baby carrots2 1/2 cups beef broth1 cup water2 tsp rosemary1 tsp thyme2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 tbsp. Red Wine Vinegar2 Bay LeavesSalt & Pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 300 degreesHeat oil in Dutch oven over med-high heat.Salt & Pepper bothContinue reading “Cast Iron Dutch Oven Pot Roast”

Vintage Recipe – Coconut Cream Pie

IngredientsBaked Pie Crust – (I skipped the homemade pie crust and went with Pillsbury Pie Crust)¾ cup sugar½ cup flour¼ tsp salt2 eggs3 cups scaled milk – (I used half milk, half cream)1 tsp vanilla extract1 cup shredded coconut Topping Ingredients2 cups of heavy whipping cream1/4 tsp cream of tartar1/3 cup sugar1 tsp vanilla extractContinue reading “Vintage Recipe – Coconut Cream Pie”

Potato Chip Chicken Casserole

Ingredients2 cups cooked rice3 boiled eggs sliced2-3 cups cooked chicken3 tsp lemon juice¾ cup mayo1 can cream of chicken soupSalt & Pepper1 cup shredded cheesePotato Chips DirectionsPreheat oven to 375 degreesButter casserole dishMix everything except potato chips together in mixing bowl.Pour into casserole dish.Bake for 15 minutes. Remove and add potato chips and bake anContinue reading “Potato Chip Chicken Casserole”

Counting Calories – 8 weeks

This is a few days late. A lot has been going on here. I was walking between 1 – 2 miles daily until 10 days ago. I am currently off all my meds until we figure out what is going on with my wonky bloodwork. The issue I have with being off my meds isContinue reading “Counting Calories – 8 weeks”

Cajun Chicken Thighs

IngredientsBacon Grease or oil of your choiceChicken Thighs w/skin and bone.Tone’s Cajun Seasoning DirectionsPreheat oven to 425 degrees.Grease a cast iron skillet.Place in preheated oven for 8 – 10 minutes.Remove from oven and place chicken thighs skin side down in skillet.They should sizzle. This helps make the skin crispy.Sprinkle with seasoning.Place in oven and bakeContinue reading “Cajun Chicken Thighs”

Sandwich Bread

Ingredients3/4 cup water, warm (100-110F) 1/2 cup milk2 1/4 teaspoon yeast1 tablespoon sugar 3 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened I got this recipe from Mennonite Farmhouse on YouTube. She did a video on how to make Sandwich Bread and I followed the recipe she used. This bread is perfectContinue reading “Sandwich Bread”

Pulled BBQ Chicken in Crock-Pot

Ingredients3 cloves smashed garlic1 medium onion chopped1/4 cup red wine vinegar1 tsp garlic powder1 tsp smoke paprika1 tsp brown sugar substitute1/2 tsp black pepper1 tsp salt15 oz can tomato sauce6 chicken thighs1 tablespoon olive oil DirectionsCoat Crock-Pot with olive oil.Place chicken thighs in Crock-Pot.Add in all the seasonings and coat the chicken the best youContinue reading “Pulled BBQ Chicken in Crock-Pot”

Crock-Pot Mac n Cheese

Ingredients 16 ounces elbow macaroni 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 6 tablespoons butter 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk 2 1/2 cups whole milk 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar 8 ounces Velveeta 8 ounces cream cheese DirectionsAdd salt to a potContinue reading “Crock-Pot Mac n Cheese”