I came home one day to this simmering in my crock pot. Oh, my house smelled soooo good! Join me at Little House Living where I am sharing the recipe today!
As I mentioned last week, I was send a jar of Tropical Tradition‘s gold label Virgin Coconut Oil to review. I shared my secret to crispy fried potatoes then as well. Keep reading to find the giveaway! Because Coconut Oil is hard at 60 degrees, it can be used in replacement of butter, or you can warm it to 76 degrees and you will have an oil. That means you have a very versatile ingredient on your hands. You can […]
What is my Secret to Crispy Fried Potatoes? Who doesn’t love fried potatoes? I love them! There is one thing that’s sometimes tricky for me, getting them crispy. It’s easy to get crispy potatoes if you deep fry them. but what if you are like me? No deep fat fryer, and not real keen on all that grease? I like to put some oil or butter in a pan and fill it full of potatoes, but that is where I […]
Earlier this month, I shared my recipe for Basil Pesto. I got a couple questions asking what I use my pesto for. Today I am over at Royal Daughter Designs, sharing my recipe for disaster, I mean my recipe for stuffed mushrooms!
I made meatloaf the other day, and we ate it for two meals. No kids means a lot of leftovers for us. Then the remaining meatloaf sits in the fridge for three days, not enough for two people but more than enough for one. Then, as I am making a fresh batch of tortillas, inspiration strikes! Easy peasy, meatloaf wraps! I put a tortilla in a pan with hot butter. Added a slice of cheese and some crumbled up meatloaf. […]
Being blessed with an abundance of fresh basil this year, means making a delicious basil pesto to freeze for later! How to Make Basil Pesto. 4 cups of fresh basil leaves 2 Tablespoons of olive oil. 1 Teaspoon of minced garlic 2 Tablespoons of shredded Parmesan cheese. You will want to wash the cuttings and break the leaves away from the stems where I’ve circled. Then lay all the leaves out on a towel to dry. I’m such a dork […]
Two of our favorite things, cookies and pizza. What happens when we mix the two? Cookie Pizza! A yummy cookie crust with all sorts of goodies sprinkled on top! Above is a picture of two different cookie pizzas ready to go into the oven. The one on the left has nuts, coconut, and mm’s while the one on the right is for picky eaters and only has mm’s on it. These are super easy to make so I thought I […]
Today’s quick tip is how to cook pasta with out it sticking together. Nothing is worse than draining that pan of cooked pasta and finding clumps of pasta sticking together that didn’t get cooked through. There is a very simple remedy for that. Pour about a tablespoon of oil into your pan of water. Lovely picture right? 🙂 Once the water starts boiling the oil mixes with the bubbles on top and as you slide your pasta into the pan, […]
Today I have a very quick and easy recipe for you. I remember making this as a kid, for our family of 8 and it was a great favorite. So here is what you will need: 1 1/2 lbs of Ground Beef 3 slices of Bread (put them in a chopper to make crumbs) 1 c. of Milk 1 Egg 1/4 c. Chopped Onion 1 1/4 teas. Salt 1/4 teas. Pepper 1 Tbs. Worcestershire Sauce 1/8 teas each of: Dry […]