Chili for a Crowd

September 22, 2015

The crisp days of fall are here and Halloween is around the corner. I love Halloween! My kids are teenagers and we no longer have to take them trick or treating. To be perfectly honest, I was never thrilled about those plastic masks and the jog from house to house to fill up a pillow case […]

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Grill The Perfect Burger for your BBQ!

August 21, 2015

We love to have friends over to BBQ. Unfortunately the summer gets a little hectic and we have not had as many BBQ’s as we would like to. That’s ok because fall is right around the corner and it is a perfect time to grill. What is better than grilling a burger outside while having a beer then […]

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Philly Style Grilled Meatball Sliders #FWCon #GrillTalk

June 18, 2015
Philly meatball sliders

In the summer, our family loves to cook dinner on the grill and beef is the big favorite. Who doesn’t love a good burger or nice juicy steak seared on the BBQ?  We like to entertain so I am always coming up with recipes that are easy to make but perfect for company. Instead of just throwing some burgers […]

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Two Great Beef Stew Recipes

February 6, 2014
beef stews

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Certified Angus Beef® brand. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. It’s been a rough winter this year. I am not sure my children have had a whole school week without […]

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Grilled Pepperoni Pizza and Other No Oven Meals

September 13, 2013
pizza on the grill

When it comes to dinner, pizza is definitely one of my family’s top choices. We order pizza out quite a bit but my kids also love homemade pizza. So I couldn’t stop making it during our kitchen renovations. The grill is a perfect oven substitute when you don’t want to heat up your house. Check […]

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Slow Cooker Beef and Beer Sliders

December 13, 2012

For years, I have been using a Crock-Pot slow cooker.  I still have my original one given to me as a shower gift over 18 years ago. Maybe I shouldn’t have revealed that information as now you can try and guess how old I am.    It was great to use when I was working 10 […]

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Thai Beef Tostadas

June 25, 2012

A few weeks ago, I received a complementary shipment of TortillaLand tortillas. My kids were beyond excited. My son’s eyes lit up.  He is much more interested in the score of a baseball game than food but these tortillas are not just any tortillas. They are fresh and according to my ten year old son, […]

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Manly Father’s Day Recipes

June 12, 2012

Father’s day is right around the corner and I know if my husband gets to pick out dinner, his choice will be some kind of meat. I am not a meat and potatoes person like he is but every once in a while I like to dig in to a nice steak or chop. Of […]

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Mongolian Short Ribs

April 24, 2012

It’s not a secret that I keep Sun-Bird Seasonings in my pantry for the nights when I need a quick easy dinner. With all my kids activities, there are lots of those nights. But sometimes I like to slow the cooking down and make a meal in my slow cooker or Dutch oven.  These meals […]

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This Drunken Pot Roast is Crocked!

November 12, 2010

The weather has gotten a little colder and I have been craving soups, stews and chilis. Today I have the simplest crock pot meal for you. I love making pot roast in the fall and winter. This is one of the easiest meals to make. You might have most of the ingredients in your house: […]

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