Cooking · Dinner

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

I blame Pinterest for many things. Off the top of my head, here are a few. I can never again guiltlessly purchase the little tear apart Valentines and send my children to school with them. Every minor holiday must be celebrated as an over-the-top extravaganza with special breakfast food and remarkably adorable after school snacks.… Continue reading Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

Cooking · Dinner

Smothered Pork Chops

Smothered is such an excellent word. Say it slowly with me. Smothered. Mmmmmm. Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. I love meals that have so much good stuff covering your plate, you can't even really tell what kind of meat is underneath. Careful not to overcook your pork (that is what's hiding under… Continue reading Smothered Pork Chops

Cooking · Dinner

Pizza! Pizza!

As part of my (and my hubby's) new budget, we've cut eating out from our life for a couple of months in order to try to pay down a big chunk of our car loan. As a result, I don't get to go have my favorite pizza at The Rock, and I've been craving it… Continue reading Pizza! Pizza!

Cooking · Dinner

Chicken Florentine Casserole

I had just put this casserole in the oven when my husband walked in the door from work today. The first words out of his mouth were "Man, something sure smells good!". I responded with "It could be the bacon, or the sautéed mushrooms, spinach and onions. Or possibly the Parmesan cheese cream sauce." It… Continue reading Chicken Florentine Casserole

Baking · Desserts · Family

“Jessicas” – Meringue Mushrooms

Ok, I know - the title of this post made you go "WHAT?!". I'll totally admit that I never would have tried this recipe on a title only description. A unique set of circumstances led me to make these - and I'm really glad I did. Today I made some banana cream pies and as… Continue reading “Jessicas” – Meringue Mushrooms

Cooking · Dinner

Smothered Pork Chops

My husband and I were supposed to have an all day date today. We had tickets to see Tran-Siberian Orchestra and then were given two passes to a food and wine festival tonight. Unfortunately, my son woke up this morning sick. Like...you know...sick. Not the best way to be awakened on a Saturday morning. Bleah.… Continue reading Smothered Pork Chops