Taco Bowl Salad

Taco Bowl Salad

Taco Bowl Salad is easy to make and fun to eat. A perfect choice for a light summer dinner. I’ve eaten taco bowls in restaurants that were deep fried, and they are delicious. However, these baked bowls work just as well and have less fat 

Spinach Hummus

Spinach Hummus

This past year, I have become a big fan of hummus. This homemade Spinach Hummus is delicious. I just love the texture and taste of this lovely dip.  There are many varieties of hummus that you can purchase in the store. Usually they will have 

Southwest Bean Salad

Southwest Bean Salad

When summer arrives in Kansas, I turn to quick and easy meals that are light and often cool. I’ve mentioned before that my husband is a meat-and-potatoes kind of guy, but even he enjoys this hearty Southwest Bean Salad in the summertime. Just be sure 

Yummy Baked Beans

Yummy Baked Beans

Yummy Baked Beans is an old family favorite. It has been baked and served in our family since I was a little girl. And it’s still one of my favorite side dishes! Sweet and saucy with thick pieces of bacon. It will make your mouth 

Classic Minestrone Soup

Classic Minestrone Soup

Here’s a yummy soup recipe when you’d like something with an Italian flare. As some folks say, this Classic Minestrone Soup has everything in it except for the kitchen sink! I love serving this soup in my Villa della Luna dishes from Pfaltzgraff. They are 

Steak and Pinto Beans

Steak and Pinto Beans

(This post was modified with new pictures on 10/20/21) I’ve been making Steak and Pinto Beans since my husband and I first married. It’s one of our family favorites. There’s really nothing fancy about this dish. It’s quick and simple, yet makes a satisfying meal 

Mixed Vegetable Salad

Mixed Vegetable Salad

Try this Mixed Vegetable Salad when you’re looking for a cold dish to serve with dinner. It’s a nice variation on 3-Bean Salad.  When summer arrives, I want quick and easy foods to prepare. Foods that won’t heat up my kitchen. Cold foods to go 

Ham and Beans

Ham and Beans

Ham and Beans is a yummy recipe to make for your family! A combination of Great Northern and Pinto Beans, thick and juicy with plenty of ham and plenty of flavor.  I always think about this recipe mid-summer when our little town holds it’s Old 

Kenny’s Cowboy Beans

Kenny’s Cowboy Beans

My brothers are both good cooks. Kenny’s Cowboy Beans is a recipe my oldest brother concocted, which turned out fabulous. My favorite go-to recipe when I want a batch of cowboy beans. Ingredients For Kenny’s Cowboy Beans canned kidney beans canned pinto beans diced ham