Southwest Slaw

Southwest Slaw Source: Cindy Sawin 1 pkg. slaw mix 1 can whole kernal corn, drained (I like the Shoepeg corn) 1/2 c. chopped red pepper 1/2 c. chopped onion 1/2 c. chopped green pepper 1 (16 oz.) jar of salsa 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained Mix together ingredients. Chill and stir before serving!

Spaghetti Squash and Italian Sausage

Spaghetti Squash with Italian Sausage

Spaghetti Squash with Italian Sausage Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash (about 3 ½ lbs.), halved lengthwise 1/3 c. grated parmesan cheese ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. black pepper 1 ½ tsp. olive oil 12 oz. sweet Italian sausage, casings removed and crumbled 1 bunch fresh spinach, stems discarded and leaves coarsely chopped ½ tsp. crushed red…

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Southwest Salad

Its hot. Really hot. And humid. I didn’t really feel like firing up the ol’ stove so I decided Southwest Salad was on the chopping block (pun intended) for tonight’s dinner! I suppose there are some real recipes on the web for this salad but honestly, we pick the things we like and add those…

FarmersBreak and Cinn Apple Bake 1

Breakfast for Dinner!

Every now and then I get in a rut with what I prepare for dinner. The kids have a favorite entrée or a certain cut of meat was on sale so it ends up on our dinner table one too many times in a short time span. That’s when the kids ask for “brinner.” That’s…

muffalata

Mini Muffaletta Magic!

I was looking for a cold sandwich that was more than just a run-of-the-mill “sandwich” and came across this little gem on a recipe site. We gave it a test run and hubs and I both liked it per the recipe… the kids paired it down to but a few ingredients that they normally like.…

Pastitio

Pastitsio Adapted from Ladies Home Journal. This casserole-type pasta dish utilizes elbow macaroni, a pantry staple. I found that letting the casserole stand for about 30 minutes before cutting and serving allowed the liquid to be absorbed. This recipe served 6. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 medium onion, minced 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced 1…

Seven Layer Potato Salad

I just dug a huge sack full of red potatoes from the garden that the 6-year-old planted on March 17.  I’ve been wondering what to do with them when I came across this fantastic recipe from the Mr. Food Test Kitchen.  Its pretty darn tasty and we’ll be having it tonight (and tomorrow and the…