Happiness is homemade, Home Cooking, Recipes

My Chili Recipe

A little chili! Chili aka con carne --- a simple yet hearty meal. Chili is a perfect Autumn or Winter dish to cozy up to! One reason I love chili, making extra to freeze for another day. The leftovers taste even better! Thick, chunky, flavorful without being too sweet or spicy … definitely not the… Continue reading My Chili Recipe

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Glazed Rainbow Carrots and Green Beans

Rainbow carrots : ) Have you tried them? I think there's a subtle difference in flavor. Fun facts --- one person consumes over 10,000 carrots in their lifetime. Carrots are the second most popular type of vegetable after potatoes. I've made brown sugar glazed carrots in the past and wanted to try something new. Balsamic… Continue reading Glazed Rainbow Carrots and Green Beans

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Gruyere Thyme Rolls

Easy homemade dinner rolls! I purchased crab legs (one of my favorites AND a big thanks to Labor Day sales)!! I wanted to add a little something on the side. So, I baked up these guys.  I couldn't resist dipping a couple of pieces into the butter & it made the roll extra yummy. If… Continue reading Gruyere Thyme Rolls

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Macaroni and Cheese Donuts

Take a cheese! When my son was 3 yrs old he picked up his Mom Mom's camera and said "take a cheese". Lol! Evidently we used the old 'Say cheese' photo-op moments often. Moving on to the cheesy business... I made something really good but really bad. Stirred up some homemade macaroni n' cheese... as… Continue reading Macaroni and Cheese Donuts

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Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Shells

My first attempt making spinach ricotta filling 20 years ago wasn't so great. It didn't taste like feet but the flavor was definitely off. My family (troopers for eating it) had a good attitude. I was debating between stuffed shells vs manicotti. The stuffed shells were great & the creamy ricotta filling was on point!… Continue reading Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Shells

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Flatbread Pizza

Flatbread pizza is one of my favorites! It's not your regular pizza, which I love until I step on the scale the next day. Flatbread is lighter plus making it at home allows you to add any toppings your heart desires. Inspired by my Mom, who used to love this combination! Green peppers, red onion,… Continue reading Flatbread Pizza

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Barbecue Country Style Short Ribs

 It's barbecue time! Thanks to the inventor of slow cookers, the results are always fall off the bone deliciousness.  Country style ribs are really meaty, tasty and no nibbling off the bone. Low and slow for 6-8 hours in your choice of barbecue sauce or other ingredients. It's a breeze to finish them on the… Continue reading Barbecue Country Style Short Ribs