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Blueberry Bread Recipe and our visit to the 2012 Texas Blueberry Festival

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This past weekend we attended the 2012 Texas Blueberry Festival in Nacogdoches,Texas which is the biggest producer of blueberries in the state. We had never attended before even though it was a whole 20 or so miles from where we live. And I am not sure why because we had a great time and the boys got to do different things like pony rides, petting zoo, and eat watermelon slices among other … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Tacos are actually really good

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The boys and I were in the grocery store a couple of days ago and we passed by an advertisement by a popular pasta sauce brand for spaghetti tacos. I have to admit that I was intrigued on what they would taste like and the boys are boys and mix all of their food up anyway so we decided that we would give them a try. And try them we did: The spaghetti tacos were fun and easy to make. … [Read more...]

Bacon goes with everything….or it should

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Besides anything with buffalo sauce one of my favorite things is bacon. Truthfully I don't think I like chocolate more than bacon. And before anyone says anything about arteries getting clogged or weight. I will stop you and say that I mostly make turkey bacon. It is ALMOST as good as the real stuff. Anyway one of my favorite things to make is bacon in scalloped potatoes. It is so yum and the … [Read more...]

Butterfinger Cheesecake Recipe – No Bake!

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So while I had fun making my Reese's Cheesecake I decided to experiment and try another kind of cheesecake with another favorite candy bar of mine! The extra tasty yummy Butterfinger Bar. I bet your intrigued already, right? There are a couple of things I changed about this recipe, such as in my cheesecake filling I thought that it might be good to change out the chocolate chips for peanut … [Read more...]

Easy Cheesy Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe

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I am a huge fan of chicken and an even bigger fan of my new crock pot / slow cooker that I just got for Christmas. Thanks to my sister! I finally had the opportunity to try out the new Crock Pot and what better way to try it out than with a brand new dish! This Cheesy Slow Cooker Chicken was easy to make and the sour cream and garlic powder just adds to the flavor. I also usually use rice when … [Read more...]

Reese’s Cheesecake Recipe

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A few months ago for the first time I went to the Cheesecake Factory and ate for the first time. I know I am so deprived. While we were there we had fried macaroni and cheese and I have to say that I loved it! Well after that we had a Reese's Cheesecake for desert, I literally thought that I had an orgasm in my mouth. I loved it that much. Well since then I have been dwelling and dwelling on … [Read more...]

Maple-Bacon Buttermilk Waffles – Recipe

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I recently went and acquired a waffle maker for myself, after months and months of not buying one and just putting it off. Just so I could make waffles with bacon. What can I say I know bacon is not the best for you, but I am shamefully a huge fan of it. Honestly no shame there, I love bacon. Seriously though within two hours of getting the waffle maker home, I started making these maple-bacon … [Read more...]

Zesty Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Recipe

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I recently had a friend tell me about this recipe for Zesty Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken that she found here. I can honestly say I was pleasantly surprised. This was an easy to make and very good tasting dish. I really enjoyed it and the kids really liked it as well, meaning they both ate more than one sandwich. Don't tell anyone but I totally did too. As far as the original recipe goes I … [Read more...]

Long John Silver’s Hush Puppies Recipe

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I was craving some Long John Silver's Hush Puppies and took the web to find a recipe to try. This recipe was really easy to make and I actually had all of the ingredients on hand so that made it even better. Everyone did like though, I sort of feel like it could have used a little more flavor. If I try the recipe again I will have to figure out what it was missing first to give them that extra bit … [Read more...]

Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Potatoes Recipe

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I have actually cooked this a few times for my family and we have loved it every time. I actually found this dish while shopping the spice aisle of the grocery store. It is a Recipe Inspiration pack from McCormick that came with a recipe on the back and all of the seasonings prepackaged. Recipe: Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Potatoes Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon … [Read more...]