Food and Wine

Liquid Gold: Chicken Stock 101

When I was little, my mom would always make everything from scratch. EVERYTHING! She grew up on a farm in Iowa that raised and grew everything they ate. Cattle, pigs, sheep, chickens, turkeys, corn, lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, asparagus, hay, wheat, you Read More →

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

The name says it all for this recipe ... even the picky eater in my house eats this... no argument! LOL! If you've never cooked a whole chicken before... don't be intimidated... You basically just put the chicken in the oven and Read More →

Cilantro Lime Chicken with Corn and Black Beans

I always try to incorporate foods that I know my kids will want to eat without having to make them take a No Thank YOU portion! What is a No Thank YOU portion? It's about 3 bites of anything they don't want... Read More →

Savory Beef and Vegetable Soup

This is one of those recipes that I love to make because it is a 2 FER! What is a 2 FER? It's a meal where you cook once and serve twice! YEP! How cool is That?? Way cool if you're a busy mom Read More →

Glorious Holiday Stuffed Braided Bread

Nothing says Christmas like a great family tradition! This recipe has been passed down generation after generation... And now I share it with my family and yours. I think I was four years old the first time I helped my grandmother make Read More →