Kentucky Style Grilled Chicken

Kentucky Style Grilled Chicken

    This is one of those unique recipes that you have to try to believe it’s good.  The ingredients are a very unique combination (in my opinion – I’ve never had anything like it before!) but the result is an incredibly savory, smokey grilled flavor.  You can use this marinade on both chicken and … Continue reading

Grilled BBQ Chicken Pizza With Pineapple

Grilled BBQ Chicken Pizza With Pineapple

  I love pizza – especially on the grill.  There is something amazing that happens when you add the smoke of the BBQ to homemade pizza.  When the weather gets hot, this is the way we make pizza at my house.  I start with my homemade pizza crust (recipe here) and let everyone choose what … Continue reading

3 Simple Ways To Save Money On Groceries

Saving money on groceries can be as simple as making something from scratch instead of buying it already prepared.  Small changes can really add up.  For example – did you know that by making your own spaghetti sauce you can save $1.50 per jar of the store bought variety? If you serve pasta once per … Continue reading

3 Ingredient Chocolate Cake In A Mug

3 Ingredient Chocolate Cake In A Mug

  That’s not a typo – it’s true.  With three ingredients (plus a topping of your choice) you can have a rich chocolate cake – in only 1 minute! If you’ve ever had a chocolate craving but didn’t have the time or will to bake – this is for you.  I topped mine with buttercream … Continue reading

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

  When the weather gets hot and you don’t want to spend all day standing over the stove, this is the recipe for you! Taco seasoned ground turkey inside cool, crisp lettuce “shells” and topped with whatever vegetables you have on hand – what could be better?!   I used the recipe for taco spice mix from Tsh at SimpleMom.net – and … Continue reading

11 Low Cost Meal Ideas Under $1.42 Per Serving

11 Low Cost Meal Ideas Under $1.42 Per Serving

  These are some of my “go-to” recipes when money gets tight – no ramen noodles required (although I do like ramen….)!  They all taste amazing and are under $1.42 per serving.  The lentil/sausage recipe is the lowest at $.30 per serving – you can’t beat that!   Chicken (or turkey) Pot Pie Sunday Pasta … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Lemon Blueberry Pudding Cake

Slow Cooker Lemon Blueberry Pudding Cake

It’s no secret by now that I love my slow cooker – especially in the summer!  It’s the perfect way to make all types of food without heating up the house.  Ever since I made Peanut Butter Hot Fudge Pudding Cake, I’ve been looking for a more “summery” pudding dessert.  I found a recipe for lemon … Continue reading

50 Foodie Tips and Tricks

In honor of MCW’s 100th post – I’m posting 50 of the top tips and tricks for cooking.  I know this is not an exhaustive list – there are many more ways to save time, cut costs and cook better…but it’s a start!  My favorites are #21 and #23! 50 Foodie Tips and Tricks 1                     … Continue reading

3 Ingredient Frozen Banana Yogurt Pops

3 Ingredient Frozen Banana Yogurt Pops

  Yesterday I ran out of popsicles…which might be the worst thing to do when you have preschoolers in the house!  So I decided to experiment and make some.  Normally, I would freeze fruit juice or something similar – but I didn’t have any and wasn’t quite ready to go to the store.  A peek … Continue reading

Texas Sheet Cake (repost)

I’m making this again today for a family picnic – so I decided to repost the recipe in case you missed it!  It’s sooooo good – everyone will be asking for the recipe!  Enjoy and Happy Friday! Texas Sheet Cake I had such a craving for cake today…as if all the easter candy from 5 … Continue reading

Summer Desserts – Old-Fashioned Fresh Peach Cake

Summer Desserts – Old-Fashioned Fresh Peach Cake

  To me, nothing says summer like fresh peaches.  Plump and juicy they pair well with both sweet and savory dishes.  This cake is an oldie but goodie – tender vanilla cake topped with fresh sliced peaches - finished with cinnamon sugar and freshly whipped cream!  It works well with apples, pears, plums and nectarines too – so you … Continue reading

Ultimate Buffalo Chicken Recipe Round Up!

Ultimate Buffalo Chicken Recipe Round Up!

  As some of you know, I’m a little crazy about anything made “Buffalo Chicken” style – dips, enchiladas, pizza, mac and cheese - you name it! I really could eat something with that flavor everyday!  So I put together my ultimate list of the “best of the best” recipes for Buffalo Chicken!  I’m sorry  in advance if this makes you hungry! Enjoy! … Continue reading