Butternut Squash Apple Soup Recipe

I had both my pressure canner AND my pressure cooker going on my stove yesterday. I was busy all morning canning soup and squash.  I had cubed up a bunch of butternut squash and ended up with about 2 cups left over.  Perfect!  It is lunch time.  I’m hungry. Butternut Squash Apple Soup Recipe I […]

Acorn Squash Recipe an Italian Sausage Bake

My homemade leftover inspired acorn squash recipe. I combined some leftovers I had in my fridge with an acorn squash and ended up with a delicious lunch! First I’ll tell you just what I did.  But remember this was a leftover lunch.  Much of this could be substituted for other things.  I’ve got some ideas […]

Elk Green Chili Burrito Recipe

I tried something new tonight… thought I’d share. Elk Green Chile Burritos

How to Cook Acorn Squash

How to Cook Acorn Squash
First cut the squash in half. They can be pretty hard so it might take a little muscle. Use a large knife, place the tip on the table and press down. When you reach the half way point you may find as I did that the stem and point area of the skin is harder. I sliced off the tip and the knife slides right through.

Chicken Nugget Recipe

Healthy Homemade Chicken Nuggets? Can it be done? Yes! Well maybe. These chicken nuggets are deep fried so I guess this depends on your idea of healthy. Oven baked would be healthier… but even deep fried, these have got to be healthier than the smashed up leftover chicken, that makes up most of the prepackaged chicken nuggets you can buy.

Biscuit Mix Pie – Sloppy Joe

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe – We tried something new for lunch! Fall is officially here. It froze the other night. Tomato harvest is in and done. I’ve canned all the red tomatoes. I have a bunch that are still a bit orange sitting on wire shelving in front of my big kitchen window. And a bowl full of green tomatoes ready for eating…

Home Made Chicken Soup

Home Made Chicken Soup I canned Chicken Soup this morning.  My husband will take these for meals on the road. The bonus was I had enough left over for lunch for the boys and I.   I Added a loaf of bread I made and we were set!  NO cooking…. well if you don’t count […]

Whole wheat and honey granola recipe

Need an evening snack?  I know, I know,  bed time is not the time to be eating…. but….  if I’m gonna do it I might as well make it healthy food.  Need a healthy, economical alternative to chemical filled, sugar junk cereal?  Here is what I do. Home made granola recipe – super simple. 4 […]

Meaty Minestrone Soup

Meaty Minestrone Soup Brown 1 lb ground beef ( I use elk) with 1 onion. While meat is browning, in a very large saucepan combine 4-6 cups of water, a 28-oz can of crushed tomatoes – I use 2 quarts of home canned tomatoes and if more liquid is needed add my secret ingredient…. chicken broth.  […]