Gravy Meat Stew

There are a lot of things that we eat in Iowa. Yet the very main thing we most eat is meat & potatoes. Ingredients: 1 lb of stew meat 1 T garlic 3-4 potato’s 2 large carrots 1 Onion Brown gravy packet 2 cups of water Seasonings (oregano, salt, pepper) *remember low and slow is…

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Vegan Tempeh and Broccoli

Here’s one for the vegans! Every once a while, and quite a lot lately I have a vegan/vegetarian way of eating. I typically don’t eat a lot of meat anyway, but I can every once in a while. I have been obsessed with black bean and veggie burgers, I have figured out different textures and…

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Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Burgers

My sister recently had her baby. When we were in the hospital waiting for the magic to happen, we were discussing all the things she would eat when she went home. This was one of those items. Usually, when she makes her deliciously bacon wrapped, cream cheese stuffed jalapenos, we all can’t resist. They have…

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Classics

The Classics are named so because they are delicious and do not need to be changed. My favorite example is today’s blog star: radishes with butter and salt. Can’t get more basic than that; however, the combination somehow transfigures the radish from a fiery orb into a delicious crunchy snack. I’m not sure when exactly…

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Memorial Day Grillin’

This weekend in the United States is Memorial Day Holiday. This weekend is for us to remember the men and women around us who have died and honoring those who serve in the Armed Forces. Over the weekend, across the united states, there will be many parades that involve military personnel and members of veteran’s…

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Raspberry Stacks

I am a morning person. I love waking up early before the sun rises and brewing a pot of hot, delicious, fresh coffee. The couple of weeks of where it’s transitioning from spring to summer is my most prized time and I will tell you why. In the morning it’s cool enough to open my…

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Grilled Cilantro Chicken

Cinco De Mayo is right around the corner and I can’t tell you how much I love eating Mexican food (Tex-Mex in the Midwest). I had a Tex-Mex Catering job, and it was so hard to walk away from because of the food. Chicken and Beef tacos with all different kinds of toppings. Yet, for…

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Dinner Braid

When I was younger, this meal was one of my favorites. There were a couple of different versions of it that only I liked. Being the picky eater that I was, it was just cheese… Still very delicious though. Carbs and cheese? What else is better? As I’ve gotten older, vegetables actually sound good to…

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