Hello There! It is so nice to have you here as my guest…I’m Janelle, a Christian, a Wife, a Stay at Home Mom of 3 young children and a proud- to- claim- it “Foodie”. I absolutely love to cook... [read more...]

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Fajita Night!

Hi Ladies! Just wanted to show you a great meal you can make for your family and friends. This is also a great/easy meal for a potluck! Just have your friends bring an item and you will be all set for your fiesta! Slice peppers and onions and saute in oil. Season with a bit of salt and pepper. Warm up the queso dip! I purchased this kind from Aldi's (Casa Mamita). Also, warm up some chips! Cook refried beans and place them in a warmer (I love this particular warmer for dips). Use the meat of your choice, or you can go vegetarian! I marinated chicken breasts in Italian dressing overnight and fired up the grill. That's my personal favorite way to cook chicken. Loving these Wildtree products! The Chipotle Lime Rub is excellent for Mexican meals. Mmmm... Slice meat in strips like so. Warm your flour tortillas in the microwave for approximately 1 minute. Shred up some cheese... And buy or make your own salsa. I really like Little Salad Bar from Aldi's when I'm in a hurry. Otherwise I make this recipe. Place all your ingredients out on a spread and enjoy, my friends! … [Read More...]

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Fajita Night!…

Hi Ladies! Just wanted to show you a great meal you can make for your family and friends. This is also a great/easy meal for a potluck! Just have your friends bring an item and you will be all set for your fiesta! Slice peppers and onions and … [Read More...]

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Eclair Pudding Cake…

This recipe came from my beloved Mother-in-Law...so for our first Mother's day without her, I made it in her honor. She made this recipe often- it's so delicious and incredibly easy! She had great taste. In a medium bowl whisk together pudding … [Read More...]

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Baked Spaghetti {Cooking with Kids}…

Lately I've been getting a lot of e-mails asking me about how to "cook with kids"...questions ranging from how old, to what recipes, to the mess that inherently happens. This simple, yet delicious recipe is a great one to try with little ones. Both … [Read More...]

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Creamy Crockpot Pork Chops…

I found this delicious recipe at my local butcher's store (shout out to Duma's Meats! I love ya!) These Chops are officially called "Melinda's Pork Chops" and are ohhh, so delicious and easy to make! Make sure you get a great cut of meat with bone … [Read More...]

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EASY Parmesan Crusted Chicken…

This chicken recipe is so moist and flavorful. You can serve it along side of pasta or with a vegetable and potato. My entire family (and friends) love this one. *GF option- use GF Italian seasoning. I love the "kick" of freshly shredded … [Read More...]

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EASY Italian Green Beans…

Green beans are one of the only veggies my entire family will eat. Unfortunately, I don't always have the time to fry up bacon and slice onions for my traditional recipe. This recipe is so quick and honestly more delicious than you can imagine. It's … [Read More...]

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Easy and Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes…

There is something about the comfort ham and scalloped potatoes bring to a family table. You and your family are going to love this recipe- it's a staple in my home. This is actually one of my daughter's favorite side dishes. Although you need to … [Read More...]

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Easy Easter Lamb Cake and an Easter…

Hi Ladies, I have a special guest today! Please welcome my friend Angie... Angie says: In my family, a good deal of meaningful conversation happens around our kitchen table. So when holidays like Easter come around, I am always looking for … [Read More...]