Acorn Squash casserole

Its fall and that means squash is out and ready for the picking. I personally had never had acorn squash before, but decided to try it out. It has a similar flavor to a sweet potato but not as dense. This recipe is super easy, cheap and delicious! I literally can’t get enough of this…

Kaitlyn’s family famous sausage roll

  This is technically not a roll, more of breakfast hot pocket of sorts. Anyway this is one of my favorite breakfast dishes and is the ultimate crowd pleaser! It taste what I’ve been told as biscuits and gravy but better. It’s super simple, delicious and cheap to make! Serves 8. Ingredients 2 rolls of…

Old Fashioned Banana bread

This banana bread recipe was given to me from my Mamaw (oh yes very midwest) and as you can see in the photo above the recipe is pretty old. The recipe itself is easy and the bread comes out super moist and delicious.   Ingredients 1/2 cup butter or oleo 1 1/2 cup sugar 1…

Oven baked chicken wings!

I originally was going to grill my chicken wings on my charcoal grill…but due to a windy afternoon I improvised with the oven…I do not regret this! These wings are crispy,  juicy and honestly you’d thought they came right off the grill! Ingredients 1-2lbs of chicken drumettes or chicken wings Dry Rub seasoning: Garlic powder,…

Oven ‘Fried’ Chicken

It’s crispy, its crunchy…you’ll hate that its soo good! This is an easy recipe to make on the week day or weekend and enjoy with family! Ingredients 1-2 cups flour 2 cups Italian bread crumbs ( I used Kroger brand) Chicken legs, thighs or breast 1 stick butter 3 eggs 2 TBSP milk 1 TBSP…

Midwest Succotash

If you were like me, you may have heard the words “suffering succotash” by a famous by Sylvester the cat. Who knew succotash was a delicious meal/side dish that’s easy to make and perfect for all those summer veggies available! Ingredients: 3 ears of corn or 1 bag of frozen corn 3 fresh okra pods,…

Pork tenderloin wrapped in Serrano ham

This pork tenderloin looks fancy and hard, but I swear its easier than you think. A delicious meal and only takes 30 min? I mean who wouldn’t want to try this?! Ingredients 1 lb pork tenderloin 4 strips of Serrano ham (can also use prosciutto, bacon, probably even turkey bacon!…the Serrano ham was on sale…

Strawberries and Cream pie

Ingredients 3/4 cup  finely diced strawberries, plus some for garnish 2 cups heavy whipping cream Graham cracker pie crust, make your own…or I got a pre-made one for 85 cents at Aldi. 1 package of cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup  powdered sugar Instructions Start by creating a thick whip cream. You will …

Hollandaise sauce

Hollandaise is a sauce that should be velvety, tangy, and something you can’t stop eating. Ingredients For 1-3 servings 2 egg yolks 1 stick of butter PLUS 2 slabs aka 2 tbsp 1 Tbsp of Lemon juice salt and pepper (pinch of cayenne if you like heat) 1 Tbsp of water For 4-5 servings 3…