Sesame Beef and Broccoli

Sesame Beef and Broccoli is super simple and packed full of flavor. Perfect for weeknight dinners since it's done in less than 30 minutes.

Skip the takeout and make your own Sesame Beef and Broccoli at home in less time than it takes for delivery. Super simple and packed full of flavor. **Update: the recipe, photos and text have been updated since the original posting date in 2012. Chinese food is always my go-to when we’ve had a long,

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One Pot Chili Mac

One Pot Chili Mac is the best weeknight meal for fall. Less than 30 minutes, one pot and packed full of flavor.

Fall weather is begging for this One Pot Chili Mac. Done in less than 30 minutes in just one pot. This flavorful, simple weeknight meal is sure to be added to your cold weather rotation. Did anyone else grow up adding cooked elbow noodles to leftover chili the next day? I definitely enjoyed the leftover

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Sweet Heat Beef Jerky

Sweet Heat Beef Jerky

Homemade beef jerky is easier than you might think. Follow this step by step recipe for Sweet Heat Beef Jerky and you’ll never buy the store-bought stuff again. Getting back to real life after vacation is so dang hard. Am I right?! Restocking the fridge, getting back into a routine, keeping the kids alive. It’s

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Bourbon Bacon Meatballs

Bourbon Bacon Meatballs

Bourbon Bacon Meatballs are the perfect appetizer or main dish to devour while watching the Kentucky Derby this weekend. These meatballs are part ground beef, part ground bacon and tossed in a delicious homemade bourbon barbecue sauce. I’m teaming up with a huge, lovely group of fellow food bloggers and food photographers on Instagram today

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Cheeseburger Tostadas

Cheeseburger Tostadas

I’m combining an American favorite and Mexican classic to create these delicious Cheeseburger Tostadas. Crispy corn tortillas topped with seasoned ground beef, melted cheddar cheese, pickles, lettuce and tomatoes.  It’s finally, officially feeling like spring and that makes me all kinds of happy. We spent a gloriously beautiful weekend outside enjoying this newfound warm weather

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Caramelized Onion Gruyere Stuffed Meatballs

Caramelized Onion Gruyere Stuffed Meatballs

If you’re feeling like fancy-ing up your Super Bowl party this year, these Caramelized Onion Gruyère Stuffed Meatballs just have to be the star. Sweet, delicious onions and ooey gooey cheese combine to create the perfect elevated appetizer or main dish. You guyyyys. Second snow day in two weeks. Well, last week it was for

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Chili Pot Pie with Cheddar Drop Biscuits

Chili Pot Pie with Cheddar Drop Biscuits

Chili Pot Pie with Cheddar Drop Biscuits is the ultimate fall meal on a chilly night. Spicy, hearty chili topped with super simple cornmeal cheddar biscuits will be all you crave. I love me some comfort food. It’s my jam and also probably the reason why I can’t get rid of these pesky pounds hanging

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Slow Cooker Shredded French Dips

Slow Cooker Shredded French Dips

What’s better than a six ingredient dinner? One that cooks in slow cooker. These Slow Cooker Shredded French Dips are the ultimate of easy dinners that will make for a smooth weeknight. **This post was originally shared in 2011 and remains a family favorite so it’s time to give it some love and bring it

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Baked Enchilada Meatballs

Baked Enchilada Meatballs

These Baked Enchilada Meatballs bring all the flavors of enchiladas without all the work. Meaty, saucy, cheesy perfection.  I’m all about flavor mash-ups and putting a fun twist on traditional fare. As a food blogger I obviously have to go there otherwise I would be sharing what thousands of others have already created. I spend a large

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