Archive for the ‘cooking’ Category


15 Minute Meals

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 in cooking, Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

What could be better than dinner only taking 15 minutes? Someone bringing you dinner? Alright, you got me there. Eating chocolate chip cookies for dinner? Yeah, I wish I could still pull that off. My metabolism has gone down the crapper. So let’s say a 15 Minute Meal WOULD be pretty awesome. I’ll show you […]

Biscuit Chicken Pot Pies (No Whine Dinner)

Friday, August 5th, 2011 in cooking, Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

Sometimes I don’t feel like cooking something new or trying something new with the girls. ¬†Sometimes I really don’t want to involve them in cooking that much. At these times, I want something easy that won’t create any whining or extra work at dinner time. But at the same time, I want it to be […]

Chicken Curry My Way (and the way the kiddos will eat it)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 in cooking, Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

OLLO. How ya doing? Good. Well today, I am going to try to talk you into trying curry for family dinner. Ha, wait did you already click off my blog? No really, I want to try to talk you into trying something new. Curry is a strong flavor, curry can be spicy and curry can […]

Meal Planning 101

Tomorrow night I have put together an activity for the ladies in my church on “Home Management 101” where we will attend 3 “Mini Classes” on Couponing, Meal Planning and Household Cleaning Tips. Seriously, I know sometimes we don’t mind it and then sometimes we can’t stand it, but shopping, cooking and cleaning are things […]

Easy Salad Wraps

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 in cooking, recipes

It is almost June…it should be warm enough to worry about heating up your house too much when cooking dinner…right? Well since it isn’t that hot here, how about you save this idea until it is? You just heat up a pan for a few minutes and that is all the heat you have to […]

Fish Cakes

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 in cooking, Raising Kids on Read Food, recipes

Fish Cakes! Something new that we have never tried before. The girls and I loved them. Fish Cakes Makes 12 fish cakes Ingredients: Salmon fillet, a little over 1 lb 2 lbs of Idaho Potatoes 1 to 1 1/2 Cups of Milk Zest of 1 Lemon Bay Leaf Black Pepper & Salt 1/2 Bunch of […]

Easy Gordita Recipe

Gorditas! I just like how that sounds. This was my first time making them and, ooh la la, they were good. I love when I find a recipe that everyone likes, especially when it is CHEAP, good for you and turns out well. Then you know it is a keeper. I really think that delicious […]

Spanish Tortilla Recipe

This Spanish Tortilla Recipe could also be titled, “I have used all my food budget for the month and I have no idea what to make” or “Something fast, healthy, easy and that no one will whine about.” Either way it’s good and my husband makes it for me. I have to admit, I have […]

Easy Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

This is another recipe from my head, but it is so simple that even if this recipe is not exact, it will be quite yummy at your house too. This is an Easy Sweet Potato Soup Recipe from me to you! Easy Sweet Potato Soup Recipe Makes one pot, almost full Ingredients: 2 large or […]

Red Potato Leek Soup

Friday, December 10th, 2010 in cooking, crazy cheap and easy dinner week, recipes

Mmm… Leeks are so yummy. I made this soup from my head. I hope I can create the recipe from memory. ¬†It is quite simple. Red Potato Leek Soup Ingredients: Bunch of Leeks. Chop base into slices (white/light green part) and let sit in a “bath” to get dirt out 1/2 of chopped Onion Two […]