Weeknight Chicken Casserole

I really love an easy, hearty chicken casserole, especially in the middle of the week when I’m starting to get tired. I stole this recipe from Campbell’s, so it’s pretty cut and dry, no surprises, but it was super easy and thrifty. Here’s what you’ll need: – 1 can cream of celery soup – 1…

Baked Hushpuppies

So I’m not a huge fan of hushpuppies, but these were great, AND they were healthier than your normal deep fried hushpuppy, because they’re baked! I wasn’t the only one who liked them, though, the fiance also ate about five. Not like I was counting or anything though. Here’s what you’ll need: – 1/4 cup…

Super Easy Onion Rings

Here’s what you need: – 1 cup all-purpose flour – 2 large sweet onions, peeled, sliced, and separated into rings – Oil – Salt & pepper In a large mixing bowl, mix together your flour, salt, and pepper. Heat your oil in a large skillet to high heat. One at a time, rinse the onion…

Failure of the Week: A Pasta Sauce Fail

You know it’s a bad thing when you and your fiance both take a bit and then look at each other and you both say, “I can’t feel my mouth” and then utter a few explicit words before running to the fridge for something to drink. Take it from me, when you’re working with red…

Polenta What?

So until today I had no idea what “polenta” was, except for the fact that it sounds like the word “placenta,” which is just gross. Turns out, polenta is basically a cornmeal porridge cooked until a very thick consistency, after which various other ingredients are added to it in order to make a dish. Let’s…

Enchilada Pasta

Goes great with tequila! No, no, I’m just kidding. Or am I? Regardless, why not combine two of my favorite flavors – pasta and Tex Mex! So here we have enchilada pasta. It’s fast, it’s easy, it’s cheap! – 1 lb. spaghetti – 1 1/4 cup enchilada sauce – 1 can corn, drained – 1…

Sauerkraut Results!

Soooooo….the whole sauerkraut thing. It went splendidly up until life became relatively difficult and hectic. If you recall, I was supposed to check the jar on Friday night to give it a taste test to see if it was ready. Well, I didn’t get to give it a check until Sunday, after which I discovered…