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Spice up your corn for Cinco de Mayo

Spice up your corn for Cinco de Mayo

    It’s almost Cinco de Mayo (AKA drink margaritas day) and we’re going to be seeing lots of themed parties over the weekend.   So, in honor of all the things we’re celebrating, the beautiful weather, the coming of summer and finally breaking out the …read more

Can’t keep up? Simplify dinner with Freezer Friendly Pizza Pockets!

Can’t keep up? Simplify dinner with Freezer Friendly Pizza Pockets!

    No matter the month, each season has it’s challenges that tap our time and stretch our schedules. Everybody I talk to always feels really busy!  We have so much on our plates there’s no time to put food on them!   Cheaper than …read more

Breakfast on the run? Make “Grab-and-Go” breakfast burritos

Breakfast on the run? Make “Grab-and-Go” breakfast burritos

  Feeding a family is … hectic. With the spouses and kids running off in every direction at different times; how do you make sure everyone gets a quick and healthy breakfast?   Here’s a brilliant idea – frozen breakfast burritos. This inexpensive and delicious breakfast …read more

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats – This’ll float your boat!

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats – This’ll float your boat!

  Be it carbs, gluten or calories – lots of people are trying to cut down on pasta Especially, my family. So, I’m always playing with recipes that give us all the familiar flavors of the pasta dishes we love, without the pasta. This recipe …read more

Slab Grilled Cheese and Homemade Tomato Soup

Slab Grilled Cheese and Homemade Tomato Soup

  Here’s a cozy retro meal with a fresh twist.   Want to make somebody’s face light up? Just say “grilled cheese and tomato soup” and watch them go right back to their childhood.      Everyone I know has a fond memory associated with …read more

What do you get when you cross a Zucchini with a Waffle Maker?

What do you get when you cross a Zucchini with a Waffle Maker?

  As we approach the end of summer one thing remains constant: those zucchinis keep on producing.  Is it considered bad form to start leaving them in strange people’s cars? I mean, only if they leave their doors unlocked, of course. I wouldn’t break in. …read more

What to do with a perfectly ripe tomato? Make a Tomato and Onion Tart

What to do with a perfectly ripe tomato? Make a Tomato and Onion Tart

      Every year I plant tomatoes in my garden. To be truthful, every year tomatoes plants volunteer in my garden. Usually, I have so many I give tomato starts to anyone who promises to give them a good home.   Every year I look …read more

Lasagna with a twist? Diva’s Meatless Mexican Lasagna

Lasagna with a twist? Diva’s Meatless Mexican Lasagna

  You know I love recipe mash-ups! I was thinking – what if lasagna and an enchilada casserole had a baby?   The answer – I’d eat it!    And so, I made it.   Imagine, all your favorite Mexican flavors, chili and cumin, hearty …read more

8 Cool Things to do With a Waffle Iron, Besides Make Waffles.

8 Cool Things to do With a Waffle Iron, Besides Make Waffles.

    You know that waffle iron you got as a wedding gift?  It’s probably in the dark recesses of your kitchen cabinet behind all the other things you use once a year. Well, I’d like to let the humble waffle iron see the light …read more

Quick and Easy Meatloaf Muffins

Quick and Easy Meatloaf Muffins

      Want something quick and easy for dinner? Something crazy good? Here’s a delicious dinner, lunch or tasty snack the whole family will love- Meatloaf Muffins.   The best part? They’re ready from pantry to table in less than 45 minutes. The recipe’s …read more

Southwestern Casserole

Southwestern Casserole

  Git along little dogie (and a short little cat) and make this Southwestern inspired casserole. Beefy and cheesy on the bottom with super moist corn cake on top and when the flavors meld together its casserole perfection. This easy casserole comes together in a …read more

Cheese Enchiladas with Homemade Red Sauce

Cheese Enchiladas with Homemade Red Sauce

  Melty-gooey cheesy enchiladas smothered in a killer homemade red enchilada sauce. Muy delicioso! Makes a very generous dinner for four for under $2.00 per serving!   Makes 3 cups sauce for under $1 Cheese Enchiladas – serves 4     Diva Patti’s Enchilada Sauce …read more