Easy Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Before we had kids Andrew and I were supposed to spend 2 weeks backpacking through India. I had done so much preparation for this trip including painstakingly filling out probably 100 pages worth of Visa applications for us. Andrew’s idea of preparation was taking me to our local Indian restaurant to get a taste ofContinue reading “Easy Slow Cooker Butter Chicken”

Easy Summer Dinner Shrimp & Asparagus

Ingredients: –Shrimp (peeled and tails removed) -Asparagus (ends trimmed) -Olive oil -Salt -Pepper -Paprika -Chili Powder -3 Tablespoons butter -1 Lemon Directions: -Preheat oven to 400 -Line large cookie sheet with foil and acreage asparagus in a single layer across sheet. -Drizzle asparagus with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and coat evenly. -BakeContinue reading “Easy Summer Dinner Shrimp & Asparagus”

Pork Tacos with Kiwi Lime Salsa

Ingredients: -1lb ground pork -2 tomatoes -1 red onion -1 poblano pepper -2 kiwis -cilantro -2 limes -1 packet of taco or fajita seasoning -Oil (I always use olive oil) -flour tortillas Directions: -Halve, peel, and thinly slice onion -Mince a few slices of onion until you have 2 Tablespoons, put in a medium bowlContinue reading “Pork Tacos with Kiwi Lime Salsa”

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

You Will Need: Cupcakes -1 cup shortening -1 3/4 cup sugar -2 1/4 cup flour -1 1/4 teaspoon salt -2 eggs -1 cup buttermilk -1 teaspoon vanilla -1 teaspoon baking soda -1.5 teaspoon white vinegar -Red food coloring -1.5 teaspoon cocoa powder Icing -1.5 packages of cream cheese -3/4 cup butter -1.5 pounds of powderedContinue reading “Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing”

Peanut Butter Oreo Cupcakes

You Will Need: Cupcakes: -1 cup unsalted butter -1.5 cups brewed coffee…honestly I just used 1 k-cup size regular cup of coffee -1 Tablespoon vanilla -3/4 cup cocoa powder -2/3 cup sour cream -2 eggs -2 cups sugar -2 cups flour -1.5 teaspoons baking soda -1/2 teaspoon salt -20 Peanut Butter Oreo cookies crushed. Frosting:Continue reading “Peanut Butter Oreo Cupcakes”

Fruity Pebbles Cupcakes

What You Need: Cupcakes: -1 box yellow cake mix -3 eggs -1/3 cup vegetable oil -1/2 cup sour cream -1.5 teaspoon vanilla -1.5 cups fruity pebbles cereal Frosting: -8oz cream cheese -1/2 cup softened butter -2 teaspoons vanilla -4 cups powdered sugar Directions: -Preheat oven to 350 and line cupcake pan. -In a stand mixerContinue reading “Fruity Pebbles Cupcakes”

Kit Kat Cupcakes

What You Need: Cupcakes: -1 cup & 2 Tablespoons flour-1/2 cup cocoa powder -1/2 teaspoon baking soda -1/8 teaspoon salt -3/4 cup & 2 Tablespoons sugar -1/4 cup vegetable oil -1 egg -1 teaspoon vanilla -2/3 cup buttermilk -6 small kit kat bars Frosting: -1 stick softened unsalted butter -1.5 cups powdered sugar -Pinch ofContinue reading “Kit Kat Cupcakes”

Venison Chili

    Chili is a winter meal staple around our house and since we are avid hunters, I utilize deer meat for ours. Actually, I use ground deer meat for any recipe that calls for ground hamburger meat. Deer is much more lean than beef and you will notice there’s little to no grease toContinue reading “Venison Chili”

Mexican Cornbread

I originally posted this recipe in 2012 and it’s now the end of 2019! Wow the last 7 years has flown by! This meal has been a staple in our family long before 2012 and continues to be Andrew’s favorite meal! You Will Need: -1lb ground beef -1 chopped onion -1 cup corn meal -1Continue reading “Mexican Cornbread”