Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs

Day 34 of my #PantryChallenge Dinner tonight is Sweet & Sour Meatballs over farfalle pasta! I normally make my meatballs with a 70/30 pork to beef ratio, but didn’t have any ground beef defrosted. So pork it is! This recipe also works great with ground turkey. You can, of course, use bottled sweet and sourContinue reading “Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs”

Copycat Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken

Day 16 of my 8 week Pantry Challenge! I almost caved and ordered Panda Express. I REALLY wanted their Sweet Fire Chicken, Broccoli Beef and Fried Rice. But then I remembered that it costs $12/plate and I have what I need to make it for around $5. You can use bottled Sweet Chile Sauce asContinue reading “Copycat Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken”

Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf

Day 5 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge. Because can you really have too much Thanksgiving dinner? Especially if it makes an amazing sandwich for lunch the next day. Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf with Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes, Turkey Gravy, Stuffing, buttered biscuit Cheesy Garlic Corn Bake and Buttered Peas. I know a lotContinue reading “Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf”

Baked Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks

Day 4 of my 8 week #pantrychallenge I really wanted Buffalo Wings, but the rules of the challenge and my wallet say no. I did have some chicken drumsticks in my freezer, though! They turned out crispy and delicious! Half Buffalo Drums, half BBQ. I also made some Onion Rings to go with them. IContinue reading “Baked Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks”

Restaurant Style Mexican Rice

I have no idea how traditional it is, but it’s the closest to restaurant style Mexican rice I’ve come. It’s so simple and quick to make! If you can’t stand cilantro you can use parsley. 1 cup Medium Grain Rice 2 Tablespoons Butter 1 cup Chicken Broth 1 cup Cantina Style Salsa Squeeze of LimeContinue reading “Restaurant Style Mexican Rice”

Crispy Cheese Breakfast Bagel

I’m not usually a breakfast person but I was so excited about making a breakfast sandwich! The combination of crispy, baked cheese and gooey melted cheese is amazing! I’m definitely going to be making this again! Home baked everything bagel, scrambled eggs, breakfast sausage, bacon, parmesan cheddar cheese crisp and a handful of sharp cheddar!Continue reading “Crispy Cheese Breakfast Bagel”

Breakfast Waffle Tacos

I got a new waffle maker for Christmas and I’m finally putting it to good use. These Breakfast “Tacos” are amazing! They’re a little clunky, but sooo good! The drizzle of syrup over top is key! Eggs: 6 large Eggs 2 Tablespoons Heavy Cream Salt and Pepper to taste Pinch of Rubbed Sage and GarlicContinue reading “Breakfast Waffle Tacos”

Supreme Stromboli

First dinner of 2020! This Stromboli is a personal favorite of mine. It has all my favorite toppings plus it makes my home smell like a pizzeria. Win-win! This is always a major hit with the kiddos and leftovers are almost unheard of. Pizza dough; proofed ½ cup Marinara Sauce ½ cup Mozzarella Cheese ½Continue reading “Supreme Stromboli”

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is one of my favorite Italian dishes! The tang of the tomatoes, the herbaceous seasonings and the richness of the beef and sausage. So amazing! And all that delicious Parmesan! Served with steamed broccoli; it can’t be beat! Sauce: 1 ½ lbs lean Ground Beef 1 lb mild Italian Sausage 1 oz BaconContinue reading “Spaghetti Bolognese”

Brown Sugar Bourbon BBQ Meatloaf

This is by far my favorite recipe for meatloaf. I love meatloaf with ketchup, but what about BBQ Sauce? One word. Amazing! It’s a go to for Meatloaf Night. Cheap, quick and its a great way to hide the veggies that picky kids or *cough* younger brothers *cough* refuse to eat. When you have time,Continue reading “Brown Sugar Bourbon BBQ Meatloaf”