• Darlene's Recipes,  Recipes

    The Secret to Making the World’s Greatest Pot Roast

    Recipe by Darlene Schacht Have you ever wondered how to make a perfect pot roast? I did, for years. My intentions were good, but the results would just not measure up. That is until I learned the secret to making the melt in your mouth world’s greatest pot roast. It’s tender, it’s delicious, and it’s all in the timing. Time it right, and you’ll have a 10 out of 10 every time! I’m also including a recipe for gravy and mashed potatoes below incase there are any beginners out there who need a bit more direction. Ingredients: Pot roast (about 3 lbs) Bacon 1/2 tsp. minced garlic Butter Salt Pepper…

  • Janelle's Recipes,  Recipes

    Janelle’s Black Bean Salsa

    Note: Congratulations to Jennifer Copeland. She is the winner in our monthly giveaway. A very timely recipe with summer just around the corner, this homemade salsa is one of my favorites! It’s excellent to go alongside of any Mexican dish, on top of salads, or you can gift it in a mason jar all on its own. For the loved ones in your life who have an intolerance to gluten – no worries, this recipe is naturally gluten-free and so are most corn chips! Ingredients: Cilantro Shoepeg corn Black beans Italian dressing Garlic Tobasco Chili powder Red pepper Green pepper Onion Cubanelle pepper Tomato Instructions: Rinse and drain black beans…

  • Breads,  Chantelle's Kitchen,  Desserts,  Recipes

    Chantelle’s Chocolate Chip Muffins

    YIELDS PREP TIME COOK TIME TOTAL TIME 1 DOZ. 10 MINS 20 MINS 30 MINS Ingredients: 1 1/2 c. Flour  2/3 c. Sugar                                                                                                3/4 tsp. Baking Powder                                                                         …

  • Breads,  Desserts,  Madison's Recipes,  Recipes

    Mmm Mmm Good Banana Bread

    Mmm Mmm Good Banana Bread Ingredients: 1/2 cup Butter (Softened) 1 cup White Sugar 2 Eggs 3 ripe Bananas, Mashed 1 tbsp Milk 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 2 cups All-Purpose Flour 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Salt Optional – 1 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips Directions: Preheat the oven to 325. Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.  In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar together until fluffy. Beat in eggs and add the mashed bananas, milk and cinnamon.  In another mixing bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  Combine the two mixtures until blended and fold in the chocolate chips.  Pour batter…

  • Breads,  Chantelle's Kitchen,  Recipes

    Chantelle’s Bread Rolls

    About the Author Chantelle and her husband Michael have been together for 17 years, and have 5 wonderful, crazy kids! While Mike works outside the home, Chantelle’s a full time stay-at-home mom, embracing her role as a homemaker With five kids on a single income, she does her best to cut costs by baking, cooking, and creating most things by hand. How much does she love baking? Well, let’s put it this way, she buys her flour and sugar in bulk and yet she’s still running out all the time! Click here to find her other recipes Find Chantelle on the Web at:Instagram: @MyP31Kitchen

  • Breads,  Chantelle's Kitchen,  Desserts,  Recipes

    Grandpa’s Cinnamon Buns with Cream Cheese Icing

    If you’re ever looking for a great mixer, this is the one I use, and I absolutely love it!! About the Author Chantelle and her husband Michael have been together for 17 years, and have 5 wonderful, crazy kids! While Mike works outside the home, Chantelle’s a full time stay-at-home mom, embracing her role as a homemaker With five kids on a single income, she does her best to cut costs by baking, cooking, and creating most things by hand. How much does she love baking? Well, let’s put it this way, she buys her flour and sugar in bulk and yet she’s still running out all the time! Click…

  • Madison's Recipes,  Recipes

    Recipe for Stuffed Peppers

    Ingredients: 1/2 cup Rice (Uncooked) 1 Onion 2 tbsp Tomato Paste 2 Cloves Garlic 1 lbs Ground Beef 1 can Diced Tomatoes (796ml) 1 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano Salt & Pepper 6 Bell Peppers 1 cup Cheese (Marble or cheddar) Optional:Chopped parsley for garnish Instructions: Preheat oven for 400 F. In a large skillet, cook ground beef until no longer pink. Prepare the rice according to the package directions. Dice the onion and add to the ground beef. Cook over medium heat until soft. Add the tomato paste and garlic to the beef and onions. Stir in cooked rice, diced tomatoes and seasonings. Simmer the mixture for about 5 minutes…

  • Casseroles,  Recipes

    Perogy Casserole

    Ingredients: 9 lasagna noodles 2 cups of dry cottage cheese 3 cups of mashed potatoes (3-5 medium potatoes) salt & pepper 1 cup of chopped onion 1 egg 2 tsp. onion salt 2 cups of shredded cheese 1/2 cup of margarine or butter 1 package (about a pound) of bacon Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook lasagna noodles as per Instructions. Boil the potatoes. I don’t peel my potatoes, but you can if you prefer. While that’s cooking, chop onion, bacon, and grate your cheese.  Fry bacon until crispy. Remove from pan, leaving the grease behind. (I pour my grease into a cup and scoop it into the garbage…

  • Recipes,  Salads

    Easy Greek Pasta Salad

    Ingredients: Fusilli Pasta Feta Cheese (crumbled or cubed) Zesty Itallian Salad Dressing Cherry Tomatoes Cucumber Black Olives Red Onion Feta Cheese Other vegetables you might like to add: Green Pepper Red Pepper Broccoli Green Onions How much of each? Well it depends on the size of your family. I’ll usually cook one package of fusilli and use about 1 cups of feta (we like a lot of feta!) for a medium bowl. Directions: Boil and drain fusilli according to directions. Rinse with cold water and let cool while you are preparing the veggies. Chop up your veggies Cube or crumble your feta cheese Once the pasta is completely cool, toss…