Food

The Day I Bought 12 Pies: An Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies Review

We visited the Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur, OK this weekend. After hiking and swimming in this beautiful area we were hungry in a way you can only be after playing outside all day in summer. Feeling starving and excited to visit Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies for the first time made me temporarily loose… Continue reading The Day I Bought 12 Pies: An Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies Review

Food · Sides and Veggies

Garlic Chive Butter

I’ve made this butter before and loved it. This time though was different. This time I had garlic and chives from our little garden to make it with. Our garlic bulbs were little, but we were still excited to have grown them! I keep the finished product in the fridge and use on baked potatoes,… Continue reading Garlic Chive Butter

Food · Salads · Sides and Veggies

Sweet Potato Salad

I brought this colorful dish to Easter dinner. I think I enjoyed this more than anyone else there because I brought most of it home. I really did like it though, and I’m going to make it again. It worked well for a potluck since it didn’t require any reheating. I also liked that it changed… Continue reading Sweet Potato Salad

Food · Sandwiches

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day with Grownup Twists

Happy National Grilled Cheese Day! Celebrate with trying one of these grown up grilled cheese tips or one of the recipes listed below.   Tips for turning a grilled cheese sandwich into being worthy of a grownup meal: Use good quality bread. I like using slices of French or Italian breads. Don’t waste the heels!… Continue reading Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day with Grownup Twists

Food · Soups

Roasted Acorn Squash Soup

There is a chance of rain almost every day this week.Since springtime in Oklahoma can never make up it’s mind, it is still soup weather. This is an easy recipe but the roasting does take some time. I made it on a lazy Saturday, topped it with Homemade Croutons, and served with a green salad. It… Continue reading Roasted Acorn Squash Soup

Food · Meaty Main Dishes · Salads

Salad with Shredded Buffalo Chicken

This is my new favorite weekday lunch. It’s easy to prep and shaking up a plain ole’ salad. If you meal prep, this would be a perfect addition to your rotation. Plus, if you want to get really crazy with it, you can add some Homemade Croutons. I take my lunch in a bento box, which… Continue reading Salad with Shredded Buffalo Chicken

Food · Salads · Sides and Veggies

Homemade Croutons

I opened the pantry to make breakfast this weekend and found three packages of bread with the heels only left in each one. THREE! Not being one to waste food, I whipped up a batch of homemade croutons to use on soups and salads for the rest of the weekend. I like croutons but they… Continue reading Homemade Croutons