Food · Sides and Veggies

Clam Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps

Here is another recipe born from me trying to use up what I had on hand in the kitchen. Canned clams aren’t a staple in our house, but I had some leftover from making a pot of clam chowder over the holidays. I was satisfied when the result turned out to be these beautiful mushroom… Continue reading Clam Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps

Food · Meaty Main Dishes · Sides and Veggies

Instant Pot Ham, Green Bean, and Potato Bowl

Looking for an easy dinner with a whopping 5 ingredients? I’ve got you covered. Over the holidays we got a great deal on a ham that we had for Christmas dinner. Since it was a 9 lb ham for a family of 5, 3 of which are small children, we had a lot of leftover.… Continue reading Instant Pot Ham, Green Bean, and Potato Bowl

Breakfast · Food

4 Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

I always want Christmas morning to be magical and, well, delicious. I like to serve my family (and myself!) something we don’t always have for breakfast. Something special. I also don’t want to spend the whole morning in the kitchen, missing out on the festivities. Over the last few years, I have come up with some dishes that… Continue reading 4 Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

Food · Meaty Main Dishes

Tex-Mex Cornbread Casserole

It has felt like fall in Oklahoma for a good two weeks. . . and now it feels like winter is upon us. Did anyone else pull out their heavy coats this morning? The change of the season(s) has had me in full-blown comfort food mode. This Tex-Mex Cornbread Casserole was concocted from delaying a… Continue reading Tex-Mex Cornbread Casserole

Family · Food · Sweets

Stamped Sweets Makes Any Occasion Special

Friends, I’ve never been big on Valentine’s Day. Not for any social reason like I’m opposed to the commercialism of it or anything. Just because. Then when I got married it kinda seemed like our anniversary started to check the box of what Valentine’s Day is supposed to cover. Since becoming a mom I have… Continue reading Stamped Sweets Makes Any Occasion Special

Breakfast · Food

Pumpkin Oatmeal

We had some pie pumpkins from Halloween and Thanksgiving that I wanted to use up. I popped them in the Instant Pot for 20 minutes. They came out easy to peel and easy to purée. That purée was used to make a few pumpkin dishes, but I think this oatmeal was my favorite. The pumpkin… Continue reading Pumpkin Oatmeal

Food · Soups

Instant Pot Beef and Vegetable Soup

It’s November, and we’ve already had our first snow. That might not seem crazy to some, but here in Oklahoma it was a bit early. So of course we have started to fill our pots with chili, stews, and soups. This beef and vegetable soup has been a perfect quick dump dish for our cold… Continue reading Instant Pot Beef and Vegetable Soup