Category Archives: family recipes

Super Simple Dinner- Day 5

Today’s Menu: Breakfast: Honey Bun Muffins with Sausage/ham Dinner: Crockpot Roast/ One hour Yeast Rolls The recipe for Honey Bun Muffins can be found here. CrockPot Roast Put everything in the crockpot and cook on low 8-10 hours, or on … Continue reading

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Super Simple Menu- Day 1 Crockpot Chicken Fajita

Today is the first day for my new menu.  I am using crockpot or very simple meals.  Today’s menu is: Breakfast: Semi-homemade Cinnamon Rolls. Lunch: Crockpot Chicken Fajitas Dinner: Left overs and “make do” This is the amount I used … Continue reading

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Lori’s Quick and Easy Shepherd Pie

This recipe for Shepherd Pie could be called “Beef Farmer’s Pie” instead of “shepherd,” because there is not lamb in this recipe.  This is one of my family’s favorite recipes I make.  Here are the simple step-by-step directions. Ingredients: 2 … Continue reading

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Nonie’s Butter Rolls (This is a dessert!)

My grandmother used to make the most wonderful dessert.  She called them “butter rolls” and I called them her “milk rolls.” She once told me that her mother made them for her and the siblings.  My great-grandmother gave birth to … Continue reading

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Yummy Easy Semi-Homemade Cinnamon Rolls!!

Our Sunday breakfast has taken on a new tradition, cinnamon rolls.   I make homemade bread quite often, but I don’t always want to make yeast dough to have cinnamon rolls every Sunday morning.  I cheated one payday and bought “canned … Continue reading

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Picadillo de Carne Molida con Papas

Picadillo Carne Molida con Papas Ingredients: 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 potato, cubed 1 carrot, sliced 1 small onion, chopped 1 small bell pepper, chopped (if desired) 2 fresh tomatoes, chopped (or 1 can tomatoes with green chilies, drained) … Continue reading

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Homemade flour tortillas

As you may have read previously, in my posts, my hubby comes from a Mexican background.  I like to try Mexican/ Tex-Mex recipes for our family.  Today, I made homemade flour tortillas for the first time.  The hard part about … Continue reading

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