Chocolate Chip Pound Cake: My Girl, Paula!

The pic is a little on the wonky side. It's overcast and I was trying to get a good angle that would let the little bit of natural light in so I could avoid flash. This is a really good cake. It is … [Read more...]

Shredded Pork Burritos

I love Mexican food. I suppose it comes from being a native Southern Californian. We don't eat out very often anymore so if I get a craving for Mexican food I have to make it myself. That is a good … [Read more...]

Squash Dressing

This is a dish my mom first sampled at a covered dish dinner not too long after we moved here. We call it squash casserole but the proper name is squash dressing. It is a Southern-style cornbread … [Read more...]

Chicken Tortilla Casserole-the original

I cannot think of a recipe that says family to me more than this one. When I make it I am  transported back to the tiny kitchen in the house  where I spent most of my childhood. Those are … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Mini Bundt Cakes

Welcome to day five of kid friendly food week here on Cookin' Mimi. The cake recipe just happens to fall on my one year blogoversary. Hard to believe I have been at this a year. I am mostly amazed … [Read more...]

Extra Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Welcome to day three of kid friendly foods week here on Cookin' Mimi. I was going to post this yesterday but I babysat my nephew until around one and he was not going to let me do anything that … [Read more...]

Meal Planning 101 Challenge 2

The assignment for this week of the Happy Housewife's Menu Planning 101 Challenge was to add five additional meals and your favorite side dishes. Five more meals: Pepper Steak Swiss … [Read more...]