Flour Tortillas

Flour tortillas are one of my favorite foods. They are incredibly versatile and generally inexpensive. I don’t make tortillas very often for some reason even though there is something extra special … [Read more...]

Double Chip Oatmeal Cookie Bars

When the grocery stores had baking supplies on sale before Christmas I bought a few bags of various chips for cookies. They had been in the cupboard for almost three month and I wondered what to make … [Read more...]

Chili Bean and Potato Stew

Beans are a staple at our house because they are budget friendly and versatile. The stew is a nice change from the usual Southern-style pot of pintos or refried beans. It is filling, richly seasoned, … [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...]

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

  Chicken and dumplings is one of my family's favorite meals. It's very easy and without much added cost can be stretched to feed a whole lot of people. My  two year old nephew … [Read more...]