Category: Casseroles

A poppy good time….

There is one dish my Mammaw would always make for us when we go visit her…Poppyseed Chicken Casserole and I LOVED it!!  Now I get to make it for her (with a few changes here and there)! All from scratch So my Mammaw was a good cook but she tended to …

a classic recipe…updated a bit

I love making classic dishes that bring me back to my childhood.  A favorite soup (like this one), cake (such as this sheet cake) or casserole (like this chicken and rice) but give it a bit of an update…you know add a little sparkle to it.   I am not …

Chicken Spaghetti…from scratch!!

Chicken spaghetti has been a favorite of mine for many, many years.  Ever since one of my oldest friends, Bonnie, made it for me.  Back then we used canned everything (including canned chicken) and processed anything we could find, and it was SOOOOO good. Remaking a favorite As much as …

King Ranch Chicken…my way

Living in Texas I grew up eating a delicious layered casserole called King Ranch Chicken.  It is a rich and very cheesy mexican inspired casserole that always was a huge hit with family, friends and any pot luck it was brought too. A throwback made my way… Since I was …

your FAVORITE enchilada at home (trust me)

Yesterday I shared with you my favorite Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef.  Today it is all about using that shredded beef to make AMAZING Shredded Beef Enchiladas. Trust me you will not need to go to your favorite Mexican restaurant after you have these enchiladas…at least I don’t have too. …

hamburger helper all grown-up

Did you have hamburger helper as a kid growing up?  If you did I have to tell you I am a little jealous.  I always wanted my mom to make us hamburger helper, but she just never did.  Ever since I have been a little obsessed with it and now …

An Update for Taco Tuesday

Does your family have Taco Tuesday every week?  I love the idea and just may have to make it a weekly deal in our home, I know The Hubby would LOVE it…especially is this taco skillet was on the menu. No Mess… I don’t know about you but one of …

stack it up

It is Monday!!  Where did the weekend go?  Also, did you know that simmer is also over?  Yay…it is crazy school starts in 2 weeks. Monday needs easy…EVERYTHING When Monday rolls around I know I love it when I can feed my peeps something yummy and EASY…because lets be real …

casserole = happy Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and that means it is time to indulge a little in some delicious Mexican fare.  As I have mentioned many times before I LOVE Mexican food…and this casserole helped foster that love when I growing up. Honey (my mom) loved casseroles as they …

a skinny tetrazzini…but don’t tell anyone

Some of my most favorite dinners are those from my childhood and chicken tetrazzini is one for sure.  There is just something so good about pasta, chicken and a creamy sauce all cooked together in a casserole.  To be honest I am not sure if it was the actual dish …