Pot Luck Meatballs

Mom’s BBQ Meatballs, My Go-To for Pot Lucks

I suppose I've had this recipe all my life, because I remember my mom making this very early in my youth. It feeds a crowd and can be baked in the oven on baking sheets with the sauce poured over to caramelize into a sticky flavorful glaze. Or, I've cooked the meatballs separately and then scooped them into a crock pot, topped with the sauce and gave a gentle stir to combine. After a couple hours on low the dish is steamy warm and easy to transport. The best part about this recipe is the sauce. Every time I make this easy BBQ sauce, I wonder why I ever grab a bottle of at the store. I love

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slow cooker pork chops

Crock Pot Pork Chops with Apples and Figs #SundaySupper

Pork and apples are a classic pairing, and figs and sweet anise seed, orange juice and red wine vinegar, all add an exciting depth of flavor for a wonderful slow cooked meal. Activities from this Summer, including a move that found us downsizing from our home of 22 years, has taken it’s toll on my

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Breakfast Burrito with green chile sauce

Breakfast Burrito with Green Chile Sauce

This simple green chile sauce is spot on for this bacon, egg and potato smothered burrito. The method for building the burrito is perfect, and a final stop in the oven means there isn’t a rush to have all the ingredients ready at exactly the same time.

BBQ Shrimp dinner

Shrimp Salad with Basil Oil

The big, bold Southwestern flavors for this shrimp seasoning, which include ancho chile powder, smoked paprika, cumin and brown sugar, make a fabulous pairing for Basil Oil, fresh sweet tomatoes and rings of onions.

New Mexico Stacked Enchiladas

Stacked Enchiladas

Stacked Enchiladas are a New Mexico specialty. Fried tortillas with layers of ground beef, red chile sauce and cheese are baked and the end result is sure to set your taste buds on fire.

Cheese Sausage Breakfast Cassarole

Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Easy Cheesy and Chile, this noodle Mexican Breakfast Casserole is easy to throw together and most certainly a crowd pleaser.

Tomato Basil Italian Sausage Soup

Creamy Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup

Rich in flavor with fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, creamy with a roux and Parmesan cheese. Savory with Italian Sausage, this is a wonderful Fall soup.

Chicken Thigh Kebabs

Chicken Thigh Kebabs with Chile Yogurt Sauce

  Easy weeknight meals. I need more of these in my life, so I’ve been making an effort to seek out and collect ideas. It’s silly to be scratching your head around 4:00 in the afternoon wondering what’s going to be on the dinner table in a timely fashion. I’ve started a Pinterest board for

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Easy open faced egg sandwich

Open Face Breakfast Sandwich with Smashed Avocado

An easy and somewhat healthy breakfast. Open face breakfast sandwich with smashed avocado.

Harissa Mushroom Kabobs

Homemade Harissa Recipe for Mushroom Kabobs

Making Harissa at home is easy and incredible with flavor. Slather it on some skewered mushrooms and grill for a wonderful side dish.

Shrimp Salad with Hominy

Shrimp Salad with Hominy, Arugula and Lime

Shrimp Salad with Hominy Arugula and Lime. A wonderful combination of flavors and textures for a perfect Summer one dish meal.