BLT Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad with bacon, lettuce, and tomato in a white bowl.BLT Pasta Salad is a creamy pasta salad full of crispy bacon pieces, tomatoes, and chopped Romaine lettuce. It's one of my favorite summer pasta salads. Goes great with burgers, hot dogs, or grilled chicken.   If you love a summertime BLT sandwich, you can't go wrong with this creamy pasta salad. The creamy dressing is Ranch-flavored for ...

Cheesy Garlic Shrimp Alfredo

Pan full of Cheesy Shrimp AlfredoCheesy Garlic Shrimp Alfredo is a wonderfully creamy and rich pasta dish with lots of garlic flavor. Can be made start to finish in just 20 minutes.   The alfredo sauce for this Italian dinner is from scratch but super easy to make. Four ounces of cream cheese combine with a simple flour and milk roux to ...

Waffled French Toast

Waffled French Toast on a plate with baconCan't decide between waffles or French Toast? Make Waffled French Toast, a wonderful mash-up of 2 breakfast favorites. I can't think of a better way to start the day!   When you make French Toast in a waffle iron, you have all the flavor of French Toast, but it gets crispy on the outside and has those ...

Smothered Chicken Breasts

Smothered Chicken BreastsSmothered Chicken Breasts are first pan-seared in bacon grease and then baked in a creamy mushroom sauce. Pure comfort food and perfect for a weeknight dinner.   There's no condensed chicken soup in this from-scratch chicken dinner. One bite of this Smothered Chicken and you'll be hooked. The chicken breasts cook up tender and moist in a ...

Slow Cooker Spicy Pinto Beans

Spicy Pinto Beans in a crock pot with jalapenos on topThis Slow Cooker Spicy Pinto Beans recipe turns an inexpensive pound of pinto beans into a deliciously spicy side for Mexican meals. Flavored with garlic, jalapenos, and ham, these beans are far from boring.   There's so much flavor in every bite. Slow cooking pinto beans is really the way to go. These beans are great with ...