German Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

One German Chocolate Brownie topped with whipped cream.  German Chocolate Brownies topped with a layer of cheesecake will be a big hit with coconut/chocolate lovers. Very easy to make! The brownie layer is made with a box of German Chocolate cake mix with a few pecans and some shredded coconut added in for more german chocolate goodness. With only 4 ingredients in the cheesecake ...

Creamy Taco Spaghetti

Pasta in a large skillet.Creamy Taco Spaghetti is so wonderfully creamy and cheesy and full of Tex-Mex flavor. Can be made start to finish in just 20 minutes.   Top with chopped fresh cilantro and pickled jalalpenos and you have a plate full of comfort food. A packet of taco seasoning is a huge short-cut for this recipe. It adds pretty much ...

Crescent Beef Burritos

Two Crescent Burrito Bundles on a white plate.Crescent Beef Burritos- a taco meat filling is wrapped up in crescent roll dough, baked until golden and covered with cheeese. Quick and easy for a weeknight meal. Only 6 ingredients needed to make this family favorite. It's a wonderfully easy and delicious dinner that can be made in just 30 minutes. This recipe yields 8 ...

Summer Succotash

Succotash in a white bowl.Summer Succotash is a wonderful southern side full of corn, lima beans, and bacon with lots of vibrant colors.   Invented by Native Americans, the ingredients can vary. Succotash is one of those quintessential southern sides. But it sometimes gets a bad rap and it does have a tendency to be a bland, flavorless mix of veggies. But ...

Bacon-Braised Red Potatoes

Bacon-Braised Red PotatoesBacon-Braised Red Potatoes make an easy side dish and they have tons of bacon flavor . In addition to bacon, they are also flavored with onion and thyme. They make a great side for chicken, pork, or steak. How To Make Bacon-Braised Red Potatoes:  Small red potatoes are cut in half and placed cut side down in ...

Apple Butter Muffins

Muffins on a white plate with apples in background.Apple Butter Muffins are flavored with apple butter and fall spices. So much flavor in these easy to make fall muffins.   A full cup of apple butter not only adds flavor but also moistness to these muffins. You can use homemade apple butter or store-bought apple butter. Cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves are also added to this ...

Sweet and Tangy Oven-Barbecued Chicken

Sweet and Tangy Barbecued Chicken on a plate with mac and cheese.Oven-Barbecued Chicken in a thick sauce that's sweet and tangy makes an out of this world family dinner. It's made with boneless chicken breasts so it's really easy to eat.   This is one of my all-time favorite recipes and I find myself making it again and again. It's a recipe from America's Test Kitchen and if ...

Easy Garlic Knots

Garlic Knots on a baking sheet.Easy Garlic Knots- This quick and easy recipe produces wonderfully buttery garlic knots that make a great appetizer or side for an Italian meal. With as much buttery garlic flavor as restaurant garlic knots, these easy rolls take less than 20 minutes to make start to finish. What makes these Garlic Knots so easy? You'll start with a ...

Raspberry-Pecan Blondies

Raspberrry Bars on a plate.Raspberry Pecan Blondies- fresh raspberries and crunchy pecans are baked right into these buttery blondies. They bake up thick and chewy with the perfect amount of sweetness to balance the slight tartness of the raspberries.     This recipe is fabulously easy. Just prepare a simple blondie batter using simple ingredients, stir in some pecans, and plop the ...