Oats in a Jar with Berries

Oats in a Jar with Berries

Not your typical oatmeal I ate instant oatmeal almost everyday growing up.  At least it felt that way.  My brother loved Quaker Oats Maple and Cinnamon and guess who had to eat it with him?  Every. Single. Day.  Once I was old enough to choose I swore off oatmeal in...
Weeknight Beef Stew

Weeknight Beef Stew

Nothing says comfort food to me like beef stew.  I remember growing up and smelling it simmering when I walked in the door and being so excited for dinner.  It warmed up my insides after a cold day playing in the snow or sometimes just walking home in the cold.    I...
Quick and Easy Baked “Grilled” Cheese

Quick and Easy Baked “Grilled” Cheese

I hate making grilled cheese. It takes too long and I have no patience for it.   I always end up with soggy bread and a flat sandwich.   Plus, I never get to eat with everyone else. I’m at the stove making sandwiches two at a time for a room full of people. No...
Hearty Slow Cooker Corn Chowder

Hearty Slow Cooker Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder is something I have been wanting to try for a while.  Living in New England Clam Chowder is a staple and I have never been a lover of seafood.  I can see why folks love it, though.  There is nothing like the smell of a steaming hot bowl of chowder on a...
Crockpot Butternut Squash Soup

Crockpot Butternut Squash Soup

This is by far my favorite fall soup to make.  It is fairly simple when you make it in the slow cooker and it has become a comfort food for me.  I typically make this on the day I do my food shopping because you just throw everything into the crockpot together and let...