This Saucy Pinto Beans recipe is a perfect side dish to feed your family on crisp autumn nights. There's something so homely about a pot of beans simmering on the stove. When the big Dutch oven comes out of its summer storage spot, my family knows there's a pot of Saucy Pinto Beans coming soon. This recipe is just so easy to make, and beans are super affordable, … [Read more...] about Saucy Pinto Beans Recipe
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Feeding your family delicious meals and snacks doesn't have to be hard. These tried and true recipes are easy to follow and mostly from scratch. Cooking for a crowd or just for one? You can adjust the serving size in the recipe box to scale the ingredients required as needed.
You can make this creamy homemade Ranch salad dressing in minutes using fresh or dried herbs. Drizzled on your favorite salad, or used as a dip, it's so much better from scratch! I live in the Midwest where you can get a side of Ranch salad dressing with just about anything in a restaurant. It's so popular here that if you want to make people gasp and clutch their pearls, … [Read more...] about Homemade Ranch Salad Dressing
Making homemade garlic powder is a great way to use extra heads before they go bad. If you prefer organic spices, you'll find making your own garlic powder is a lot less expensive than buying it, too. With stores running low on kitchen staples lately, it's always good to know how to make your own. That includes making homemade garlic powder, which is surprisingly easy. So, … [Read more...] about How To Make Garlic Powder Without a Dehydrator
Need a quick weeknight dinner? Your whole family will love this easy seafood and noodles stir-fry recipe that's ready in just 20 minutes. Lately, cooking dinner feels like I'm a contestant in an episode of Chopped. To minimize trips to the store, I've been scheduling two and sometimes three weeks of meals at a time. Then I check the pantry and fridge to see what we already … [Read more...] about Seafood and Noodles Stir-Fry Recipe
You could be eating authentic guacamole in minutes with this recipe. Don't miss the tips on storing extra in the fridge or freezer, too. I grew up eating authentic guacamole. Avocados trees were abundant in California back then. Most of our neighbors had at least one tree in their backyard. Some had several. We didn't, but that didn't mean we had to get our avocados at the … [Read more...] about How To Make Authentic Guacamole