Category: Main Courses

Homemade Pizza

Homemade pizza is easy and fun to make. It’s a great quick dinner for one or the family during the week or on weekends. Customize your pizza with any toppings you’d like! My boyfriend introduced me to making homemade pizzas, dough and all. Homemade pizza is great because it’s a quick weeknight meal to throw

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Zesty Mac & Cheese {Under 30 Minutes}

Macaroni and cheese in a dish in front of a bowl of cheddar cheese and a container of noodles

A zesty homemade macaroni and cheese recipe that is a perfect side dish for chicken, beef, or pork. Done in under 30 minutes, too! It’s super easy to dress this up as a main dish by adding cooked chicken or pulled pork. Homemade mac and cheese is easier than you might think. I think it’s

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Meatball Pasta Bake

Pasta with cheese and meatballs being spooned out of the baking dish

A cheesy baked pasta with meatballs that’s easy to make ahead and reheat. This recipe is great for my semi-homemade tomato sauce because you can cook the meatballs in the slow cooker with the sauce instead of in the oven. I made this a few weeks ago and ate it for lunch during the week.

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Dijon & Dill Baked Halibut With Parmesan Potatoes & Green Beans {Sheet Pan Meal}

Plate of baked halibut topped with sauce next to roasted potatoes and green beans

This baked halibut is a quick and easy one-pan meal that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner. Everything is cooked together on a baking sheet, which makes a great no-fuss meal. I made a soy-glazed salmon and asparagus sheet pan dinner recently, and decided I should make a similar recipe with another kind of fish. The

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35 Amazing & Unique Pie Recipes

Collage of various pies with text that says 35 amazing and unique pies

Pi day is next week, and I’m starting to scheme what kinds of pies to make. If you’re also looking for a pi day pie, this collection has 35 nontraditional pie recipes that will definitely be a big hit on pi day. There’s no bake pie, pot pie, slab pie, boozy pie, hand pie, vegetarian

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Soy Glazed Salmon {Sheet Pan Meal}

Salmon on a plate with asparagus and white rice

It’s Lent, which means it’s time for a lot more fish recipes around here. I’m a big seafood fan anyway, but I end up making more seafood recipes than usual during Lent. I made this the other night on Ash Wednesday. It’s a a quick and easy weeknight dinner, and it only requires one pan.

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11 Mouthwatering Beef Short Rib Recipes

I think it’s no secret that I love short ribs, and I guess it’s no coincidence that braising is one of my favorite cooking methods since that’s how short ribs are traditionally cooked. If you want to learn more about beef ribs, including short ribs, AmazingRibs.com and Lake Geneva Country Meats have good information. The

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Grandma’s Goulash Pot Roast

Spaetzle with beef, carrots, and potatoes in a gravy-like sauce

I love my grandmother’s goulash recipe, which I’ve actually never posted. This pot roast is inspired by her goulash, as is this beef stew. I had a hard time naming this recipe. It’s definitely a pot roast, but has some goulash-like qualities in the way it’s finished. Goulash is more of a stew, but this

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10 Recipes With Cheese Grits

I love cheese grits! Grits are one of my favorite breakfast foods, but it’s also great for lunch and dinner. For all grits lovers out there, here is a selection of 10 recipes that incorporate cheese grits. These recipes use a wide variety of cheeses – cheddar, goat cheese, gouda, and pepper jack. Images used

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BBQ Beef Tips With Cheddar Grits {Slow Cooker}

This recipe combines two of my favorite food items: barbecue sauce and grits. Unfortunately it’s one of those recipes I just wasn’t able to photograph as well as I’d like, but it is delicious! I made an outstanding slow cooker Mongolian beef a few weeks ago. It was extremely flavorful, and the beef was fall

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