Jodi’s Homemade Mac & Cheese

Jodi's daughter went nuts over over this Mac & Cheese recipe. Is it the added bread crumbs, or just because Mom made it? (Hear all about it from today's show podcast starting at 38:37)

Jodi’s Red Sauce

Ingredients  3 small cans of tomato paste (6oz) 3 Tablespoons of sugar OR sugar substitute 2 small (short) cans of tomato sauce (15oz) 2 medium (regular) sized cans of stewed tomatoes (15oz) 1 small chopped onion 1 TBL garlic, minced 2-3 Tablespoons of Olive... Read More.

Easy “No Bean” Chili

Ingredients  1 lb. ground beef 1 lb. ground pork 1 can of tomato sauce 1 can of diced or stewed tomatoes Water (about 1 cup) 1 can of corn, drained 2 pkgs of chili seasoning (I use low sodium)   Directions Cook meat (draining it is optional)... Read More.

Jodi’s Baked Creamy Spaghetti

This is something NEW I tried on the family – and they DUG IN.   So easy.  I think I saw it on a cooking show somewhere.  But here is my version:  Ingredients 1 pot of red sauce with meat Angel hair... Read More.

Buttermilk Pancakes

(Hear all about them at 00:27) Ingredients 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 1/4... Read More.

Artichoke & Tomato Summer Side Dish

So this is 1 of my favorite summer side dishes because it is EASIER than easy – no cooking required. I use fresh bite sized tomatoes, sliced, and a jar of marinated artichokes. Place the tomatoes and artichokes in a dish, and leave some of... Read More.

Sausage Brunch Casserole

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds ground pork sausage (Sam uses 2 lbs) 1 (8 ounce) package refrigerated crescent roll dough 2 cups mozzarella cheese (Sam modified this with cheddar cheese) 4 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup milk salt and pepper to taste Directions Place sausage in a large,... Read More.

Sam’s Honey Garlic Slow Cooker Ribs

Servings: 3–4 1 (2½–3 lb) rack of pork ribs, halved 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon pepper 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 cup honey ½ cup soy sauce 10 cloves garlic, minced Season ribs evenly with salt, pepper, paprika, and chili powder. Rub... Read More.

Homemade Peanut Butter Eggs

3 Cups powdered sugar 1½ cups creamy peanut butter ¼ cup butter or margarine melted 2 Tablespoons milk 1-2 Bags milk chocolate chips 2 Tablespoons shortening   Beat together powdered sugar, peanut butter, and butter together. At this point... Read More.