German Potato Salad

German Potato Salad Ingredients: 3 pounds medium red potatoes 5 bacon strips, diced 1 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1-1/4 cups sugar 1 cup cider vinegar 3/4 cup water 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley Directions Place potatoes in a Dutch oven; cover with water.... Read More.

Sam’s Monkey Bread

3 cans of biscuits 1 cup sugar 2 Tbs cinnamon 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 stick margarine Topping 2 cups powdered sugar 3 Tbs milk 1 tsp vanilla or almond extract Mix together sugar, brown sugar and cinnamon. Separate and quarter all the biscuits. Roll each biscuit piece in the sugar mixture until... Read More.

Kicked Up Goldfish

1 large box flavor blasted Goldfish crackers 1/2 pkg. dry ranch dip mix 1 tbs. crushed red pepper 1/2 cup canola oil Mix oil, ranch mix and pepper in large bowl. Pour in the crackers and begin carefully and lightly stirring with hands (being... Read More.

Murphy’s Perfect Scrambled Eggs

The Murphy Method: Only “cut” the eggs with water  - not milk or cream.   Add only a little water before whisking. Whisk the eggs for a few minutes – adding air, which helps to make them... Read More.

Jodi’s Spaghetti Squash

This is a FAVORITE at our house! Taylor & Phoebe like it better than regular pasta when we have red sauce. 1 medium sized spaghetti squash 1 deep dish casserole dish Cooking spray Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray the dish, and use a... Read More.

Recipe: Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Recipe from Hershey's Ingredients 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 2-1/4 cups milk 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Whipped topping (optional) Directions: 1. Stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan; gradually... Read More.

Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Bake Sugar Cookies with pink & red sprinkles or you can use pink & red M&M’s! Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Melt chip morsels in the microwave for 30 second intervals – stirring between.  When the chocolate is smooth, dip the clean dried berries into the chocolate... Read More.


"It makes me crazy when the kids don't eat breakfast -- so we came up with these!" -Jodi Jodi brings back the '3 Ingredient Breakfasts' first thing in the show podcast below. Peanut Butter Banana Toast wheat toast peanut butter banana slices Toast the bread as desired, then add... Read More.

RECIPE: Spicy Glazed Chicken from Holly Clegg

Get a week's worth of recipes from Holly Clegg HERE! In the oven or on the grill, this spicy rub with a honey glaze turns chicken into a quick amazing best chicken breast recipe. Makes 4 (4-ounce) servings 1 teaspoon chili powder 2 teaspoons... Read More.

Best Big & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

You COULD bake for Mom, for a Valentines Day surprise, or you COULD bring these to a teacher! Enjoy. 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar ... Read More.

Back In The Groove Food – 2019

Great recipes to get you back on track with a healthy fresh start to the new year. Jodi’s Chicken Noodle Soup (Instant Pot) Ingredients 3 boneless... Read More.

Sam’s Instant Pot Carnitas

CARNITAS (Instant Pot) 3 pounds boneless pork shoulder/Boston butt, cut in 1 1/2-inch pieces (I had a 4lb butt, but after trimming the fat it was closer to 3lbs) 1 pound pork belly, cut in1-inch pieces ½ cup chicken stock or broth 1 Tbs. salt 1 tsp.... Read More.