Category Archive: American

Pot Roast with Caramelized onion Gravy (Crock Pot)

I love walking in the door to the aroma of dinner cooking in the crock pot. It makes life so much easier on a busy day. Choose your favorite cut of beef roast, I usually buy a rump roast or a bottom round roast and trim off all the fat. You start by browning the roast on all sides before placing it …

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Sourcream Apple Coffeecake

Apples are one of my favorite fruits and I eat at least one a day. They are portable, sweet, crunchy and pretty to look at. Although I like them in their natural state they also make delicious desserts! This is a simple coffeecake that has big flavor! Apples, sour cream and apple juice combine to create an exceptionally moist flavorful …

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Chicken Bundles

Continuing with this weeks theme of comfort food I have to include these delicious little chicken bundles. Cream cheese, garlic and herb cheese, onion and herbs de Provence are mixed with diced cooked chicken and baked all bundled up in crescent dough until golden brown. This is a down home winner that makes everyone smile when they come to …

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Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

Confession time, I love green beans! I know they are not a favorite vegetable of very many people, but I could eat them everyday, fresh, frozen or canned. Unfortunately my family does not share my love of this vegeatable in it’s plain state. I have searched out ways to make green beans that will make …

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I have been on a comfort food kick lately. It must be the the cold and wet weather and lack of sunshine. This is my favorite mashed potato recipe. Yukon gold potatoes have a beautiful yellow color that looks buttery to begin with. They are a thin skinned potato so I like to leave the skins …

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