Not-So-Sloppy Slider Recipe

This was another fun recipe I tried using the Kid-Tastic Wildtree Bundle of seasonings – Not So Sloppy Sliders! I did make it a tad different than their version — I didn’t make it into patties, but actually made it like a chopped burger/sloppy joe…and topped it off with slices of sharp cheddar cheese. Yum! You will need: 1½ lbs […]

Crock Pot Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff — so easy to make when you let the crock pot do most of the work! Most people will use stew meat, but I prefer to get a nice sirloin and have the meat department cut it into nice sized pieces for me. If you as the meat counter, nicely, they should do it for free. I used […]

Perfect For Guests: Cheddar Horseradish Cheeseball

This is one of those things that you can keep in the fridge for a week before your party – it’s GREAT for the holiday time! Fairly simple, and yet often impressive with it’s flavor, you can score a big hit with this gem. Cheddar Horseradish Cheeseball 8 Smart Points Per Serving Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup […]

Pea and Peanut Salad is a Throwback to Supper Club Days

This is a very different, yet delightful side dish/salad that often surprises people. It SOUNDS a tad weird, but the flavors and texture really work together! Try bringing it to a potluck and watch the weary faces light up as they nibble it and then go back for more. Pea and Peanut Salad  9 Smart Points Per Serving Ingredients: 10 […]

Homemade Seasoning Salt Recipe

Did you know that there is really a store behind the Lawry’s Seasoning Salt? It was made for their restaurant chain’s amazing Prime Rib entrees! I have been to their Chicago and Vegas locations…it was like stepping back into the supper club era. This is MY version of seasoning salt…it makes a large batch that you can use to season steaks, […]

How To Eat Out And Save Money

If you’re the type of person who is looking to save money, you know that eating out isn’t something that really fits very well into a budget. However, it’s still nice from time to time to enjoy a nice dinner out where you don’t have to cook or clean up after yourself. Fitting a nice dinner out into a budget […]