Cooking up a Project

Soups – Salads – Sides

Cafe Rio Taco Salad

Cafe Rio Taco Salad

Cafe Rio Taco Salad......Oh so good! My good friend Janelle gave me this recipe a while ago and I...

Savory Orzo

Savory Orzo

Greetings from the long lost blogger 🙂 It has been REALLY cold here in Michigan.  Last week we...

Guacamole

Guacamole

Somehow I always think that Summer will bring me more time to catch up on things and relax a...

Tomato Tortellini Soup

Tomato Tortellini Soup

My friend Janelle gave me this recipe.  We've tweaked it a little and it has become a family...

Crunchy Asian Salad

Crunchy Asian Salad

There are probably a million different versions of this salad. I like how simple this one is. The...

Roasted Green Beans

Roasted Green Beans

My friend Barbara shared this recipe with us when we were visiting her house. My kids loved it so...

Hamburger Stew

Hamburger Stew

This stew was a HIT! The broth is so tasty that my son said he would eat it all by itself. We all...

Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes

These were a nice compliment to the grilled flank steakwe had tonight. My son liked them so well...

Chicken Almond Soup

Chicken Almond Soup

This soup is one of my family’s favorites. My mom created it after having something similar in a...

Flavored Rice

Flavored Rice

I came up with a glorious idea the other day. I always make several cups of extra rice whenever we...

Colorful Baked Beans

Colorful Baked Beans

These beans taste very good. They are always a hit with my kids and at potlucks. The recipe is...

Skinny Tortilla Soup

Skinny Tortilla Soup

  I love this easy satisfying soup. It is quick to assemble and tastes great! Sometimes I make it...

Creamy Fruit Dip

Creamy Fruit Dip

 This recipe is really easy. We had it at a bed and breakfast a few years ago. We liked it so much...

Sour Cream Potatoes

Sour Cream Potatoes

I love these potatoes!  My whole family is happy when I make them.  It is good old fashioned...