Bangers and Mash

Bangers and mash, also known as sausages and mash, is a traditional British dish, consisting of sausages served with mashed potatoes. It may consist of one of a variety of flavored sausages made of pork, lamb, or beef. The dish is usually served with onion gravy, but may also include fried onions and peas. This […]

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Instant Pot Ramen

On any given day, ask my kids what they want to eat and they will 99.9% of the time respond with “ramen.” While I appreciate their love of carbs and the cheap little packs that take about .5 seconds to make, I don’t always want to join in on the sodium overload the little silver […]

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Bucatini Cacio e Pepe

Italy has been my favorite place I have ever visited in my whole entire life. The culture, the atmosphere, the people, and the FOOD! I have been dreaming about cacio e pepe since we got home 6 weeks ago and I decided to try my hand at making it, because it is just THAT good. […]

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Lazy Enchiladas

This easy-peasy casserole is everyone’s new favorite in our household. The kids ate it without any complaints (minus the onions) and I was thrilled to only have a couple dishes to wash afterwards. Lazy enchiladas will become a new permanent meal on our menu and I’m pretty dang happy something so easy is such a […]

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Buffalo Chicken Mac n Cheese

Buffalo chicken mac n cheese is the perfect combination of fried buffalo chicken pieces and a homemade creamy macaroni and cheese. No longer is macaroni and cheese a side dish meant for kids, adding unique flavors and meat to macaroni, you can make a whole meal out of a something uniquely simple. ingredients MAC N […]

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One-Pot Creamy Caesar Pasta

This one-pot creamy Caesar pasta recipe is so easy to make and is a hit in our household! Spaghetti tossed with grilled chicken, a creamy parmesan sauce, and a hint of lemon. Serve with some fresh green beans and a slice of garlic bread, and you will be in heaven! ingredients 1 pound boneless skinless […]

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Tandoori Chicken Skewers

Tandoori chicken is typically prepared by roasting chicken in yogurt and spices in a cylindrical clay pot that originated in India. However, this variation is done with roasting chicken on bamboo skewers in the oven or you could do them on the grill! The kids find eating chicken skewers fun and of course it makes […]

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Korean BBQ Burgers

All I have to say is this burger is absolutely bomb. Between the spicy/sweet Korean BBQ sauce and the funky kimchi slaw, this combination is absolute heaven. This is a new favorite in the Brooks household and you need to try it! ingredients 4 hamburger buns, toasted Burgers 1-1/2 pounds ground beef (80/20 works best) […]

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Chinese Garlic Chicken

This dish has become one of our favorites. I’ve tweaked and tweaked to make it to where I absolutely love it and has a perfect mix of umami, sweet, salty, and sour. The boys also love this and quite often request this by asking for “soy sauce chicken and soy sauce rice.” If you’re into […]

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