Monday Is Meatloaf

Monday Is Meatloaf

I cook what I want, I cook what I need

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Healthier Chocolate Banana Oat Bread

Healthier Chocolate Banana Oat Bread

Nothing beats a good quick bread. It’s simple, and easy to make. This healthier chocolate banana oat bread is packed with protein. This makes a great grab and go breakfast that can be made ahead and kept on hand for breakfast during the work week.

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

This is the best BBQ sauce for pulled pork, hands down! Eastern North Carolina BBQ sauce will elevate your pulled pork to a whole new level. One of the best things about this sauce is that it’s easy to make, and basically foolproof. If your […]

Smoked BBQ Chicken Wings

Smoked BBQ Chicken Wings

The best things in life are simple, and flavorful! Smoked BBQ chicken wings are a delicacy worth doing for weekend dinners, meal prep, or a make ahead meal for the week that can be heated and eaten up in very little time.

Classic Chicken and Dumpling Stew

Classic Chicken and Dumpling Stew

Mr. Monday Is Meatloaf’s family hales from Kentucky, and as a result one of the first dishes I desperately sought out to make when we were first married was a classic chicken and dumpling stew. The very first time we went to visit his family I got to meet the lady who is the end-all to beat-all cook in their family – Aunt Glenna.

Classic Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

Classic Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

Classic biscuits with sausage gravy is a dish that usually evokes fond memories and warm emotions. This is something I have made on a regular basis for my family for years. It’s fairly quick to put together, and especially good for weekend chore days around the house when you don’t have time to make lunch.

Grandma’s Christmas Sugar Cookies

Grandma’s Christmas Sugar Cookies

Each Christmas I’ve made these cookies, my son’s grew up setting these out for Santa each year with hopeful expectation of gifts to come. As far as they were concerned it was a was a giant payoff each year under the tree and in the stockings.

Quick Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish

Quick Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish

I bought a really small cast iron pan at a swap meet, and I think it’s the cutest thing! Don’t blame me because I couldn’t resist it when I saw it, but wasn’t sure what to do with it once I got it home. Then […]

Perfect Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Perfect Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Light, flaky, melt in your mouth, and melt your heart. I spent decades in pursuit of the ever elusive southern buttermilk biscuit. Time after time, they would fall flat or be hard as hockey pocks. Until finally one fateful it all clicked, and we’ve been eating perfect biscuits happily ever after.

Spicy Black-Eyed Pea Sausage Stew with Tomatoes & Spinach

Spicy Black-Eyed Pea Sausage Stew with Tomatoes & Spinach

This is the first time I had ever the heard the word “bomb cyclone” this winter or any one before it. What was happening in the world? Come on, it was raining frozen iguanas in South Florida. Yikes! Wondering through the aisles of the grocery […]

Grilled Chicken Alfredo Veggie Ziti Bowl

Grilled Chicken Alfredo Veggie Ziti Bowl

I had some great veggies left from the week, some asparagus, English peas, San Marzano tomatoes, and mushrooms. I marinated some chicken in Italian dressing for a couple of hours, and whipped up a quick Alfredo sauce for dinner!

Easy Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich Recipe

Easy Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich Recipe

Sitting at my desk at work I suddenly realized I hadn’t given a second thought to dinner when I had left the house that morning. It was a hectic departure, Monday morning . It’s the first day of this usually the roughest one of the week for everyone – work and school. No one wants to leave the snuggly comfort of their beds, and the chirping birdies feet have grown heavy as they struggle to get moving. Philly Cheese Steak sandwiches was what’s for dinner!