Easy Stromboli and Other Simple Recipes

Tricia's Easy Stromboli Recipe

Busy weeknights, simple lunch time, a favorite for all time. My friend Kim’s stromboli recipe is an easy way to fill tummies. I usually keep it simple with shredded cheese and turkey pepperoni for filling. But you can make it heartier with lunch meat like Kim does. Easy stromboli recipe at $5 Dinners. A few […]

Easy Mac and Beef Casserole Recipe

Mac and Beef Casserole

I think this might possibly be the best supper ever. ~ 14-year-old If you make it, they will yum it up. This good ol’ basic recipe is also known as hamburger mess. Plus, this is also a Pinterest success story. (Thanks Julie for the pin!) I made a short cut version. I made two boxes […]

Fast Food for Slow Sundays: Rotel Cheese Dip


Sometimes when you come in from church, you just need something to munch on right away. Or you might need a good ol’ basic dip recipe for the upcoming Super Bowl. If you already know about Rotel Cheese dip, let this serve as your reminder of this tasty and simple snack. Rotel Cheese Dip Ingredients […]

Overnight Slow Cooker Grits and Breakfast Casserole

Overnight Slow Cooker Grits Recipe

We’ve enjoyed this simple, celebratory breakfast on Christmas for many years now. Perfect for any easy going weekend breakfast or brunch. Certainly fast food for slow Sundays. Overnight Slow Cooker Grits Ingredients Amount of grits for your family. (I make the amount for eight servings) Double amount of water suggested in directions. Salt Topping suggestions: […]

Fast Food for Slow Sundays: Sloppy Joes

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

So easy for a Sunday lunch. Most simple for a weeknight supper. Not-your-average sloppy joes by Southern Plate. Just pull out your cooked ground turkey from your Batch Cooking in the Slow Cooker. Microwave with a can of Manwich sauce. Top with cheese and a sprinkle from a can of french-fried onions – onto store-bought […]

Mamaw’s Cheese Salmon Loaf


I remember having salmon loaf growing up. I don’t think I realized then that it was my grandmother’s recipe. I surely didn’t know just how frugal the recipe is. And it wasn’t until I served it to my own family that I found out what a hit it would be. I expected them to make […]

Southern Cheese Straws Recipe

Cheese straws

My cousin, Jessica, made these delicious cheese straws for our cousin’s Bridesmaids Luncheon. Cheese straws are a simple pleasure, come in all sorts of shapes and designs and are a tradition in the south. What would a ladies luncheon be without cheese straws? Jessica shares her recipe: : Cheese Straws 2 sticks butter, softened 16oz […]

Beloved’s Slaw


Most folks just bear with the side dish named “slaw.”  I was raised to eat and love it, whether I really did or not.  Cabbage is cheap, folks, and you can “doctor” up plain old slaw to where even children will tolerate having it sit like a foreign substance on the side of a plate.  […]

Grilled Cheese, Dressed Up


When Grandma and Grandpa retired out west a little bit ago, we got a few things from their pantry. One was a loaf of rye bread. So, I tapped my head, “think, think, think” and tried to figure out how I could get these children to eat it. They are very good about eating my […]