Chicken and Hash Brown Casserole

Chicken and Hash Brown Casserole

Hey y'all. I'm from the South. And down south the casserole is a staple for every pot luck dinner at nearly every church event. At our house, too. There's something about throwing together a few ingredients, adding a vegetable and bread and having an entire meal ready in minutes. I think if you look up casserole in the dictionary it … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Rice and Beans

Slow Cooker Rice and Beans from Marty's Musings

  My DIY husband is a meat and potatoes kind of guy. Can anyone else relate? His favorite meal is bacon and Cap'n Crunch. That was his most memorable Father's Day ever. There is only one meatless meal that he loves, and it's my slow cooker rice and beans. It is so stinkin' easy and my family will eat on it for … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Chicken Chili from Marty's Musings

I don't know about you, but a basic "open and dump" recipe for busy days is an absolute lifesaver for me. I saw this recipe and wanted to see if it was truly as easy as it sounded. It was. My family loved it and the house smelled as if I'd cooked all day.  Score one more for the slow cooker! If you want to totally impress your family … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Slow Cooker Taco Soup-Great meal for busy fall days!

  My pickiest child (now grown) loves mama's Slow Cooker Taco Soup and asked me to put it on my blog so she'd have it. There's a recommendation for you! This is one of the easiest soups around and is great for a crowd. With Super Bowl Sunday coming up you need to keep this recipe handy. Serve it with my favorite cornbread and you have … [Read more...]

Chicken and Chipped Beef

Chicken and Chipped Beef by Marty's Musings

One of our favorite family recipes is Chicken in Sour Cream Sauce or we call it Chicken and Chipped Beef. Ingredients: 8 boneless chicken breasts 1 jar dried beef 8 strips of bacon 16 oz. sour cream 2 cans cream of chicken soup Directions: Lightly grease 9x13 glass casserole dish and line with dried beef. Wrap bacon … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Mama's Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup is a favorite comfort food for my family. We enjoy it after wintry days spent having fun in the snow or when someone is sick and needs a little "mama" care. It's super easy. I can smell it now :) Print Comfort Food: Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup Author: Marty's Musings Recipe … [Read more...]

Kid Friendly Chicken Pockets

chicken and cream cheese filling wrapped in biscuit, rolled in butter and bread crumbs and served on plate with pretzels

As my son has been getting ready to go back to college (~sigh~) I wanted to send some food back with him. He doesn't have a cafeteria on campus so if he cooks it's in the dorm kitchen and that's not ideal. So he and I got to work making this easy to grab snack/meal of chicken pockets. I first found this recipe many years ago in the book … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Lasagna

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   My family loves Slow Cooker Lasagna! It's so easy to do the day before (especially for Sunday lunch) and is always a crowd pleaser. Make this the night before, refrigerate and do NOT cook the lasagna noodles. The sauce will help soften the noodles. This recipe is completely up to interpretation! Make sure and use plenty of sauce … [Read more...]

Omelette in a Bag

Omelette on white serving plate with bread sticks and salad

*** It has been brought to my attention that there is some concern about the use of plastics in boiling water. I've read several sources and this concern has mixed responses. Here are a few of the links I read: The Leaching of Plastics, To Make an Omelette, Ziploc Omelettes are Not Recommended, and Snopes. My suggestion (and one I personally will … [Read more...]

Easy Beef Enchiladas

Easy Beef Enchiladas from Marty's Musings

This is a favorite of my married daughter and has become a staple in her newlywed home. For those of you who love to be exact and measure, I apologize. I used to be like that. I'm reformed. All ingredients are approximate. This recipe will make 2 casserole dishes or 1 dish and remainder of enchiladas can be frozen individually, popped in the … [Read more...]