Chicken Macaroni Salad

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Yesterday the boy of the house requested our Chicken Macaroni Salad for dinner.  Sometimes you need a little reminder of the summer as this is a dish I usually make for those lazy hazy hot summer days when you don’t want to cook or eat anything hot.  It’s also a great dish for a cookout or picnic lunch.

I made it for him (and my mother and nephew who happened to be here for dinner) and threw some watermelon and strawberries on as a side.  It was a nice look to the future of those coming summer days.

You can find the recipe for our Chicken Macaroni Salad on my Facebook page here:  Chicken Macaroni Salad

Sweet and Savory Pork Roast

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My crockpots are probably one of the busiest pieces of equipment in our kitchen.  I use them weekly.  This morning I prepared a simple yet delicious dinner (the tween queen’s favorite meal actually) in the crockpot for tonight’s dinner.

This roast is tender and full of flavor.

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You can find my recipe and the ingredients on my Facebook page today here:  Sweet and Savory Pork Roast

 

Rice A Roni Meatballs

My friend shared this recipe with me.  This is a quick, delicious and very easy meal for busy weeknights.  I added a few more ingredients than she did and this is a recipe you can adjust and add things you like to it.

You can find more pictures and the recipe on my Facebook page here:  Rice A Roni Meatballs

Crushed Dorito Taco Salad

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This salad is a huge hit!!  It can be a full meal, served hot or cold,  and you can add many additional items to it.   Here is how I made mine:

1 bag of romaine lettuce (or any lettuce of your choice). You can add as much or as little lettuce as you like.

1 8 oz bag shredded cheese (sharp, taco, cheddar)

1 12 oz bag Doritos (crush them in the bag)

1 16 ox bottle Catalina dressing

1 lb ground beef

1 packet taco seasoning

Brown the ground beef and add the taco seasoning

Put the lettuce in a large bowl

When beef is done, pour it over the lettuce and stir it around

Top with shredded cheese and Catalina dressing and mix again

Refrigerate if you want to serve it cold and place crushed Doritos on before serving.

If serving at room temperature or warm, place the crushed Doritos on top and stir before serving.

NOTE:  items you can serve on the side or mix in–chopped tomatoes, kidney beans or black beans, corn, black olives, jalapenos, chopped onion, sour cream etc.  The items are endless!!!

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