Frito Pie

Happy Sunday! I have spent the majority of my weekend at the soccer complex for the fall festival tournament. The weather has been miserable (cold and rainy), but Emery’s team has played really well and we’re heading to the championship game at 2:00 this afternoon with two wins and one tie. We’re the top seed. […]

Creamy Crockpot Chicken, Stuffing and Green Beans

We are limping to the finish line at Chez Slagel. Sports still dominate our schedules, so crockpot meals continue to be featured heavily on the menu. My sister sent me this recipe several months ago and said her family enjoyed it. I’m happy to report that we did as well. It couldn’t be easier! The […]

Our Version of Swedish Spaghetti

Bodie’s school is creating their first ever international cookbook and the students’ families are responsible for submitting their family recipes to add to the book. I immediately knew I wanted to share my mother-in-law’s recipe for Swedish spaghetti. I learned that this is actually my MIL’s mother’s recipe and has likely been in the family […]

Two Recipes To Try: Buffalo Chicken Sliders and Walnut Fudge

In an effort to share easy weeknight dinners, I present to you Buffalo Chicken Sliders! This could not have been easier and was met with rave reviews from 3/4 of us. Emery proclaimed them “too spicy,” but she’s a huge wimp with spice, so take that with a grain of salt. This recipe is from […]

Enchilada Casserole

It’s officially back to school here in Greenville, SC, so I’ve got quick weeknight dinners on my mind. I made this beef enchilada casserole last week for the first time and it was well received by all members of this household. Since that rarely happens, I feel the need to share it on here when […]

Not Your Traditional Christmas Eve Dinner

Or is it? I recently read that many families opt for Italian or Mexican feasts for Christmas Eve dinner. We are definitely one of those families. Years ago….before marriage and moving to South Carolina, my aunt and uncle started serving a variety of soups for Christmas Eve dinner. Growing up, we always celebrated at their […]