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. […]

Ritz Cracker Chicken

Good morning and happy Sunday! I’m back to share an easy week night dinner that my family loves, especially my children. I feel like this is becoming a food blog. It’s not because I think I’m a great cook. It’s because when I find something that I can execute easily on a busy evening and […]

Sheet Pan BBQ Chicken and Broccoli

After eating out every meal during our Disneyland trip I was craving something lean and green upon our return. As luck would have it, Family Savvy posted this sheet pan chicken dinner that I knew my family would love. I did sub the pre-steamed small potatoes for baked potatoes because we are huge baked spud […]

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 […]

Lasagna Soup: Perfect Winter Dinner

I love soup and, thankfully, so does my family. Various chilis, chicken noodle, and sausage tortellini soup are frequently on the menu at Casa Slagel. Last year I made a recipe for lasagna soup that was mentioned by a friend and it quickly became a favorite. It’s easy to assemble, too! This is the recipe […]