Rice and Peas

    Ingredients 1 can (15 oz) Green Pigeon Peas (Do not drain.) 1 cup rice 2 cups water 3 strips of bacon 1 onion, chopped 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 2 tb green onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 medium tomato, skinned and seeded, chopped 1 1/2 packet of Sazon Goya con Culantro y Achiote 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper Directions              1.  Chop the onions, green onions, {Read More}

Fried Red Tomatoes

I went old school this morning and made fried tomatoes for breakfast.  My kids were floored that people actually fried tomatoes and liked it.  I tried to explain that this was a dish that I ate when I was growing up.  Mother didn’t fry the red tomatoes, only the green ones.  However, I only liked the tomatoes that had a little red in it.  So, I picked out red tomatoes that weren’t too ripe and they were delicious!  Fixed some {Read More}

How to Make Mac-n-Cheese

This recipe makes one loaf pan. Don’t waste money on prepackaged boxes of mac-n-cheese. Save some money and make it yourself! This recipe is definitely less expensive. Yet, it is so delicious! This is my favorite recipe to make.  My kids love mac-n-cheese.  We can eat it as a side dish or as the main dish.  It just depends on how hungry everyone is at the time.  Since I  have made it so many times, it seems that preparation and {Read More}

Banana-Walnut Muffins

Just started making this recipe.  My husband is always buying bananas, but we don’t eat them fast enough.  As soon as I turn around, the bananas have turned brown.  I hate to waste food so I looked for different banana bread recipes and tweaked them until I came up with this banana-nut recipe.  Most recipes for banana bread is pretty much the same, however, this muffin recipe is magnificent.  I like walnuts, but I’m sure you can use any type {Read More}

Carrot Cake Muffins

  Makes at least 24 Muffins Buying muffins is an expensive thing to do.  Though, this recipe requires more work than some, it is well worth it.  Especially, if you buy or grow a lot of carrots. If you’re trying to figure out what to do with those extra carrots that you have, then this is the recipe for you.  These are great little muffins that the kids will love.  I don’t put any type of frosting on my muffins {Read More}

Easy Curry Chicken Recipe

Fixing chicken is always an inexpensive item to prepare.  I love this recipe.  I learned this one from my hubby.  He would always fix curry chicken when we were dating.  I like to fix this because it is very inexpensive to make.  Chicken is one of the least expensive meats to buy these days.  When it goes on sale, I always buy up quite a bit and freeze for future dinners.  This recipe tastes best if used with real curry {Read More}