Tag Archives | kid-approved

Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries

I had some amazing rosemary sweet potatoes fries at a local burger place one night and decided to try it myself. These are roasted not fried so they’re not quite as crunchy but still very tasty!

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Hawaiian Calzones

This is a really tasty and half-way healthy lunch, snack or dinner that even the kiddos will love! Also a great recipe for leftover ham.

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Authentic Italian Meatballs

Authentic Italian Meatballs   Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Italian Serves: 6-8 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 50 mins Total time: 1 hour 5 mins Print   I love Italian food and these are by far the best meatballs I’ve ever tasted outside of a restaurant. The broil method really adds to the presentation […]

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Vanilla Bean Pudding

This creamy and rich Vanilla Bean Pudding is great by itself with a little whip cream on top or added to another dessert like Boston Cream Pie!

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Chocolate Malted Mousse

Chocolate Malted Mousse   Recipe type: Mousse Serves: 8-10 Print   Ingredients 2 ounces malted milk balls (about ⅔ cup) 4 ounces milk chocolate, coarsely chopped 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 3 cups whipping cream ⅓ cup chocolate malted milk powder 2 tablespoons chocolate liqueur, almond liqueur, or milk ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon […]

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Bistro Mac and Cheese

Bistro Mac & Cheese   Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Side Dish Serves: 8 Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 30 mins Print   This recipe uses some of my favorite cheeses and gives a real gourmet feel to everyday mac & cheese. I hope you enjoy! Ingredients 1 pkg. (16 oz.) uncooked elbow macaroni […]

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Mom’s Macaroni & Cheese

Mom’s Macaroni & Cheese   Author: Becky Trent Recipe type: Pasta, Side Dishes Serves: 4 to 6 Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 20 mins Print   This is just about the easiest form of Mac & Cheese out there. It’s just Velveeta, milk and pasta, that’s it. Couldn’t be easier. […]

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Cafeteria Sloppy Joes

Cafeteria Sloppy Joes   Author: Becky Trent Recipe type: Beef Print   Sometimes food is the best window to the past. Try this recipe anytime you want to re-live those childhood days of recess and naps and…man, those were the days! Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 2 tbsp olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped […]

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Breaded Chicken Strips

Breaded Chicken Strips   Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Chicken Print   These turned out so good! I would say, depending on the size of the chicken strips, check after 2½ minutes because once these babies start turning brown, they go really fast. For those of you who didn’t know it, butter burns really fast! […]

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Classic Macaroni & Cheese

Macaroni & Cheese   Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Pasta Print   This recipe started out from Ina Garten but I’ve changed it around a bit to meet my needs (and budget). It’s really good! Ingredients salt (for pasta water) 1 lb elbow macaroni or penne 1 quart milk 8 tbsp (1 stick) unsalted butter, […]

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Homemade Chicken & Dumplings

Nothing is as comforting as a big pot of Homemade Chicken & Dumplings. This is a great and easy recipe with homemade dumplings your family will love!

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Chicken & Noodles

Chicken & Noodles   Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Soups Print   I love making Chicken & Noodles on cold days and it’s 18 degrees F outside so let’s get started! This recipe saved my family in a 2009 snowstorm. My sister got stuck in a ditch in the worst Christmas snowstorm in Oklahoma history […]

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