Plowing Through Life
Easy recipes that our family eats on our farmhouse table from beef, chicken, pork and turkey to side dishes and our famous desserts. We especially love easy…
Having a Veggie Tray at any big event like family parties, graduation parties, anniversary parties, baby showers, weddings, and tailgates is very popular! Here are tips on how to make a veggie tray or platter that is simple. Also find ideas on how to cut and arranges vegetables and dip.
Smooth and creamy with lots of golden yellow cheese sauce this copycat Velveeta Shells and Cheese recipe always satisfies! This is the creamiest homemade macaroni and cheese with Velveeta! Better than a box and it really only takes a few minutes longer to make this pasta makes a great side dish for the holidays or an easy family meal that kids will eat.
Every warm fork full of this creamy old-fashioned Hamburger Noodle Casserole is simply irresistible. This easy ground beef recipe is plain enough for picky eaters to enjoy, but has a depth of flavor that all palates can appreciate. Comfort food on the farm looks like this Easy Cheesy Hamburger Noodle Casserole! This ground beef casserole has egg noodles, onion, cream of chicken soup, and Colby cheese.
Layers of sauerkraut, tomato soup, sausage or Kielbasa and peppers top a starch like rice, potatoes or noodles to make an easy Sauerkraut Casserole. This casserole or hot dish recipe is a great way to use leftovers to create a delicious family meal! Typical casserole ingredients have a special zing with the layer of sauerkraut. Tomato soup adds a sweetness and ties the meat, vegetables and rice together.
Making Brisket in a Roaster is an easy way to feed a crowd and make your holiday or graduation party more memorable! Shredded brisket that cooks in a rich, dark marinade is tender and delicious. This beef is heavenly eaten plain, even better on a sandwich and has a sweet or tangy flavor when BBQ Sauce is added. This recipe makes a good sandwich quality meat that easily makes a big batch and feeds a group of people.
A few extra ingredients are easy to add to these Canned Cinnamon Rolls with Heavy Cream to make a delightful breakfast recipe. Soaking the cinnamon rolls in heavy cream gives them a rich flavor to balance the sweetness, makes the rolls fluffier and fill out more and helps create an irresistible syrup in the pan! My kids love making this easy recipe for a special breakfast. They usually make a double batch so there’s plenty of leftovers!
A very flavorful and meaty piece of pork coming from the shank of the ham Pig Wings are easy to make and taste delicious! If you’re looking for a unique meat to be an appetizer or featured main dish, Pig Wings are memorable and a great conversation piece! More like a chicken leg than a chicken wing but full of much more meat and flavor Pig Wings are fun to eat! Since pork is a red meat with more marbling it has more flavor than chicken!
Super easy to mix up and bake this 4 Ingredient Cake Mix Cookie Bars recipe is great adorned with your favorite candy! When you need a quick dessert to share with friends or take to a potluck these Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies with M&Ms are colorful and delicious!
Our Ribs and Sauerkraut recipe makes an easy family meal that can be made in the oven, crock pot or instant pot. The best country style ribs are both tender and browned on the outside to enhance all of the natural flavors. Fork tender and juicy is the best way to describe properly cooked country pork ribs. Country style ribs are easy to prepare in the oven and have maximum flavor! Nestle them in German sauerkraut for the last stretch of baking to make a winning combination.
Our Sloppy Jane recipe is a healthy cross between chili and Sloppy Joes that makes great sandwiches. This is a hearty sandwich is made with ground turkey or ground chicken so it is lighter and lower in calories. We love how easy these sandwiches are to make and how good they taste! The leftovers reheat very well too!
Crispy on the outside and tender inside describes our delicious Air Fryer Sweet Potato Cubes recipe. Sweet potatoes make a great side dish with maple syrup at breakfast. They taste great with your favorite seasonings or a balsamic drizzle for lunch or dinner. Use your favorite spices like seasoned salt, cajun seasoning or Italian seasonings. Or drizzle with maple syrup, cinnamon and honey or balsamic reduction for a fancy taste that’s easy to make at home and save money on food.
Sweet and creamy this no-bake Smores Pie recipe is easy to make in under 15 minutes! Great for an indoor party, a camp out or any type of party in between this S’mores inspired dish is always emptied. Nutella, cream cheese and powdered sugar mix with Cool Whip to make a thick and refreshing chocolate filling. The pie is sandwiched between a classic graham cracker base and chocolate syrup drizzled over mini marshmallows and pieces of a Hershey’s bar on top.
Simple but flavorful every bite of this Easy Macaroni Salad for a Crowd recipe is creamy, tangy and delicious! Perfect for a graduation party, big family parties and cookouts this big batch of Amish style macaroni salad side dish for a crowd is an economical way to feed people. Tender pasta with crunchy veggies and a light dressing is always popular. With a high quality taste like a classic macaroni salad you would get from a caterer, this recipe is easy enough for the home cook to make.
Deep brown from rich molasses, this Bran Muffins with Molasses and Raisins recipe also calls for buttermilk and makes a healthy breakfast or snack. Our old fashioned all bran muffins have a sweet and rich taste while being packed full of fiber. We love the unique flavors in these easy muffins! The ingredients are All-Bran cereal, milk, buttermilk, molasses, an egg, baking soda, baking powder, flour, salt and raisins.
This home style meal of Cheesy Sausage and Potato Casserole is an easy recipe that can be made in the crock pot or oven. Savory and Smoky Sausage or Kielbasa is mixed into satisfying potatoes with plenty of cheddar cheese to make an amazing family meal! Thin sliced Kielbasa that’s cut in half circles is almost guaranteed to make every bite of potatoes meaty and delicious! Sharp cheddar cheese melds everything together to make this casserole irresistible.
Our Muffuletta Pasta Salad recipe is a tangy and refreshing pasta salad with a Mediterranean spin. Also known as Mardi Gras Pasta Salad this colorful salad recipe is festive and flavorful! The olives, artichoke hearts, salami, pasta, red wine vinegar, feta cheese and other ingredients pack more flavor in than you can see!
This Thai Pork Chops with Peanut Butter in the Crockpot recipe is easy, healthy and delicious. Sweet chili sauce, peanut butter and green onions are the stand out flavors that compliment the tender pork chops. Served over rice this slow cooker meal is an easy way to feed the family!
Sweet dried cranberries, crunchy carrots, and tart apples mix perfectly with a light dressing into this easy Chicken and Wild Rice Salad recipe. Colorful with a variety of flavors each bite of Wild Rice Salad is fresh and satisfying! I like to use leftover chicken or pick up a cooked rotisserie chicken. This light lunch makes a healthy meal that is so easy to make ahead of time.
Our Crescent Roll Breakfast Pizza recipe makes a thin and flaky crust from a can of crescent dough. Top with sausage, scrambled eggs, and cheddar cheese for a delicious breakfast or brunch! A can of crescent rolls creates an easy crust for a flavorful Breakfast Pizza recipe that is topped with sausage, egg and cheese. Cooked and crumbled bacon makes another delicious variation for a special Christmas or Easter breakfast or a fun brunch anytime of the year!
The best Pepperoni Pizza Sliders recipe adds a sweet Italian glaze to Hawaiian rolls layered with sauce, slices of cheese and pepperoni. Homemade pizza sliders are one of our favorite appetizers or meals because they are full of flavor! With a buttery, brown sugar glaze seasoned with oregano and garlic powder these sliders are irresistible! With multiple layers of pepperoni and provolone cheese the filling is hearty! The slider rolls make these pizzas easier to eat and hold in your hand.