Author Archives: Jamie

Something New! Custom Hand-Drawn Farmhouse Signs from Jamie Cooks It Up!

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Hey there, dear reader. Thanks for dropping by today. I’m taking a small break from the food today to let you know I’ve opened up a¬†Custom Farmhouse Sign Shop. A bit of a far cry from food blogging, I realize! ūüôā Hand lettering and botanical line drawing are something I’ve picked up as a hobby […]

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Menu Plan, March Week #2-2021

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Hello, dear reader and welcome to you. I’ve got another great lineup of food for you this week, including the amazing Skillet Chili Mac and Cheese, a delightful Crock Pot Chicken and Rice Soup and some awesome Cake Mix Dessert Waffles. Enjoy!   Cheddar Crusted Chicken and Broccoli Casserole¬† Spinach and Pear Salad with Balsamic […]

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Menu Plan, March Week #1-2021

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Hello there, dear reader and welcome to this weeks Menu Plan! I have to say that I felt a little bit giddy just typing the word…”March”. At the typing of this post we are still a couple of days away, but I couldn’t help myself. Bring on the springtime, am I right? ūüôā In this […]

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Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Tacos

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Hello there and welcome to a post highlighting perhaps the easiest chicken recipe you may ever make. This chicken turns out tender, creamy, full of flavor and is perfect to top a nice pile of tortilla chips, make into a big salad or to stuff into a warm tortilla. My daughter Anna developed this recipe […]

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Menu Plan, February Week #4-2021

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Hello there, dear reader and welcome to this weeks menu plan. I’ve got some great recipes lined up for you, including the very simple and wonderful Buffalo Chicken Tacos, Asian Lettuce Wraps and the best Chocolate Strawberry Pie you have ever tasted, truly. Enjoy! Easy Buffalo Chicken Tacos¬† Asian Lettuce Wraps¬† Spaghetti and Meatballs (Crock […]

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February Menu Plan, Week #3-2021

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Hello dear reader! Welcome to this weeks menu plan and Happy Valentines Day! If you are looking to make a sweet treat for your valentine today, here is a great list. Soothing Honey Orange Drink for Sore Throats I also wanted to mention this awesome¬†Soothing Honey Orange Drink recipe I posted a couple of years […]

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Menu Plan, February Week #2-2021

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Hey there, dear reader and welcome to another Weekly Menu Plan.¬†I’m excited about this weeks plan…and would you believe me if I told you it had everything to do with the yummy sides I selected for? Savory Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Roasted Asparagus and that heavenly Orzo Pasta you see above are among my top ten […]

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Menu Plan, February Week #1-2021

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Hello all and Happy (almost!) February! It feels good to say that, right? We are inching our way through winter, thank goodness!   If you are¬† looking ahead for some great Super Bowl Recipe ideas, click HERE or the picture above to see a grand list. I have a great lineup of food for you […]

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Menu Plan, January Week #4-2021

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Hello there, everyone and welcome to this weeks menu plan! Before we head on to the great list of food I’ve got for you this week, I’d like to announce the winner of the $100 AMAZON GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY. (The giveaway was part of the Great Books To Read This Winter post from a couple […]

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Menu Plan, January Week #3-2021

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Hello there, everyone! Before we jump into the dinner recipes I have for you this week, I wanted to highlight a couple of great, super fast and easy lunch recipes that we love. …¬†FAST and HEALTHY LUNCH IDEAS. Click HERE to see that post if you missed it. The two salads featured there are of […]

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