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25 Mouth-Watering Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Remember when you were a kid and you could practically live on grilled cheese? Remember those days off school where mom would make soup and grilled cheese and the only thing left would be the crust? When did we grow up? When did grilled cheese fall off the menu? These 25 mouth-watering gourmet grilled cheese …

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25 Mouth-Watering 3-Ingredient Instant Pot Recipes

If you don’t have an Instant Pot yet, stop reading. Immediately click the link and go get one. Seriously, Instant Pot will cut cut your cooking time and make you wonder why you didn’t switch to pressure cooking sooner. We’re talking recipes so fast that it would take longer to go through the drive-through. Plus, …

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How To Make Pot Roast Instant Pot Fast!

Nothing brings dread faster than hearing, “What’s for dinner?” especially when you have no idea. Sometimes it feels like the best idea is to get fast food, but with Instant Pot, fast food happens in the comfort of your kitchen! With Instant Pot, you can take delicious pot roast from craving to table faster than …

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30 Unbelievably Fast Pressure Cooker Recipes

No pressure, but if you aren’t cooking with a pressure cooker yet – you’re wasting your time. Seriously, pressure cookers are truly fast food…and most of the dishes can be made in 30 minutes or less! That means even if you get home late from work, you can have a hot, home-cooked meal on the table …

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25 Tart And Tangy Cranberry Recipes That’ll Make Them Say YUM!

Cranberry lovers know that while the holiday season is our Super Bowl, our games go all year. Anyone who loves that sweet, tangy, tart burst of cranberry on their tongue craves amazing cranberry recipes year round, and even if Thanksgiving and Christmas are the big show, these 25 tart and tangy cranberry recipes will truly …

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25 Dinner Patties, Melts, And Savory Cakes, Oh My!

Patty cake, patty cake, bakers man, or, in this cake, fry it up in a skillet, man! Whether you’re talking crab cakes, or onion patties, veggie melts or something in between they all add up to the same thing: delicious, easy, homemade comfort food. And no matter what your taste, there is Something you and …

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Easy Homemade Crab Cakes With Lemon Garlic Aioli

After a long day, the last thing you want to do is spend an hour preparing dinner for a family who is too tired to really enjoy it. So we either order in, or we throw something together that makes our parent-guilt shoot through the roof and we spend half the night not sleeping because …

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How My Opinion Of ‘Bad Parents’ Changed After I Had Kids

I’m out to dinner with my husband when the screeching starts. I roll my eyes, looking at the child standing backwards in the booth in front of me. She starts to bounce up and down on the pleather seat, as she continues to screech and laugh. Her mother tries to get her to turn around …

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That Time I Ate Bugs To Get The Taste Of Foot Out Of My Mouth

A few months ago my brother, J.J., and I visited my Dad’s house. Dad needed some help with a few things around the house and that called for some extra man-power. Fortunately, we got the water heater installed. Unfortunately, it didn’t work. We had to wait until the next day to call the hotline (Ha!) …

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When You Refuse To Pick Up After Them, Sometimes You End Up With Living Room Chicken

I had a couple of college roommates in my time. My first roommate had been a good friend of mine. I’d known her since elementary school although we really only became best friends in college. When I decided to move to north Texas I dragged her with me. We got an apartment together and it …

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I didn’t get to spend Easter with my Family

I didn’t get to spend Easter with my family, and it was more emotional than I ever thought it would be. Every holiday I find myself dreading going to family events. They’re crowded and being the only single, childless person there puts me in this ‘odd man out’ place that somehow feels worse Because I’m …

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About The Time I Cried Because My Sandwich Had Mustard

I hate mustard. Mustard is the sauce of the devil. So, when I finally sat down at the end of the day to eat a meal with my family, and I tasted the evil satan-mustard, I cried. Today, I cried over a sandwich. But you know what? It wasn’t about the sandwich. I was overworked and …

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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing

Now, don’t be intimidated by the title of this post. It probably sounds like something you’d get at a fancy restaurant because it’s the cheapest thing on the menu and that’s all you can afford. This is not that kind of recipe. This Strawberry Spinach Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing sounds fantastic (it’s supposed to), but it’s …

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50 Things To Keep In Mind For Next Christmas…

There are some things I forget about every single year when it comes to Christmas, but I’m determined to remember them for next year. I’m pretty sure they’re universal, too. Like that we all have someone in our family who tells inappropriate jokes around children. Or that grandma’s don’t always understand your sense of humor. …

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Cheesy Braided Garlic Bread – Easiest Dough Ever!

I have a confession to make, y’all: I am not a baker. The thought of baking my own bread terrifies me. And yeast? Don’t even get me started on yeast. If it ever came down to a choice between battling a giant, ferocious dragon with spikes and claws and fire or making bread from scratch, I would gladly …

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Chicken Fried Pork Cutlets with Country Gravy

You can’t walk down any street in America, and especially here in Texas, and not find a place that will sell you something that’s been fried. Depending on the street, it might not be something that you really want to put in your mouth, but nevertheless, the opportunity is there. As with most things in …

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Work Dinner Makeup on a Taco Bell Budget

It’s your day off and you just got the most amazing, well deserved massage ever.  You’re definitely not dancing to One Direction in the car on the way home when your husband calls. “Hey Babe! I’m here at Bonefish with Steve and Don (colleagues). Their wives are on the way- can you make it?” You swallow …

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Everyone’s Favorite Pepper Steak Stir Fry

Growing up in my family, there were a few foods that were mandatory weekly staples in our kitchen. Like every good Midwestern family, we had spaghetti, chicken pie, and pepper steak every single week. Can anyone relate? The ingredients for each dish were always included on our weekly grocery list. There was one recipe, however …

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Maple Glazed Chicken Recipe ~ SO Yum!

Maple Glazed Chicken. Let me say that again, Maple Glazed Chicken! Just writing that makes me hungry because it’s just so very good. Oh, and it costs less than seven dollars to make. SEVEN WHOLE DOLLARS. Awesome. Totally The Bomb is excited to welcome Tawra Kellam from Living on a Dime today. We love everything about …

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Emergency Dinner ~ Marie Callenders Pot Pies to the Rescue

We had a small, impromptu family dinner the other evening. One of those “oh, we were in the neighborhood” pop-in’s from my parents, my daughter was hungry and suddenly I needed dinner-in a hurry! It was Marie Callenders Pot Pies to the rescue! The holidays are just around the corner and I’m so not in the mood to …

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How to be a Thanksgiving Hero {and a HoneyBaked Ham Giveaway}

No doubt, you’ve heard how much I love cooking around the holidays. I like to make Thanksgiving dinner awesome and have my guests leaving thinking: “She sure is a Thanksgiving Hero!” That feeling of having made them all very happy is a big part of why I enjoy the cooking. There’s no doubt in my mind …

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