Simple Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Simple Shepherd's Pie

It was 6:15 o’clock last night, and I had no plans for dinner. I looked at the clock and panicked. Time had slipped by in a flurry of  “What in the world.  It was just 2:00. Where did the afternoon go?” By 6:25, this epitome of all comfort foods dish was heating in the oven. […]

Black Bean Soft Tacos


We are such a Mexican flavor loving family that for the number of tacos we eat on a regular basis, it’s just wrong that I haven’t put up a recipe before today. Light in bulk but heavy on flavor, you can put these flavorful soft tacos together so quickly. As with so many meals of this type, you […]

Curried Honey Chicken with Almonds

honey curry chicken @10minutedinners

 Do you ever get in a cooking rut? Especially when schedules are busy, I tend to always cook the same things over and over. As I browsed recipes that were different from the kinds of foods we usually eat, but not too far outside the realm of comfort, I found some ethnic sections in old […]

Cheesy Potato Bacon Casserole


Do you want something a little out of the ordinary, yet simple to whip up? It’s no secret that anything with the word potato in it quickly becomes one of my favorite things. It’s an inside joke with family and friends because I think if I could choose between a steak and the best fries […]

Easy Homemade Pizza (or Pasta) Sauce


When a recipe mentions homemade pizza sauce, I typically tune that out and immediately substitute a great store bought variety because why make homemade with a 10 Minute Dinners philosophy? Ignore that now! There’s nothing better than whipping up a multipurpose easy homemade pizza (or pasta) sauce, and since we’re doubling and tripling the recipe, […]

Homemade Peach Salsa


When I am in the mood for something sweet and savory, I thoroughly enjoy the Mango Salsa we keep stocked in bulk. Yet right now,  fresh peaches are in season and tomatoes are a plenty from the garden, so there’s nothing quite so enjoyable as whipping up our own fresh Homemade Peach Salsa. It makes […]