Winner, winner… chicken for dinner!

Winner, winner… chicken for dinner! Story and photos by Angie Sutton, Chicken is a sort of universal meat that is loved by people of all ages. Make it a spicy drumstick and it’s a perfect fit for a tailgate. Shape it into a nugget and you’ve got happy kiddos. Stuff it, tenderize it, baste it, braise it, roast it, grill it or pile it into a slow cooker to create a delicious family meal!...more

Kid-Approved Main Dish: Beef Curly Noodle Dinner

Kid-Approved Main DishEvery now and then I find something that my 6-year-old requests seconds on. She actually SITS DOWN and EATS not one, but two, helpings! Tonight I put together a few ingredients that would satisfy the palates of young and adult alike. The recipe is anything but “fancy” and has just five ingredients including Ramen noodles, ground beef and corn. It is a good solution to night when you need to get a quick meal on the table before heading to the next activity. See this super easy recipe!...more

Beef & Noodles ~So Easy!~

Beef and Noodles~EASY!~mothersapronstrings / 13 hours agoSo I am embarking on a 30-day quest to try new recipes. No rules in particular. Could be a main, could be a salad, might be a dessert....more

Mini Muffaletta Magic

Mini Muffaletta Magic!mothersapronstrings / 7 days agoI was looking for a cold sandwich that was more than just a run-of-the-mill “sandwich” and came across this little gem on a recipe site....more

Summer Bucket List Redo bucket listStory and photos by Angie

Marinated Rib-Eye Steaks

Marinated Rib-Eye SteaksmothersapronstringsHigh Plains Journal reader Marilyn Barner, Belle Plaine, shares this recipe for her marinated rib-eye steaks. Its no secret that rib eye is my FAVORITE cut of beef!! This marinade works well for kabobs too!Marinated Rib-Eye Steaks...more

B.L.T. Pappardelle Pasta

B.L.T. Pappardelle Pastamothersapronstrings...more

Survive Summer with Teens with Protein Packed Beef and Bean Burritos

Beef and Bean Burritosmothersapronstrings Beef and Bean Burritos...more

3 Variations of Homemade Ice Cream

Vanilla Ice Cream and 3 Variationsmothersapronstrings June is National Dairy Month! This is an opportunity to honor America’s dairy farm families and the wholesome, nutritious milk they produce. My family thinks of milk as liquid gold!...more

Tuna and noodles from scratch

Tuna and Noodles from ScratchmothersapronstringsNeedless to say, canned “cream of….” is not my favorite. What’s in that stuff anyway??...more