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See what recipes are trending and popular this month.


Re-discover family favorite comfort foods from days gone by, and learn how to make them in your kitchen today.


Latest Recipes

Breakfast & Brunch

My favorite meal of the day! Delicious breakfast ideas, including eggs, French toast, and more.


Satisfy your sweet tooth with loads of scrumptious dessert recipes, including cakes, cookies, pies, and more!


Celebrate the holidays with Christmas cookies, candy, hot chocolate, and all sorts of festive treats.


Set a delicious Thanksgiving table with recipes for the main dish, side dishes, desserts, and more.


Crowd pleasing appetizer recipes, including dips, finger foods, and all sorts of snacks.


A really good side dish can trump even the main dish.


Pie lovers unite with pies, pastries, no bake desserts, fruit cobblers, and pie crust tutorials.


Loads of pressure cooker recipes, including ideas for breakfast, dinner, and dessert!

Camping Recipes

Make breakfast, dinner, and dessert around the campfire!


What to have for dinner? Don't fret! Make dinner easy with loads of simple and easy dinner recipes.

Welcome to my kitchen!

My name is Mel and I love making family-friendly comfort food in my kitchen on our Missouri Ozarks farm. I also love sharing those
recipes with you. Join me for simple breakfast, dinner, and dessert recipes the whole family will love! Read more about me ->


Make dinner in a cinch with easy recipes for beef, pork, chicken, sandwiches, soups, and more!

Slow Cooker

You can make anything with a slow cooker. Choose from soups, casseroles, sandwiches, and more!

Seasonal & Holiday

Seasonal recipes for holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, Easter, 4th of July, and Halloween!


My favorite canning and freezer recipes, including jams and jellies, applesauce, apple butter, and more.

Ice Cream & Frozen Treats

Loads of yummy ice cream recipes, smoothies, and freezer pops.

Pancakes, Waffles, & French Toast

Whip up a stack of pancakes, waffles, or delicious French toast by the slice or in a pan.

Burgers & Sandwiches

Nothing beats a good burger or sandwich for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!


A good beverage can set the tone for both your day and your gathering.

Quick Breads & Muffins

Make breakfast extra special with banana bread, blueberry muffins, and more tasty breads and muffins!

Soups & Stews

Warm your heart and soul with a comforting bowl of soup, stew, or chili.

Cookies & bars

Satisfy your inner Cookie Monster, and bake up a scrumptious batch of cookies.

Sauce, Gravy, & Dressings

Nothing spices up a salad, side, or main dish like a flavorful sauce or dressing.

kitchen tips & tools

Favorite kitchen hacks and tools from my kitchen to yours.

reader favorites

I love my readers! Here's a handful of their most loved recipes.

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