Thursday, April 30, 2020 / by Nick Arndorfer
We're back with another easy weeknight family dinner... Cowboy Casserole! The combination of ground beef, corn, cheddar cheese, and sour cream gets you going; the giddy-up happens when you top it with crispy tater tots!
This one's super simple and totally customizable (be sure to check out the variations at the end)!
1 pound ground beef
1 cup corn
2/3 cup condensed Cream of Mushroom soup
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
1/3 cup whole milk
1/4 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
32 ounces frozen tater tots
DirectionsPreheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until browned. Drain grease and return to skillet. Add the corn, cream of mushroom soup, 1/2 cup cheese (saving the other half for later), milk, sour cream, onion powder, and black pepper to the skillet and mix well.
In a 9x13 pan, layer the beef, then the cheese, and fin ...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 / by Nick Arndorfer
We know a lot of you are facing the challenge of what to make for dinner... AGAIN! Most of us are struggling with that, too. Today we're sharing a delicious dish for the taco lovers in your life. (And you can make this one on days other than Tuesday.)
This Taco Casserole recipe is loaded with all your Mexican favorites and can be topped with Doritos, Fritos, or tortilla chips, or you can combine them all! It's easy to assemble days ahead of time and bake later for a simple, tasty dinner.
Taco Casserole Ingredients
1 lb. ground beef
1 small yellow onion, diced
3/4 cup water
1 oz. taco seasoning (or 2 tablespoons)
16 oz. refried beans
3/4 cup sour cream
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 cup black olives, sliced
1/3 cup tomatoes, diced
3/4 cup crunchy toppings, such as Doritos, Fritos, or tortilla chips (or use them all!)
1/3 cup lettuce, shredded
Green onions, optional
More sour cream & cheese, if desired
Thursday, March 26, 2020 / by Nick Arndorfer
With so many of you spending loads of extra time together at home, we thought it would be beneficial to share some ideas for making use of all those empty toilet paper rolls. From waste to masterpiece!
Today, we're starting with 10 fun toilet paper roll art projects for you and the kids. (Psst! It's time to schedule that "Family Craft Night".)
1. Flying Fish Windsocks
See the flying fish windsock tutorial here!
2. Magical Unicorns
See the magical unicorn tutorial here!
3. Fancy Foxes
See the fancy foxes tutorial here!
4. Hungry Shark
See the hungry shark tutorial here!
5. Springtime Friends
See the Springtime friends tutorial here!
6. Rainbow Windsock
See the rainbow windsock tutorial here!
7. Hula Girl & Mermaid
See the hula girl & mermaid tutorial here!
See the di ...
Friday, January 24, 2020 / by Nick Arndorfer
There's a pretty big game coming up... if you haven't already planned your party foods, we've got a winner for you! Pairing Kansas City's love of barbecue with cheese and pretzels, this football shaped cheese ball is sure to be a big hit at your Chief's party on February 2nd!
Game Day BBQ Pretzel Cheese Ball
2 blocks cream cheese, softened
4 teaspoons BBQ seasoning / dry rub
1 1/2 tablespoons BBQ sauce
1 1/2 cups white cheddar cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons green onions, divided
1 1/2 cups crushed pretzels
1 slice white cheddar or string cheese
Using a mixer on medium speed, beat the cream cheese until creamy. Add in the BBQ seasoning, BBQ sauce, cheddar cheese, and half the green onions. Mix until well combined.
Place mixture onto a sheet of plastic wrap and press into the shape of a football. If the mixture is too soft, place i ...
Thursday, December 12, 2019 / by Nick Arndorfer
Does the 'Aches and Pains Forecast' have you wanting to scream and cry and soak in a hot tub for hours? Maybe it's just us.
The barometric pressure has been brutal lately and it's making our muscles yearn for relief! And if your household has fallen victim to cold and flu season, you know the right kind of medicine, a hot bath or shower, and a cozy bed is about the most comfort you'll get. Oh, and maybe some chicken noodle soup.
We're sharing an easy DIY recipe for a soothing bath soak to help you open up your stuffy nose, clear your head, and relax your muscles! (It also makes a great gift or stocking stuffer.)
Soothing Vapor Bath Soak
2 cup Epson salt
1 cup baking soda
1 tablespoon coconut oil
15 drops eucalyptus essential oil
15 drops lavender essential oil
8 drops tea tree essential oil
Optional: soap colorant
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl until thoroughly mixed.
If you decide to color your ...