Easy Recipes

Roast Beef Hot Shots

Roast Beef Hot Shots | Mini Van Dreams

Today at work, the girls and I were talking comfort food.  We were trying to explain to my friend (who grew up out west) about our foods in Ohio… chicken and noodles, beer hot shots, buckeyes… Whenever I mention roast beef hot shots, depending on who I am talking to, I sometimes get a strange […] Read more…

Fall Off the Bone Wings in the Instant Pot

Fall Off the Bone Wings in the Instant Pot | Mini Van Dreams

Do you want fall off the bone wings in less than 15 minutes?  Amazingly juicy, tender, saucy… great for dipping in ranch dressing?  Then, grab your Instant Pot and get to cooking!  Chicken wings were the first thing I ever made in my Instant Pot – talk about jumping in feet first! I had never […] Read more…

Carnitas with a Twist

Carnitas with a Twist | Mini Van Dreams

A couple of weeks ago, I was cleaning out my recipe box and came across a handwritten recipe for carnitas.  I am not sure who gave it to me or where it came from.  But, I had a frozen pork loin in the freezer and thought “what the heck!”  It was a rather odd mix […] Read more…

Black and Bleu Quesadillas

Black and Bleu Quesadillas via Mini Van Dreams #recipes #easyrecipes #quickrecipes

Today’s Black and Bleu Quesadillas is one of those recipes that when you try it you think, “Why didn’t I ever think of that?”  I can’t take all the credit though, I was flipping through a cookbook and came across a black and bleu salad with roast beef and bleu cheese.  For some reason it […] Read more…