Oilfield Cafe: Hot Oil Man Approved Salsa

I love salsa. I love Love LOVE it. I think I could live off chips and salsa. Since we live in Alaska and there are no good, authentic Mexican restaurants up here, making a tasty salsa is up to me. I have made many salsas in the past. I usually just throw things is – […]

Oilfield Cafe: Banana Chocolate Muffins

There’s nothing better on a blustery fall afternoon than being warm and toasty inside the kitchen and baking muffins with your daughter.  There were actually two reasons behind our baking session 1) Dad comes home tomorrow and we like to have fresh baked goodies on hand when he arrives. 2) My daughter is learning fractions […]

Oilfield Cafe: Pita & Hummus Recipes

It’s been a wild week here and it’s not even Friday yet. Getting our taxes done has been a nightmare this year and that, added with some good ol’ oilfield drama at Jacob’s work that may have me amending my previous post regarding camper lots, I’m ready for this week to be over with. But […]

Oilfield Cafe: Easy Peach Cobbler

When it comes to my Oilfield Cafe posts, I tend to talk about a lot of main dishes or appetizers but never really desert. Which, if you ask me, is the best part of a meal. So when I decided to make a peach cobbler the other day, I thought I’d share it with y’all! […]

Oilfield Cafe: Super Fast, Super Easy, Super Quesadillas

When my Hot Oil Man is gone, I don’t like to spend too much time in the kitchen.  Actually, between home school, housework, the kids’ extracurriculars and everything else going on, I just don’t have time to spend in the kitchen. When dinner sneaks up on me and I need something quick (quick and kid […]

The Oilfield Cafe: Pumpkin Muffins

  Recently, while I was going through my recipe book, I found this recipe for Pumpkin Muffins tucked away between the pages. With it being the season for pumpkins and all, I thought this would be the perfect time to share it with you. I have no idea where this recipe came from originally. The copy I have is hand written […]

Oilfield Cafe: Mississippi Roast

Picture and recipe found at bergcentral.blogspot.com I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: I love my crock-pot.  Any day that I can put everything together in the morning, turn on the pot, and then walk away is a great day. Especially when what’s in the pot smells as good as this roast! I […]

Oilfield Cafe: Tijuana Pie

Before I begin, I just have to thank my mother-in-law for this recipe so, thanks, Jonise! I love simple recipes. I also love simple recipes that I can make in my crock-pot, from prep to finish,  in less than two hours. The less I have to turn on my oven, the better.  This recipe feeds […]

The Oilfield Cafe: Wash Day Beans and Rice

Living in a camper not be the most traditional of lifestyles, but I do happen to be a traditionalist about some things. Doing the wash on Monday happens to be one of them. With all the carrying, washing, drying, folding and putting away that has to be done I like to cook a simple meal […]

The Oilfield Cafe: Copy-Cat Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice

It’s no secret among my friends and family that I am addicted to Pinterest. I’ve got more than my fair share of recipes, decorating ideas, kids tips, and funny pictures pinned to my boards. Of the recipes that I’ve pinned, I’ve made a few with some success. My hands-down  favorite? The copy-cat Chipotle cilantro lime […]