December 1, 2015

The Worst Cook in America – Cooking with Kids


Our seven year old daughter is metamorphosing into a regular ole”foodie.” I’ve walked into our room three different times this week and she has been engrossed in the Food Network. I guess if your child sneaks TV without permission, at […]

Ideas for Picky Eaters – Chime in


I remember it as if it was yesterday. Overdue with our second child, (who ended up being 10 pounds, 1 ounce  – yes, a crazy natural birth) my mom had come to WI (from NC) to help me with our […]

Tasty Tuesday – One Minute Delight


Such a simple pleasure for such a teeny, tiny price… Mint Fudge Covered Oreos – 50% off After Christmas Sale at Target Free French Vanilla Ice Cream from Earth Fare’s weekly coupon/email. Chop Oreo, mix into soften ice cream – […]

“I No Longer Cook” Edition of Tasty Tuesday


For those of you needing some extra food inspiration, there is an amazing one day deal today. You will receive BOTH Martha Steward’s Everday Foods AND her Whole Living Magazines for an entire year for only $10. Don’t miss it! […]

Easy Marinated Cheese Appetizer Recipe


Growing up in the good ‘ole dairy state of Wisconsin, I assumed I had sampled every version of cheese appetizer known to munchers like myself. Obviously not because this unbelievably delicious make ahead marinated cheese appetizer is TO DIE FOR […]

Can I Freeze Cookie Dough?


As our last week before Christmas rounds the bend, those last minute “What should I give”  brings about undo panic. I have your solution, and you’ve probably known the trick your whole life, but this takes it to a new […]

Sausage Crescent Rolls Recipe


So many of us are fretting over what to make for holiday breakfast and brunch dishes. Stressing how quick and easy this recipe is should relieve any unneeded pressure you are putting on yourself. This simply easy and delicious sausage […]

Butterhorn Roll Recipe, Butterhorns


via Every time my extended family gets together, you can bet this delicious Butterhorn roll recipe will be shared.  Butterhorns are a fairly simple yeast bread recipe with the added benefit that they have a beautiful presentation, so they make […]

Tasty Tuesday – What’s on Your Wish List?


This weekend, I wandered into William Sonoma while I was waiting for my son. Do you know that it has been a few years since I have been there and now I remember why I stay away. It gives me […]

Chocolate Toffee Bars


Homemade chocolate toffee is synonymous with Christmas baking and homemade gift giving, but in my opinion, candy making is difficult. I don’t do well having to watch that candy thermometer at all. Some brilliant person made a homemade copy cat […]

Tasty Tuesday Parade of Foods


Last week, you shared in the comments some of those “Bedlam” Holiday moments, and it was so fun to read, chuckle and commiserate. It was just what I needed to know we were all in this together, but little did […]

Mashed Cauliflower: How to Cook Cauliflower


When our family gathers together, we have so many different diets and eating preferences represented. Typically, I do not cater specifically to all the varying tastes, but when there’s a recipe liked Mashed Cauliflower that pleases both the low carb, […]

What’s Your Thanksgiving Menu?


As I shared my Easy Pumpkin Bar Recipe yesterday, decades of memories eating them came flooding back. It’s amazing to me how a special recipe will do that, isn’t it? Not so much that the food is award winning, but […]

Easy Cream Cheese Frosting


Cream Cheese frosting is by far my favorite frosting to make. Not only is it delicious, but it’s so easy that my children can whip up homemade frosting in a minute’s notice. There are so many versions, and honestly, I […]

Cream of Rice: Homemade Rice Pudding


Rice is one of my  weekly “go to” staple items.  Whenever my rice cooker steams, you can bet I’ve doubled the amount needed for my recipe, with the sole purpose of having extra rice to freeze for later meals. Typically, […]

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