Pumpkin Spice Bars
Today, my home has the wonderful aroma of pumpkin spice from this super simple recipe for pumpkin spice bars. Moist, pumpkin bars with vanilla cream cheese frosting with my morning coffee. Oh, yes…please.
Venison Slow Cooker Roast
Venison roast has a way of coming out tough but this venison slow cooker roast is creamy, moist and full of flavor.
Vegan Gluten Free Peanut Butter Fudge
This is the quickest and tastiest vegan peanut butter fudge ever. If time is a concern, no problem. Gotta covered in under ten minutes.
Tomato Basil Mozzarella Skewers
Have basil and cherry tomatoes coming out of your ears? I do! Try these fresh tomato basil mozzarella skewers for a quick snack or appetizer.
Pressure Cooker Buffalo Chicken Soup
This pressure cooker buffalo chicken soup is a hearty, cheesy dinner solution that takes 15 minutes to prep and cook. Whip up a batch over the weekend and separate out into single serve portions for weekday lunches.
With fresh herbs growing plentiful in my deck boxes and having a fresh supply of oranges for the Baltimore Orioles, I decided to whip up a batch of rosemary and orange vinegar. The most difficult portion of this recipe is the two week wait time!
Nothing better to warm the insides on a cold and rainy day than to make a kettle of stuffed green pepper soup. The recipe is a fairly easy and requires minimal work; just fry, chop, measure, dump and simmer until perfection. My kind of EASY and QUICK.
Chia Seed Muesli Overnight Oats Recipes
I have been experimenting with chia seed muesli overnight oats recipes the past few days. Organic Chia Seeds are going to quickly replace flax-seed in my diet as my new go-to add-on.
Slow Cooker Jambalaya
Rain! It has been pouring in the middle of winter. I have a swimming pool in my backyard where snow is supposed to be. Sorta funny! That brings me to want to make a recipe that is both a hearty and spicy comfort food to enjoy – slow cooker Jambalaya is on the menu for supper tonight.
Slow Cooker Chicken Stock
Have a rotisserie chicken that you are going to use for meals this week? If so, save the carcass and the legs. It makes delicious bone broth slow cooker chicken stock. I love to use the broth in my soups and gravies.
Breakfast Jam Bars
If you enjoy having a sweet treat for breakfast like a rich muffin or donut, replace your habit with these breakfast jam bars. They will satisfy any sugar craving and give your body a healthy morning sugar boost.
Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup is one that I enjoy making because my family members think I slaved all day creating it. In reality, it starts with shredding a rotisserie chicken, chopping an onion and opening a few cans.
Pressure Cooker Blueberry Steel Cut Oats
Man is it cold out. The rain is bone chilling. I don’t even want to be outdoors and that is saying a lot, coming from me.
I decided last week to go back to making all our meals ahead of time. It saves me time, energy and money. Today, was the perfect time to start! I’m sharing one of my husband’s favorite morning breakfasts. Pressure cooker blueberry oats.
Corn Roast & Flavored Butter
Right now fresh ears of corn on the cob are plentiful in the grocery store and along roadside produce stands. The price is right, too. Under 25 cents a serving. Can’t beat that. Normally, that means we would be up for hosting a corn roast & flavored butter with drinks at our house. Due to scheduling this year, that might not happen.
Foraged some mulberries this weekend. Yum! Now, what to do with them all. First thing I wanted to try was a recipe for mulberry muffins because muffins freeze well. I mixed up a double batch of muffins using a recipe off Flickr.
I had to convert the measurements for US metrics. Hope you enjoy them as much as we do.
Fruit Round Salad
A round thick cut of watermelon surrounded by strawberries, mulberries and raspberries. This makes a wonderful dessert on a dinner table or breakfast for two to four people.
Blue Cheese Potato Salad Recipe
A few weeks ago I stopped off to see what items they had prepared at the deli. I was looking for something different to try. Their blue cheese potato salad recipe caught my eye.
Sometimes you need to sit back enjoy the view. Reaping the rewards of your hard work. Days like this, I enjoy sipping on my refrigerator tea recipe.
Tomato Paste Recipe
Looking for a way to use up all your garden tomatoes? How about making this tomato paste recipe? Tomato paste is used in plenty of hearty meals through the winter months.
If you make your own it is guaranteed to be tastier the store bought and have a lot less salt.
Cucumber Rye Bread Appetizers
Company coming? Need a light but satisfying appetizer? Cucumber rye bread appetizers and tea sandwiches will fit the bill. Once you have the ingredients, you can whip up this recipe in about ten minutes.
Last night I made beef & bacon pinwheels for dinner to celebrate having my grill back. Yum! What a hit.
Looking to use some of your garden produce up? Make this homemade garden enchilada sauce to use in your fresh dishes. The sauce freezes rather well too.
Garlic Shrimp Pasta
In about 30 minutes you can have this scrumptious garlic shrimp pasta ready to devour.
Grilled Cedar Planked Salmon
Grilled cedar plank salmon is surprisingly easy to make on the grill. No more having to dine out for it.
Figured today would be a good day to share my all purpose cleaner recipe.
Hot Buttered Rum Apple Cider
Last year, when we stopped off at a little bar and grill in Upper Michigan, I recall seeing a hot drink menu. Hot Buttered Rum Apple Cider was a drink on the menu.
I remember taking a picture of the menu to try and recreate the drinks myself, although the picture has disappeared.
Hot Chocolate Mix
Winter in Wisconsin is cold! During the winter months we do plenty of activities outdoors. With that said, I like to have options to make quick, warm drinks on hand to warm our insides.
A few weeks ago I came across a recipe for hot cocoa listed on Flickr. I decided to give it a try and the family is thanking me.
Pickled Beets Canning and Preserving
Ah, summer! The garden is thriving and we all want to preserve our fruits and vegetables as long as we can. One of our favorite vegetables is beets. Fresh, roasted, boiled or canned, no matter how you slice them up, we enjoy them. Today’s job, pickled beets canning and preserving them.
Hot Fudge Sauce – Recipe
Rich, gourmet hot fudge sauce topping that will cost you less that $2.00 per half pint to make. The sauce makes a terrific Christmas gift paired up with ice cream dishes and sprinkle and candy toppings.
The cholesterol in one large whole is 213 mg. If you substitute 1/4 cup of this homemade copycat Egg Beaters recipe for one traditional egg, you would be consuming 1 mg cholesterol. A savings of 212 mg cholesterol.
If you haven’t enjoyed a deep fried turkey as of yet, I urge you to try it this year for Thanksgiving. Deep frying provides a crispy outside skin and super juicy meat on the inside AND no, it is not greasy. Read on how to deep fry a turkey.
Onion Soup Mix – Dry Mix Recipe
I am not sure how much I spent on a popular, name brand onion soup over the years. Until, I was given this recipe from a friend.
I was excited to purchase the ingredients to try the mix for myself. Thankfully, I did. The recipe makes 2 cups of mix or the equivalent of 8 envelopes at a 1/3 of the cost of the name brand mix.
Homemade Chicken Gravy Mix
Make up your own packets of chicken gravy. Simple, handy and much more economical than store bought.
Beer Cheese Dip
This beer cheese dip recipe is one of my families favorite pretzel dips. This recipe is one of my families favorite pretzel dips. I make it to share at almost every family it together and I am always left with an empty bowl.
The recipe is also perfect for tailgating because it travels well.
Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad
This salad broccoli and cauliflower salad can be used as a side salad or a main dish. My family happens to call it the kitchen sink salad because I normally add any small amounts of leftover veggies to the dish.
Skittles Infused Vodka
Infused vodka’s are expensive in speciality stores and even more draining on the pocketbook when going out for a night on the town. Try your hand at making Skittles Infused Vodka.
A new twist on an old favorite. Since our daughter is not a fan of ground beef, I decided to try my hand at making lasagna made with Italian sausage instead of ground beef.
It was a hit. We have used the recipe to make pans of lasagna as well as lasagna rolls.