Category: Food

Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes are a Game Changer

Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes are a Game Changer

Raise your hand if you just can’t think about Thanksgiving without dreaming of mashed potatoes. (insert lady raising hand emoji here) Now, raise your hand if you’d really like to have one less thing to cook on Thanksgiving Day. (insert 2 lady raising hand emojis […]

Talking Turkey: Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

OK, all you turkeys!!  As promised, here is a roundup of all of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes from around the web.  I have personally made all but one of these dishes myself and they are tried and true favorites.  So…what’s cooking? Turkey Before we get […]

Bea’s Fresh Apple Cake

Bea’s Fresh Apple Cake

I never knew my great-grandmother, Bea.  Really, I never knew any of my great-grandparents.  All but two of them had passed away by the time I was born, and those two died while I was still a toddler.  My grandparents, on the other hand, I […]

Talking Turkey: Thanksgiving Menu Breakdown

Talking Turkey: Thanksgiving Menu Breakdown

Welcome, friends, to the first installment of the 2017 Thanksgiving Guide!! I love Thanksgiving.  Love it!  Love the food, the cool weather, the time dedicated to family, the food, the fall decor, the parade, the food… Did I mention I love the food?  OK, just […]

CrockPot Recipe Roundup: One Pot Meals Edition

CrockPot Recipe Roundup: One Pot Meals Edition

Wouldn’t it be absolutely magical if you could just dump a bunch of ingredients in a pot and…POOF!…dinner was ready in a matter of hours? Cue the glitter and magical unicorns, man, because this is what I’m giving you today!  A round-up of crockpot recipes […]

Slow Cooker Applesauce of My Dreams

Slow Cooker Applesauce of My Dreams

If it’s fall, it must be apple time! I have such fond childhood memories of going apple picking.  Every year, we would visit Eckert’s in Millstadt, IL.  We’d ride the wagon out into the orchards and fill our bags and our bellies with beautiful reds […]

CrockPot Recipe Roundup: The Meats Edition

CrockPot Recipe Roundup: The Meats Edition

Alright, alright, alright, alright!  We’re back today with some more Crock-Pot deliciousness for you and yours! In the last installment of the Crock-Pot Recipe Roundup, we talked all about soups/stews/chili.  Hopefully, you’ve tried a few of those and you now have some new family staples! […]

Making a Rice Krispy Castle in 21 Easy Steps

Making a Rice Krispy Castle in 21 Easy Steps

  If you had asked me a couple months ago, So Beth, any interest in building a castle out of Rice Krispy treats?  Well, I’m afraid I would’ve laughed at you and given you a resounding NO.  See, I’m pretty sure that the only semi-creative […]

CrockPot Recipe Roundup: Soups and Stews Edition

CrockPot Recipe Roundup: Soups and Stews Edition

Friends, I hear you and I want to help.  You’re yearning for…desperate for…dying for…crock-pot recipes that are easy and (mostly) healthy.  Well, yearn no more.  I am here to help! With four busy kids and a husband who works crazy hours, I depend a lot […]

Mom’s Deep Dish Pizza-ish

Mom’s Deep Dish Pizza-ish

Sorry it’s been kind of quiet around here in the Food section of the ol’ blog.  Summertime is not one of my favorite times of year to do a lot of actual cooking.  We tend to eat a lot of grilled meats and thrown-together salads […]