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Ice Cream 101:  Making Homemade Ice Cream is Easier Than You Think!  Start With This Classic French Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Ice Cream 101: Making Homemade Ice Cream is Easier Than You Think! Start With This Classic French Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

French Vanilla Ice Cream is easy to make, and is the best ice cream you’ll have had all year!   There is something about ice cream that brings you back to your childhood, on a hot summer day, or the first time you made it yourself.  […]

Celebrate Taco Tuesday with Muffin Tin Tacos

Celebrate Taco Tuesday with Muffin Tin Tacos

My boys LOVE tacos! Who am I kidding, I love tacos!  Everyone loves tacos, and Muffin Tin Tacos are a fun and exciting way to serve tacos – and they make a great appetizer! [muffin tin tacos] My Muffin Tin Tacos use the same recipe for […]

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

Bow-Ba Fett Pasta! Or, commonly known as Pasta Primavera. I’m serving up this recipe from my May Menu on May 4th, which is Star Wars Day. May The 4th Be With You. Pasta Primavera is the perfect spring recipe. Last weekend, a huge snow storm […]

Cheesy Corn Bread Chili Pie

Cheesy Corn Bread Chili Pie

Cheesy Corn Bread Chili Pie is another recipe I was inspired by that I saw in a magazine.  The recipe is so simple to make and was a huge hit with the family! We usually always have corn bread when we have chili, and I had […]

30 Minute Sheet Tray Chicken Cutlets and Asparagus

30 Minute Sheet Tray Chicken Cutlets and Asparagus

Alright so my inspiration for this super simple Sheet Tray Chicken Cutlets and Asparagus came from a book I was flipping through at work called “Sheet Trap Suppers.”  The recipe struck my eye because D.J. is always asking for chicken cutlets, and lately he’s been […]

20 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice

20 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice couldn’t be easier, and takes almost no time to make!  So, if you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner, this recipe is for you!  Best of all, it’s super healthy! I’ve been on a huge cauliflower kick lately, and wanted to try […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki is so easy to make, and involves minimal effort! This is a recipe that I feel like I have been trying to share for a long while now, and I have finally pulled it together, and have it to share.  As […]

Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

Growing up, one of my Mom’s go-to dishes was a Chicken and Stuffing Casserole.  It was easy to make, and I could throw it in the oven for her after school, so that when Mom got home, dinner was ready.  This recipe is warm and […]

You Already Have Everything You Need To Make These Easy Potato Skins

You Already Have Everything You Need To Make These Easy Potato Skins

Tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday, and the first thing on all of our minds is the food!  Potato Skins are a classic appetizer and are super easy to make.  Best of all you can start your prep tonight, leaving more time for football tomorrow! I […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Simple and comforting – this Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup involves almost no effort, and is the perfect comforting dinner on a cool winter night. Making chicken noodle soup in the slow cooker is so simple, and has minimal mess which is a huge plus at dinner […]

Make Your Mashed Potatoes Stand Out this Thanksgiving with Simple Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Make Your Mashed Potatoes Stand Out this Thanksgiving with Simple Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Two simple ingredients turn everyday Mashed Potatoes into something special.  I absolutely LOVE mashed potatoes, and Herbed Mashed Potatoes are turning into my favorite way to eat them. I don’t know what it is about it, but by simply adding chives and parsley, my mashed […]

Turkey 101:  How To Brine A Turkey

Turkey 101: How To Brine A Turkey

Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and if you’re thinking of brining a turkey this year, follow these tips for a moist, flavorful bird! Brining a turkey is extremely easy, it has a basic ratio of water to salt and sugar that you can […]

Easy Balsamic and Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Easy Balsamic and Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Sweet, savory and full of bacon!  Add these simple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic at your Thanksgiving table and watch them disappear – even from the pickiest eaters. In our house, we do Thanksgiving early because of the blog.  It’s usually a FriendsGiving, […]

Sometimes Simple Is best – Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing

Sometimes Simple Is best – Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing

This traditional Thanksgiving stuffing is everything you want it to be and your family will be stuffing themselves. I guess that this recipe is actually dressing as we’re not actually stuffing the bird, but we still call it stuffing.  Usually, I like to make a […]

Try Something New For Dinner – Easy Cheesy Potato Gratin

Try Something New For Dinner – Easy Cheesy Potato Gratin

Potato Gratin will rock your holiday table this year. I think I promised this recipe last month, and to be honest, since Anthony started school, I’ve been a little behind on well, everything.  But I have finally got my groove back, and better late than […]

20 Minute Spiralized and Honey Roasted Rainbow Carrots | #FoolproofThanksgiving

20 Minute Spiralized and Honey Roasted Rainbow Carrots | #FoolproofThanksgiving

We are gearing up for Thanksgiving in our house, and these Spiralized Carrots were a huge hit with a fun twist on a classic – Honey Roasted Carrots. Now, I know that this isn’t the prettiest picture, but boy oh boy are they delicious!  I’m […]