Best Caramel Apple Cobbler

Best Caramel Apple Cobbler is a sweet taste of fall baked into a dessert. This recipe is comfort food at it’s best. Tart apples, sweet caramel, and warm cinnamon combined with a buttery crust is the quintessential recipe to make during the fall months. This dessert tastes like an apple pie but much simpler to make… Continue reading Best Caramel Apple Cobbler


INGREDIENTS: 1 can (14 to 15 oz) chili, heated 1 can Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust 4 Cheddar cheese sticks 4 all-beef hot dogs 1 tablespoon butter 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon parsley flakes INSTRUCTIONS: Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 9-inch square or 11×7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Pour hot chili… Continue reading CHILI CHEESE DOG BAKE

Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Just when I thought I made some variety of quick bread, from banana zucchini to blueberry banana to carrot zucchini, I realized that there was one that I had not made. Blueberry zucchini bread, a new twist using two of my favorite ingredients in baking. This recipe for zucchini blueberry bread is a simple, mixer-free,… Continue reading Blueberry Zucchini Bread

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Ingredients : For the Dough: 3¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup yellow cornmeal 1½ teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons sugar 2¼ teaspoons instant yeast 1¼ cups water, room temperature 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1 teaspoon + 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided For the Sauce: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter ¼ cup… Continue reading HOMEMADE CHICAGO STYLE DEEP DISH PIZZA


The 5 Minute Million Dollar Dip is an amazing dish that we absolutely love because of how easy it is to put together. It literally requires only five ingredients, some of which are easily obtainable in a decent kitchen, but you may have to make a quick run to the store for those silvered almonds… Continue reading 5 MINUTE MILLION DOLLAR DIP

School Pizza Recipe

This Old School Cafeteria Pizza recipe captures the essence of all that was good in the school cafeterias of our youth. (Cafeteria ladies not included.) If you don’t know what I mean by Old School Pizza, you’re going to love it. As long as you like pizza, that’s enough. It’s a delicious and unique treat to your… Continue reading School Pizza Recipe

kickin fried shrimp

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups milk [See Note 1] 1 cup hot sauce , like Texas Pete 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup cornmeal 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 tablespoons ground black pepper 1 tablespoons salt 2 lbs medium shrimp , peeled and deveined vegetable oil for frying , about 48 ounces PLEASE Click on the Next… Continue reading kickin fried shrimp


Shea will be 7 months old on Wednesday (howww???) and we are still on our breastfeeding journey. Which is more pumping than anything with work, but still…high five, self! While many women notice cravings and an increased appetite during pregnancy. I escaped all of that during my pregnancy. I actually ate most of my meals… Continue reading SONOMA CHICKEN SALAD

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Easy Pecan Pie

With a homemade crust, sweet pecan filling and a touch of molasses, this is THE pecan pie for your Thanksgiving table! Make it a day or two ahead, or freeze it for even longer. What’s your favorite Thanksgiving pie? Mine is a toss up among apple, pumpkin, and this homemade pecan pie. In fact, I love them… Continue reading Easy Pecan Pie

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Classic Pico de Gallo

Do you love pico de gallo like I do? It’s a classic Mexican tomato dip (or sauce) that adds a fresh, healthy, low-calorie boost of flavor to just about any Mexican meal. When I was little, I piled pico de gallo on my tortilla chips at our nearby Mexican restaurant and called it dinner (refill, please). I… Continue reading Classic Pico de Gallo

Greek Orzo Salad

A delicious, colorful salad, with artichoke hearts and feta. I receive a lot of requests for this one. Ingredients: 1 ½ cups uncooked orzo pasta 2 (6 ounce) cans marinated artichoke hearts 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 1 cucumber, seeded and chopped 1 red onion, chopped 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1 (2 ounce) can black… Continue reading Greek Orzo Salad

Heaven on Earth Cake

Heaven on Earth Cake with delicious layers of angel cake, sour cream pudding, cherry pie filling, whipped topping, and almonds. Creamy and decadent, this cherry trifle is a sure crowd pleaser! I was out running errands when I received this text from G, “Hey, there’s heaven on earth in the fridge”. Whaat? WTH is heaven… Continue reading Heaven on Earth Cake

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