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Snow Day Activity Ideas

This post is sponsored by Red Baron but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. There is something so magical about waking up to those big pillowy snowflakes swirling and whirling outside.  Every time it snows my kids run downstairs with excitement as if it were the first […]

Minted Carrots

Thank-you to Sugar In The Raw® for sponsoring today’s post #intheraw.  I have been compensated for this post.  All opinions are entirely my own.    Carrots. Such mundane food, yet some of my very favorite things to eat are made from carrots.  My favorite gingery soup is made from carrots, my […]

Sausage gravy green bean casserole

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #CookingWithOdoms In my house, we love green beans all year round.  We have two vertical garden boxes devoted to just green beans every summer, we enjoy canned green beans for a quick side […]

pressure cooker tomato-free chili

this post may contain affiliate links  Once it starts to get cold outside my favorite activity becomes bumming around and eating bowls of chili.  I love all the soups, stews and chili of this time of year! Every year my husband and I plant a huge garden that consists of […]

twelve practical holiday gifts for anyone

This post contains affiliate links.  The holiday season is almost here!  I have a love/hate relationship with the holidays.  ( when is it acceptable to start listening to Christmas music?)  I love the gatherings, the cookie decorating, the music, the lights and all of the family memories ( doing jigsaw […]

Autumn Roasted Vegetable Salad With Quick Weeknight Lasagna

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone  #KitchenCraftedItalian #MichaelAngelosMeals #CollectiveBias Since I run a food website for a living, I often have friends and family members calling me with their new recipe ideas that they think I should post!  I […]

Pressure cooker maple-bourbon salmon foil packets

I was at a get-together last year where someone brought maple-bourbon mashed sweet potatoes.  Oh my goodness. They were delicious! I thought it would be a great idea to try to make a maple-bourbon sauce to use as a glaze on some salmon for a meal with a festive Autumn […]

Cinnamon-Maple Cappuccino Brunch Punch

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #UndeniablyDairy #CollectiveBias This month, my husband and I are celebrating our 12th wedding anniversary.  I was thinking the other day how so much has changed in the past 12 years. Our nephews, who […]

Pressure Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili

Guys, I am going through some serious food blogger woes right now.   I can’t get my camera to upload photos onto my computer.  Uh.  So these pictures you see here of this delicious chicken chili were taken with my phone. On a cloudy day.  My phone that desperately needs to be replaced.   Why […]

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Latte

Thank-you to Stevia In The Raw® for sponsoring today’s post #intheraw.  I have been compensated for this post.  All opinions are entirely my own.    It has been raining here in Iowa for precisely ten straight days.  It. Can. Stop. Any. Time. Now.   There is something about the gloomy weather that […]

3 simple ways to make Halloween stress-free

This post is sponsored by Red Baron but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. #NeverFlySolo Halloween is my second favorite holiday after the 4th of July.  I think Halloween is so much fun!  I spent years dressing up my boys in coordinated homemade costumes and decorating the house […]

Chimichurri Chicken Cobb Salad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Mazola® Corn Oil . All opinions are mine alone. #MakeItMazola #SimpleSwap #CollectiveBias I discovered Chimichurri sauce over the summer while I was vacationing in Rapids City, South Dakota. I have taken to making my own Chimichurri sauce at home. Recently, […]