Tag: holidays

Slow Cooker French-Style Turkey Breast

We all love roasted turkey from the oven, but this slow cooker turkey recipe with a short prep time produces a big flavor!  This crockpot turkey recipe will come together in mere minutes and will turn out tender and super flavorful!  You can even use the juices from the bottom […]

 

Pineapple Juice Cookies

Have any leftover pineapple juice? You must make these incredible pineapple juice cookies!  These cookies are crispy on the outside and pillowy soft on the inside.  Your kitchen will smell amazing when these cookies are baking in the oven!  Adding pineapple juice to these cookies adds brightness!  Your family will […]

 

15 Seafood Dinner Ideas for Lent

Although I have always enjoyed attending fish fry’s on Friday night during Lent in the past, I also love using lent as an excuse to try some new seafood dishes. My one rule when coming up with fresh fish recipes for lent is that they are budget-friendly. I think that […]

 

Lucky Charms Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Chocolate covered pretzels are a great treat to make with kids!  I sometimes bake with my kids, but chocolate covered pretzels are something they can make without too much help from adults.  I like to let them dip the chocolate covered pretzels on top of parchment paper for easy cleanup.  […]

 

Smoked Salmon Egg Tarts

Thank-you to the Iowa Egg Council for sponsoring today’s post.   When I think of foods that celebrate my family’s heritage, smoked salmon comes to mind.  My dad’s side of the family is Scandinavian ( my maiden name is Johnson), and we have always celebrated with smoked salmon.  We always enjoyed […]

 

Instant Pot Eggnog Rice Pudding

This Instant Pot eggnog rice pudding will please your entire family this holiday season! You will love preparing it because it only takes a few ingredients and cooks up in your instant pot super fast.   Your kids will love it because it is delicious and is made with creamy eggnog.  […]

 

Buttermilk Pumpkin Biscuits and Gravy

This content has been sponsored by Inmar Intelligence and Midwest Dairy. All opinions are mine alone. #UndeniablyDairy #gotmilkrecipe There are five of us in my family: my husband Greg, myself, and our three sons. With everything going on this year, I can certainly say that we have been breaking bread […]

 

Gift Ideas for Adults during Quarantine

Woah.  2020 has been quite a year.   Everything has looked different this year.  School is different, socializing is different, work is different, sports are different, and our holidays will look different this year.   Is your family still getting together for the upcoming holidays?  We’re going to spend Thanksgiving with just […]

 

20 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes

These days, almost everyone has a friend or a family member who eats a gluten-free diet.   I do.  Although my immediate family isn’t gluten-free, I try to have a gluten-free option when I host a get-together at my house.  Eating a gluten-free meal is easier than you think!   Here is […]

 

Apple Cinnamon Brussels Sprouts

I have gotten into adding cinnamon to savory fall dishes this season. You will love the aroma of cinnamon when you are cooking these in the oven.   Once you learn how to make roasted brussels sprouts, you will be hooked! They’re super quick and simple to make.  You can always […]

 

Hot Buttered Rum Roasted Carrots

This post may contain affiliate links.  I always include a bag of baby carrots, AND a bag of full-sized carrots on my online grocery order each week.  The baby carrots are for my three-year-old because he loves to dip them in ranch.  I always run out of my bag of […]

 

Instant Pot Rice Stuffing

This post may contain affiliate links I know that a food blogger’s best business practices include posting  Thanksgiving recipes before Thanksgiving, not after. Still, my little stuffing experiment worked out so well, and I wanted to share it before it gets lost in the archives of my kitchen. ‘ I have […]