Tag: holidays

Made in Iowa Holiday Gift Guide

This post is sponsored by the Iowa Department of economic development.   All opinions are entirely my own. #madeiniowa I have spent most of my adult life living in Iowa.  The nicest people in the world live here and are a constant reminder to why I know that I am raising 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 […]

Brown Sugar and Butter Frozen Ham in the Instant Pot

As a child, I never liked ham.  I was actually traumatized by it.  Especially since there were several years where my family made ham instead of turkey on Thanksgiving!  Talk about the ultimate crime! But these days, ham might just be the most prevalent food around here.  My kids just love it.  […]

Sheet Pan Cauliflower Au Gratin and Video Tutorial

  today’s post is sponsored by Crystal Farms® Cheese.  #cheeselove  Oh my gosh, you guys.  This Cauliflower.    So amazing, and this just reiterates why I have an obsession with pepper jack cheese.   This pepper jack cheese adds just a little kick to this dish.   Just enough kick to make the […]

Carrot Patch Dirt Dessert Cups for Easter

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #SpringMoments   #CollectiveBias Last year, my mother-in-law came over to our house with a dirt dessert, and it was an instant hit!   There is just something so much fun about […]

Rice Krispies® Treats- Holiday Trains

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #HolidayTreatMaking  #CollectiveBias   I love holiday projects with my kids.   Making Rice Krispies® Treats is actually perfect for us.   I have three little boys, and it doesn’t take long to make Rice Krispies® […]

Goat Cheese Creamed Spinach

This cold weather has made me a little “eh” about salad.    I still want to eat those greens though. I have been making creamed spinach a lot for lunch this winter.   Homemade creamed spinach takes just a few minutes to make, it’s comforting and it is a great […]

Iowa Sweet Corn- Sheet Cake

Last month I traveled to Davenport, Iowa along-side nine other food blogger to attend Iowa Corn Quest.   Iowa Corn Quest was an educational tour of the corn growing process, sponsored by Iowa Corn.  You  can learn more about my time at Iowa Corn Quest. While at Iowa Corn Quest, I […]

Parmesan Bunny Crackers

I have seen around Pinterest, where bloggers are making homemade goldfish. Which I think is super cute!  My kiddos actually prefer the parmesan or plain flavored crackers.  And we actually usually eat bunnies in our house, not goldfish. I LOVE to include bunny crackers in with my kids easter baskets.  They’re healthy […]