By: Kristen Darkow Happy December! Can you believe Christmastime is officially here? Wasn't it just a couple months ago that Amanda and I were blogging about our Christmas cookies? You can read about those here. I also blogged about my grandma's cookie recipes last year, which you can read about here. With Thanksgiving being… Continue reading It’s That Time of Year Again…Christmas Cookies!
By: Kristen Darkow October is officially here! I don't know about you, but once the weather becomes cool and crisp, all I want when I get home from work is a warm bowl of soup ready and waiting for me in the crock pot. I live on soups this time of year! I recently… Continue reading A Hearty Potato Soup Perfect for Fall
By: Kristen Darkow Can you believe the 4th is just around the corner? If I had to guess, I'd say it's May 15. And yet here we are with less than a week until July. Honestly though, July 4th is one of my very favorite holidays! I love summer, I love cookouts, I love… Continue reading Unique Fourth of July Recipes
By: Kristen Finstad Grandmas are the best - am I right? They're just so sweet and warm and kind, and almost always amazing cooks or bakers. My grandma Bev was no exception. She passed in 2017, so I was lucky to have her around for 24 years of my life. I still miss her… Continue reading Grandma’s Cookie Recipes
By: Kristen Finstad Everybody loves a good hot dish, right? I think Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice hot dish is a favorite in many households, but we all know how unhealthy a midwestern hot dish can be. One of my favorite ways to cook is figuring out how to eat my favorite comfort foods but… Continue reading What’s for Dinner: Lightened Up Hot Dish
St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and ever since finding out I'm a little bit Irish via the Ancestry DNA kit, I take the opportunity to celebrate! Even if you're not Irish though, I think there's always a reason to dress up in green and celebrate St. Patty's Day! Today I'm going to… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Recipes – What’s Your Vote?
By: Amanda Magnus First of all, green bean casserole is one of my favorites but I rarely make it. Maybe it's because it's a side dish and when I'm planning meals for the week I like to keep things simple and just do roasted veggies as a side as opposed to making a casserole. If… Continue reading Green Bean Casserole with a Twist
Happy Thanksgiving week! Thanksgiving is arguably my favorite meal all year. From the buttery mashed potatoes and hearty stuffing, to the tart cranberries and delicious pies, it's a meal that just can't be beat. While it is something I look forward to each year, I also love to try new recipes from year-to-year. My… Continue reading Your New Must-Try Thanksgiving Recipe
We've talked about a few different breakfast recipes on the blog, and they're all great for different reasons and occasions. The recipe featured today is perfect for hosting a group for brunch, as it makes a lot of food! It would also be perfect for prepping a week's worth of breakfast. We're talking about Tater… Continue reading Your New Favorite Breakfast: Tater Tot Sausage Breakfast Bake
By Kristen Finstad First, a few relevant facts about me: I'm not a big breakfast person. Don't get me wrong - I'm starting to get hangry by about 10 a.m., but in the half hour between waking up and leaving for work, I'm just not hungry. Solution: breakfast on the go! I don't really… Continue reading Two-Ingredient Bagels: It’s What’s For Breakfast