Black and Bleu Sliders with Balsamic Reduction

Black and Bleu Sliders with Balsamic Reduction

Super Bowl weekend is going to be a crazy one for us this year. The kids and I are driving down to Kansas City for my nieces 7th birthday while Joel will be in Iowa for a work trip. We’ll be getting home just in time to watch the game so that means I don’t have

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Ham and Cheese Pretzel Calzones

Ham and Cheese Pretzel Calzones

With the Super Bowl right around the corner, I’ve got football food on my mind. You know, wings, pizza, nachos, pretzels….all the things that don’t jive well with New Years resolutions. But you can’t really eat salad for the Super Bowl. That would be sad and wrong. Instead you should eat calzones made of soft

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Christmas Tortellini

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Looking for something fun and festive to make this week or even for Christmas Eve? This Christmas Tortellini would totally do the trick. It’s pretty quick and simple to put together and will be adored by your whole family. Everyone here ate it, which is really saying something considering my picky 5 year old. But what’s not

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Wisconsin Cheese Soup with Bacon and Pretzel Croutons

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A few weeks ago, I reached out to you all on Facebook asking for any recipe that you would like to see featured during the upcoming holiday season. I got some fun requests and go right to work on them and this Wisconsin Cheese Soup was one of them. I have to say, I wasn’t too sure about

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Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini

It’s still not quite feeling like fall around here and frankly I’m getting irritated. Fall is my favorite season and I’m ready for it to start. The leaves changing colors, the sweaters and scarves. The one thing I usually have to warm up to is the food. I love grilling in the summer so it’s

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Broccoli Cheese Wild Rice Casserole

Broccoli Cheese Wild Rice Casserole

I just tried something on Monday that is going to be a total game changer for me. Wait for it. Online grocery shopping. Now, I know this is pretty common in a lot of bigger cities but it just hit our grocery store and I’ve had a few friends and family members rave about it

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Simple Chicken Cordon Bleu + Wine Pairings

I have always loved chicken cordon bleu but it can be a lot of work to pound out, layer, roll, bread and cook. With two wild kids running around I just don’t have time for that. So instead, I decided to skip the stuffing and rolling for a more simplified approach that still had the same flavor

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Meat Lovers Skillet

If there is a major carnivore in your life, stop everything you are doing and make this. They will pretty much love you forever and request it on any occasion celebrating them. Trust me, I know from experience. This skillet is inspired by a diner that we used to frequent often when we lived in

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Baked Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

I ran my first 5K on Saturday and considering I’ve run only one other timeĀ in 2015, I would consider it a success. I didn’t run the entire time but most of it and was able to beat the goal I had set for myself. Plus, it was for a cause very near and dear to

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