ham & cheese stacker

Just like my pork roast stacker, turkey stacker, and diner meatloaf stacker, this isn’t really a recipe. It’s more of a method for enjoying holiday leftovers. This one is particularly good with a little side of your favorite cranberry sauce. If you want, just top your ham with the cranberry sauce before you add the…

vanilla pudding gingerbread

My recipe for Vanilla Pudding Pumpkin Bread has been so wildly popular that I decided to amp up the spice, add extra ginger, a little cayenne for kick, and molasses for a deeper, richer gingerbread! I kept the full amount of pumpkin (because who doesn’t love pumpkin?) and the result is this absolutely AMAZING, moist…

cookie crunch sweet potato casserole

As much as we love the classic sweet potato casserole with toasted marshmallows on top, once in awhile we like to change it up a bit. This year I decided to add the wonderful crunch of buttery oatmeal cookies to our sweet potatoes, and OH MY! They were amazing. So good with turkey and ham!…

red wing holiday stroll ~ 2017

Such a beautiful evening for enjoying the annual Red Wing Holiday Stroll with friends and family. So many people decided to venture out tonight, and I’m sure it’s due to the gorgeous weather we’ve been experiencing in the Mississippi River Valley. 50 degrees in November is unheard of, but we’re not complaining. We had a…

pickapeppa meatloaf

Mmmmm!!! We adore meatloaf. Such yummy comfort food when it starts to get chilly outside. I like to make a bunch of buttery mashed potatoes, and a simple, tossed salad to serve with meatloaf. Easy, satisfying, and delicious! Sometimes I make an extra meatloaf so we can have meatloaf sandwiches the next day. We enjoy…