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chicken cordon bleu casserole

Cheesy, hammy, ooey gooey goodness! This chicken cordon bleu casserole tastes just like the fancy rolled gourmet version, but it’s much easier to prepare! I like to make this when I have ham in my refrigerator left over from the holidays. Do you have leftover ham from Easter? Then get cookin’! ~ for the casserole…

kfc coleslaw {copycat}

I made a huge batch of this delicious “copycat” KFC coleslaw for my granddaughter’s birthday party! It makes a ton, so if you don’t need a vat of coleslaw, you can easily cut the recipe in half. I’ve tried using a food processor to make this before and it didn’t achieve the very specific consistency…

taco zucchini boats

Whenever I serve my zucchini boats I get rave reviews! I usually make them with pizza flavored fillings and toppings, but this time I decided to make them Mexican taco-style. Ohmygosh. They’re amazing! Low carb and high in protein… and awesome flavor! If you want to try my Pizza-Style Zucchini Boats just click on the…

grandma’s extra cheesy au gratin potatoes

Who doesn’t love some extra cheesy, ooey gooey, au gratin potatoes from time to time? They’re delicious with almost everything, and an absolute must when you’re serving ham! I made these again this Easter. This recipe is tried and true, easy, and perfect! The BEST au gratin potatoes EVER! ~ preheat oven to 350 degrees…

easy pina colada pudding cake

This is a wonderfully easy, moist and delicious cake! I made this instead of coconut cake this year for our Easter celebration and everyone loved it! for the cake: ~ preheat oven to 350 degrees F. ~ 1 (15 to 18 oz.) boxed pineapple cake mix (I used Pillsbury) 1 (3.4 oz.) box of instant…

creamy lemon caesar tortellini salad

I’ve been creating new and unusual pasta salads since the beginning of my blogging career. I like to add macaroni, ravioli, and sometimes tortellini to our tried and true favorites. This Creamy Lemon Caesar Tortellini Salad is so good. Featuring the classic flavors of Caesar Salad, but with a twist of lemon, and the addition…

chow mein tacos

So you know how I’m a voracious taco fan? I seriously can’t get enough of them, and eat them almost every day in one form or another. Well, I came up with something new that I just love. I made up a batch of my chicken chow mein and had some leftover the next day.…

grandma’s crock pot bbq hamburger bean soup

We’re enjoying how the warm balmy days are becoming more frequent, and the cold, icy days are losing their grip. Minnesota has the strangest weather. You just never know when you’ll be able to wear shorts outside, or if you’ll have to dig out your sweaters again. Here’s a recipe that will work in both…

frank sinatra’s sausage & green peppers

Open a bottle of your favorite dry red wine, listen to Frank Sinatra “Old Blue Eyes” croon over the stereo speakers, and prepare this easy, delicious Italian dish for dinner. This is one of our favorite meals to make for a romantic date night. Serve the spicy sausage and peppers with crusty, buttery, garlic bread,…

cheeseburger roll-up

This is an easy way to make yummy cheeseburgers any day of the week! No skillet or grill needed. Just mix up the meat ingredients, pat them out flat on a baking sheet, sprinkle with cheese, roll-up, and bake. Everyone loves these. Great for weeknight dinners or as a casual company dish! Once the roll-up…