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grandma’s extra creamy chicken chow mein casserole

This extra creamy, delicious chow mein casserole is the perfect thing to make when you’re in a hurry and craving Chinese food! We serve ours with a little tossed green salad and egg rolls on the side! Note: To make this meal even more convenient you can purchase a premade deli rotisserie chicken and use…

norske nook banana cream pie

My husband and I discovered this awesome restaurant while on our two week honeymoon road trip back in 1995. They serve hearty, delicious meals, and the most amazing pie! The Norske Nook in Osseo Wisconsin. Isn’t the name adorable? Definitely stop by if you happen to be in the area, and if not, get a…

crunchy hawaiian ham wrap

Everyone loves my original Crunchy Ham Wraps, and my Crunchy Turkey Swiss Wraps so much that I decided to create a new one! This time with a Hawaiian twist! You’re going to love the addition of coconut, pineapple, ginger, and other spices in the crunchy slaw! It really brings out the delicious flavors of the…

bad girl treats

What are “bad girl” treats? Buttery cream cheese frosting and homemade sugar cookie stars to dip in the frosting. Pretty naughty, right? Oh well, we all need to splurge every once in awhile! I like to make these for parties and gatherings with my girlfriends. It’s such a fun, pretty dessert! Everyone loves them, (and…

glazed strawberry tart

This is a beautiful, delicious, free-form tart that showcases perfectly ripe, sweet, juicy strawberries! It’s so simple to prepare, and it’s quite a showstopper! The crust is flavored with just a hint of almond, and it’s the perfect accompaniment to the yummy berries! Almond flour can be found by the natural foods at most grocery…

KFC Biscuits {copycat}

If you’ve been looking for a biscuit recipe that tastes exactly like KFC biscuits, then you’re search is over. These taste exactly, I mean exactly, like the original KFC buttermilk biscuits! I worked at a KFC for a summer when I was a teenager, and once in awhile I had to make the biscuits. I…

3 ingredient crock pot salsa chicken tacos

So, most of you already know that I make tacos several times a week. I often use leftover grilled steak, chicken, and even pork chops to create tacos for breakfast the next day. That happens a LOT. But, every once in awhile I decide to create an all new taco filling. When it turns out…

grandma’s creamy italian cucumber salad

I made a bunch of fresh salads for our 4th of July celebration this year and decided to include this yummy favorite. It’s seriously amazing! Grandma’s Creamy Italian Cucumber Salad is just as easy to make as her traditional, classic cucumber salad, but with an Italian twist. We love the addition of two kinds of …

crock pot hawaiian pork chops

We enjoyed these amazing Hawaiian pork chops for dinner this evening. They are easy to prepare and so tender! The sauce thickens on it’s own as it cooks so there’s no need to thicken it after the pork chops are done cooking. I eliminated a common step in slow cooker cooking by adding quick cooking…

creamy crock pot porcupine meatballs

Tender, rice-filled, beef meatballs in a rich, creamy, sauce! This is an old, comfort food recipe that was common in my house growing up. I know a lot of people are used to porcupine meatballs made with tomato sauce, but we like the creamy sauce even more! These little meatballs look like little porcupines when…