grandma’s ham salad

We still had a little bit of ham in the freezer that was leftover from Easter, so I decided to make up some of my grandma’s famous ham salad for a picnic! It’s so good, and so easy! Exactly like grandma used to make. Double or triple the recipe as needed to feed a crowd…

chocolate cream cheese earthquake cake

Have you ever had Earthquake Cake? It’s a popular potluck and picnic cake here in Minnesota. I love it because it’s so rich and chocolaty with “bursts” of cheesecake-like swirls throughout. See those yummy, moist layers? Soooo good! It’s easy to make, and there’s no need to frost this cake. You certainly can if you’d…

67 mexican fiesta recipes

Are you planning a Mexican Fiesta-themed party? Or maybe a little soiree for Cinco de Mayo? Well, if you’re looking for delicious, easy, tried and true Mexican recipes, you’ve come to the right place. Some are authentic, and some are my own riffs on Mexican favorites. Salads, salsas, pico de gallo, guacamole, pickled onions, salad…

monte cristo bombs

Delicious monte cristos in a biscuit bomb! Top with powdered sugar and strawberry butter or enjoy them plain. We like these as an addition to a breakfast or brunch. So good and so easy to make! ~ preheat oven to 350 degrees F. ~ serves 8 1 tube Pillsbury Grands biscuits (8 big biscuits) 6…

taco hot pockets

We love these easy, delicious, super cheesy, taco hot pockets! We make them for lunches, dinners, snacks, and party appetizers. I thought I’d post my easy recipe in time for you to make these for your Cinco de Mayo celebration. They go together fast, and only take 16 minutes to bake! ~ serves 4 people…