southern green beans & potatoes with bacon

We’re always looking for tasty side dishes to go with grilled fare in the summer. Something to go with the potato salad or macaroni salad. Southern green beans and potatoes with bacon is always a good choice. It’s a great way to enjoy garden green beans, and the potato-bacon combination is reminiscent of German potato…

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…