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Pull-apart dinner rolls

  Looking for something different or maybe just with a little more flavor and warmth this winter season? We love this recipe for dinner rolls similar to the sweet monkey bread concept. Ingredients: 5 tubes refrigerated crescent roll dough EVOO to drizzle 2 T dried dill 2 T dried oregano 2 T shredded cheddar cheese […]

Homemade Relish on a Hot Dog
Homemade Relish

One of the best things about the summer and fall are the bonfires and cookouts that we are able to have with our friends and family. A staple food at most of these cookouts are hot dogs. Yeah, I know they are not the best for us, but there is just something about having a […]

Mushroom Risotto
Homemade Mushroom Risotto

This past Mother’s Day was Sarah’s first Mother’s Day as a mom, so I wanted to make it as special as possible. Since we had a two week old baby at home, going out was not exactly feasible. In light of that, I decided to make Sarah a meal that consisted of several of her […]

Sweet Pickles
Sweet Pickle Recipe

Summer canning season is one of my favorite food times of the year. The amount of fresh produce just makes me a happy camper. It makes it so much easier to eat healthy and feel so much better about the things that we are putting into our body. We like to can as much as […]

Caramel Corn
Recipe for Caramel Corn

Growing up, my dad was famous for his recipe for caramel corn. He would make this tasty snack for any get together or holiday that we went to. If he didn’t take his caramel corn to some event, there would typically be a small riot as people realized they would not be able to enjoy […]

Homemade Catsup
Homemade Catsup

I recently procured the base of this recipe for homemade catsup and loved it so much, I just had to doctor it up a bit and share it!  We’ve been paying more attention to the products we consume, who would have thought catsup would have so much high fructose corn syrup and other preservatives in […]

Greek Salad with Homemade Salad Dressing
Homemade Salad Dressing full of flavor

We try to make salads as much as possible to eat a healthier diet, so when we wanted a Greek dressing, we started researching online.  We ended up combining several that we found to make this perfect blend of herbs and spices for a homemade salad dressing. On our Greek salads, we use green leaf […]

Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

A hearty soup like this Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe makes for a wonderful meal. It combines spice with texture to create a fiesta in your mouth! This soup also freezes very well and if you’re like us, you had a lot leftover. This will be perfect to re-heat when you’re in a time crunch! Yield: […]

Southern Vinegar Style BBQ Sauce
Southern Vinegar Style BBQ Sauce Recipe

As spring gets closer and closer, any little warm up we see makes me want to break out the smoker, even if the warm up is only to about 45 degrees. This is what happened a couple weekends ago, so I decided to get the season started with a smoker full of ribs and a […]

Crock Pot Pork Loin
Crock Pot Pork Loin

Crock pot pork loin doesn’t get much easier and the results don’t get much better!  We’re talking about slow and low cooking, which produces one of the best pork loin results, ever!!! Lately, I have been trying out some crock pot recipes since we have a baby on the way. Crock pot recipes are great […]