Wholly Guacamole (5 ingredients – 5 minutes)

stemmed glass with homemade guacamole and tortilla chip

A TRUE Mexican classic !!! Ripe avocados with the perfect balance of onion, lime juice and salt! How can you celebrate Cinco de Mayo without Guacamole?  Simply put ... you can't. Guacamole is a staple in Mexican cuisine.  It is super easy to make and must be on your table if you are … [Continue reading]

Honey Chipotle BBQ Sauce

grilled chicken wings with honey chipotle bbq sauce

A homemade bbq sauce that combines the sweetness of honey with the smokiness of  Chipotle adobe peppers - a perfect match! Let's face it there is something about firing up that grill in the summer and getting a huge steak, chicken or ribs grilled to perfection isn't there? But see here's the … [Continue reading]

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

  Oh my gosh!  I am so done with winter, aren't you?  We are half way through April and the upper part of Michigan is still under feet of … [Continue reading]

Juiciest Burger You’ll Ever Eat

close up hamburger topped with feta cheese caramelized onions and toasted bun

  In almost 7 years running this food blog I've never once posted a recipe for burgers. How is this possible? Well you don't have to … [Continue reading]

Broccoli & Cheddar Cheese Soup (Keto Friendly)

  If you've ever had Panera's Broccoli and Cheddar soup then you know how deliciously additive it can be.   As far as franchise based … [Continue reading]

Remoulade Sauce

If you are in the market for a sauce that is so versatile it can go over seafood, Po Boys, Fish, chicken and even French fries, this is it! Holy … [Continue reading]

Homemade Mayonnaise (Low Carb/Keto/Paleo)

I put off making my own mayonnaise for a very long time. It is still one of the few processed foods remaining in our house. I think what put me off … [Continue reading]

Salisbury Steak in Mushroom Gravy from Scratch (with NO gravy mix)

A delicious easy weeknight dinner with tender beef patties smothered in a mushroom gravy made from scratch with no packaged gravy mixes! Salisbury … [Continue reading]

Roasted Garlic Shrimp Cocktail

I am a seafood lover, as most of you know, with shrimp cocktail ranking in the Top 3 of my all time favorite foods. I have ALWAYS boiled my shrimp … [Continue reading]

The Only Creamed Spinach Recipe You’ll Need

creamed spinach in white bowl

Creamed spinach wasn't something I craved growing up.  Spinach was yucky to me. It was green, it was slimy. It. Was. Weird. But my taste … [Continue reading]

Mom’s Cranberry Walnut Bread

cranberry loaf sliced in slices

I don't usually share family recipes on this blog.  But I wanted a way to hand them down to my kids and I plan on taking these treasured family … [Continue reading]

Roasted Butternut, Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

white bowl filled with roasted butternut squash sweet potato carrot soup topped with chives

This is BY FAR one of my favorite soups and I can hardly wait for Fall to come around so I can make it. With butternut squash, sweet potatoes, … [Continue reading]

Traditional Polish Style Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (no canned soup)

stuffed cabbage leaves with ground beef and rice topped with tomato based sauce on a plate

Stuffed cabbage, or Golabki, is a cabbage roll common in Polish cuisine made from lightly soft-boiled cabbage leaves wrapped around minced pork or … [Continue reading]

It’s Here! Our 1st Ebook!

I'm soooo happy to announce the creation of our very first EBook ! We wanted to start our EBook series with our most popular recipes and put them … [Continue reading]

Homemade Condensed Tomato Soup

homemade condensed cream tomato soup

I was playing around with Stuffed Cabbage recipes last week and the majority of the recipes I found online called for condensed cream of tomato soup … [Continue reading]