Restaurant-Style Cornbread

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It is wedding week! My baby brother is getting married on Saturday. This month has been just jammed full of excitement, planning, prepping and a sprinkling of stress. Most of the stress seems to be coming from the “spring” weather we are having here in Minnesota. Snow storm after snow storm. However, the weather people [...]

Creamy, Dreamy Chocolate Malt Cupcakes

A creamy dreamy chocolate malt with a cherry on top = a dessert dream. I love the flavor of malt. It is one of those flavors that are so hard to explain what it tastes like, but you just know that it tastes good. Soo….for Valentines Day, your next party or your next Tuesday night, [...]

Skillet Pizza

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Frozen. That is what I am at this very minute. I do love Minnesota, the seasons changing, the northern lakes, that cool crisp falls…but seriously 20 below? I do not like that. In the slightest. Ok, I am done complaining. Lets warm things up with another cast iron skillet recipe. I was inspired by a [...]

Easy Skillet Frittatas

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I have an announcement to make…I am getting crafty. That is right people, I am starting to want to…wait for it…craft. Never thought that would happen…like ever.  So while those of you that know me are getting over the shock, I have a great skillet recipe to share with you today! I know I have [...]

Easy and Delicious Dessert Skillets

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Have I told you lately that I love my cast iron skillet? I have found so many things to do with that incredibly heavy pan that I had no idea could be done! There are three desserts that I created for Pillsbury that were especially good and especially easy. How about a giant chocolate chip [...]

Pull-Apart Pizza Bread

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Pizza. I love pizza. Pizza anything. The cheese. The sauce. The deliciousness. Sigh. Pizza doesn’t really work well with wanting to be in a bridesmaid dress in a couple months but man, it is delicious. So how about a Pull-Apart Pizza Bread? All the deliciousness of pizza in a new way. This would be a [...]

Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Pomegranate Spinach Salad

‘Tis the season for pomegranates. I will admit, I am not a connoisseur of pomegranates. I actually had to look up a YouTube video to see how to get the darn thing open. But once I did, I was in love. The seeds inside the fruit (which is what you eat) are crisp and tart [...]

Birthdays and Cupcakes

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It has been one day shy of a month. One month since an update. I am horrified. Ok, let’s move on. Over the last couple months, I have been fortunate enough to be invited to two certain cuties birthdays. Brooklynn turned three in September and Brendan turned 6 very very recently. There are two things [...]

Cutie-Approved Goldfish-Ranch Snack Mix

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Well, hello there. It is me. I am here. I haven’t gone anywhere…and I apologize for the dead air lately. Sometimes, it just happens. Today I have a very delicious and very simple snack mix idea. That is what Monday calls for…simple and delicious (emphasis on the simple). I love salty snacks. I could give [...]