Fluffy Fruit Salad


It is Thanksgiving week! Time to start thawing the turkey and prepping for the many sides that will grace your family table. Maybe you are feeding your family at your house or heading over the river and through the woods. As for me, I am driving the 10 miles to my parents to celebrate and […]

Restaurant-Style Cornbread


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 […]

Pull-Apart Pizza Bread


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 […]

Italian Monkey Bread

Monkey bread is a great morning treat but it doesn’t have to be for breakfast anymore! How about some yummy Italian-style monkey bread? I wrote a recipe and how-to for Pillsbury on making this totally yummy and totally easy recipe.  With just a few simple ingredients, you will be on your way to an irresistible […]

Dill-icious Dip Shooters!

When I was in high school, there was one snack food that was always munched on at my friend Noelle’s house. Her mom made THE most awesome dill dip. It was deeelish with potato chips, pretzels or whatever was on hand, and it was always washed down with fruit punch or Diet Mountain Dew. Over […]

Who Loves Chipotle?

There is nothing like a Chipotle burrito bowl. It is delish beyond words. But the best part of the bowl is the rice. I was on a quest to find out if I could make the same delicious rice at home. I found a recipe online, made some tweaks and bam! It was really really […]

Refrigerator Pickles

In my constant quest to be more domestic, more Betty Crocker-like, I decided I wanted to try to make refrigerator pickles. My aunt Jill shared her recipe for easy refrigerator pickles. So, my mom and I decided to make them on our 24 hour trip to the cabin. With no further ado, Little Miss Bossy’s […]

NFOTB – Cherry Cherry Jello

Even though induction does not allow me to have the yummy treat, I wanted to share the simple, easy and sweet recipe with you! It is a great possible Valentines treat (um, it is red) and it is my favorite Jello salad. Cherry Cherry Jello 1 large or two small boxes cherry Jello 1 can […]

NFOTB – Fruit Salad

Here is one of my favorite fruit salad recipes. It tastes so good on a warm day, which according the weather reports, is in our future soon! This is a recipe from my Great Aunt Lula in Tennessee. Aunt Lula’s Fruit Salad 1 can mandarin oranges – drained 1 can chunk pineapple – drained 1 […]