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Fireman’s Overnight Breakfast Casserole Recipe (with sausage!)

Fireman’s Overnight Breakfast Casserole Recipe (with sausage!)

This easy Overnight Breakfast Casserole recipe (made WITHOUT bread) is prepped the night before and baked in the morning - perfect for Christmas morning or any holiday brunch!  Let’s start with the obvious question: what makes this a fireman’s casserole? I have...

Day Before Mashed Potatoes

Day Before Mashed Potatoes

Hosting a big dinner? Free up your oven space and reheat these Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes in your slow cooker!  Day Before Mashed Potatoes Recipe The biggest lifesaver of Thanksgiving (and many events and holidays since) are these Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes....

Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Onions

Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Onions

Oven roasting brings out the sweetness in these Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Onions. These crispy potatoes have a caramelized exterior while staying light and and fluffy on the inside. They are a delicious, easy side dish recipe for nearly any occasion from a...

Candied Bacon

Candied Bacon

Bacon is always a hit with a crowd, and this Candied Bacon is no exception. Can someone tell me about the power of bacon? I mean I know it’s good and all, and it truly does make everything better. But sometimes it brings out another side of people. We had a party a...

Cranberry Orange Prosecco Cocktail

Cranberry Orange Prosecco Cocktail

Who can say no to bubbles? With this easy Cranberry Orange Prosecco Cocktail, you'll have that little special something your holiday bar menu needs to toast your friends and family. Cranberry Orange Prosecco Cocktail  Bubbles are great any time of year, and...

Cheesy Sausage Hash Brown Egg Casserole

Cheesy Sausage Hash Brown Egg Casserole

Need an easy breakfast for a crowd? This naturally gluten-free Cheesy Sausage, Hash Brown, & Egg Casserole comes together in minutes and will be ready to eat 30 minutes later.   Sausage Egg Hash Brown Casserole  I don't know about you, but the last thing...

Cranberry Vodka Punch recipe

Cranberry Vodka Punch recipe

Take bartending off your to-do list this holiday season and whip up a batch of this festive Cranberry Vodka Punch. It’s the perfect party punch recipe for all of your holiday events! Punch is one of the best ways to serve up a big batch of party drinks. Make it ahead...

Easy Cranberry Whiskey Sours Recipe

Easy Cranberry Whiskey Sours Recipe

Fall whiskey cocktails don’t get much more seasonal than these easy Cranberry Whiskey Sours - a tasty, make-ahead batch cocktail that is perfect for Thanksgiving or any holiday party! I’m always envious of my neighbors who pull off such beautiful fall displays on...

Cranberry Vodka Gimlet cocktail recipe

Cranberry Vodka Gimlet cocktail recipe

No holiday gathering is complete without a signature cocktail. A float of fresh cranberries makes the perfect garnish for this easy, seasonal Cranberry Vodka Gimlet cocktail. Sure, you can make a cranberry cocktail year round, but the arrival of fresh cranberries in...

Chipotle and Rosemary Roasted Nuts

Chipotle and Rosemary Roasted Nuts

Make a double batch of these Chipotle and Rosemary Roasted Nuts so you can save some for yourself and give the rest away as homemade food gifts!  Smoky Chipotle & Rosemary Roasted Nuts Recipe With Thanksgiving falling so late this year, we will have three...

Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktails

Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktails

Toast the season with a glass of these Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktails. Fresh apple cider makes these the perfect fall cocktails!  It’s apple season! That means two things: chilly fall temperatures and tasty apple cider cocktails! Since we can’t do much about the...

Chipped Beef Cheese Ball Recipe

Chipped Beef Cheese Ball Recipe

It's party season, and this Chipped Beef Cheese Ball recipe needs to be a part of your next spread! No matter what the occasion, this savory snack is always a guest favorite!  Easy Chipped Beef Cheese Ball Recipe Our Chipped Beef Dip is one of the most popular...

Pesto Pasta Salad with Peas

Pesto Pasta Salad with Peas

This Pesto Pasta Salad with Peas filled with tomatoes and pine nuts is the perfect side dish to anything that comes off the grill.  There are many great things about Minnesota that make us take in these brutal winters, (although this wet, cold spring is really...

Crispy Zucchini Feta Fritters Recipe

Crispy Zucchini Feta Fritters Recipe

Add some Greek flavor to your appetizer spread with this tasty recipe for crispy Zucchini Feta Fritters! Can you ever have enough zucchini recipes? Zucchini is plentiful any time of year, which is one of the reasons I love this Zucchini Feta Fritters recipe. It’s an...

Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

No summer picnic is complete without a pasta salad. This crowd-pleasing Tomato Feta Pasta Salad is packed with sun-dried tomatoes, feta cheese and kalamata olives in every spoonful. This make-ahead, Tomato Feta Pasta Salad recipe is perfect for summer barbecues....

Bootleg Cocktail Recipe

Bootleg Cocktail Recipe

There's nothing like summer in Minnesota, especially when it involves a Bootleg Cocktail. It's the perfect way to quench your thirst on a hot summer day. Summer is a great time to get out of your cocktail rut and one of our summertime favorite drinks is the Bootleg...

Easy Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese, Arugula and Pistachios

Easy Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese, Arugula and Pistachios

This make-ahead Roasted Beet Salad pairs jewel-colored beets with peppery arugula, crunchy pistachios and creamy goat cheese. Topped with a rich balsamic glaze, this gorgeous salad always disappears at BBQs!   Raise your hand if you’re a beet lover!   ...

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

This Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad recipe is great for feeding a group! Who can say no to a make-ahead salad filled with bacon, tomatoes, cheese, and a creamy ranch dressing?   Summer is all about keeping things easy in our house, especially when entertaining a group....

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