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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...

Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktails

Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktails

These Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktails will warm you from the inside out and keep you toasty all season long - the perfect fall cocktail!  We always pick up a few gallons of fresh apple cider when we visit the apple orchard every fall, and my kids devour it in quick...

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...

10 Easy BBQ Side Dishes

10 Easy BBQ Side Dishes

Ever get stumped for side dish recipes? With this list of 10 Easy BBQ Side Dishes, you’ll never wonder what to bring to a summer grill out again!      It’s grilling season!    Here in Minnesota, we don’t take our summers for granted. We fill...

Raspberry Paloma Cocktails

Raspberry Paloma Cocktails

Hot, humid weather is no match for a pitcher of these refreshing Raspberry Paloma Cocktails. Our recipe puts a twist on the classic Mexican cocktail with the addition of sweet raspberries and spicy jalapeños!  A classic margarita never goes out of...

Greek Chicken Wraps

Greek Chicken Wraps

Don't have dinner planned? Use a rotisserie chicken to have Greek Chicken Wraps on the table in less than 20 minutes! Please tell me I’m not alone. It’s 4:00, and I don’t have any idea what I’m making for dinner. I know, I’m a food blogger, but it happens to me more...

Layered Greek Dip

Layered Greek Dip

This Layered Greek Dip recipe is the Mediterranean version of the classic 7 Layer Dip. Perfect happy hour nibbles for a crowd! Who doesn't love a quick and easy appetizer? Check out this Greek twist on the infamous seven layer dip that often appears at potlucks. All...

Aperol Gin Cocktail

Aperol Gin Cocktail

 Looking for a fun cocktail to serve to friends? If you are a gin lover, this cocktail is for you! This Aperol Gin Cocktail is a refreshing drink filled with gin, cucumber and lime. If you are local to Minneapolis-St. Paul and have been lucky enough to go...

Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

Fight the cold weather with a bowl of this simple, flavorful Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup! It’s February in Minnesota which can only mean one thing: it’s freezing. Fortunately I’ve lived here long enough to know that the best way to fight the cold is to bring the...

How to Make the Best Pan Seared Scallops

How to Make the Best Pan Seared Scallops

Scared to make scallops at home? Don't be! Follow these easy steps for How to Make the Best Pan Seared Scallops with a Brown Butter Lemon Caper Sauce! Scallops are one of my favorite seafood dishes, and I used to save the splurge only for restaurants. But after...

Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Our simple Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese, Craisins and a Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe is our go-to side dish for entertaining!  Spinach Salad With Balsalmic Vinaigrette Recipe  Need an easy way to add greens to your entertaining menu? This Spinach...

Asiago Dip

Asiago Dip

This Asiago Dip recipe is an updated, lighter version of a traditional artichoke dip. It disappears every time we have it - a definite sign that you should make it for your next party. Another gathering, another appetizer to bring for the group. Appetizers...

Kalamata Olive Cream Cheese Spread

Kalamata Olive Cream Cheese Spread

This simple, 4-ingredient Kalamata Olive Cream Cheese Spread recipe is a tasty nibble everyone will love at your next happy hour. Are you ready for a killer appetizer? One that can be made in advance, will keep for weeks and is one of the easiest appetizer recipes to...

Open-Faced Mushroom and Fried Egg Sandwich recipe

Open-Faced Mushroom and Fried Egg Sandwich recipe

Craving breakfast for dinner? You get all the deliciousness of both meals with this Open-Faced Mushroom and Fried Egg Sandwich recipe. I'm a breakfast girl through and through. Pancakes? I'm in.  Waffles? Sign me up.  Egg bake? Name the time and place, I'm...