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Slow Cooker Thai Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Slow Cooker Thai Curried Butternut Squash Soup

This rich, velvety Slow Cooker Thai Curried Butternut Squash Soup recipe is packed with flavor and conveniently made in the slow cooker. Perfect for busy weeknight meals!  Nothing is more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter day than a bowl of homemade...

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...

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...

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

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...

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 (a spinoff of a 7-layer dip) is an easy, make-ahead appetizer for a party. The briny Kalamata olives, juicy cucumbers, salty feta and garlicky hummus remind me of my favorite Greek salad. Who doesn't love a quick and easy appetizer? The...

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...