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Wintertime Treats

Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

Reinvent your leftover Thanksgiving stuffing with this Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe! It’s hard to say which meal is better - the big Thanksgiving day turkey dinner or feasting on the leftovers all weekend long. Finding ways to reuse our turkey extras...

Cheese Crostini with Caramelized Onions, Apples and Thyme

Cheese Crostini with Caramelized Onions, Apples and Thyme

Need a fall-flavored appetizer for your next party? Treat your guests to a plate filled with these delicious Cheese Crostini with Caramelized Onions, Apples and Thyme. Crostini might just be the perfect finger food. These bite-sized toasted bread slices act like...

Creamy Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Creamy Turkey Pumpkin Chili

This savory and smoky Creamy Turkey Pumpkin Chili is a seasonal twist on a fall favorite. Perfect for an easy weeknight meal!  Have you broken out the pumpkin yet? Fall is here, so if you haven’t already, it’s time to jump on the pumpkin train! Now I’m not talking...

Irish Cream Scotchie Cocktail Recipe

Irish Cream Scotchie Cocktail Recipe

Cool fall nights need cozy cocktails to keep you toasty. This Irish Cream Scotchie Cocktail Recipe will warm you from the inside out, making it a perfect fireside sipper. Fall has arrived in all its glory and it’s one of my favorite seasons of the year. You can’t go...

Easy Pulled Pork Recipe

Easy Pulled Pork Recipe

You can never go wrong with recipes that take little prep and feed a crowd. This Easy Pulled Pork Recipe is one of our family favorites. My husband and I having a running joke in our house about liquid smoke. Have you ever cooked with it? I have been using it for...

DIY Dessert S’mores Station

DIY Dessert S’mores Station

Make entertaining easy and set up a DIY Dessert S’mores Station at your next gathering! The crackling of burning wood, the crunching of the leaves and the cool nighttime air all mean fall is in full force. There is something fascinating about a fire. Especially an...

Individual Seven Layer Dips

Individual Seven Layer Dips

Take full advantage of prepping ahead of time and make entertaining easy with these easy Individual Seven Layer Dips. I love to host parties, and we all know the fun starts with appetizers. But even a simple happy hour is not without its logistical challenges. I...

Apple, Blue Cheese and Candied Walnut Salad

Apple, Blue Cheese and Candied Walnut Salad

Salads don't have to be boring. The simple addition of sliced apples, crumbled cheese, and candied walnuts make this Apple, Blue Cheese and Walnut Salad our go-to favorite! Salads are often an overlooked part of the menu. This Apple, Blue Cheese and Walnut Salad...

Easy Caramel Rolls with Apples

Easy Caramel Rolls with Apples

Have some apples to use up from the orchard? Make these Easy Caramel Rolls with apples. They have apples, cinnamon, and caramel in every bite! Easy Caramel Rolls with Apples Enough said, right? I could stop right there, and everyone would be happy, especially at...

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars with Biscoff Cookie Crust

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars with Biscoff Cookie Crust

These luscious Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars with Biscoff Cookie Crust can be made ahead of time - a perfect dessert recipe for holidays or parties!  Is everyone tired of apple recipes yet? I hope not, because these Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars with Biscoff...

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs with Capers

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs with Capers

Packed with flavor, these Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs with Capers use just a handful of ingredients and are ready in less than an hour. Get all of the flavors of chicken picatta combined with crispy skin in this easy one-pan chicken recipe! Chicken thighs don't...

Apple Crisp Bars

Apple Crisp Bars

These Apple Crisp Bars have all the flavor of our favorite fall dessert in portable form. Once we start picking apples in the fall, I’m on the hunt for all the apple recipes I can find. We have our favorites, of course - like Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls and Apple...

Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Banana bread is always a fan favorite. But adding a modest amount of Irish Cream Liqueur to your batter gives this Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Banana Bread recipe a tasty new decadence!   At first glance, a pan of this bread looks like a regular loaf of chocolate...

Greek Salad Skewers

Greek Salad Skewers

These Greek Salad Skewers are a super easy appetizer that tastes just like a Greek salad on a stick.  Here in Minnesota, we’re known for our unique love of foods on a stick. If you’ve ever been to our state fair, you know what I’m talking about. Come hungry...

Easy Grilled Chicken Gyros

Easy Grilled Chicken Gyros

Get creative with your tailgating menu. Serve these Easy Grilled Chicken Gyros and be the hottest tailgate at the stadium! Truth: I love college football. And I love the food that goes with it even more. That’s why I stepped out of the traditional tailgating menu box...