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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 easy Apple Crisp Bars taste just like a classic apple crisp but in portable form making them a delicious fall dessert recipe for potlucks. 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...

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...

Creamy Goat Cheese Pesto Dip

Creamy Goat Cheese Pesto Dip

  This 5-ingredient Creamy Goat Cheese Dip will be a game changer for your next party! Add it to your appetizers spread and watch it disappear.   Ah, goat cheese. It gets me every single time. This Creamy Goat Cheese Pesto Dip - filled with fresh basil, goat...

Make your own Breakfast Taco Bar for a Crowd

Make your own Breakfast Taco Bar for a Crowd

This Make your own Breakfast Taco Bar for a Crowd is a fun, easy way to serve brunch to a gaggle of guests. Perfect for any event from tailgating to team parties to holiday brunches. I look forward to weekend brunch all week long. During the busy workweek, a piece of...

Cranberry Zucchini Bread

Cranberry Zucchini Bread

Don’t let zucchini season pass you by without making this irresistible Cranberry Zucchini Bread recipe. Better yet, make a double batch of this easy quick bread and freeze a loaf for later! So you say you already have a zucchini bread recipe, right? I get it. Zucchini...

Classic Macaroni Salad recipe

Classic Macaroni Salad recipe

No one can resist a Classic Macaroni Salad recipe. This creamy comfort food is the perfect side dish for any backyard BBQ, picnic or potluck! There are a lot of ways you can fancy up macaroni salad. Add arugula, toss in tuna, sprinkle it with smoked paprika...You get...