Recipes for Large Gatherings,Teenagers, or Hearty Eaters

We are in the middle of graduation right now so we are attending LOTS of graduation parties. It is interesting seeing the mix of foods and offerings. I am always looking for dishes that can feed large groups that are simple, fun, and tasty! Slow Cooker Glazed Meatballs (click for link to recipe) I love…

Bacon Chicken Bites

Graduation, Senior Car Parade, and Baccalaureate are all this week. We are so close to being done. As much as I don’t want it to all end we are all now ready for this. It seems to drag on for weeks and gets so tiring. We even decided to do our son’s graduation party in…

Smoked Sausage Bites

I had a HUGE order of groceries to pick up the other day but still had a few leftovers in our freezer and refrigerator I wanted to use up. I am trying to stay simple and what can be more simple than a charcuterie? I had a ring of smoked sausage to use and was…

5 Bar Foods to Make at Home

Some nights we just crave bar food, You know those loaded fries, onion rings, Buffalo wings, etc…. These are a few of our favorite bar foods to make at home plus a delicious dessert to end the night! Greek Totchos (click for link to recipe) I have been thinking about this recipe all weekend. We…

5 Recipes for “Snacky” Dinners

We love snacky dinners. Little bites of several dishes or dips and veggies are always fun to eat and easy to prepare ahead of time so that you can eat when you want. We sometimes plan a game night or movie night around these dinners to make them even more fun! Garlic Shrimp Dip (click…

Canadian Poutine

During the past few weeks I was able to take my daughter to a Feis (rhymes with mesh) in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Lake Geneva is a cute little resort town and we always have a great time. We ate our lunch on a breezy afternoon near the lake. It was cold but such a lovely…

Loaded Potato Skins

If you follow me at all you can probably tell that my mind is on football and appetizers. Yes, my Buffalo Bills lost the other day but it was a great run! Cannot be unhappy with how far they went this year. We are in an appetizer for dinner phase right now at our house….

Asian Chicken Lettuce Cups

Several times over the past few years we have ordered Asian Lettuce Cups while out to eat as an appetizer. Every time we think we should make these at home. They are fairly simple to make and we made them back in 2017 based off a recipe on Food. com (click for link to original…

More Super Bowl Sunday Recipes

Today we will see if our beloved Buffalo Bills make it to the Super Bowl. I am just amazed they have made it this far! Twenty-five years ago was the last time they made the playoffs. To be a Buffalo Bills fan is to be a true fan of the sport and the team. It…

5 Dishes for Super Bowl Sunday

Is your American football team still in the hunt to play on Super Bowl Sunday? Whether they are or not you are going to want to start thinking about snacks for the big game. If you want something lighter and tastier the veggie pizza is perfect, there is a hot dip, a veggie and meat…

Italian Sausage Crostini

When we are doing our big cook for holidays we like to have little bites instead of one big meal. This allows us to snack as we go rather than sitting down to a meal all at once. We had a package of Italian sausage in the freezer that we wanted to use and weren’t…

Cheese & Sausage Balls

Still on the finger foods for meals. These with some scrambled or fried eggs? Awesome and super simple to make. Want them as a simple bite with a salad or fresh veggie platter? Delicious! When I saw this recipe for “Sausage Crescent Cheese Balls” on Pillsbury.com (click for link to original recipe) I knew I…