Top 5 Recipes for February 2021

Reuben Fritters (click for link to recipe) This was the most popular recipe on my blog this month. These little nuggets of corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese dipped in Thousand Islands dressing are yummy! Looking for something different for St. Patrick’s Day or for your leftover corned beef? These tasty little treats may be…

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have strange food things. Like I don’t really care for chocolate chip cookies. I like the dough without the chocolate chips or nuts in it. I prefer all brown sugar. But, give me these big bakery style cookies that are solid and heavy and I love them. Strange I know but they are so…

Apple Fritter Casserole

The weekends tend to be my baking day. Because we have a bit more time and don’t have the pressure of getting everyone up and going it is easier to take the time to bake a sweet treat to add to our brunch. This dish is super easy and sweet so it fills those boxes…

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…

Ooey Gooey Simple Brownies

Some days you just want something sweet. We had some ice cream but it was vanilla. Plain vanilla ice cream was not going to do. We had all of the ingredients in the pantry for this. This is a yummy hot brownie (remember I love making new brownie mixes). It is drippy and sweet. Add…

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…

Cake Mix Donuts

I was craving something sweet the other day when I remembered we had all sorts of cake mixes in the pantry. I had bought them awhile back not knowing when we would get to the grocery store again when our area went back to limiting going out to only necessary. I don’t like to go…

Top 10 What’s for Dinner Moms? Blog Posts for 2020

We can all say 2020 was crazy. Least of which my blog was nuts last year. After the pandemic hit my stats went up 33% for the entire year. Thank you all who took the time to stop by, read, and or share a post. These are the top 10 blog posts (shares, hits, and…

Hot Cocoa Bar

We have been doing some fun things to make staying home, which we have been doing since March 12th, seem special. One of these was to make a little hot cocoa bar. We made homemade hot cocoa with whole milk, unsweetened cocoa powder, sugar, and vanilla extract and then all the toppings and stir-ins we…

Old-Fashioned Apple Kuchen

This is one of those recipes that has been handed down in my family forever, well at least 60 years. I remember my mother making the dough every December 23rd to bake on Christmas Eve morning. She learned it from my grandmother (her mother-in-law and the German ladies at church). Then twenty-five years ago my…

Ricotta Cookies

In need of a simple cookie to fill out the last of your holiday trays of treats? These ricotta cookies are simple to make and can be flavored to your liking. I prefer the lemon and vanilla combination but almond is also really good. You can use just vanilla but these cookies are very plain…

M&M Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookies

I got a phone call from my father the other day asking if I knew his address. Of course I do! I was hurriedly thinking I was going to have to call 9-1-1 for my mother or something. He then asked, “Well, if you want to send us some Christmas cookies I wanted to make…