Soft Pretzel Bites with Beer Cheese


We love our appetizers. My family makes a meal of appetizers every once in a while. These are one of our favorite small bites. The pretzels are soft and flavorful. You can make the dough without a bread maker but if you have one why not let it do all the timing and stirring? The…

Pretzel Wrapped Brats


It’s German Fest in many areas so brats and pretzels are a perfect way to celebrate. This is one of those recipes that I didn’t quite have time to do correctly so I cut a few corners. You know we all do this. Especially on nights where dinner needs to be quick or we got…

Pretzel Crusted Chicken Nuggets with 2 Homemade Sauces


When we read blogs I know I sometimes get a distorted image of someone’s life.  Especially in some of the food blogs, or DYI the projects are perfect, the kids are perfectly dressed and the houses are perfectly clean of any clutter. Not here. I am giving you the real. The I actually took my…

Some Days Are Like That Dinner


Yes, we all have days where we cannot even get dinner to the table without trauma.  So tonight we had a “snacky” dinner.  Cheese, apples, pretzels, crackers, salami, sunflower seeds and sesame sticks.  Not overly nutritious but combined with a movie in my bed it was just what my family needed.