Kentucky Mule

In the last couple of years I have fallen in love with Moscow Mule cocktails. This 1940’s classic cocktail is crisp and refreshing and it’s served in a cool copper mug. (I’m all about the presentation!) Last Saturday night, theRead more…

Crispy “Oven-Fried” Chicken in a Biscuit Sandwiches

Don’t you hate when you are sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office, and you are thumbing through magazines, spy one with a photo of a recipe on the front that makes you go “YES!” – only toRead more…

Strawberry Cake

If you love strawberries, you are going to want to keep reading. This cake recipe comes from my friend, Candi, who has been one of my closest friends for almost 20 years. She also happens to be a fellow foodRead more…

Breakfast Hashbrown Pizza

I am always looking for ways to jazz up Sunday breakfast! A month or so ago we made Cinnamon Roll Waffles, and they were a huge hit. I seem to always have hash browns on hand, and one morning decidedRead more…

Alaskan Snow Crab Mac ‘n Cheese

I was raised Catholic, and my husband and I are raising our children in the same faith. Growing up Catholic, a lot of my friends asked if it was hard to “give up” meat on Fridays during Lent. We neverRead more…

{Slow Cooker} Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole

I am so excited to bring you this post! Today I get the privilege of sharing with you a recipe and review of this awesome new cookbook: The Magical Slow Cooker! Sarah, the author, is someone I have “met” throughRead more…

S’mores Cream Pie

Summer’s coming. Can you feel it? The nights are getting shorter and the days are getting longer. That means it’s time to enjoy the great outdoors! Barbecuing, picnicking, camping — sitting around the fire pit, roasting S’mores. Ah … theRead more…

Smoked Polish Sausage & Sauerkraut

Technically I can’t really call this a “recipe” — it’s more of a “how to.” Whenever my Grandma Czaplewski’s made ham for the holidays, we always had Polish Sausage and Sauerkraut, too. My heritage is Polish, and so I mightRead more…

Fork & Knife Chicken Tacos – #ChoppedAtHome Challenge

Fork & Knife Chicken Tacos #ChoppedAtHome Challenge Are you a fan of the TV show Chopped on The Food Network? I think it’s fun to watch the contestants come up with a recipe in a short amount of time, usingRead more…

Lemon Raspberry Crumb Muffins

As much as I love chocolate, I have to admit that lemon comes in a close second, or maybe even an equal for my taste buds. Something about it, especially when it’s fresh lemons, I just ADORE. I had beenRead more…

Grandma’s Baked Beans

I loved when my Grandma Czaplewski made her baked beans for get-togethers. Something about them just always tasted better than anyone else’s. My mom’s twin, my Aunt Janette, gave me the recipe years ago, and they are the ONLY recipeRead more…

Chocolate Cherry Brownies

Today I share with you my April contribution to the Secret Recipe Club! We enjoyed these Chocolate Cherry Brownies for dessert last week, with a dollop of whipped cream and cherry sauce. This month I was assigned the blog WhyRead more…