Slow Cooker Macaroni & Cheese with Ham

Great for big crowds and using up leftover holiday ham. Easter has come and gone, along with it all the cute bunnies, chickies, chocolates and pastels. What does Easter usually leave behind though? Ham, and plenty of it. If your house is anything like mine, by day 2 or 3 of eating leftover ham you’re ready for something different. Now that’s not to say I don’t enjoy ham, I personally love it. But I’m not crazy about eating the same {Read More}

Slow Cooker Meatball Casserole

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Ragu®. The opinions and text are all mine.   We all know game day (even BIG game days) isn’t just about the actual game, right?  Okay, of course the focus is on the field and rooting for your favored team. But lets just be honest for a minute here and admit that the FOOD is also something that we all look forward to on game day. Whether you’re tailgating, or {Read More}

Sausage Ziti Casserole

This Sausage Ziti Casserole is full of flavor and is always a family favorite. Simmered in tradition by using Ragu pasta sauce! Easy enough for weeknight dining too!   Traditions are all around us, wouldn’t you agree? Everything from birthdays to holidays carry with them traditions passed down from previous generations. The kitchen is no different, we gain experience from our elders and take recipes from our ancestors to our families as part of our heritage. I vividly remember the smells {Read More}

Shrimp Feta Pasta Bake

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Ragu®. The opinions and text are all mine. My family is not of Italian descent, I did not grow up with a nana preparing homemade gravies, sauces or traditional Italian meals. I did however spend a lot of time at my friend’s house and her dad was very Italian. That meant I was introduced to the amazing flavors and smells associated with recipes that were handed down to him {Read More}

Savory Sausage and Apple Rice Casserole

This is a sponsored conversation on behalf of Mahatma Rice. All opinions are 100% mine.   Can you believe the holiday season is upon us again? Before you know it we’ll be turning our calendars to 2016, but before that happens we have so many fabulous opportunities to enjoy holiday food. If you’re anything like me you’re looking forward to the holiday season which affords us opportunities to enjoy our family and friends while dining together. Friends and family gathering together and {Read More}