Slow Cooker “Baked” Potatoes

Slow cooker “baked” potatoes are a perfect side dish to go with any cook out. Easy minimal side dish with all the yummy goodness of an oven baked potato. Slow cooker “baked” potatoes recently came to my attention. Why in the world did this idea not come to me sooner? I love baked potatoes, but in the summer I really hate heating up the kitchen for them and microwave ones are so meh. Da da da slow cooker to the {Read More}

Strawberry Applesauce

Strawberry Applesauce is a great way to store some fruit in your freezer. It’s tasty, nutritious and your kids will gobble it up! Yup I’m still making applesauce!  We eat it all winter long, and it freezes so beautifully!  So this year I’m trying to put in new flavors – especially flavors that my kids won’t eat frozen (they won’t eat frozen strawberries!  and they are so expensive if even available all winter). So I settled on strawberries and apples {Read More}

Broccoli Casserole

Have a potluck or holiday meal to attend? Bring this Broccoli Casserole, it is a family-favorite and always a huge hit at gatherings. You will love it. Chances are if you live in the midwest, you have had this dish before.  You might even have the recipe already.  It’s pretty popular in church cook books.  But, moving to the East Coast I discovered that there is a whole world of people that don’t already make this!  So I figured I {Read More}

Twice Baked Potatoes

Looking for a simple side dish that is flavorful? Try Twice Baked Potatoes, you won’t be disappointed. A step above traditional baked potatoes, yummy. I am the worst at side dishes you guys. My husband and I (and the kids too) disagree on what veggies are our favorite and so to make something that only some people eat? Nope not going to do it. Twice Baked Potatoes are a family favorite. I love them because it changed up the way {Read More}

Semi-Homemade Apple Sausage Stuffing

Apple Sausage Stuffing is really delish and versatile! Goes with Pork, Turkey, Chicken or anything you put on the table – you’ll love the taste! I love stuffing.  Just about any kind of stuffing.  I didn’t realize until later in life how wonderful stuffing can be – I must admit.  My sister-in-law first introduced me to how wonderful stuffing can be.  She makes and Apple Raisin stuffing.  YUM.  Only problem is I hate raisins.  So I needed to come up {Read More}