Tag: homemade

Instant Pot Egg Bites

Instant Pot Egg Bites

Get that Instant Pot ready (or some mini-muffin pans) to make these nutritious and convenient egg bites. Get the recipe here and put your family’s favorite spin on each batch.

Squash Soup – What? No Marshmallows?

Squash Soup – What? No Marshmallows?

Until a few years ago, if you asked me, “do you like squash?” I would have told you that I did and in my mind I would see Acorn squash. Not Butternut. Not Spaghetti. Certainly not Delicata or Patty Pan. Just Acorn. If you asked 

Comfort Food: Autumnal Au Gratin Potatoes

Comfort Food: Autumnal Au Gratin Potatoes

This recipe takes the traditional au gratin potatoes and puts a fall flavor twist on it. Sweet potatoes, chicken sausage, kale, mushrooms and sage combine in this delicious, cool weather casserole.

Comfort Food: Au Gratin Potatoes & Ham

Comfort Food: Au Gratin Potatoes & Ham

Comfort food casseroles warm the body and the spirit. This recipe combines potatoes, ham and cheese for a warm and hearty meal.

Sour Cream Raspberry Pie

Sour Cream Raspberry Pie

This pie has the perfect balance of tart and sweet! Sour cream adds a tanginess that keeps the berries from becoming overly sweet. A hint of cardamom adds warmth and depth. Do not worry … this pie will still satisfy your dessert cravings!

Iowa Summer on a Pizza

Iowa Summer on a Pizza

Fire up the grill and put summer on a pizza! Sweet corn, bacon, tomato and basil are the perfect combination for a fun and easy summer dinner.

Top 10 Recipes Of Summer

Top 10 Recipes Of Summer

Certain things are guaranteed to happen during an Iowa summer. It will be hot. The humidity will make the heat seem trivial. Sweet corn loves the humidity. Potlucks, cook-outs and picnics revolve around fresh foods like sweet corn. As far as I’m concerned, the more 

Please Pass the Sofrito

Please Pass the Sofrito

The what? A year or two ago this would have been my answer if someone asked me to “please pass the Sofrito”. Then I ordered a Mediterranean Egg Sandwich at our local Panera Bread restaurant. I had no idea what a “Tomato Sofrito” was but 

Maria’s Tostadas

Maria’s Tostadas

It is fair to say I do 98% of the cooking in our home. I am not complaining. After all, it is something I love to do. It wasn’t, however, always that way. When my husband and I were first married, we were both in 

Wine & (Apple) Roses

Wine & (Apple) Roses

Roses are red, Apple are too, Add some white wine and … Here’s a dozen for you! Is there someone in your life that you would like to impress, congratulate, or show gratitude? Flowers are always a good choice but EDIBLE flowers? Oh my! These