Pan-Fried Butter Burgers

I don’t cook with ground round very often because Cole isn’t a huge fan of red meat, but occasionally, I crave a good juicy burger. Even though people typically envision a grill filled with flames when making burgers, my favorite way to cook them is in a pan on the stovetop. Not only is thisContinue reading “Pan-Fried Butter Burgers”

Homemade Salted Spreadable Butter

If the word nostalgia was a flavor it would taste like homemade butter. Before you raise your eyebrows in question, let me explain. To me, homemade butter tastes like holidays, and the experience of making it transports me back to childhood, no, transports me back to every single Thanksgiving morning. Like clockwork, my mom wouldContinue reading “Homemade Salted Spreadable Butter”

Cheesy Potato Soup

Cheesy Potato Soup is one of my family’s favorite and most beloved recipes. Some of my earliest memories in the kitchen with my mom involve standing on my turtle-shaped step stool stirring soup while she prepped the rest of dinner. However, while this recipe is a family classic, it is also a dish that tookContinue reading “Cheesy Potato Soup”

Homemade Noodle Soup

My mom raised me to cook and enjoy many different cooking cuisines, but overall, I grew up with typical Polish meals, meaning meat and potatoes. However, one of the specialties that my Great Grandma Susie always made was homemade noodles and dumplings. Personally, I am a bigger fan of noodles over dumplings, and my greatContinue reading “Homemade Noodle Soup”

Cajun Mac and Cheese

It doesn’t happen often, but occasionally I have to break my rule about using processed ingredients in cooking. Cajun Mac and Cheese is one of the dishes that I definitely bend the rules for, and that is because of the magical ingredient known as Velveeta. I am a Wisconsinite, so it feels like a sinContinue reading “Cajun Mac and Cheese”

Chicken Alfredo Lasagna Roll Ups

Pasta is one of the best comfort foods that exists, and let’s face it, as we are now rolling through November of 2020, we could all use a little extra comfort. I have nothing against a perfect red marinara sauce, but my absolute favorite way to eat pasta is with Alfredo sauce, broccoli, and chicken.Continue reading “Chicken Alfredo Lasagna Roll Ups”

Low-Sugar Chocolate Coconut Banana Muffins

Lately I have been trying to eat healthier breakfasts and lunches so that I feel a little less guilty about splurging when dinner time rolls around. However, herein lies the problem….I love chocolate. More specifically, I love having chocolate for breakfast. Usually, this means that whatever I’m eating for breakfasts is sugary and delicious, butContinue reading “Low-Sugar Chocolate Coconut Banana Muffins”