Roasted Jamaican Jerk Sweet Potatoes

The year 2020 may have had its ups and downs, but it has had one definite positive in our family – it has been the year of the sweet potato. I had tried sweet potatoes many times before, but this was the first year  that I made them for Cole. Luckily, he loved them! ThisContinue reading “Roasted Jamaican Jerk Sweet Potatoes”

Pretzel Buns

Pretzel buns are commonly seen eaten with brats or burgers, but one of my husband’s favorite lunches is a chicken sandwich on this specialty bun. After he told me that he liked pretzel buns, I started to buy them during my weekly shopping trips. However, after a while, this started getting spendy. The grocery storeContinue reading “Pretzel Buns”

Shredded vs. Block Cheese

War of the Cheeses It’s time to talk about one of my favorite ingredients in the entire world – cheese. Living in Wisconsin, cheese is a staple that is always kept in the house, and is present in some form or fashion in almost every single dinner we eat. Most often, this is cheddar cheese,Continue reading “Shredded vs. Block Cheese”

Slow Cooker Jalapeno Black Beans

Tacos, fajitas, enchiladas, or burritos – no matter what the food of choice is, most people have one of these items at least once a month. Heck, I know there are some people that religiously participate in Taco Tuesday every week. No matter what item is on the menu, one thing remains the same forContinue reading “Slow Cooker Jalapeno Black Beans”

Cajun Chicken Andouille Pizza

Growing up, my parents used to take my sister and I to Chicago once per year. We would see the sites, and go shopping at stores that we didn’t have around us in Wisconsin, but best of all, we would get to try out new and unique restaurants. One year, we decided to try outContinue reading “Cajun Chicken Andouille Pizza”

Buffalo Parmesan Sauce

Best Used on Buffalo Chicken Pizza! Recipe Posted Below Buffalo flavored food is a trend that is ever growing, and it is one that I have bought into whole-heartedly. I have loved buffalo wings ever since I was a child, and I will continue to be tempted every time I see a new buffalo recipeContinue reading “Buffalo Parmesan Sauce”

Italian Sausage Pieces

One of the most popular pizzas is a meat pizza with both pepperoni and sausage. While sliced pepperoni is commonly found in groceries stores, the sausage is a little more difficult. However, there is a reason for this – sausage on pizza is best when you are making it fresh. Luckily, this is super easyContinue reading “Italian Sausage Pieces”

Fructose Friendly Marinara Sauce

When most people think of a tomato they automatically label it as a healthy food, and for the most part, they would be right. However, there is one flaw when it comes to tomatoes and tomato products sold in the store – sugar. For a person with fructose intolerance this is not just a problem,Continue reading “Fructose Friendly Marinara Sauce”

Homemade Garlic Pizza Crust

This summer, one of my goals was to figure out how to make pizza completely from scratch. Pizza has always been a staple in my husband’s family. When we were dating his family would have a regular Friday night pizza tradition for dinner. Since I usually was hanging out with him on the weekends itContinue reading “Homemade Garlic Pizza Crust”

Parmesan Garlic Oysters – Shucked and Grilled

Within the last year, one of the greatest foods that I have tried for the first time is oysters. Let’s face it, one of the unfortunate aspects of living in the Midwest is a lack of seafood in the area. Although, occasionally fancier restaurants will have oysters on the menu. I had always wanted toContinue reading “Parmesan Garlic Oysters – Shucked and Grilled”