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Pumpkin Apple Crumb Cake

Pumpkin Apple Crumb Cake

Pumpkin Apple Crumb Cake It’s October and pumpkin and apple season is in full swing, so why not combine them into this perfect pumpkin apple cake. This recipe if a variation on a cake that we make called Fruit Filled Cake which can be adapted […]

Wisconsin Beer Cheese Soup

Wisconsin Beer Cheese Soup

Wisconsin Beer Cheese Soup I lived in Wisconsin on and off for 7 years.  I always looked forward to the fall as it was time for a comforting bowl of Wisconsin Beer Cheese Soup.  It is a favorite in pubs and restaurants across Wisconsin. Per […]

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash Fall!!!  My favorite time of year.  The Autumnal Equinox was just a few days ago.  This time of the year, the farmers are bringing in their harvest.  It is the perfect time to give thanks to Mother Earth for her abundance and […]

Four Hour Stew

Four Hour Stew

Four Hour Stew September!!!  My favorite time of the year.  Temperatures are starting to drop.  The leaves are just starting to change colors by me.  Four Hour Stew is a tasty stew recipe and easy to make as it gets colder outside.  My Aunt Dolores […]

Italian Chicken Quesadilla

Italian Chicken Quesadilla

Italian Chicken Quesadilla Italian Chicken Quesadilla is a great twist on a regular quesadilla.  This is a perfect meal for lunch or dinner or a late night snack. I did two separate versions.  Made this once with the Chicken and then made it a second […]

I’m Moving…Again!

I’m Moving…Again!

I’m Moving…Again! Over 30 Moving Tips Actually, I’m moving for the 18th time in my life.  I like to say it gets easier, but no, just more organized.  I’m moving back to my home state for work and to be closer to my family and […]

Lemon Farfalle Pasta with Chicken

Lemon Farfalle Pasta with Chicken

Lemon Farfalle Pasta with Chicken Lemon Farfalle (or bow tie) Pasta with Chicken is a quick and easy meal to make.  I used to make this when I was doing catering and it was always a crowd-pleaser. You only need a few ingredients. First, season […]

Holiday Spiral Ham

Holiday Spiral Ham

Holiday Spiral Ham My Mother made the best Ham for Easter.  I call it her Holiday Spiral Ham.  Years ago, they didn’t have spiral hams and my father would have to carve the ham.  Now, it is so easy to get a spiral ham to […]

Sfingi (Italian Donuts)

Sfingi (Italian Donuts)

Sfingi (Italian Donuts) Sfingi are Italian Donuts and typically served on St. Joseph’s Day.  St. Joseph’s Day is a feast day that is all about giving and sharing.  According to legend, there was a severe drought in Sicily during the Middle Ages.  The villagers prayed […]

Reuben Bagel Sandwich

Reuben Bagel Sandwich

Reuben Bagel Sandwich I’m a big fan of Einstein Bros. Bagels, but I don’t have one near me anymore.  My favorite is their Texas Brisket Egg Sandwich with smoked beef brisket, cage-free fresh-cracked eggs, cheddar with smoky chipotle aioli on a Jalapeño Bacon Gourmet Bagel.  […]


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