Tag Archives: cheese

Make-Ahead Cheesy Pigs in a Blanket

Well it’s finally the day! The day I have been waiting for since last November…Ohio State Football is set to kickoff in only a few hours! ūüėÄ Andrew and I are huge Ohio State fans. You know the kind of … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Snacks | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Chicken and Cheddar Dog Biscuits

Happy 3rd birthday to my Yorkshire Terrier, Hemingway! Hemingway was born April 11, 2009 and has managed to wiggle his way right into our hearts. Andrew surprised me with this little yorkie for¬†our first wedding anniversary in June 20o9. I … Continue reading

Posted in Dog Treats | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

Scalloped Potatoes

Growing up my mom would make scalloped potatoes from the box all the time. We always went crazy when she would pull this side dish out of the oven. They tasted great, but I never knew what I was missing … Continue reading

Posted in Side Dish | Tagged , , , , | 19 Comments

Baked Cheese Grits

Back in November my husband and I traveled down to Eureka Springs, Arkansas to do some hiking in the Ozark Mountains. Both of us love the outdoors and hiking, but here in central Illinois we¬†are surrounded by nothing but corn … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments

Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

We continue onto Week 13 of College Football, which means another delicious¬†Football¬†bite! I can’t believe this is the last week of the regular season. It went by so fast! Today we are playing our biggest rival-Michigan. At the beginning of … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Ultimate Spicy Beef Nachos

We continue onto Week 10 of College Football, which means another delicious¬†Football¬†bite! Loaded nachos has to be one of my favorite football snacks. Not only are they super easy to make, but they are always a crowd favorite. Spicy beef, … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Beef | Tagged , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Savory Southwestern Cornbread

Southwestern cornbread packed with corn kernels, chili powder,¬†jalape√Īos, chopped red bell peppers,¬†cilantro and cheddar cheese. Fall is finally here and that means hearty soups and chili are common in our house. A bowl of soup is never complete without a¬†giant … Continue reading

Posted in Breads & Muffins | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Buffalo Chicken Bites

We continue onto Week 4 of College Football, which means another delicious¬†Football¬†bite! These bite-sized Buffalo Chicken Bites are¬†oven baked, not fried, so not only do they taste great, but are so much healthier for you. These crispy bites are crusted … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Chicken, Main Dish, Snacks | Tagged , , , , , | 90 Comments

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed¬†Bell Peppers¬†make a protein-rich vegetarian meal even meat lovers will love. Packed¬†full of healthy vegetables, fiber and protein, this dish is only¬†280 calories a serving.¬†My family just loves¬†quinoa…we can’t get enough of it. So when I saw this recipe … Continue reading

Posted in Main Dish, Side Dish, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Heirloom Tomato Pie

The second I saw this tomato pie on the cover of Food Network Magazine I was super excited to make it. I kept checking the local grocery stores, but many of the tomatoes were soft and over ripe. I didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Main Dish, Pie & Tart, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , | 17 Comments