Hot Wing Dip

Hot wings are in all the pubs and restaurants. It’s one of those recipes that was invented by mistake – out of necessity in a restaurant in Upstate New York. A favorite for parties and football grub. This hot wing […]

36 Uses for Baking Soda

There are so many uses for baking soda! You know that little box that’s in the back of the refrigerator that you usually forget about. Replace that with a fresh box while you are thinking of it and pick up […]

Make-ahead Creamy Mac & Cheese

Homemade Macaroni and cheese is a comfort food favorite.  After preparing and freezing, it’s almost as easy as the store-bought microwave version or boxed brand.  Before we know it school will be starting and the hectic schedules can get in […]

How to make Gnocchi

A platter of these petite, fluffy potato dumplings are as comforting as a big bowl of pasta in Italian Cuisine.  At first, you might be intimidated to try to make gnocchi, unless you had your Nonna standing next to you […]

Putting Up Peaches

“Putting Up” is sort of the old-fashioned word for canning or preserving.  It may be a bit time-consuming, but when the cold weather comes and you get to open a jar with summer peaches you’ll be glad you took the […]

Dr. Pepper Soda Can Chicken

Most of us have heard of beer can chicken.  The chicken looks a little ridiculous on it’s beer can perch when grilling, but it’s an interesting and fun way to get a wonderfully moist chicken with a cracklin, crispy skin. […]

Cold Brew Coffee ~ The Perfect Iced Coffee

Make your own Starbucks quality iced coffee at home. “Denise in Bloom” gives us two different ways to make the perfect iced coffee. Now is the perfect time to cool off with a tall, icy cold glass.  Save yourself a […]

Cauliflower Pizza Crust (Grain-Free)

Cutting back on gluten and grains?  A healthy, veggie-powered thin-crust pizza!  We all know cauliflower can be a bit bland and it’s difficult to get the kids to try something new, but with these scrumptious pizza topping, I don’t see […]

Pineapple Crisp

Who says you can’t use your slow-cooker to prepare the sweetest meal of the day?  Get ready to savor this favorite dessert from “Noshing with the Nolands”. If you haven’t considered tropical fruit in a crisp, you’ve got to try […]

Homemade Creamed Corn

Creamed corn in a can? Some people are addicted to it. I can tell you is isn’t exactly heavy on the cream, but most of us have childhood memories of it, fond memories I think. Fresh summer corn is the […]

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

During the summer months, the slow cooker really comes in handy. Meals can be put together in minutes, no heat in the kitchen and you are free to enjoy your day. Chili is always a favorite anytime of the year. […]

Grilled Banana Bread Ice Cream Sandwiches

A summertime make-over on an old classic.  The grill can be your best friend when it comes to desserts.  Everything tastes better grilled or toasted, even banana bread! You can use store-bought banana bread or you might want to try […]

Summer Vegetable Linguine with Feta

Pasta salad is a perfect dish for versatility.  It’s easily portable and can be served warm or cold.  Take advantage of summer’s bounty with this fresh vegetable pasta salad. When fresh corn comes in, there is nothing better than those […]

5 Tips to a Great Marinade

If you want to grill a tasty and healthy meal you need to plan ahead.  Sure, one of the great things about grilling is that you can come home and throw a couple of chops on the grill and have […]