July is right around the corner, and instead of packing lunchboxes or perusing the school’s hot lunch menu, their lunch routine has transitioned into raiding the fridge and saying “What’s for lunch? PLUS: A giveaway for you!
Our family loves cheese-and-cracker nights — we’ll set up a little buffet with different kinds of crackers, cheeses, spreadable salami, salsa, veggies – you name it! snacktime is usually paired with family game night…
Here’s an easy-to-make after-school snack that will get you in a “Snacksational” mood! My children love frosted cookies, so I created a tasty, frosted fiber-filled treat that gets some of its sweetness from yogurt…
“Have you seen the recipe for a survival soup for preparing for disasters? It says you can store a year’s worth of soup ingredients for four people for under $300…”
This “Ridiculously Easy 5-Minute Tortilla Soup” is one of my favorite slow-cooker recipes to make! Aside from opening cans and dumping them into your slow cooker, you can have this simmering in a pot in less than five minutes…
Ask me about my favorite restaurants in the far northwest ‘burbs where we live, and after raving about a great local sushi bar, a fantastic authentic Mexican place, and a wonderful place to grab brunch, I’d also throw the Crystal Lake Pizza Hut into my list. Really. The Pizza Hut location in Crystal Lake, Illinois […]
“Granite City” is the nickname of St. Cloud, Minnesota, and it’s also the name of a new restaurant in Schaumburg, Illinois! Granite City Food & Brewery is a restaurant and microbrewery that features cooked-to-order American style food.
Earlier this month, I wrote about labeling leftovers in the fridge and freezer, and one of my readers poked fun at a dish labeled “Heart Attack Casserole” in one of my photos. Here’s the story behind that dish… and the recipe. A couple months ago, one of my friends posted a photo on Facebook of […]
I stopped into Jewel to check prices on a few things, and I took a walk through the meat department. I often have great luck finding clearanced cuts of meat there, so I always look! Today, I spotted these stuffed half chickens for $4.74 and $4.46, Buy One Get One Free! A whole stuffed chicken […]
We’re less than two hours from the Super Bowl kickoff, and as a snowstorm rages outside, our family’s been hanging out at home (in pajamas!) all day and preparing game-day snacks. My husband’s deep-frying mozzarella sticks, pierogies, and he’s also experimenting with frying other foods from our fridge (don’t knock dill pickles until you’ve tried […]