Watermelon Lemon Spritzer

It is HOT in Minnesota today! Whew! I thought I would share my new favorite summer drink, watermelon lemon spritzer. What says summer more than watermelon? I stumbled upon this watermelon flavored vodka in the liquor store (not literally) so I thought I would buy it and see what ideas I could come up with for […]

Shrimp And Crab Dip

Every year my friends all get together and we have our “family” Christmas party at our house. Usually the weekend before Christmas. This year one of the appetizers that I made was shrimp and crab dip. I have made this dip for many, many years. I have taken a little break from it because, you know, […]

Taco Meat

There must be a bazillion uses for taco meat!  Here is my recipe for taco meat. It’s not fancy  by any means, but it makes a good amount of meat and you can freeze any leftover for a quick meal some other night. I make tacos of course and taco salad (with Doritos and Thousand […]

Pork Chop Bake

This recipe is so simple and so comforting and is truly a Minnesota staple in most homes. I mean really, cream of mushroom soup and dry onion soup mix, that’s pretty much the start to most hot dish recipes!  I just love how the house smells when this is in the oven. Now I don’t even […]

Rhubarb Streusel Muffins

Hello??? Is anyone out there yet?? What the hell? I haven’t posted since March 9th! I guess it’s been a little crazy around here… My son dislocated his clavicle on St. Patrick’s Day which ended up in an ambulance ride and 3 days at Hennepin County Medical Center. Thankfully he will make a full recovery. […]

Bbq Biscuit Cups

So, election week came and went! Ugh was it a stressful week. Thankfully I am no longer the Lead Election Official but I did get to the polling place at 5:30 am to help set up. Winthrop had a super turnout! When your an election official it’s more about the voter and making sure they get […]

Oven Baked Ribs

My son wanted ribs for his pre birthday dinner so his wish is my command. I found this recipe for easy oven baked ribs, because I do spoil him as much as I can, but I wasn’t firing up the grill lol! I do have limits! These were so good and easy. They take a little […]