Vegetable Penne (One Pot Meal)

I love couponing and a lot of times my weekly menu for our dinners is directly related to items I was able to find on sale. Barilla pasta is already my favorite brand and so when I saw that I could get a box of their new ‘Pronto’ penne for basically nothing, I jumped at the deal.  Continue reading


Chipotle Orange Marmalade Chicken

About a week ago I was craving something different for dinner. My husband is happy with having steak every night, but I decided to make chicken instead. Keep reading to see what I came up with!  Continue reading


Starfruit filled Brown-Sugar Shortbread Cookies

Earlier this year, I found one of my favorite treasures ever – a McCall’s Cookbook from 1963 (a first printing). Within it is the most basic cookie – a brown-sugar shortbread cookie – and that’s what I put together here with a starry twist!  Continue reading

Personal Cherry Cobbler Ramekins

When Olya, of The Siberian American, was looking for a guest post while on her trip I was really excited to jump at the opportunity to share a recipe with her readers! She mentioned that she would be visiting Traverse City, which is known for producing at least 70% of the tart cherries in the U.S. annually! That’s over 200 MILLION POUNDS – and lots of cherry cobbler!! Continue reading

Chopped BBQ Chicken Salad by foodiezoolee

Chopped BBQ Chicken Salad (copycat)

I’ve been working on this recipe for a few weeks and really wanted to get it JUST RIGHT for you guys. Remember that tasting I did at Miller’s Ale House earlier this month? Well today’s recipe is a copycat of my favorite thing I had; the Chopped BBQ Chicken Salad!  Continue reading


All-American Summer Fest | Miller’s Ale House

This post is brought to you by Miller’s Ale House. All opinions are my own. 

We recently visited Miller’s Ale House to try their All-American Summer Fest menu and it was such a blast. I can’t wait to go back so I can get another Watermelon Rita. Keep reading this post to see how you can, too!  Continue reading