Frosted Banana Cake

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting- this easy banana cake is super moist, full of banana flavor, and topped with a rich cream cheese frosting. It’s the perfect dessert for parties, potlucks, or any day! Whenever I have brown bananas on the counter I usually make my classic banana bread or chocolate […]

White Sangria

White Sangria This refreshing pitcher drink is great for making ahead. The white wine and fruit can be mixed up the night before, then just top it off with prosecco right before serving. There is nothing more refreshing than a glass of summery white sangria. Made with crisp white wine and fresh fruit, this easy batch cocktail will […]

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Loaded Baked Potato Salad Sour cream, bacon, cheese, and green onion give this potato salad that classic loaded baked potato flavor. It’s the perfect make-ahead Memorial Day side! I found this recipe on Ree Drummond’s site and loved it using baked potato instead of boiled ones. What makes this potato salad “loaded?” Like a loaded […]

Watermelon Feta Orzo Salad

Watermelon-Feta Orzo Salad It’s all about the sides for our outdoor grilling party! This cool, refreshing salad is an excellent addition to any barbecue-centric menu. The sweet watermelon and salty feta cheese are a match made in summertime heaven! This cool, refreshing salad is an excellent addition to any barbecue-centric menu. The sweet watermelon and […]

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad One of my favorite summer time side dishes to make for guests. They rave about it every time and we usually have no leftovers. The sweet and tangy flavor makes it the perfect match for Sweet and Smoky Ribs, but it’s also delicious alongside and hot dogs, grilled chicken, and pork chops.  […]

Sheet Pan Blueberry Shortcake

Sheet Pan Blueberry Shortcake Sheet Pan Blueberry Shortcake starts with a delicious white cake that is cut in half and layered with a homemade blueberry mixture and whipped cream cheese topping. It’s a delightful dessert, combining the tender cake base with a sweet and tangy blueberry topping. The creamy whipped topping adds a luxurious and […]

Homemade Stromboli

Homemade Stromboli Stromboli- layer pizza dough with pepperoni, salami, provolone, and mozzarella cheese. Roll it up, bake until golden, and cut into thick slices.  What is the difference between calzone and Stromboli? Calzones are folded and have a half moon shape. They are served individually. Stromboli is made in one large loaf, cut into slices, […]

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Crispy Mexican Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas with Escabeche These Crispy Mexican Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas are the best, easiest carnitas you will ever make! Pile them into warm corn tortillas for tacos, or use them for burritos, nachos, salads, and more. That crispy outer texture with the tender juicy interior is what really makes these […]

Chili-Spiced Steak Tacos

Chili-Spiced Skirt Steak Tacos The secret to success with tacos is super-fresh fillings and toppings like the pico de gallo in these carne asada tacos. Whether it’s Cinco de Mayo or Taco Tuesday this is a great taco for the occasion!  What is the best cut of steak for tacos? Delicious tacos can be made […]

Smashed Potatoes

Smashed Potatoes These Smashed Potatoes with creamy centers, crispy outsides, and a sprinkling of salty Parmesan cheese are SO delicious! Serve as an appetizer with a dipping sauce or enjoy along side any meal. Everyone loves these crispy little potatoes! Smashed Potatoes are the PERFECT appetizer, side dish, or snack. They are fun and easy to […]