Jamie’s Spice Mix – Add a Little Zest to Dinner!

spices in green bowl with lemon in background

A simple and easy way to flavor your meals can be found right in your spice cupboard. Mix up your own spice blends to add spice and save money. This recipe for Jamie’s Spice Mix will add zest to any meal. The spice of life is …. spice, of course. You can have a sparse […]

Macaroni Salad with Cheddar, Red Onion, & Celery

bowl of macaroni salad on table with other dishes

Enjoy this classic Macaroni Salad with tender salad macaroni, creamy mayo, savory dill, cubes of cheddar, chopped red onion, and crunchy celery. Ready for summer? Well, spring is here and that means it’s time to bust out the cold salads. Dishes like pasta salad, Rice and Black Bean Salad, and potato salad are perfect to make […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

slice of poppy seed cake and lemon curd

Enjoy a bright, spring dessert with this Lemon Poppy Seed Cake. Scented with lemon and layered with lemon curd, the tender cake is topped with luscious Vanilla Buttercream Frosting. Spring is here, and in my book, that means time for some sweet and lemony desserts. While Lemon Meringue Pie is pretty high on my list, […]

Homemade Buttercream Frosting

sprinkled white layer cake on white platter

Canned frosting may be what you grew up on, but you’ll be ready to make a switch when you see how easy it is to make your own homemade buttercream frosting. If you’re a cake fan, then you know that the frosting is what makes it amazing. Creamy, buttery, and sweet, buttercream is just that […]

Homemade Hot Dog Buns

cloth lined basket with hot dog buns

Hot dogs never tasted so good! Make this homemade hot dog buns recipe to enjoy a better bun and a better dinner all the way around. You’ve got hot dogs, but no buns. You could go to the store. You could do that weird thing with hamburger buns that your dad did when you were […]

Easter Menu Ideas for a Small Celebration

plate of fish, buttered noodles, green beans, and lemon slices

Looking for some fresh Easter Menu Ideas that suit a small gathering over a large crowd? Think outside the ham and potatoes with these quick and easy, but super delicious recipes and meal planning tips. As Easter approaches this year, you may be considering a scaled down celebration. Whether it’s finances, health concerns, or the inability […]

Basic Homemade Pizza with a Dough You Make Yourself

You can make homemade pizza easily and economically. You’ll save a ton of money and eat better pizza. Guaranteed. If you’ve ever paid too much for a pizza or found yourself without pizza on a Friday due to cost or unavailability, well, today’s the day to discover pizza freedom. Pizza Freedom. You can make pizza […]

Classic Oatmeal Raisin Cookies that Don’t Need Eggs

stack of four cookies on plate

Enjoy Classic Oatmeal Raisin Cookies that mix up quickly, don’t need any eggs, and disappear in a flash! This cookie recipe, which can also be made vegan, will be a hit with everyone at your table. Cookies are ultimate comfort food. A lot of things are, actually. Mac and cheese. Mashed potatoes. Chicken Pot Pie.  […]