5 Quick Last Minute Desserts

Need a quick dessert that doesn’t take advance preparation? These last minute desserts are quick and delicious. Do you ever have crazy holidays? Where you find yourself doing all kinds of fussing in the kitchen for a meal that is gobbled down in seconds, a huge mess to clean up left in its wake? Those […]

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe (Freezer-Friendly)

pot pie with slices removed next to fork and red checked cloth

Chicken Pot Pie is a sure-fire favorite at my house. Flaky, buttery crust surrounds chicken, vegetables, and a delectable homemade gravy for delicious comfort food. Years ago when I had my second baby I was surrounded by good cooks who spoiled me once the baby was born. This Chicken Pot Pie was one of those […]

Bulk Batch Herbed Stuffing with Onion and Sage

turkey dinner with stuffing in the center

A classic side dish for roast chicken or turkey is a bread stuffing, or dressing. This Herbed Stuffing with Onion and Sage is a major crowd-pleaser and very freezer-friendly. I never understood why Laura and Mary couldn’t agree. One insisted that Ma make the dressing with onion. The other demanded sage. The debate was so […]

Homemade Seasoned Salt | FishMama Spice Mix

spices layered in jar for seasoned salt

Add a little spice to your life with homemade seasoned salt. You’ll save money by buying spices in bulk and save time by having a multi-purpose seasoning at the ready. Pictured: Sausage Packets It’s so easy to spend a lot of money on groceries. You don’t have to be extravagant to watch those pennies slip through […]

How to Cook a Turkey the Easy Way

Wondering how to cook a turkey? We’ve got you covered with these easy tips that result in a delicious roast turkey. I’m hosting Thanksgiving, but I don’t know how to do it. I’m not sure how to cook a turkey. What in the world am I going to do? Don’t panic. We’ve all been there. […]

Easy Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

pouring raspberry vinaigrette onto salad

This simple Raspberry Vinaigrette recipe is perfect on your salad or even as a chicken marinade. Plus, try the delightful variations! It’s happened before. You go to a restaurant and order a beautiful, fancy salad. It’s got all this flavor! So many colors! Such great tastes combined together! You know what’s in that salad. You’ve […]

How to Make Brussels Sprouts Good

A quick sauté of sprouts with bacon and shallots makes for a quick and flavorful side dish. Learn how to make Brussels sprouts good. Perhaps when you were a child, your mom served these baby cabbage-like guys once in awhile. From a box. From the freezer section. Sometimes with cheese. Maybe you were a fan. But, probably […]

How to Make a Relish Tray Just Like Mom’s

table set with drinks candle and relish tray

A relish tray is a great dish to add to the appetizer or dinner table. My mom’s recipe is super simple with veggies, olives, and pickles. Holiday appetizers can get so complicated. We fool ourselves into thinking that we need to make a big froofroo spread before the bigger froofroo spread we call the holiday […]