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Big, Beautiful, Cinnamon Roll Twist

These cinnamon rolls were one of the most popular recipes on my blog last year, and for good reason! They’re relatively fast, they’re delicious and beautiful, and who doesn’t love a good homemade cinnamon roll?!...

5 Breakfasts to Warm Up Your Week

Mom nailed it: a hot and wholesome start to the day can make a tremendous difference for all of us. So why do over 31 million Americans still skip the first (and maybe the...

"Spaghetti" and Beef Pie

This is absolutely delicious and odds are that nobody will realize you’ve switched out spaghetti pasta and substituted spaghetti squash. This is a family favorite at our house…warm, yummy, satisfying! 

Celebrate Kansas with a Bakery-Quality Sunflower Cake!

  We are celebrating Kansas all through the month of January with the BIG Kansas Day on January 29th! And what better way to celebrate Kansas’ birthday than with a fun, festive Sunflower Cake? To...

Cast Iron Skillet Lasagna

This recipe originated with the Pioneer Women and happens to be my family’s all-time favorite lasagna recipe. Loading it into my cast iron skillet was a test that passed with flying colors and I’ll...

Pork Tenderloin with Goat Cheese-Stuffed Dates and Raspberry Chipotle Sauce

  As Seen on WIBW 13 News This Morning, Dec. 13, 2012, as part of Chef Alli’s PORKTASTIC Holiday Giveaway Sweepstakes. This recipe is from

Simply Saucy Bacon-Wrapped Pork Loin

This recipe sounds so simple that it’s easy to doubt it’s “delicious-ness”.  Don’t be fooled!  It’s fun to make and delightfully yummy.  Be sure to cook your pork loin to an internal temperature of...
Howlin' Chili Cheese Pizza

Howlin’ Chili-Cheese Pizza

My kids have always loved this pizza. Mixing two classics- chili and cheese- creates one big family favorite, and I like that I can have dinner on the table in about 30 minutes flat!