Appetizer · holiday · Snack

Mini Chicago Deep Dish Pizzas

There's a Christmas Eve tradition in my household: no meals on Christmas Eve. Instead, my family has a "snack night" where hors d'oeuvres are plentiful. Crockpot weenies, pinwheels, fancy cheeses and crackers are typically set out for people to snack on throughout the night. Sometimes, we make specialty cocktails to serve alongside the snacks. This… Continue reading Mini Chicago Deep Dish Pizzas

breakfast · Casserole · slow cooker

Slow Cooker Ham and Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

If I ever ran for public office, I'd run on one position and one position only: make breakfast casserole a year-round thing. Why is it that we only eat it around the holidays? That's a travesty, in my opinion. I make breakfast casseroles throughout the year. I like them because my husband and I can… Continue reading Slow Cooker Ham and Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

dinner · entree · sandwich

Blackened Chicken Sandwich

Dishes are piled up in the sink. Bowls are covered with hardened chocolate. Wrappers and boxes of baker's chocolate are piled up in the trashcan. It's holiday baking season and it's never been busier in my kitchen I spent the entire weekend melting chocolate and rolling peanut butter balls and tap, tap, tapping sprinkles onto… Continue reading Blackened Chicken Sandwich