A strawberry basil gin smash in a highball glass, the best cocktail recipe for summer or the fourth of July

Strawberry Basil Gin Smash Recipe

This Strawberry Basil Gin Smash Recipe is as tasty as it is beautiful. Perfect for summer sipping! Everybody needs a neighbor who delivers cocktails to your door. We are lucky enough to have those neighbors, and they’ve shared their drink recipe with us today! It’s bound to put … Read More

Pizza work area from a blog post about Forno Bravo Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe.

Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe

Calling all pizza lovers! Today I am sharing our go-to Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe from the folks at Forno Bravo. Neapolitan Style Pizza Neapolitan pizza, or pizza Napoletana, is a variety of pizza that originated in Naples, Italy.  It is made with simple and fresh ingredients: a … Read More

Harry's delicious dumpling dipping sauce recipe in a bowl

Harry’s Delicious Dumpling Dipping Sauce

Prepare to tuck this recipe away! Harry’s Delicious Dumpling Dipping Sauce is a keeper. Say that five times, fast. This secret sauce has an exceptional flavor, one taste, and I promise you’ll be sold. Authentic Chinese If you’ve been following along with my series on authentic Chinese recipes, … Read More

Chinese Braised Pork in Brown Sauce Recipe on a white plate

Chinese Braised Pork in Brown Sauce

Today, I am featuring a tender, flavorful, and delicious dish called Chinese Braised Pork in Brown Sauce. Chinese Braised Pork Belly Shanghai-Style Braised Pork Belly (Hong Shao Rou) is a popular dish in China. You’ll understand why the minute you taste it! Braised Pork in Brown Sauce has … Read More

Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Bars

Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Bars are a favorite in my husband’s family. This tradition was upheld for years by his dear Aunt Marsha. We continue to honor her and her legacy of recipes by making and enjoying many of her treats! ❤️ If you have never had a “Scotcheroo”, … Read More

Jenny's colorful everyday vegetarian salad recipe in a stainless steel bowl

Vegan Salad

Here’s a beautiful vegan salad full of color and delicious flavor. Feel free to throw in any or all of your fav veggies! Vegan Salad Recipe This yummy recipe is from my friend Jenny. Vegan is Jenny’s jam. This salad is a vegetarian dream. There’s a little bit … Read More

Chunky Guacamole

Chunky guacamole is delicious, quick, and easy to make. PS It’s equally amazing if you prefer to mash it up smooth. Popular Appetizer Guacamole is my famous (LOL) and most requested recipe! Although, I think that guacamole love, in general, is universal. The best guacamole is homemade, with … Read More

Chinese Lo Mein Noodles recipe in a bowl with chopsticks

Chinese Lo Mein Noodles Recipe

When our Chinese friends are cooking, I go into spectator mode. Many of their Asian recipes are new to me and a little intimidating! However, after always asking them to make their delicious Chinese Lo Mein Noodles Recipe, they finally encouraged me to make it myself. I am … Read More

healthy homemade spaghetti sauce recipe with zucchini noodles

Zucchini Noodles Spaghetti

It’s comfort food season in Minnesota. With this weather, I need something warm, comforting, and satisfying. Zucchini Noodles Spaghetti is all that, and healthy too. I’m choosing the bold flavor of a healthy, chunky, homemade spaghetti sauce with grass-fed ground beef (optional) and fresh zucchini zoodles. Healthy Tomato … Read More

Pudding Brownies with ice cream in a ramekin.

Pudding Brownies

Pudding Brownies combine some of my favorite things; chocolate, pudding, and cute little dishes. Plus ice cream or whip cream topping! Oh yeah… These should be called Pudgy Brownies because, unfortunately, you will not be able to stop eating them. They are SOOO good. Pudding in Brownies Suppose … Read More