May 042016

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and my husband and Bubbles have both been asking what I would like to do to celebrate.  There’s usually some combination of food, an activity, and a little down time for me.

Easy Sausage Eggs Benedict recipe - perfect for Mother's Day brunch!  It's made even easier with precooked sausage patties and Hollandaise sauce made in the blender.

Thank you to Johnsonsville for partnering with me to share this Sausage Eggs Benedict recipe.

This year I requested that we do brunch, because I love brunch.  Plus brunch doesn’t require getting up quite as early and I’m all about sleeping in on Mother’s Day if at all possible. Continue reading »

Dec 112013

I love making casseroles all year long, particularly for their time-saving benefits.  They generally don’t take too many ingredients, and usually they’re ones I already have on hand.  The prep time is minimal for most recipes, and then you just put it in the oven to bake while you go take care of other tasks.

Having a few go-to casserole recipes can help simplify your holidays and keep stress at bay.  Guests drop in unexpectedly?  No problem!  They also are great gifts, too.  Trust me – there isn’t one person on your list that wouldn’t love the gift of a home-cooked meal that they didn’t have to make for themselves.

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My Sausage Breakfast Casserole recipe is a mash-up of a number of different ones that I’ve tried with tweaks that make it a family-favorite.  We occasionally eat it for dinner, I make it for weekend brunch, and it gets served in the morning on Christmas while everyone recuperates from opening gifts. Continue reading »

Jun 212013

Thank you to Goosebery Patch for providing a copy of Game-Day Fan Fare so we could try some waffle recipes.  All thoughts and words are 100% my own.

I’m kind of in love with waffles lately.  Which some (my parents) might consider odd, because I didn’t care for waffles growing up.  I actually didn’t love pancakes all that much, to be honest.  If I had breakfast, I wanted eggs and toast, maybe some bacon.  But in college on Saturday mornings they had a waffle bar and I started to dip my toe into the world of waffles.  I wouldn’t say I was a groupie, but they were on my radar.

But for the last few months they’ve been on my mind more than ever.  So when I saw that they made waffle plates for my Griddler, I knew it was fate.  After weeks of being out of stock, I finally scored a set and have been a waffle-making machine over the last few days.

Waffle Recipes: Canadian Bacon Waffles

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May 102013

Thank you to Gooseberry Patch for providing a cookbook to try out this yummy frittata recipe.

Breakfast foods have always been some of my favorites.  Eggs, hashbrowns, pancakes, bacon.  They’re so versatile – and delicious – but I often end up serving them the same ‘ole way.  So when I saw the recipe for an Easy Bacon Frittata in Gooseberry Patch’s new cookbook “101 Farmhouse Favorites” I knew it was the first thing I wanted to try.

While I’ve always enjoyed frittatas, this was my first time attempting to make one.  I’m glad I gave it a whirl.  It was easy to complete and makes a nice change from standard breakfast or brunch fare.

Easy Bacon Frittata Recipe

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Mar 292012

Last week Matter of Cents and I covered Easter crafts and this week we’re going to cover Easter recipes and treats!  There are so many tasty-looking recipes out there, I’m sure you’ll find something you’d like to grace your Easter table with.  I know I found a few that will definitely be part of our feast!

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We’re still deciding whether to do brunch, lunch, or a combination of both.  Some of these brunch ideas might come in handy.  The colors are very festive, too!

Easter Recipes for Brunch

I think this little guy is so cute!  An Easter cheeseball “chick”.

Easter Recipe for a Cheeseball "Chick"

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