5 Yummy Easter Treats

Easter will be here soon and with it comes many things, one of them being yummy treats and candy! I only wish I had enough time or stomach space to try these all. Enjoy these five Easter treats that will definitely be a hit at your Easter holiday.   Easter Dirt Cake How beautiful and {…Read More…}

The Best Ever Crockpot Shredded Beef

I have a big family on my mom’s side.  If we are all in attendance it is well over 50 people.  When we get together we always do potlucks, pitch-ins, a dish to pass, covered dishes…what do you call it?  Basically we all bring a side dish or a dessert to share with everyone else.  There are a few staples that need to be at our family gatherings or I am disappointed, namely Broccoli Salad, Strawberry Pretzel Dessert, and Oreo balls.  Recently this beef made with giardiniera sauce is quickly becoming a family fave as well.

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Ravioli Soup Recipe

*This post originally appeared on IC on December 29, 2010.  I have updated it to reflect higher quality pictures.* In the fall and winter I make soup at least once a week.  I have a few amazing recipes in my arsenal that my family love.  This ravioli soup is probably my favorite.  I love Italian {…Read More…}

How to Can Applesauce the Easiest Way in the World

*This post originally appeared on October 17, 2011.  I have taken new pictures to update the post. * I have made applesauce every year for the last 10 years. After living in the Pacific Northwest (Portland area) for 5 years I became spoiled by all the amazing apple splendor.  One particular house we lived in {…Read More…}