Veggie Cream Cheese

Veggie Cream Cheese | An easy recipe for homemade garden veggie cream cheese! This spread is so simple to make - just combine lots of diced vegetables and cream cheese for a healthy schemer that’s chock full of veggies!

I am convinced that a warm bagel with a thick schmear of cream cheese is one of the greater luxuries in life. I have yet to have a bad cream cheese, but the veggie variety has always been a favorite of mine. I am liking this homemade veggie cream cheese as an easy way to […]

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Grilled Cheese with Bacon-Onion Jam

Grilled Cheese with Bacon-Onion Jam

Just when you think grilled cheese is the most perfect food there ever was, somebody goes and puts BACON-ONION JAM in it. I definitely could eat this bacon-onion jam with a spoon. Caramelized onion with crispy bacon cooked down with sugar and balsamic vinegar for the sweet and savory flavors of my dreams! My current […]

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Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches with Blue Cheese Slaw

3 Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Recipe

I have heard that taste buds change every seven years; that you can go a long time not even being able to tolerate a certain type of food, and then all of a sudden wake up one day loving it. This may have been a lie that my 6th grade home-ec teacher told to a […]

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A Guide to Cheese Boards

Assembling a Cheese Board

It’s the time of year for parties and potlucks and gatherings, which, of course, means that cheese boards abound.  I flock to cheese boards whenever they are available. It is my firmly held belief that all occasions are appropriate for a cheese board.  I love that they are easy to prepare ahead of time, people […]

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Au Gratin Potatoes

Easy Au Gratin Potato Recipe

I feel it is my duty to tell you that things are about to get extremely cheesy and creamy and carb-y. Consider yourself warned. Nothing feels as endearingly homemade or comfort food-esque to me as a casserole. The thought of living in a home where casseroles abound makes me giddy. For this reason, I am […]

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Creamy Brown Sugar Apple Dip

I think my doctor would be very pleased with the number of apples I eat when this dip is around. Maybe not so pleased that my ratio of apple slices : tablespoons of creamy, sugary dip is approximately 1 : 1, but fruit is fruit, am I right? This is by far my favorite thing […]

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THE ONLY MAC & CHEESE RECIPE YOU WILL EVER NEED

Creamy mac & cheese

Mac & cheese is a staple dinner in our house. Not only for the obvious reason of it being possibly the most delicious food of all time, but also because we seem to always have some variety of mac & cheese ingredients on hand, making it the perfect we-don’t-want-to-grocery-shop-but-are-out-of-food dinner. (You know what I’m talking […]

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Homemade Boursin

I’d like to introduce to you my new favorite thing. Homemade Boursin. It’s the easiest, quickest, most crowd-pleasing appetizer I’ve ever made. Perfect for holidays, parties, and any kind of get-together where food is appreciated. Boursin has serious fans. And for good reason. It’s a mild, soft cheese with all the herby, garlicy goodness you’ve […]

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Creamy Turkey Enchiladas

Baked enchiladas in pan

Enchiladas are among my all-time favorite foods. In the most basic sense, they really are just burritos covered in sauce and cheese. Yes, right when I thought life couldn’t get any better than a burrito, I learned that such a thing as a sauce and cheese-covered burrito existed (cue angelic chorus!). Husband shares my love […]

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BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese with Candied Jalapeños

Last year for Christmas, I made these candided jalapeños to can and give away as gifts. They are addicting! Sweet, spicy, crunchy, and good on just about every type of food. I kept a couple of jars for myself and used them on sandwiches, tacos, salads; ate them on crackers with every kind of cheese that went […]

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