Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

This Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes recipe is a quintessential holiday side dish. Made with minimal pantry ingredients – and lots of cheese – they’re the perfect pairing to Easter dinner!

Cheesy Scalloped Potato Recipe

Scalloped Potatoes have been a part of my universe since birth. Also, quite possibly before that, since I’m sure my mom was at some family gathering or another while pregnant with me and ate a serving. Or two.

Because that’s the thing about Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes. They’re at every family gathering, on every person’s plate, oftentimes more than once. And there’s a reason for that.

The reason is cheese. It’s also:

  • Potatoes
  • Cream
  • Crispy edges
  • The fact that you can make enough to feed an army (or a group of hungry Midwesterners) with very few ingredients and even fewer dollars.

A recipe for Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes is what we need right now. Always and forever.

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Beer Battered Fish Fry

Beer Battered Fish is perfectly golden brown, delightfully crispy, and comes together in minutes with just a few pantry staples.

beer battered fish fry recipe

There is nothing more Wisconsin than a beer battered fish fry. I am the authority on the situation, after all. I’ve eaten my fair share of fish fry in my 27 years. And I’ve made many batches too.

Finally, I’ve nailed it. The perfect beer battered fish fry recipe. It took awhile, but I’ve figured out that, as with most Midwestern recipes, less is more.

crispy beer battered fish
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Homemade Dog Biscuits

Made with whole wheat flour, pumpkin puree, and peanut butter – these homemade dog biscuits are sure to be a huge hit with the four-legged loves in your life.

Homemade Dog BIscuits

Yes, I am crazy enough to make homemade dog biscuits, are we even a little surprised? You think I’d stop at pupcakes? Oh no. No, no, no. Not when it’s Edgar’s birthday!

Five! Can you believe it? Five whole years he’s been on this Earth (and three whole years I’ve had him)! How lucky are we?

Homemade Dog Treat Recipe Peanut Butter
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Reuben Egg Rolls with Homemade Russian Dressing

THESE HOMEMADE REUBEN EGG ROLLS ARE A FUN TWIST ON EVERYONE’S FAVORITE ST. PATRICK’S DAY SANDWICH! MAKE THEM WITH ANY LEFTOVERS YOU HAVE AFTER TODAY OR AS A FUN APPETIZER ANY TIME OF YEAR!
Reuben Egg Roll Recipe

I didn’t know how much I’d love these Homemade Reuben Egg Rolls.

And boy am I glad! It was the most pleasant surprise on a day when I really needed it. On a day when we all need it, I’m guessing. Happy St. Patrick’s Day from my self-quarantined self!

Homemade Russian Dressing

I’ve had the idea for these babies bouncing around in my brain since I first heard Andrea mention them on Sidework Podcast. She mentioned it in an exasperated, “over-it” kind of way that was really hilarious and a part of a bit, but it got me thinking.

Homemade Egg Roll Recipe
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Spinach Stuffed Shells

FILLED TO THE BRIM WITH SPINACH, GARLIC, AND THREE (!!!) TYPES OF CHEESE THESE SPINACH STUFFED SHELLS ARE A DELICIOUS MAKE-AHEAD VEGETARIAN DINNER THAT WILL PLEASE EVEN THE BIGGEST OF CARNIVORES!
Spinach Stuffed Shells Recipe

Spinach Stuffed Shells are the answer to all your Lenten dinner needs!

It’s beyond crazy that in just a week we’ll be celebrating Fat Tuesday, eating our weight in Paczki, and then quickly transitioning over into the season of Lent.

Spinach Stuffed Shells Recipe

Now, I’m what you would call a lapsed Catholic. I often refer to myself as retired. But! A lot of the traditions from my upbringing have stuck around these parts, even if many others have fallen by the wayside. I still recite Hail Marys when I’m stressed, keep a bible and a rosary in my car, and aim to limit my meat intake on Fridays during Lent.

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Triple Chocolate Truffle Brownies

PUT LEFTOVER VALENTINE’S CHOCOLATES TO GOOD USE WITH THESE ULTRA-GOOEY, SUPREMELY FUDGY TRIPLE CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE BROWNIES. THEY’RE THE ULTIMATE BROWNIE RECIPE!

The Best Brownie Recipe

Another Valentine’s Day recipe? Yes! The day after Valentine’s Day? Also, yes! We’re putting that clearance candy to good use today with these Triple Chocolate Truffle Brownies!

After yesterday, you’ve undoubtedly got some chocolates laying around the house. Or you have plans to go buy some for 75% off. I’m not above it.

Triple Chocolate Truffle Brownies

It can feel a bit ridiculous and overly indulgent to sit on the couch and pop chocolate after chocolate, truffle after truffle into your mouth. Maybe it’s just me? But, somehow, putting those same exact chocolates into brownie batter makes them less indulgent? Because when you eat a brownie you’re only eating one-maybe-two chocolates and then, you’re good. Versus eating half a box of them in one sitting and still feeling like you’re not satisfied.

Again, maybe it’s just me? I hope it’s not just me.

The Best Brownie Recipe

Because you should really make these brownies.

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