Classic Pancakes

Until recently, whenever I made pancakes it was usually from a boxed mix. Scandalous, I know. But then I found out just how easy it is to make homemade pancakes from scratch! It requires very little effort and taste alone puts this recipe leaps and bounds ahead of pancakes made from a boxed mix.

Don’t get me wrong, homemade pancakes in any way, shape, or form are pretty great. But oo-da-la-lee, scratch made pancakes are wonderful! Continue reading “Classic Pancakes”

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Classic Potato Soup

It’s December! When did that happen?

So basically, it’s Christmas and more importantly… it’s soup season! Alright, maybe my priorities are a little mixed up.

But sometimes after a hectic day when you want to just cuddle under a blanket and watch your favorite zombie show (any Walking Dead fans in the audience?) it’s therapeutic to sip on a steaming bowl of comforting classic potato soup with your favorite toppings.

Even if you’re not watching a gory zombie show this comfort food is definitely welcome in our house during these cold months.

Living in the Midwest is definitely an adventure when it comes to weather. Just a month ago it was still warm and lovely outside and now, as if Mother Nature has it out for us, the frigid wind is cutting straight through our layers of sweat pants, sweat shirts and thick coats. Sometimes I feel like that meme that goes around every winter- Why do I live in a place where the wind hurts my face? Continue reading “Classic Potato Soup”

Stovetop Stuffing Meatloaf

Poor meatloaf always gets a bad rap but you know what? It deserves better, raise the poor little meatloaf up on a pedestal and give it the recognition it deserves! Not only has it withstood the test of time but there are so many ways to customize it to fit your likes and dislikes.

Mix up the flavors by adding different veggies, different seasonings, different combinations of meat and toppings. Be the Picasso of meatloaf!

Here is just one delicious variation of this dinner time classic.

Do you enjoy those stupidly delightful boxes of Stovetop stuffing? Me too, so I put it into a meatloaf.

Say what?

Yes, you heard me. Continue reading “Stovetop Stuffing Meatloaf”