Pecan Pie Milkshakes


Well before Pinterest and Instagram became a thing, bartenders at a local Wisconsin restaurant chain invented pie milkshakes. This was in the early 2000s. I know because I was one of them. Behind the bar we had a Kitchenaid mixer that we used to make a dessert, The Peanut Butter Cup (PBC). We had Reese’s…

Mashed Potato Corn Cakes


Mashed potatoes usually aren’t something that last long in my house after the holidays. But what if you find yourself needing a recipe to use up a massive amount of spuds that  failed? Or you don’t have anyone to help you eat your leftovers and you don’t want to eat mashed potatoes for days? Enter…

Easy Christmas Tree Pull-Apart Bread


A few weeks ago I bought crescent rolls at Costco intending to use one tube to make Brie En Croute. I didn’t realize there were four other tubes of crescent rolls in the box and had no clear plan with what to do with them. They sat in the fridge for awhile. Luckily today as…

Easy Gluten Free Pizza Crust {GF, keto, paleo}


I found out from 23andme that I have increased risk of developing celiac disease and that this was inherited from one of my parents. My dad gets his results in a few days so we will see who the culprit is, but my money is on him. His mom went through a period of time…

{keto} Shepherds Pie


While I was in Wisconsin a few weeks back, I got sick (for the second year in a row) and my mom cooked up a storm. One night she had family over and made Stuffed Manicotti, which she refers to as String Cheese Lasagna, Spinach and Chicken Alfredo Lasagna and her famous Garlic Bread. I asked…