Diners, Drive Ins & Dives – St. Louis

For Memorial Day weekend, we visited St. Louis, Missouri to see the Gateway Arch and explore the city. We also were able to hit up 4 Triple D restaurants! For those that don’t know what Triple D is, it’s a show on Food Network Called Diners, Drive Ins and Dives. It’s ran by Guy Fieri,Continue reading “Diners, Drive Ins & Dives – St. Louis”

Bruschetta

Whether you’re serving this little beauty as an appetizer, side dish, main dish, whatever, it’s gonna hit the spot! The juicy and flavorful cherry tomatoes just explode in your mouth, and the crunchy bread is extra satisfying! You can buy a French baguette at the grocery store, or you can make your own! INGREDIENTS: 1Continue reading “Bruschetta”

Chili Cheese Dogs

What other all American dish could I share with you guys on Memorial Day? This recipe for homemade chili dogs is seriously so easy, and tastes delicious! I really like to toast the hot dog buns before adding anything on them. I do this in the oven with the broiler on high. Once they areContinue reading “Chili Cheese Dogs”

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

This one checks all the boxes for me. Potatoes, bacon, chicken fried in bacon grease, ranch, AND cheese?! Seriously so good. A little secret I’ve discovered recently is cooking the potatoes in the microwave beforehand so they cook faster. You’re probably like, yeah…duhhhh Abbie…but seriously, how did it take me 5 years to figure thatContinue reading “Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole”

Tomato Basil Sauce

Ryan went out fishing today on Lake Michigan, and came home with a salmon filet and 2 trout filets! ❤️ yummmm! I had some leftover tomato paste in the fridge, and figured, let’s make a sauce to go with our fish! So I concocted something up and was quite pleased with the result. It wasContinue reading “Tomato Basil Sauce”

Our Triple D Adventures

About a year ago I got really into watching Diners Drive Ins and Dives on the Food Network. If you don’t know what this is, it’s a show by Guy Fieri, where he visits small local restaurants that are supposed to be a huge hit with the locals. These restaurants are all either diners, driveContinue reading “Our Triple D Adventures”

Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas

This is what we had for Cinco de Mayo! Super yummy, with fresh peppers in every bite! I found a recipe online that used this “secret ingredient” for fajita sauce, and then created my own version. It turned out soooo yummy! I served this over rice to make a chicken fajita bowl, but you couldContinue reading “Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas”

Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup

I got this recipe from my Cooks Country Cookbook, you can read my blog post about that by clicking here. This recipe was simple and easy, only using a handful of ingredients you probably have on hand! I always like to pair a grilled cheese sandwich with my tomato soup, as I thought everyone elseContinue reading “Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup”

Super Moist Banana Bread

No one wants a dry banana bread – and with this recipe you don’t have to have it ever again! This recipe makes a super yummy loaf, with crunchy walnuts and deliciously rich melted chocolate throughout. Did I mention it’s super easy?! It really takes me about 10 (or less) minutes to have it inContinue reading “Super Moist Banana Bread”