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Holiday Eggnog Cocktail

Holiday Eggnog Cocktail

When I was a child Christmas was one of my Momma’s favorite holidays. She went all out preparing her famous holiday cookies, fudge and homemade eggnog. It was truly one of the happiest times of the year for our family. She’d have the house decked out with holiday decorations, a beautiful tree with stunningly wrapped gifts underneath and Christmas music the whole season long. I swear she made dozens upon dozens of her holiday cookies, pounds of fudge and gallons...

Cherry and Brie Pastry Cups

Cherry and Brie Pastry Cups

When it comes to holiday entertaining I always go for the super easy appetizers. This frees my time up for the more complex recipes I plan on serving for dinner and keeps me stress-free. These Cherry and Brie Pastry Cups are super easy and incredibly delicious. The flavors of warm, melted Brie and sweet dark cherries are enhanced with a slight hint of maple syrup. You can sprinkle a few fresh thyme leaves on top prior to baking to add a more savory...

3 Insanely Easy Homemade Dog Treats Your Dog Will Devour

3 Insanely Easy Homemade Dog Treats Your Dog Will Devour

Thanksgiving has gone to the dogs this year! Mr. R and I are going to be alone for Thanksgiving and I’m not liking it a whole lot. So, I decided that I was going to shake it up a bit. Not only will I cook a small feast for us humans, I will add a few homemade dog treats to bring our pups in on the celebration. Mr. R and I have nine …. yep nine dogs. All of whom we love and adore as...

Pumpkin Muffins Your Family Will Love!

Pumpkin Muffins Your Family Will Love!

Pumpkin muffins are definitely a fall favorite in our house but there is no reason you can’t enjoy them all year long. These Pumpkin Muffins are super moist and so easy to make even I can do it!  I was feeling a little festive when I was making them so I decided to top them with coarse sugar for a festive touch. You can take that festive touch just a little bit further by using a holiday stencil and powdered sugar. But they are just...

Lemon Chicken Orzo – A Weeknight Timesaver Recipe

Lemon Chicken Orzo

Are you always on the lookout for weeknight time saver recipes? I know I am. After a long day at work who wants to come home and cook a full course meal that uses every dish you own. Not me, that’s for sure. This Lemon Chicken Orzo is the perfect recipe for something quick and satisfying that won’t dirty every dish in your kitchen. I use bone-in chicken thighs with the skin on as they impart tons of extra flavor to this...

Caramel Apple Cider With Maple Cream

Caramel Apple Cider with Maple Cream

This warm, Caramel Apple Cider is perfect on a cool Fall evening. Apple cider, pumpkin spice, and silky caramel come together for a little cup of Heaven. I hope you got your slow cooker out because it will be doing most of the work for you. You just sit back, relax and enjoy the wonderful aroma wafting through your home. This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend and have personally used myself You may enjoy Slow Cooker Mulled Apple Cider and The Classic Moscow...

Have A Slow Cooker? Look At These Awesome Recipes Right Now

HAve A Slow Cooker? Look At These Awesome Recipes Right Now

Although you can use your slow cooker throughout the year, fall and winter is when it really shines. As temperatures drop, it’s natural to crave the comfort of hot soups and stews. There’s nothing better to have on hand than a dependable slow cooker. If you love the convenience of cooking in a slow cooker then the Fix-It and Forget-It Big Cookbook is just what you need. This wonderful cookbook contains 1,400 tried and true slow cooker recipes. One of the best things...

Weeknight Timesaver Spicy Cannellini & Sausage Soup

Weeknight Timesaver Spicy Cannellini & Sausage Soup

This recipe is a real weeknight timesaver. It can be made in a single skillet and tastes amazingly delicious! Not only that, it freezes very well so you can make larger batches for an even easier weeknight meal. Once you taste it I’m sure you’ll agree! This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend and personally use myself You may enjoy Mrs. R’s Famous Beer Cheese Soup and Heavenly and Healthy Chicken Soup SimplifyLifeWithMrsR.com Yields 4 to 6 ServingsSpicy Cannellini &...

Lasagne di Cinque Formaggi (Five Cheese Lasagna)

Lasagne Di Cinque Formaggi ( Five Cheese Lasagna)

I can’t imagine a classic lasagna recipe without lots of ooey, gooey cheese. Traditional lasagna recipes usually showcase mozzarella, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses. However, I decided to kick it up a notch by adding freshly grated Asiago and shredded Gruyere. Yum! This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend and have personally used. You may also enjoy Risotto Ai Funghi Porcini (Mushroom Risotto) and Sugo alla Bolognese (Italian Meat Sauce) SimplifyLifeWithMrsR.com Serves 6Lasagne di Cinque Formaggi (Five Cheese Lasagna)1 hr, 30 Total Time...

Sugo alla Bolognese (Italian Meat Sauce)

Sugo alla Bolognese (Italian Meat Sauce)

The Italians wrote the book on comfort foods and this Italian Meat Sauce should be a staple in your kitchen. This recipe makes a large amount of meaty sauce so make sure you get out your 6 quart Dutch oven .You can bring this Italian Meat Sauce to a new level by preparing it a few days in advance to give the flavors a chance to mingle. Another beautiful thing about this recipe is it holds up perfectly in the freezer so you can have Italian Meat Sauce ready...