Game Day

Slow Cooker Carnitas

It feels like we just wrapped up the holidays, and here we are halfway through January already! That means football season is almost over, but not before the Big Game in early February, which is just a few weeks away! I looooooove me some good eats while watching football from the couch ๐Ÿ™‚ Check outRead more

Healthier Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip

We’re just 16 days away from Christmas, can you believe it?! So exciting ๐Ÿ™‚ And to help you plan for any upcoming holiday parties, I’m bringing you a quick and relatively healthy dish: my Healthier Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip! I love the creamy, cheesy, buttery dips you can find at most restaurants, but theyRead more

Epic Cheese Board

From one holiday to another we go! December, I am ready for you….especially because I’ve come up with some of the easiest holiday menu items, and I’ll be sharing them here for the rest of the month! We barely have enough time as it is between shopping and decorating, and spending time with our loved ones,Read more

Margherita Flatbread

Let me start by saying Ryan and I have a serious pizza addiction. We have a few favorites (Ledo’s with its sweet sauce and Valentino’s NY-style slices come to mind), but I’ve always wanted to try making my own. And for the longest time I felt intimidated by the thought of pizza dough….like I shouldRead more

Chili & Cheese Sweet Potato Tots

Today’s recipe is another awesome collaboration with We Got Food Covered, which was inspired by the food you can find at baseball stadiums. We’ve been to a few games this summer (go, Nats!) and half the experience is getting to indulge in ballpark food. One of my go-to things to eat is the famous ChiliRead more

Ryan’s Juicy Lucy Burgers

Today’s post is brought to you by my favorite human being: my bff/hubby and partner in crime, Ryan. And he is sharing his famous Juicy Lucy burger. That’s right, friends. It is an epic day. Enjoy! Well hello there. Looking for Nikki? Looks like youโ€™ll have to settle for me this week. Pleased to introduce myself forRead more

Loaded Guacamole

I can hardly believe Memorial Day is almost here. This year is flying by, but I’m not complaining if it means summer is around the corner! Lately here in Virginia, the rain has been incessant but I’m hopeful the worst of it is almost over and sunny skies are soon here to stay (fingers crossed). Late spring/earlyRead more

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket

It’s snowing in DC again! As pretty as it is, I really am ready for Spring. The cold and I are NOT friends. I always joke with Ryan, my husband, that although I was born in Pennsylvania, at heart I’m a “tropical people” ๐Ÿ™‚ But if I have to go through another snowfall then I’ll just drownRead more

Ham and Swiss Sliders

Super Bowl 50 is almost upon us – less than 2 weeks away! We’re going to watch the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers. I just hope it’s a good game, and that the commercials aren’t so corny ๐Ÿ™‚ If you’re hosting a get together to watch the big game, you’ll want to makeRead more

Buffalo Chicken Dip

We’re just two weeks away from the Super Bowl! And in honor of the event, I am sharing one of my all-time favorite recipes for game day: Buffalo Chicken Dip, otherwise known as “Crack Dip.” I dare you to have just one bite of it…you seriously can’t. It’s soooo dang good, and super easy to make. It’s the perfect make-aheadRead more

Spinach Bacon Cheddar Palmiers

Christmas is NINE days away, guys – how the heck did that happen?? Amidst the scramble to check off your shopping list and decorate the house, I’ll bet you’re knee-deep in holiday parties aren’t you? And for some of them you might have to bring some kind of side dish. Well I’ve got an impressive, yet simple and yummy,Read more

Sweet & Spicy Asian Wings

I really love this time of year – the crisp air, vibrant colors of leaves, and of course Thanksgiving is hard to beat. November is also the month I was born and the month I got married so there’s plenty to be excited about! But I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention another fall favoriteRead more