Hearty Beef Chili

Hearty Beef Chili This hearty beef chili is packed with flavor from roasted chilis and seasoned beef. It’s a perfect choice for an all-day slow-cook on cold or rainy days. This recipe also makes entertaining easy. Make a pot the day before your gathering and reheat before your guests arrive. Alter your chili, soup, and […]

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms These sausage-stuffed mushrooms are a crowd-pleaser. They are mouth-watering, delicious yet quick, and easy to pull together. Make plenty, serve them hot, and watch them disappear fast. I make these repeatedly, and guests share, “I don’t even like mushrooms, and I love these”!  You’ll get a welcomed kick from the herb and […]

Homemade Breakfast Sausage

Sausage stuffed mushrooms on a round natural tone serving plate with thyme sprigs as garnish. There is an appetizer fork and a green cloth napkin in the foreground.

Homemade Breakfast Sausage This homemade breakfast sausage is quick and convenient to make.   The flavor is pure and flavorful, with no fillers or chemical additives. Shape the sausage in a patty, top it with egg and cheese, and layer it between English Muffins halves for a show-stopping homemade breakfast sandwich. Or, instead, brown the sausage […]

Homemade Brat Burgers

Homemade brat pattie on a brioche bun with ketchup and course ground mustard. There are potato chips, pickles and greens as garnish on a white square plate.

Homemade Brat Burgers These homemade brat burgers are the real thing. Add spices to ground pork, form into patties, and serve brats to your humans any time of the year!   Make them into specialty “brats” by adding your favorite ingredients like jalapenos and cheddar. It’s easy to transform this recipe into party and game day […]

Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Smoked Meatballs

Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Smoked Meatballs These cheesy bacon jalapeno smoked meatballs will be the hit of your party.  Each bite is loaded with flavor that will make your taste buds sing.  Make a big batch as these disappear quickly. Take these to the next level by pairing them with pasta for the Ultimate Party Spaghetti […]

Ultimate Party Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ultimate party jalapeno smoked meatballs set on spaghetti in a square white appetizer bowl.

Ultimate Party Spaghetti and Meatballs These ultimate party spaghetti and meatballs will become your new favorite party food. Each bite is loaded with layers of mouth-watering flavor and texture. And the show’s stars are double-smoked bacon and creamy Wisconsin cheddar cheese. First, the pasta is mixed with a creamy cheese sauce (think mac and cheese).  […]

Crab and Shrimp Sushi Stacks

Crab and shrimp sushi stacks on a square white glossy serving plate with wasabi sauce plated in dots across the front edge.

Crab and Shrimp Sushi Stacks These Crab and Shrimp Sushi Stacks are easy to make and impressive to serve. The bonus is that they are delicious and nutritious! They are layered with rice that has a tang from rice wine vinegar, an avocado and veggie mix, and then topped with lumps of crab and shrimp […]

Creamy Coleslaw

Creamy coleslaw on a round gray matte serving plate garnished with curly leaf parsley springs. The plate is set on a rustic wooden cutting board.

Creamy Coleslaw This classic creamy coleslaw recipe is quick to make and features the perfect texture and balance of flavors, rivaling your favorite supper club or deli. Coleslaw is an American staple.  It features crispy cabbage and carrots tossed in a tangy, seasoned mayonnaise dressing.  It’s the classic dish to accompany Beer-Battered Fish or Cocktail […]

Tartar Sauce

Tartar sauce in a round gray matte bowl sprinkled with dill and garnished with curly leaf parsley. The bowl is set on a farmhouse wooden table.

Tartar Sauce This delicious homemade tartar sauce is supper club worthy yet easy to make. It is creamy, laced with dill, and has just the right amount of briny tang from capers, cornichons, and lemon juice. It’s the perfect accompaniment to beer-battered fish. Friday Night Fish Fry It’s Friday night: do you know where your […]

Beer Battered Fish

Beer Battered Fish Wisconsin Fish Fries are legendary, and the prime attraction is beer-battered cod. Follow this recipe and enjoy a good ole’ Wisconsin Fish Fry at home. Our recipe uses a dark lager, yet you can pick your favorite beer. What makes this battered fish stand out is the counter-intuitive battering technique.  First, you […]