Easiest Macaroni & Cheese

OMG. I hit the jackpot with this macaroni and cheese recipe! I’ve always loved homemade mac and cheese, but I used to make a roux from scratch which involved mixing oil and flour and then adding in a little bit of milk at a time for forever! A roux makes a great base for anyContinue reading “Easiest Macaroni & Cheese”

Savory Potato Pancakes

Got leftover mashed potatoes? We certainly did after Easter dinner and these pancakes were an easy way to repurpose them (as well as some leftover ham we had too). You can do just about anything when it comes to what you put inside these potato pancakes but ham (or sausage) and cheese is killer combo.Continue reading “Savory Potato Pancakes”

Crock-Pot Vegetarian Chili

So we got this awesome crock-pot set as a wedding gift that we’d had for almost two years but never used. Which makes no sense because I love finding efficient ways to do things and crock-pots are a real time saver! Anyways, I finally broke it out with a vegetarian chili recipe inspired by oneContinue reading “Crock-Pot Vegetarian Chili”

10-Minute Shrimp Tacos for 2

Where are my taco lovers at? Seriously, a goal of mine is to to eat more tacos right now. They are quick to whip up, satisfying, and SO DELICIOUS! We’ve made these shrimp tacos a handful of times now and they are fast becoming a Jorritsma fav. Next I need to try chicken! And fajitas!Continue reading “10-Minute Shrimp Tacos for 2”

Easy (Delicious) Turkey Burgers

I’ll be honest—I wasn’t a fan of turkey burgers for a while. I felt like I was getting cheated out of a yummy beef burger most of the time. They were just dry, lacking flavor, and just not as tasty. Not anymore! You guys these are the easiest and most yummy turkey burgers I’ve made.Continue reading “Easy (Delicious) Turkey Burgers”

Pizza Pockets

What tastes better than pizza? Pizza in the back-country after a long day of canoeing. I first discovered back-country pizza alternatives in the Adirondacks back in my college summers when I led 11-day trips. I 100% brought back to the front-country because who doesn’t like delicious, quick pizza burritos? They were always a massive hitContinue reading “Pizza Pockets”

Bread Machine Pizza Dough

Homemade pizza is hands down one of my absolute favorite foods! Growing up, we made it almost every Friday night using this very pizza dough recipe. I’m the sort of person that enjoys the ability to be spontaneous. I like to have both staple ingredients and DIY decor or construction supplies so that when IContinue reading “Bread Machine Pizza Dough”