Bowl of soup with chicken and veggies

Discover Your Soup-er Powers!

Posted by on October 18, 2022

If you live in a part of the country where the leaves are turning vivid hues and the air is turning brisk, you know what time it is: soup season! Even if the weather where you are stays balmy year-round, a hearty, homemade soup is always a welcome sight on the dinner table. Here are read more »

Try these Three Yummy Mummy Snacks

Three Yummy Mummy Snacks

Posted by on October 11, 2022

Ready for some Halloween snack ideas? Want to add some tricks to your treats? Take a peek at these three spook-tacular snacks that are wrapped in fun. Yummy Mummies These Yummy Mummies are great for snack time or mealtime. They are so easy and can be ready to eat in no time. The English muffin read more »

Try these 7 Cozy Recipes for National Chili Month

7 Cozy Recipes for National Chili Month

Posted by on October 4, 2022

Did you know that October is National Chili Month? When the temperatures begin to fall, there’s nothing better than a cozy bowl of chili to warm you all the way down to your toes. And whether you’re gathering around a campfire or getting together for game day with a few friends, it’s always a crowd read more »

Try this Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

All About Apples: 10 Favorite Fall Recipes

Posted by on September 27, 2022

Fall is in the air! And while that means pumpkin season is officially here, there’s another autumn favorite that deserves some serious attention: fresh-picked apples. So crisp. So juicy. So sweet. If you’ve never been apple picking before, I hope you’ll try visiting a local orchard with your family or a few friends this fall. read more »

Looking for tasty tea? Chai this!

Posted by on September 20, 2022

Have you ever looked down into a steaming mug of tea and wondered about all the generations of people who have done the same over the centuries? That happened to me recently when I stirred up a cup of my favorite hot beverage, Oh My! Chai. This was one of the first products I tried read more »

Bento boxes filled with meat, cheese, fruit, veggies, dips

Back to School with Bento Boxes

Posted by on September 15, 2022

Have kiddos who are getting back into the swing of school? If you’re looking for some fresh lunch or snack ideas this fall, behold … the bento box! Bento boxes are individual meals packed in reusable containers – typically with a fresh variety of different tastes, colors and textures. While they originated with Japanese cuisine, read more »

Bowl of Simply Salsa

5 Ways to Up Your Salsa Game

Posted by on September 13, 2022

What is the most popular condiment in the U.S.? Based on the title of this post, you’ve probably already figured out it’s salsa – the tomato-and-chilies-based sauce that dates all the way back to the Aztec, Inca and Mayan empires. According to, 218 million American bought salsa last year. But why go to the read more »

Shredded Chicken

Makin’ Magic Chicken 5 Delicious Ways

Posted by on September 8, 2022

Do you believe in magic? Back in the Middle Ages, self-styled wizards claimed to be able to transform common materials into treasures, such as turning lead into gold. Sadly, it wasn’t true. However, I recently discovered a bit of real, simple sorcery that turns 4 pounds of chicken into a freezer full of delicious. The read more »

Budget-Friendly Sweet Ideas

Posted by on September 6, 2022

Hey, friends, if you are looking for fresh, budget-friendly ideas … we have LOADS of them! We just brought back our fantastically fudgy Chocolate Ugly Cake Mix™ this season, and you can save tons of $$ when you bake your own goodies at home instead of buying them at the bakery. And we make it read more »

Bacon Pepper Corn, BBQ Bacon Pork Tenderloin, Bacon Pepper Jam over Cream Cheese

6 Degrees of BACON!

Posted by on September 1, 2022

You know that game where you try to link actor Kevin Bacon with any other celebrity within six connections? It’s a fun intellectual exercise, but frankly, I prefer to make my connections with actual bacon. In recognition of National Bacon Day, here are a half dozen fun facts (from about everyone’s favorite salt-cured meat, read more »