Walking Dead Recipes – Carol’s Casserole

I'm starting a new feature called Walking Dead Recipes. This week's Walking Dead Recipe is Carol's Casserole.  Casseroles, or hot dish as we call them in Minnesota, are the perfect dish for those living in the zombie apocalypse. They're usually made with whatever happens to be on hand and often utilizing canned ingredients that might be about to expire.  Walking Dead Recipes - Carol's Casserole

Walking Dead Recipes – Carol’s Casserole2018-02-25T16:05:35-06:00

Big Mac Hot Dish with Noodles

Earlier I posted a recipe for Big Mac Hot Dish, but because I was concerned about my use of Tater Tots in the recipe I also a Big Mac Hot Dish with Noodles using elbow noodles instead of the tots. Initially I did not want to use noodles, it just seemed like a weird combination of flavors - pickles, cheese, tomatoes - to have with

Big Mac Hot Dish with Noodles2018-01-27T20:26:07-06:00

Big Mac Hot Dish

If you're looking for comfort food, this Big Mac Hot Dish is just the thing on a cold winter day. Seriously, it's really tasty and super easy to make.  I grew up on Tang and Pop Tarts, going to McDonald's was a rare thing in my family and quite a treat when it did happen. The only reason to go to McDonald's back then was

Big Mac Hot Dish2018-01-27T19:25:49-06:00

Tater Tot Hot Dish with Mushroom Risotto

This recipe, Tater Tot Hot Dish with Mushroom Risotto, is a variation of the Authentic Minnesota Tater Tot Hot Dish. Like all great flukes it happened because I didn't read the recipe carefully and ended up with way too much liquid so I had to find a way to make it less soggy. I had a bag of Alessi Risotto with Mushrooms so I quickly

Tater Tot Hot Dish with Mushroom Risotto2017-01-10T04:24:18-06:00

Cheesy Smoked Sausage Hotdish Instant Pot Recipe

I've been cooking with my Instant Pot just about every day since I got it a few weeks ago. I used the Instant Pot IP-DUO60 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker, 6Qt/1000W, but you can use any pressure cooker. I put together this cheesy smoked sausage hotdish Instant Pot recipe so I could use up some kielbasa I had in the freezer. Not only was it super easy

Cheesy Smoked Sausage Hotdish Instant Pot Recipe2016-08-17T16:03:35-05:00

Authentic Minnesota Tater Tot Hot Dish

Authentic Minnesota Tater Tot Hot Dish A few weeks ago a Buzzfeed quiz was making the rounds. It was clickbait titled: This Food Test Will Determine If You’re Actually From Minnesota. Being a Minnesotan, I clicked on it to see if I was actually from Minnesota. I scored a 12 out of 12, but being Minnesotan I'm not going to toot my horn about it. Minnesotans

Authentic Minnesota Tater Tot Hot Dish2016-03-03T16:23:22-06:00

How to Prepare for and Survive a Minnesota Winter

It's coming, sooner than we'd hoped but just about on schedule, really. The powers that be at the weather center are predicting a Polar Vortex in the next 48 hours. Montana is expected to reach a low of -9 while places in the Midwest, including Minnesota, are expecting a foot of snow by Tuesday. If you're from other parts of the country and you're not

How to Prepare for and Survive a Minnesota Winter2014-11-09T09:45:14-06:00

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