Cucumber Sandwiches with Dill Cream Cheese

Cucumber Sandwiches are an easy, crowd-pleasing appetizer you'll make again and again! All components can be prepared ahead of time and assembled in minutes.

Cucumber Sandwiches are an easy, crowd-pleasing appetizer you’ll make again and again! All the components can be made ahead of time and assembled in minutes. Have you ever eaten so many appetizers that dinner became a moot point? When I lived in Wisconsin, this happened frequently at parties with my friends. We eventually shoved the… 

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Showcase the first raspberries of spring with this luscious Raspberry Meringue Pie. A golden meringue crust is filled with lemon custard, then topped with sweetened berries folded into whipped cream. Naturally gluten free.

Raspberry Meringue Pie

Showcase the first raspberries of spring with this luscious Raspberry Meringue Pie. A golden meringue crust is filled with a creamy lemon custard, then topped with sweetened berries folded into whipped cream. Naturally gluten free.  I have loved fresh raspberries ever since I was a little girl growing up in Wisconsin. Every summer, my brother and… 

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The best homemade Bloody Mary mix paired with crispy bacon and deviled eggs. This brunch superstar wants to be your complete breakfast!

Bacon and Eggs Bloody Mary

The best homemade Bloody Mary mix paired with crispy bacon and deviled eggs. This brunch superstar wants to be your complete breakfast! I have always loved a good Bloody Mary. Some favorites include Paul’s Club in Madison, Wisconsin (the giant tree in the middle of the bar helps!) and Treeland Resorts in Hayward, also in Wisconsin (vodka-soaked beef… 

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Pork Tenderloin with Prosciutto and Sage cooks up in about 30 minutes, so it's perfect for your busy weeknights. The luscious cream sauce bursting with simple, natural flavors makes this dish elegant enough for entertaining, too!

Pork Tenderloin with Prosciutto and Sage

Pork Tenderloin with Prosciutto and Sage cooks up in about 30 minutes, so it’s perfect for your busy weeknights. The luscious cream sauce bursting with simple, natural flavors makes this dish elegant enough for entertaining, too! It’s time to get excited about Pork Tenderloin again. Perhaps you never stopped being excited about it. But if… 

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A super juicy burger flavored with red wine and fresh herbs on a soft, grilled roll slathered in Boursin cheese. Top it off with crisp lettuce, fresh tomato slices, caramelized balsamic onions, smoky bacon, and luscious avocado for the ultimate flavor fest!

Avocado BLT Burger with Caramelized Balsamic Onions

A super juicy burger flavored with red wine and fresh herbs on a soft, grilled roll slathered in Boursin cheese. Top it off with crisp lettuce, fresh tomato slices, caramelized balsamic onions, smoky bacon, and luscious avocado for the ultimate flavor fest!  In case you were unfamiliar with my personal burger obsession, let me introduce… 

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A simple, delicious way to put your leftover ham bones to work, this soup has plenty of beans and vegetables too. This slow cooker staple is perfect for cold weather! Naturally gluten free.

Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup

A simple, delicious way to put your leftover ham bones to work, Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup is full of vegetables and pinto beans, too. Naturally gluten free! This is a recipe I threw together after Christmas in 2013 in an effort to put a meaty ham bone to work. Although there are no ground-breaking… 

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Quench your thirst with this refreshing Strawberry Citrus and Ginger Smoothie, a fast and fruity treat perfect for crushing your sweet cravings.

Strawberry Citrus and Ginger Smoothie

Quench your thirst with this refreshing Strawberry Citrus and Ginger Smoothie, a fast and fruity treat perfect for crushing your sweet cravings. You can never have enough smoothie recipes! This Strawberry Citrus and Ginger Smoothie is perfect for breakfast, dessert, or anytime in between. The orange juice and bananas add loads of sweetness while the… 

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Nine Potato Recipes by Culinary Hill suitable for weeknight dinners, weekend brunches, parties, holidays, and everything in between.

Nine Potato Recipes

Nine Potato Recipes by Culinary Hill suitable for weeknight dinners, weekend brunches, parties, holidays, and everything in between. Now that we’ve officially entered March, it’s time to dye everything green, look out for leprechauns, and add Guinness to all your food. Or, if you’re like me, you’ll use ANY excuse to eat more potatoes. Such… 

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A great weeknight meal option full of whole grains and familiar Mexican ingredients, this easy Mexican Skillet with Buckwheat is ready in just 25 minutes!

Mexican Skillet with Buckwheat (Kasha)

A great weeknight meal option full of whole grains and familiar Mexican ingredients, this easy Mexican Skillet with Buckwheat is ready in just 25 minutes! This Mexican Skillet meal represents my first dabbling into buckwheat (also known as kasha). To make the transition easier, I paired the buckwheat with what is essentially taco ingredients. While others may… 

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Pomegranate Grapefruit Margarita | Culinary Hill

Pomegranate Grapefruit Margarita

This Pomegranate Grapefruit Margarita is full of fresh, fruity flavors and a bright kick from VEEV spirits and tequila.  Happy Margarita Day! If you are watching the Oscars tonight and searching for a fruity cocktail to share your company, this easy Pomegranate Grapefruit Margarita might be just what you are looking for. Sweet, refreshing Ruby Red grapefruit… 

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This classic Italian dessert is full of a rich marscapone custard, delicate lady fingers brushed with espresso and rum, and lots of whipped cream. Tiramisu is the perfect treat for a special occasion!

Tiramisu

This classic Italian dessert is full of a rich marscapone custard, delicate lady fingers brushed with espresso and rum, and lots of whipped cream. Tiramisu is the perfect treat for a special occasion! In honor of my brother’s birthday, and mine, I am sharing my favorite dessert recipe: Tiramisu. Yes, my brother and I have the… 

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Beef Stew with Kale, Rosemary, and Sweet Potatoes | Culinary Hill

Beef Stew with Kale, Rosemary, and Sweet Potatoes

Beef Stew is upgraded to premium nutritional status when it’s thickened with sweet potatoes, seasoned with fresh rosemary, and loaded with chopped kale. I originally posted this recipe back on August 6, 2013. Since then, I’ve made it enough times that I thought the recipe should be re-written. While the essence of the stew remains… 

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Pineapple Paradise Green Smoothie | Culinary Hill

Pineapple Paradise Green Smoothie

A sweet and fruity green smoothie filled with golden pineapple, smooth avocado, and fresh spinach. An easy way to pack more fruits and veggies into your diet every day! Pop quiz: Do you, and does everyone in your family, always eat the recommended number of servings of fruits and vegetables each day? Let’s be honest… 

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Pudding Cups | Culinary Hill #shop

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Pudding Cups

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and ConAgra Snack Packs. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackPackMixins #CollectiveBias Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Pudding Cups are simple and sweet; they also make a great kid-friendly Valentine’s Day Treat! I am constantly looking for new, tricky creative ways to add more fruit to my toddler’s diet. So… 

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Warm Soups for Cold Days | Culinary Hill

Warm Soups for Cold Days

12 Warm Soups for Cold Days! A collection of soup recipes guaranteed to keep the frost at bay while you settle in for a long winter’s nap. Although the high is near 80 degrees Fahrenheit in Southern California today, I know parts of the country are getting buried in snow, ice, and more snow. My… 

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10 Toddler Breakfast Ideas | Culinary Hill

10 Toddler Breakfast Ideas

10 Toddler Breakfast Ideas to inspire your busy mornings! If your toddler’s eating habits are sometimes a question mark, start him or her off with a strong breakfast. Mix and match these toddler favorites below with milk for a great start to the day! As the mother of a toddler and, most recently, a 3-week-old… 

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Classic Tuna Salad Sandwich | Culinary Hill

Classic Tuna Salad Sandwich

Everyone needs a Classic Tuna Salad recipe in his or her pocket. This fast and easy tuna salad sandwich is perfect for lunch and also makes a delicious grilled tuna melt! Although I am not a huge consumer of fish specifically or seafood in general, I find myself regularly eating tuna salad sandwiches. Perhaps it’s my love… 

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2-Ingredient Barbecue Little Smokies | Culinary Hill

2-Ingredient Barbecue Little Smokies

2-Ingredient Barbecue Little Smokies are the easiest appetizer you will ever make, whether you make them on the stove top or in a crock pot. Sweet and smokey cocktail wieners in delicious barbecue sauce make a great snack for Game Day or any party! There is something insanely addictive about Little Smokies in Sweet Baby… 

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Spinach and Artichoke Dip | Culinary Hill

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This hot, cheesy, and bubbly Spinach and Artichoke Dip is perfect for any party or gathering. And, it’s ready to go in about a half hour with just 6 ingredients! If you’re going to indulge, go big or go home. That’s what this Spinach and Artichoke Dip is all about. Lots of full-fat, creamy ingredients… 

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Baby Shower Recipes | Culinary Hill

Baby Shower Recipes

This collection of Baby Shower Recipes is sure to inspire your next party, gathering, or any time pretty, tasty treats are required! In case you missed my subtle hints or haven’t followed my on Instagram, some of my closest blogging friends are a little more obvious about the Big News in my life. These special ladies were… 

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Sweet Potato Hash with Bacon and Red Peppers | Culinary Hill

Sweet Potato Hash with Bacon and Red Peppers

Sweet Potato Hash with Bacon and Red Peppers is a super-simple, savory breakfast dish full of flavors and whole-food ingredients! My friend Becca is one of those people who makes you LEAP at a dinner invitation. Her food is always simple yet inspired, and so delicious, you don’t even have a sufficient superlative with which… 

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