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Smoked Bacon Ranch Mac and Cheese

Just when you thought mac and cheese couldn’t possibly get any better, along comes the smoked bacon ranch mac and cheese. I have done some wonderful versions of smoked mac and cheese too but as the saying goes “everything is better with bacon”.

Homemade Mac and Cheese

What’s better on a rainy day than some ooey-gooey mac and cheese? How about super simple, cheese and flavor-packed, one-pot mac and cheese! My Homemade Creamy Mac and Cheese will satisfy all of your comfort food cravings without using any heavy cream and it won’t ruin your kitchen in the process!  Homemade Mac and Cheese Nothing’s …

Easy Buttered Noodles

Who doesn’t love quick, simple, and easy to make side dishes? My Easy Butter Noodles are going to be the perfect side dish for your next meal! Full of flavor and a hit with all ages, I promise you’re going to LOVE these! Easy Buttered Noodles When I say simple, I really mean it. Aside …

Homemade Hamburger Helper

Homemade Hamburger Helper

This easy Homemade Hamburger Helper is made with run-of-the-mill ingredients, ALL OF WHICH you can probably pronounce, unlike the boxed magic it is named after. Which I also love, but don’t buy very often because let’s be honest. If we can avoid processed foods, we probably should now and then. (This post first appeared on …

Traeger Lasagna

My Traeger Lasagna is just my homemade lasagna with all of the bells and whistles, including a homemade meat sauce and a big gooey cheese layer, all put together and baked on the Traeger Pellet Grill.

Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Dress up your pasta dishes with this smooth and savory mushroom cream sauce. A simple mushroom cream sauce that is packed full of rich creamy and cheesy flavors with tender bites of mushroom throughout.

Creamy Macaroni Salad Recipe

Easy Creamy Macaroni Salad is the base for most of my summer pasta salads, and is a simple and crowd-pleasing side dish for any cookout, barbecue, potluck, or gathering you have going on this summer. Easy Macaroni Salad Along with Spring comes a change in the menu! I always start thinking about any excuse I …

Bison Bolognese

Bison Bolognese

My spicy Bison Bolognese is one of my favorite kinds of spaghetti sauce, and is one of our family favorites. You can use ground beef if you prefer, or almost any type of ground wild game like venison, elk, or even ground moose. Bison Bolognese Recipe When you are craving a hearty bowl of pasta …

Creamy Parmesan Noodles

One-Pot Parmesan Noodles with Asparagus

One Pot Parmesan Noodles with Asparagus is the easiest and creamiest one pot pasta I have made. You only need one pot for the entire process of cooking for this parmesan noodles with asparagus. Serve as a side dish or eat as a main for a meatless dinner option. This creamy pasta recipe is a …

Traeger Smoked Macaroni and Cheese

Traeger Smoked Mac and Cheese

Change things up a bit with this savory and cheesy Traeger Smoked Mac and Cheese recipe. This macaroni and cheese is the golden ticket to all macaroni and cheese recipes out there. You have that little bit added smoke flavor that makes this NOT YOUR AVERAGE pasta dish. You will be licking your plate because …

Salmon Orzo Greek Pasta Salad

Easy Salmon Orzo Pasta Salad

Have some leftover salmon from last night’s dinner? Salmon Orzo Pasta Salad is a great option! Not only is it easy to toss together, but it is full of vegetables and big bold flavors that we all loved. Easy Salmon Orzo Pasta Salad The end of the season’s harvest of cucumbers, tomatoes, and spinach are …

Browned Butter and Mizithra Pasta

Browned Butter and Mizithra Pasta

Are you looking for the perfect side dish? A side dish that pairs with just about anything? You need to try my Browned Butter and Mizithra Pasta tonight. Browned Butter and Mizithra Pasta This pasta is so easy, and the browned butter flavor is really something you should try if you haven’t yet. It is …

One-Pot Creamy Noodles

One-Pot Creamy Noodles

A one-pot creamy noodles recipe that is so creamy and easy to make, you are going to freak out. No heavy cream needed, this is a simple creamy noodle recipe that you will make over and over again. The sauce is silky smooth, and is my favorite one-pot creamy noodles recipe, ever. One-Pot Creamy Noodles …

Greek Pasta Salad

Greek Pasta Salad

Skip the store-bought pasta salads and whip up this homemade Greek pasta salad in no time flat. Colorful, vibrant, packed full of rich flavors, and a homemade Greek dressing that will blow you away. Greek Pasta Salad You will never look the same way at another store-bought pasta salad again. This recipe requires minimal prep, and …

Smoked Italian Meatball Rigatoni

Traeger Smoked Meatball Rigatoni

Traeger Smoked Meatball Rigatoni is a hearty, rich, pasta dish that is packed full of cheese, meatballs, and delicious marinara. This dish utilized my Traeger Smoked Italian Meatballs, so hopefully you made a big batch of those and have some in the freezer! Traeger Smoked Meatball Rigatoni Just in case you all are wondering what …