Easy Recipes

Cabbage Roll Casserole

Cabbage Roll Casserole | Mini Van Dreams

Oh yum!  Cabbage roll casserole.  My mother in law use to make the best cabbage rolls.  As much as we love them, I just don’t have time to roll a bunch of cabbage rolls and allow them to cook for hours.  Thankfully, I stumbled across an unstuffed cabbage roll recipe several years ago and it […] Read more…

Easy Lemon Bars

Easy Lemon Bars | Mini Van Dreams

Today’s recipe for Easy Lemon Bars is delicious! And, so very simple. I think I ate two straight from the oven… burning my mouth in the process. If you are looking for a simple dessert addition to the Thanksgiving table or you forgot you needed to take something to Grandma’s house… these are perfect!  Literally, […] Read more…

Roast Beef Hot Shots

Roast Beef Hot Shots | Mini Van Dreams

Today at work, the girls and I were talking comfort food.  We were trying to explain to my friend (who grew up out west) about our foods in Ohio… chicken and noodles, beer hot shots, buckeyes… Whenever I mention roast beef hot shots, depending on who I am talking to, I sometimes get a strange […] Read more…

Fall Off the Bone Wings in the Instant Pot

Fall Off the Bone Wings in the Instant Pot | Mini Van Dreams

Do you want fall off the bone wings in less than 15 minutes?  Amazingly juicy, tender, saucy… great for dipping in ranch dressing?  Then, grab your Instant Pot and get to cooking!  Chicken wings were the first thing I ever made in my Instant Pot – talk about jumping in feet first! I had never […] Read more…