Easy Recipes

Memories of Grandma & THE Apple Dumpling Recipe

My Grandma (dad’s mom) died when I was six.  I don’t remember much of her, just bits and pieces.  I don’t honestly know how much I remember and how much has been told to me through the years.  The lines are rather blurry.  The one thing I do have of hers is the apple dumpling […]

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Pepperoni Pizza Chili

Pepperoni Pizza Chili via Mini Van Dreams

Pepperoni Pizza Chili– the best of both worlds.  You can’t beat a good pot of chili or a pepperoni pizza.  This recipe for pepperoni pizza chili is both… perfect for football season or a cool fall day after raking leaves.  Definitely, make this one your own– throw in your favorite pizza toppings.  Black olives.  Mushrooms. […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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