Recipes

Cowboy Casserole

Cowboy Casserole | Mini Van Dreams

Several years ago, I went to a picnic and made a Cowboy Casserole recipe that I found from an old cooking magazine. As soon as a very special friend tasted it, she claimed it was my “go-to recipe” from now on. Since then, I have made this delicious casserole every time I needed to bring […]

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Classic Chili

Classic Chili | Mini Van Dreams

Now that it is getting colder here in Ohio, it is time to pull out the soup pot and make some classic chili. My family eats classic chili several ways – straight up, on spaghetti, with cornbread, and as a topping on potatoes and french fries. The best part is that it is even better […]

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Grandma’s Easy Apple Dumplings

Easy Apple Dumplings | Mini Van Dreams

One of my favorite recipes I have from my grandma is apple dumplings. She used to keep all her recipes in red notebooks. I don’t know what happened to these when my grandpa died, hopefully, they didn’t get thrown away. It is funny – I do not remember grandma ever making these delicious dumplings, but […]

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Easy Caramel Popcorn

Easy Homemade Caramel Popcorn

Do you have a hankering for caramel corn? Try this super-easy recipe for easy caramel corn. No corn syrup is needed! This recipe will keep for a few days in a sealed container, however, it will not last that long – it will be gone in a blink of an eye!

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