The ultimate burger topped with homemade guacamole, crispy bacon, grilled onions and Wisconsin cotija cheese is perfect for kickstarting your summer.

Bacon Guacamole Burgers with Grilled Onions and Cotija Cheese |

If I had to pick one meal to enjoy all summer long, it would be burgers grilled out in the backyard. You can keep your brats and barbecue chicken, burgers are my one true love.

When Wisconsin Cheese asked me to create a Memorial Day recipe using their cheese of the month, cotija, I immediately thought— burgers! With guacamole. And bacon and grilled onions too, because you can’t have too much good stuff piled on a burger. Continue Reading…


12 Strawberry Recipes Perfect for Summer |

Strawberry season is here! And it you’re like me, you’re doing a happy dance right about now. Strawberries are one of my favorite foods and I look forward to their return every year. As much as I love to pop them straight into my mouth, I also love how incredible they are in desserts and baked goods.

Here are 12 recipes from my archives using strawberries that you’re sure to love— Continue Reading…


It’s like a chocolate chip cookie, but in cake form. Plus you can eat if for breakfast. Need I say more?

Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake |

When you get a craving for cake, it’s best just to give in.

And when that craving comes first thing in the morning? Coffee cake is here to save us all. It’s every bit as scrumptious as regular cake, but it somehow passes as an acceptable treat for anytime of the day simply because it’s called coffee cake.

A huge “thank you!” to the person who came up with that one. Continue Reading…