• The Creamiest Mashed Potatoes Ever

    March 30, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Years ago I worked in a restaurant and I was in charge of making the mashed potatoes. The Chef taught me his very specific ways of making them. They came out so creamy even though we used a hand masher. I haven’t looked back since when making my potatoes. These few steps really make all the difference in the world. I always tell people who tell me they can’t cook to learn to master these potatoes and they will be regarded as a cooking hero at family functions. These few steps will have you as the mashed potato master. The…

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  • Stuffed Shells

    March 29, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Stuffed Shells, A Special Treat I know that most of my recipes are quick and easy but there are a few that are most definitely a labor of love. These stuffed shells are definitely one of those recipes that take some work, but the delicious results are well worth it. I make these a couple of times a year and everyone always gets really excited when they know its Stuffed Shells Day! When I DO make this recipe I always make a a lot so that I can share them with all my loved ones. This recipe makes a great…

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  • Easy Meat Sauce and Shells

    March 16, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Easy Meat Sauce and Shells While I know this isn’t the prettiest picture I have ever taken of my food, let me assure you that this easy weeknight meal is absolutely delicious. This is my Aunt’s recipe that she made all the time and we all still crave it as adults. Most of the ingredients you have on hand or should have on hand. What makes this recipe great is that it makes a decent amount and yet you still will have some leftovers. It makes a great meal the next day reheated. Complete and Printable Recipe I hope you…

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  • Chicken Paprika

    March 12, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Chicken Paprika, An Old Fashioned Favorite One of my jobs as The Tipsy Housewife is creating recipes for a 97 year old family business called Chateau Dumplings. Chateau Dumplings is based in the Chicagoland area and makes Czech inspired bread and potato dumplings. If you have been to Prague in the Czech Republic, you may be familiar with Czech bread dumplings, or Knedliky as they are called in the Czech Republic. They look like slices of bread, but they are a different texture, served steamed and have a similar texture to Asian Bao Buns. These bread dumplings are served all…

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  • Easy Sausage And Peppers

    February 20, 2022thetipsyhousewife
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  • Super Salad

    February 17, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    A delicious and easy recipe with easily accessible ingredients.

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  • Pickle Patty Melts

    February 6, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    The Craving I was given some really nice cheeses from a local Wisconsin farmer and one was a delicious looking cheddar. I knew I wanted to make a Patty Melt with this fabulous cheese. I started making my patty melts with pickles years ago when I saw this trick in a cookbook. It was so good, I haven’t turned back yet. You can skip to the full, printable recipe by scrolling down to the bottom. Tips & Tricks I just have a few things I do differently, otherwise my recipe is pretty standard. One thing I do is add soy…

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  • Best Ever Meatballs

    July 12, 2021thetipsyhousewife

    A Family Tradition These best ever meatballs are a long time family tradition. This is a recipe best made on a Sunday when you can leisurely lounge around the house. You will need to make time to “stir the sauce”. If time is not on your side, this recipe can also be modified for the crock pot so that you can set it and forget it. These best ever meatballs can also be made ahead of time and frozen before cooking for a quick freezer meal on busy days. What makes this recipe different? This recipe is different because you…

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