• Chewy Gingersnap Cookies

    November 22, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    I have been WAITING anxiously for the Holiday season to start. Last week I couldn’t contain my excitement any longer and went ahead and baked what I hope to be is the first of many batches of Christmas Cookies. After perusing Pinterest for Inspiration, I realized I wanted to make Chewy Gingersnap Cookies. There were several recipes that I was drawn to, but I wanted to make it my own.¬† I added an unusual ingredient that really took these Chewy Gingersnap Cookies to next level status. Read on to see how to make my version of this perfect little cookie.…

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  • Cheesy Stuffed Acorn Squash with Whipped Potatoes and Caramelized Onions

    November 14, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    I received my Imperfect Produce order late last night and included was a beautiful Acorn Squash and a couple of equally as gorgeous Russet Potatoes. I had been thinking of adding a vegetarian recipe to my Holiday collection of recipes and that is when I decided to make a Cheesy Stuffed Acorn Squash with Whipped Potatoes and Caramelized Onions. I ran the idea by my recipe blogger friend The Kitchen Wife and she suggested adding bacon. While bacon is ALWAYS a good idea, I knew I wanted to keep this veggie forward, so I decided to add some salty crunch…

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  • Stuffing Waffles

    November 8, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    Stuffing Waffles, they are a thing, trust me. I am all for giving credit where credit is due, but for the life of me I cannot remember where I saw this idea for the first time. I know I did not think it up organically but I did create a recipe of my own for it. You may have never heard of Stuffing Waffles yourself, but they are a great way to use up leftover stuffing and make a great base for leftover turkey sandwiches. Think cranberry mayo too! After making these today, I was also thinking that Stuffing Waffles…

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  • Broccoli Cheese Casserole

    October 25, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    A lot of my recipe inspiration comes from my family. I have been blessed with a large family and our holidays are filled with food traditions and memories. One of my many Aunt’s, makes some of my favorite dishes. We call her Boo Boo Barb and some of you may be familiar with her Spaghetti Sauce. The Boo Boo Barb Spaghetti Sauce is one of my most popular recipes on the blog. Another recipe she makes that is a family favorite, is her Broccoli Cheese Casserole. It is practically the only way I will eat broccoli. This Broccoli Cheese Casserole…

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  • Halloween Taco Dip

    September 29, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    It’s nearly October, my birthday month! It also means that it’s almost Halloween. I am gathering recipes to make for the big day that are festive, easy and delicious. If you’re anything like me you love a good taco dip. After seeing lots of fun Halloween Taco Dip recipes on Pinterest, I decided to have a go at this Halloween Taco Dip design I was seeing all over my Pinterest feed! If you have been following me for some time you know that I have made a Taco Dip recipe many times before. This time I wanted to use up…

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  • Candied Butternut Squash Slices

    September 22, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    There are very few recipes of mine that Original Tipsy has asked ME for over the years. But these Candied Butternut Squash Slices are one of the recipes I made for her and she loved so much she asked me to share the recipe with her. I remember the first time I made these Candied Butternut Squash Slices was for a Fall cheese tasting I was hosting at the lake house. I had been inspired by a Butternut Squash recipe I saw in a magazine and added my own twist. The one thing I recommend for making these Candied Butternut…

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  • Tipsy’s Top Five Ways To Style Your Thanksgiving Table For About $20

    November 14, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    Obviously I like to make my Thanksgiving Table the centerpiece for my meal. After all, Thanksgiving is like the Super Bowl for food lovers. This year I wanted to incorporate food into the table-scape. I also wanted to try to do it all for around $20. I achieved my goal and wanted to share with you how I did it. Below are some tricks and tips so you too, can achieve this look for less. Purchase Holiday decor after the holiday at a steep discount and pack away for the following year. Shop Aldi or Jewel for flower bouquets. Both…

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  • Fall Fun For Grown Ups, Five Ways To Embrace The Season That Don’t Include Kids!

    October 6, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    Well it’s that time of year again, my favorite time of year, Fall! Sure signs of Fall are the changing leaves and the changing cocktail menus.  Goodbye Fros√©, Hello Cider! In Chicago we celebrate Autumn by getting the last of our patio sits in, enjoying time outdoors, and preparing our snow day parking spot savers.  But there are more ways to celebrate and embrace the season. I have always been a lover of this time of year. October brings my birthday and my favorite of all the holidays, Halloween.  Dreaded by most couples with children, and usually LOVED by those…

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