• One cheese burger with a brioche bun, bacon and crisp lettuce.

    White Cheddar Bacon Burgers

    June 11, 2019thetipsyhousewife

    I know that it’s all the rage to put all the toppings you possibly can on a cheeseburger, but when it comes to burgers I think simple is best. I make these White Cheddar Bacon Burgers on the grill when the weather cooperates  and they are always a hit with whomever I make them for. These White Cheddar Bacon Burgers have very few ingredients but the few they do are quality ingredients which is what makes them extra special. The two ingredients that are a MUST are: Good Quality Cheddar Cheese Good Quality Ground Beef I like to buy the…

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  • A plate with 12 tortiall pinwheel sandwiches.

    Mexican Tortilla Roll Ups

    June 4, 2019thetipsyhousewife

    Summer weather has arrived in the Midwest, at least some days it actually feels like Summer. For Mister Tipsy and Me, this means beach days, and lots of time sitting on our deck. For others it means feeding their kids all day long. Summer is a great time to keep easy to grab and eat snacks and meals on hand. These Mexican Tortilla Roll Ups are just one of many easy to make, and easy to eat recipes I always have in my fridge in the Summer months. What I love about these Mexican Tortilla Roll Ups is how versatile…

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  • The Ultimate Grilled Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

    May 31, 2019thetipsyhousewife

    As you may or may not know depending on how long you have followed me, I am a brand ambassador for a local Chicago, 92 year old, family business called Chateau Dumplings.  I work closely with them to develop recipes using their products, photographing them and managing their social media and marketing events. The partnership was a natural one, as I grew up eating these delicious Czech inspired dumplings most of my life. Traditionally, the bread dumplings were served steamed with a Czech recipe for roast pork. You also served gravy and  red cabbage or sauerkraut with this dish. If…

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  • Macaroni and Hamburger Soup

    Macaroni and Hamburger Soup

    December 4, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    Origins Of This Soup There are tons of versions of this easy Macaroni & Hamburger Soup on Pinterest. It goes by many names, my most favorite being, “Bachelor Stew”. The whole idea of this soup is ease and affordability. My version reminds me of how soup in a can USED to taste. Before they added all the chemicals. How I Make It I make this soup on the stove because I have time and I am at home, but this is a GREAT recipe for your slow cooker if you don’t have time to stand at the stove all day.…

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  • Thai Inspired Lettuce Wraps

    July 13, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    Thai Inspired Lettuce Wraps Thai Inspired Lettuce Wraps are a quick, easy and delicious dinner for the warmer months. They cook up in about 15 minutes. Kids and grown ups alike love these lettuce wraps. Flavors of ground pork, peanuts, and soy. Light and bright for a weeknight dinner. Perfect For Summer Summer is in full swing over at Tipsy HQ and the days are LONG! The three kids I cook for / care for are home from an extended trip to Spain and the Summer boredom has already kicked in. Luckily they are signed up for camps the next…

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  • How To Make The Best Grilled Cheese ~ A Tipsy Tuesday Tip

    July 3, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    A grilled cheese seems pretty simple to make. That being said I’ve sampled a lot of them and have had some pretty bad ones. To make a perfect one isn’t hard, you just need some good quality ingredients. Last week I was headed Up North for the Fourth of July Holiday and I knew I would be passing through Wisconsin aka America’s Dairyland and that had to stop at my favorite cheese shop to get the most important ingredient of all, the cheese. There are several kinds of cheeses that work well in Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, American, Mozzarella, but I…

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  • Cook For Dad This Weekend With Some Of Tipsy’s Most Popular Summer Recipes

    June 14, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    It’s Father’s Day weekend, everyone’s favorite holiday to eat outdoors. I put together a bunch of recipes that will make your Father’s Day delicious. Check them out! My Super Secret Steak Taco Marinade for steak tacos on the grill. This one needs to be made a day in advance to come our perfect, but it’s super easy! Steak Tacos On The Grill Doritos Taco Salad, this is a Tipsy family favorite. We have this dish at almost every family party. This recipe comes with a warning, you will be asked to make it for every party after you bring it…

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  • Making The Perfect, NO MESS, BLT Sandwich ~ A Tipsy Tuesday Tip

    May 22, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    I have spent many years working in all sorts of kitchens. Because of this I know many tips and cooking hacks. One of the best tips I was taught was how to cook bacon in your oven. The oven method is the BEST way to cook bacon. The oven cooks the bacon easily, there is no grease splatter to clean up, and it is a great way to add  unique seasonings and flavors to your bacon. Plus you can make a TON at once. Perfect for hosting. BLT’s are probably one of our favorite weeknight meals, so I came up…

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