• Salami and Cheddar Beach Snacks

    July 16, 2021thetipsyhousewife

    Salami and Cheddar Beach Snacks Inspiration For years I taught pre school for the Chicago Park District. There was a Grandmother who used to make these for every classroom party. They were so simple, so delicious, didn’t cost a lot of money to make and people went crazy for them. I was meeting a bunch of friends at the beach and I needed to bring a snack and I remembered these mini sandwiches that Grandma made. I whipped up a batch and they turned out to be the BEST thing to eat at the beach, or while swimming. These Salami…

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  • A bowl of French Onion Soup with Cheesy toast bread rounds

    Simple French Onion Soup Anyone Can Make

    July 15, 2021thetipsyhousewife

    A Simple French Onion Soup Anyone Can Make When I say anyone, I mean anyone. Over the years I have come to realize that French Onion soup is a recipe many people are afraid to make at home. Therefore, they save this indulgence for when they go out to eat. The basic broth for this soup is actually rather simple. It seems to me that they fear of making this recipe at home comes from the cheesy topping this soup is served with. usually this cheesy topping is a toasted piece of French Bread floated on top. The bread and…

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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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  • No Cook Fresh Tomato Pasta

    July 8, 2021thetipsyhousewife

    No Cooking = A Great Summer Meal I love this No Cook Tomato Pasta recipe for many reasons. One, it is absolutely delicious and has all the flavors of Summer. Two, this recipe literally calls for you to dice up your tomatoes, toss them with a few ingredients and leave them on your counter all day to marinate. The tomatoes plus the salt you will use creates a delicious liquid that will soak into your warm pasta. No cook tomato pasta is great for Summer. Fresh Is Best When It Comes To No Cook Tomato Pasta & Is Great For…

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  • Hasselback Potatoes with Onions

    July 6, 2021thetipsyhousewife

    The Best Grilled Side Dish These grilled potatoes are the perfect side dish to any grilled protein. They also make a complete meal if you’re looking for a delicious vegetarian meal. What makes these potatoes special is that they can be made ahead of time and reheated in the microwave, air fryer or toaster oven. The simple flavors make an easy Summer recipe that the whole family will love. The Super Secret Chef’s Trick The trick to these potatoes is making sure you make deep cuts without cutting all the way through the potato. The way to do this is…

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  • Dill Pickle Flatbreads with Havarti

    Dill Pickle Flat Breads

    June 22, 2020thetipsyhousewife

    Thank you Castello Cheese for sponsoring this post. Enjoy this delicious recipe with your favorite Castello Cheese products today! I was recently asked to partner with one of my favorite cheese companies, Castello Cheese, to bring you a great recipe using their Castello Dill Havarti. I have been eating and using Castello Cheese in my recipes for years, so naturally I said yes. What I love about Castello Cheese is they have so many varieties that there is always one that everyone will love. I chose the Dill Havarti because of its mild, buttery taste and I love the dill…

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  • Shells, chicken, peas and prosciutto in a skillet with a cheesy cream sauce

    Cheesy Chicken & Shells with Peas and Prosciutto

    February 7, 2020thetipsyhousewife

    Cheesy Chicken & Shells with Peas and Prosciutto Everyone loves an easy skillet dinner. Especially one that includes pasta. This cheesy chicken & shells with peas and prosciutto is going to be a family favorite at dinner time. There is a complete recipe at the end of this post with a printable option. I want to go over a few tips and tricks to making this cheesy chicken & shells with peas and prosciutto. This will make it easy for you to make. Let’s get started! The Cheese As you can see from the picture, I used a Cheddar Gruyere…

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  • Baby potatoes with a sour cream bacon blue cheese dip

    Party Potatoes with Bacon Blue Cheese Dip

    January 29, 2020thetipsyhousewife

    Party Potatoes with Blue Cheese Bacon Dip Don’t let the name of this recipe fool you. These are party potatoes but they can be served anytime. Party potatoes make a great snack or side dish for your dinner. The bacon blue cheese dip can also be made to be served with veggies or potato chips too.This recipe for party potatoes with bacon blue cheese dip is super easy to make. I use the Little Potato Company Boomer Gold Potatoes but you can use any small potato of your choice. These party potatoes with bacon blue cheese dip can be served…

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