Orecchiette with Sweet Italian Sausage

I just love love love this dinner. It is so simple, but tastes so fancy. Start to finish, this dinner can be done in just about 30 minutes if you don’t have a million distractions from the kids. Speaking of kids if they don’t like spinach or mushrooms, feel free to let them pick their […]

Slow Cooker Hot Italian Sausage Red Sauce

Sometimes red sauce is missing something. All to often people use plain ol’ ground beef as the source of protein for the Italian pasta dishes. When you use ground beef, you have to rely on adding several other spices and ingredients to get a good flavor. Well I totally have the cure for your boring […]

At the fair with Gwaltney

Gwaltney® Foods was at the Florida State Fair this year and my family and I had the pleasure of being their guest at their fun family booth and GIANT slide. Gwaltney® is a great family focused company. They have been around since forever and a day ago..1870 to be exact. They sell a wide variety of […]

Old Bay and Beer Shrimp

Oh Hi. It’s been a while. Sorry about that. Can I have your forgiveness by swaying you with some tasty shrimp. They are super duper easy too. So are we good? I have been making my party shrimp this way for as long as I can remember. They are always the first to disappear. You […]

Artichoke Bruschetta

Are you totally panicking on what you are going to bring to your next Holiday Party?? Have no fear, The Hungry Housewife is here…Ok, that was totally cheesy. But seriously, this artichoke / tomato Appetizer is 100% make ahead. If you make it the night before, the flavors have a chance to meld together and […]

Spicy Cheesy Buttermilk Biscuits

Sometime you just need a buttermilk biscuit. Then other times you need a cheesy buttermilk biscuit. Annnnnd then there are moments in life in which you need a Spicy Cheesy Buttermilk Biscuit. Today was one of those days. I needed super quick, super flavorful biscuits. I took a shortcut and used Bisquick for the base. […]

Caprese Kabobs

I hate to break it to you people, but the Holidays are upon us if we like it or not. Holidays mean parties and parties mean food and you will look like a real looser if you show up to a party empty handed, so my I suggest these super easy Caprese Kabobs??!? And aren’t […]

FoodSaver® Vacuum Sealer Review and Giveaway

FoodSaver® Vacuum Sealing System…. They certainly hit the nail on the head when naming their product! I have had a FoodSaver® for MANY years now. It has been an invaluable accessory in my kitchen. Not only does it save me money, it saves me time during the week. After I go to the grocery store […]

Carnival Sunshine (Part 2)- The YUM

This is Part 2 of my wonderful Carnival Sunshine Cruising experience. Read all about the FUN in my first post. I think people have a misconception about the food on cruises…that it is all about all you can eat pizza and ice cream. Well I am hear to tell you, sure you can get all […]

Carnival Sunshine (Part 1) – The Fun

Just I couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be sent by Carnival Cruise Line to experience The Carnival Sunshine, a part of Carnival’s Fun Ship 2.0 line. Crazy, right? The Carnival Sunshine used to be The Carnival Destiny. But in 2013, for 75 days, it was treated to a facelift…a $155 million […]

Italian Meatballs

Italian sausage can make your life so much easier. Ground Italian sausage is packed with so much flavor, it eliminates the need for you to add a lot of extra flavorings to your dish. My regular meatball recipe uses ground beef and while absolutely delicious, I rarely make them because they require me to add […]

Kitty Litter Cake

Totally gross and 100% awesome. This cake will be sure to offend someone. I made this cake for the first time ohhhh , 15 years ago. People were originally shocked to see a cat litter box on the table, but quickly realized it was food..tasty food actually. I have seen this cake made with crumbled […]