Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Five Cheese Ziti Al Forno

Five Cheese Ziti al Forno is the ultimate in creamy, cheesy, home-cooked goodness! Skip takeout and make this copycat dish in your own kitchen.

Perfectly cooked noodles and a blend of five different cheeses are layered with a delicious homemade sauce.

Then, crispy panko breadcrumbs top the entire thing so every bite is an explosion of texture and flavor.

If you love this Olive Garden ziti dish, try some of my other copycat recipes! I have a delicious shrimp Alfredo as well as the retired Chicken Vino Blanco.

Or, try this easy lasagna or chicken parmesan pasta for more comfort food meals that feed a crowd.

Five Cheese Ziti Al Forno with a fork

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Crockpot Turkey Breast + Video

Crockpot turkey breast is a great alternative to roasting a whole bird. Cook it for a few hours in a slow cooker, then broil for crispy skin!

Whether you’re hosting a smaller crowd, staying home for the holidays, or just not wanting to spend all day in the kitchen - this crockpot recipe for turkey breast is what you need.

Let the slow cooker do all the work while you prepare your side dishes. You don’t even have to baste!

This recipe is so simple, you can easily make it throughout the year as well. Throw together a quick salad when you get home from work, and dinner will be on the table in no time.

Crockpot Turkey Breast sliced on a tray

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Easy Broccoli Casserole

This easy broccoli casserole is pure comfort food! Great for family get-togethers, holidays, potlucks, or when you are in the mood for a delicious home-cooked dish!

Fresh broccoli combined with cream of mushroom soup, cheddar cheese, Ritz crackers, and seasoned perfectly. It’s no wonder why this flavorful, creamy, and cheesy dish is a family favorite. Serve it as a side or make it the star of any meal.

Casseroles are great to make even if you are just starting out in the kitchen. They are no-fuss and don’t require a bunch of hard instructions. Be sure to try my baked ziti, hamburger casserole, and tater tot casserole too.

If you are looking for something that goes amazing with this broccoli casserole with ritz crackers, you won’t be disappointed with some baked chicken or a big, fat, juicy steak. The options are endless, really!

Easy Broccoli Casserole  with a wooden spoon

Gigi's Easy Stuffing Recipe + Video

This easy stuffing recipe is just like the one grandma used to make. Make it with homemade bread cubes or a seasoned mix from the store!

Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best, and this one is no exception! Toasty bread cubes are combined with sausage, bacon, eggs, and a handful of spices for a classic, comforting dish.

If you want to spice up this old fashioned sausage stuffing, try my crockpot version with fresh herbs like rosemary and sage. Or, get a little adventurous and add some apples and cranberries!

Don’t forget to look through more of my easy Thanksgiving sides to round out your meal. There are even some make-ahead tips so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your guests.

Gigi's Easy Stuffing Recipe on a wooden serving spoon

Friday, October 22, 2021

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip + Video

Mint chocolate chip cookie dough dip is going to tease your taste buds and please your sweet tooth. Grab a spoon and dig in, because you are in for a real treat!

Made in minutes, this decadent dessert has the perfect mix of chocolate and mint. Take it to the next big potluck and watch it disappear before your eyes.

This cookie dough dip recipe is perfect for anyone who loves cookie dough, but doesn’t want to deal with raw eggs! Plus, you can use Oreo cookies, graham crackers, or even Thin Mints to scoop it and shovel it into your mouth.

No need to turn on the oven either! If you are craving more no-bake recipes, don’t miss out on my peppermint cheesecake bars. Seriously, they are insanely good. Or if you are in the mood for ice cream, try this no-bake cookie dough ice cream cake.

chocolate chip cookie dough dip in a bowl