Recipes

This Blended Boston Cooler is a sweet mix of the Michigan-made pop, Vernors, and vanilla ice cream. It’s a sweet treat with that familiar Michigan taste. If you're from Michigan then you should be familiar with Vernors, a Michigan made pop made by a local pharmacist who used to serve his g...
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Family traditions during the holiday season are what memories are made of. One tradition the Shorter family has each Christmas is making Mari Shorter's famous old fashioned sour cream cookies. Check out the recipe below and our past interview with Mari, where she shares what she's grateful for and ...
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As the weather starts to cool down in Northern Michigan, one of our family's favorite go-to recipes is this easy to make chili. You can make it as mild or spicy as your family enjoys, and it's quick. Ingredients: 1 lb Ground Beef, Cooked16oz Can Chili Beans15oz Can Tomato Sauce15oz Can Di...
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Brown sugar glazed carrots are an excellent side to make with dinner. They pack a little bit of that carrot crunch with a sweet taste. I love traditional veggies at the dinner table, like steamed broccoli, corn on the cob, and green beans. But I also love to change it up here and there, and that...
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Green bean casserole is a staple on the dinner table on Thanksgiving day, a creamy and crunchy side dish that everyone enjoys. If you make a list of the top items that are on the table during Thanksgiving dinner, you'll most likely find turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, and of course,...
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It's Fall, Ya'll. It's pumpkin spice, apple cider, and fall color season. These pumpkin spice cake cookies with a cup of coffee are just the thing you need on a chilly fall day. Although I love summer, there's something about the crisp fall air and sweatshirt season that I love. One of the reaso...
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Lemonade is a summer staple and although it's sold everywhere, homemade lemonade is by far the best! Our neighbor's son has had lemonade stands lately, and it reminded me of how good homemade lemonade is. Cars have been pulling over, and people walking by have stopped to enjoy a fresh glass. It...
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Learn how to make our easy grilled asparagus with an intense savory flavor. Michigan asparagus season starts at the end of April and lasts until late June in Northern Michigan. Nearly 20 million pounds of asparagus is grown in the short 7-week harvest. Local asparagus is one of those thin...
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Do you like green olives? Then you will love our olive burger recipe. A juicy burger topped with a creamy olive sauce. It's almost grilling season in Northern Michigan, the weather is getting warmer and everyone is itching to get outside. Why not roll out the grill and get some burgers coo...
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If you still have venison in your freezer from hunting season, this venison & spinach lasagna recipe is a great way to use up your meat in the freezer. How to make venison & spinach lasagna: Ingredients: 1 pound of ground venison or substitute (ground beef or turkey)Oven ready ...
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