Category Archives: Snacks and Appetizers

Breakfast Bites – The Perfect Make-Ahead Meal in a Muffin Pan

breakfast bites, quiche, tater tots

                Ever since I was a child, I have always loved quiche. The baked egg mixed with cheese, a variety of fillings and a soft, flaky crust always seems to hit the spot, whether it be for breakfast or a mid-day snack. When I make quiche, I typically make a couple because they… Read more »

Beer Nuggets…A Flashback to College Life

beer nuggets, fried pizza dough, Dekalb, NIU

I lived in Dekalb, Illinois quite a few years ago and attended college at Northern Illinois University. And, if you have ever spent time in Dekalb, or attended NIU, you know what beer nuggets are. According to an article from the Northern Star back in 1989, beer nuggets began at Sgt. Peppers restaurant and were the result of an employee… Read more »

The First Batch of Huckleberry Muffins – YUMMY

huckleberries, huckleberry muffins

After resting from a day in the woods collecting huckleberries, my daughter Kaitlyn and I were in the kitchen deciding on what treats to make with our large bowl of berries. Given that we love blueberry muffins for breakfast, we decided huckleberries would add a different twist to our breakfast favorite. If you have never had huckleberries, they are similar… Read more »