All about Aldi. The Café's best tips and tricks for shopping at Aldi, as well as our favorite things to buy!
We have a little different type of post for you today, all about shopping at Aldi and some of the wonderful products we find there every week. We think Aldi is a little diamond-in-the-rough secret when it comes to finding great buys on groceries and we wanted to share some of our ...Read More →
If you're a pizza lover, this crazy-delicious, super-easy, deep dish pepperoni pizza is the stuff dreams are made of. It never fails to bring rave reviews!
"This may be one of the hardest photo shoots we've ever done", I said to Scott towards the end of taking pictures of this Deep Dish Pepperoni Pizza."Why? he replied, "I think we got some great shots"."I know, we did. But I ...Read More →
Love pizza, but not all the work and time it takes to make it yourself? This deep dish pizza dough recipe is so easy, quick and super delicious!
I've been tweaking and testing this deep dish pizza dough recipe for a few weeks and Scott hasn't minded one bit. Every time I serve it, he takes one bite and immediately says the same thing, "Wow, this is so... good!" I've also served it to ...Read More →
Eight fun and festive desserts from the Café and around the web to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!
St. Patrick's Day is just a week away and we'll be celebrating our favorite way- with delicious food! We've rounded up some of our best St. Patrick's Day dessert recipes, as well as others from around the web to inspire you.Chocolate pairs so perfectly with Bailey's (or your favorite ...Read More →
This elegant Bailey's Irish Cream French Silk is a melt-in-your-mouth delicious, no-bake, make-ahead dessert that always elicits rave reviews!
French Silk has been a go-to recipe of mine for many years. I've tried a zillion variations - in pies and tarts, layered with ice cream, brownies or jam. Sometimes I've combined it with crushed peppermints for the holidays, paired it with fresh ...Read More →
This delicious, 4-ingredient, super easy pizza sauce is better than anything you can buy and takes less than 20 minutes to make!
I've been making this easy pizza sauce for as long as I can remember and just realized recently I've never shared it on the blog. It truly is super easy and will take less than 20 minutes to throw together. The sauce has that delicious authentic Italian flavor ...Read More →
A combination of cake and cheesecake, this delicious Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake is a one-bowl, no-mixer recipe that you can throw together in minutes!
You may have noticed that I'm kind of obsessed with one-bowl, no-mixer recipes like this Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake. I love that these cakes can be made in minutes and it's a win-win when they also elicit rave-worthy results. They're ...Read More →
These Zucchini Morning Glory Muffins are healthy, moist, easy to throw together and super delicious! Perfect for breakfast, brunch and snacks!
I love that both zucchini and fresh pineapple are readily available all year long. That makes these morning glory muffins the perfect breakfast, brunch or snack treat - spring, summer, winter or fall! I love keeping a stash of these in the ...Read More →
Ten of our favorite, fresh, healthy, Asian inspired recipes, sure to brighten up a cold winter day!
If we had to pick a favorite cuisine, it would definitely be Asian! We love the flavors and freshness. I don't know about where you are, but here in the mountains of North Carolina, it has been one of the rainiest winters on record. And with that comes lots of gray days. If you're in the ...Read More →
Delicious and super easy this Mango Salad Dressing is the antidote for boring salads! Try it on salmon, shrimp and chicken too!
Have you noticed? Mangoes are starting to show up here, there and everywhere. I'm excited to share this delicious. Sweet and Spicy Mango Salad Dressing as a way to herald in the mango season. To me, it's the perfect time of year to pizzaz up the winter menu with ...Read More →
Our 10-Minute Homemade Enchilada Sauce is loaded with fabulous South-of-the-Border flavor and can be used in lots of delicious ways!
Anyone out there love enchiladas? We do! But we also love the plethora of other incredibly easy and delicious meals (and appetizers) that can be made with this 10-Minute Homemade Enchilada Sauce. I'm not kidding; it really does take just 10 minutes to throw ...Read More →
Healthy, quick, weeknight meal inspiration from the Café and around the web! Ten delicious dinner recipes for your family.
When it comes to weeknight meals, everyone wants something healthy, that doesn't take too long. We've rounded up some of our favorites to hopefully inspire you as you plan dinners for your family. From super simple sheet pan meals to dinner worthy salads, there's ...Read More →