I get a lot of emails with requests for freezer meals ideas. A couple of years ago I published a post titled 35 Freezer Safe Recipes with links to 35 different recipes that can be frozen. (obviously!) It is a full list, including casseroles, soups, breads and even cookie dough with a lot of instruc
I love a good rotisserie chicken. They make dinner time so easy! They are by far the most moist, delicious and economical at Costco. I hardly ever go there that I don’t buy one. However, often when I get home I end up scratching my head and thinking “All right, now what am I going to make with that
Happy Black Friday, my friends! I hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful and that you had a great time with those you love. I’ve put together a Thanksgiving Leftover Recipe Roundup for you today to give you a few ideas for that fabulous leftover turkey, ham, stuffing and even those mashed potatoes. 🙂
Hey there, dear readers. I’ve been on a casserole kick over the past couple of months. I’m not sure how it happened, but it seems that the older my 5 kids get, the busier things get around here, especially during the afternoon rush. Kids (and parents!) are running here and there to different activit
I have a great recipe roundup for you all today, featuring HOLIDAY APPETIZERS! I would wager that many of you are going to a holiday party this month at some point, correct? I figured you might need a little appetizer inspiration. I know I sure did. I’ve included one recipe from my friend Shandra a
Last week I went to a wonderful Bloggers Holiday Brunch with some amazing local food bloggers. We each brought 2 or 3 recipes to add to the table and then we took tons of pictures, ate the yummy food and gabbed and gabbed and gabbed the afternoon away. We had such a great time and the food…boy,
I have gathered a fabulous collection of Mothers Day Brunch Recipes for you to gaze at today, everyone. Just in case you are headed to a brunch type situation where there will be mothers celebrated and good food needed. Hope you find something to love!
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I love to see fresh strawberries come back into season here in Utah. I feel like giving a high-five to the produce man at my local grocery store when I see him stacking cases of this beautiful fruit wide and deep. But then I wonder if he would think me strange for letting a thing like fruit put a sm
I am going to go out on a limb here and bet that you have all of your Valentines Day preparations made, decided upon and finalized. You are a wonderful person, after all. Organized and prepared with all of your ducks in a pretty little row. Way to go! If not, don’t sweat it. I’m not sure what we are
Every year on March 14th the world celebrates National Pi Day. Not be confused with National Pie Day. 🙂 The former is a celebration of the mathematical constant “pi”. Which I admittedly know next to nothing about considering the fact that it is mathematically based and math has never been my str
I have a bonus post for you this week, gang. I don’t generally post on Thursdays but wanted to toss in a fun recipe round-up for all of you bakers out there looking for something fun and festive to make this season. Any of these cookies and bars would be great to take a long to a holiday party. Yo
Hey there, dear reader! Have you decided what you are going to do for Valentines Day this year? I would imagine you have, indeed made some solid plans by now. If your plans include making a sweet treat for your sweetheart, I hope you will consider one of these fabulous recipes I have to share with y
Can you believe we have reached the very middle of November, and Thanksgiving is within reach! I don’t know about you but it seems life is flying by at record speed around here. Really, my hair is a windblown mess just because of it! Slow down, I keep thinking. Surely life is going to slow down an
We’ve reached the end of this years Christmas Treat Week here at Jamie Cooks It Up! As promised I have a recipe roundup for you today, featuring 40 Christmas Treat Recipes (actually…if you were to count them all there are actually 43…just couldn’t help but tack on the Chocolate and Mint Whoopie
Can you believe Easter is just around the corner? Neither can I. What a great time of year! The sun has been shining here in Utah this past week and baby, it feels glorious. I am looking forward to more sunny weather and having an opportunity to spend a lot of great family time over Spring Break. H
Can you believe Thanksgiving is just one week away! Can’t wait. We are planning to eat at my mom’s house, with all of my siblings, their spouses, nieces and nephews. Love it. Love them. Love the food. Love the whole darn day. 🙂
My mom is making the turkey, dressing and gravy. I’m in charge of br
If you are looking for a fabulous, comprehensive Christmas Treat list, this is it baby. I’ve got fudge, caramels, brownies, bars, cake, cookies and more all in one convenient place, just for you. I’ll also add a picture link along my sidebar for easy access. Happy December, all. Hope it is going wel
With Memorial Day rounding the bend, I am gearing up for warm weather cooking and a few fabulous backyard BBQ’s. This is such a great time of year, agreed? I love all that summer has to offer, especially the extra time it gives me to spend with family and friends.
Hello, hello! I have a fun recipe roundup for you all today highlighting recipes that would be fabulous to serve on Super Bowl Sunday, which just happens to be rounding the bend this week. All kinds of hearty deliciousness is in store for you! I’ve got scrumptious dips, hearty nachos, burgers, sof
Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away and I wanted to give you plenty of time to plan for your family’s meal. So, today I have placed all of my Thanksgiving Recipes in one convenient spot, just for you. From the cranberry sauce to the pecan pie…I’ve got you covered. 🙂 I will add a picture l
Every year just before Memorial Day rolls around I like to post a hearty collection of Summer BBQ Recipes, because summer is on the horizon and I know there are at least a dozen of you who will be hosting, attending and enjoying fabulous backyard bbqs all season long. It’s a great time of year. 🙂
Keeping with tradition, I have a big list of wonderful Thanksgiving Recipes for you all today. Thanksgiving is just around the corner! I know many of you have made some of these recipes for years now and that makes me happy. I so appreciate all of your support over the past 7 years! This blog wou
Summer Time is upon us, friends. With Memorial Day Weekend coming up I thought it fitting to share a list of my favorite Summer BBQ Recipes. (Yes, all 75 of them…I have a lot of favorites, :)). I will be leaving a picture link to this post along the sidebar for easy access throughout the season
Happy New Year, everyone! Can you believe it’s 2015? Time seems to be flying by at record speed, seriously! With the fresh start of a new year I have been contemplating a few changes for this blog of mine. “How can I make it better…” is a thought that runs through my mind frequently. I so apprec
If you have followed my blog, for even a short time, you know that I am a huge fan of Cream of Chicken and Cream of Mushroom soups. I keep several cases of them in my food storage and consider them a staple. These little cans of soup may not be considered “gourmet”, but man can they keep my fami
Halloween is approaching, which is a wonderful thing because Halloween is just so danged cute! Now, to be clear. When I say “cute”, I am no way-shape-or-form referring to the 15 year olds that knock on my door on Halloween night (wearing no costume), holding out a bulging pillow case and mumbling so
First thing today I would like to announce the winner (chosen at random), of the 15 Piece Kirkland Cookware Set, which happens to be… Pamela Haskin. Congratulations! I will be contacting your shortly to get your mailing information. Thanks so much, to all of you who entered and left me with much
With Mothers Day just around the corner, I thought it might be fun to take a break from my normal recipe routine and share with you instead some fun ideas for Mothers Day Gift Giving. Just in case you have a mother, sister, wife, daughter or other significant woman in your life that enjoys cooking o
Hello there, dear readers! Last year I participated in a fun Favorite Things post and thought it would be great to do it again this year. You can see last years post here. I love reading blog posts like this, it’s so great to get a few gift giving ideas this time of year. The holiday season is upo
Hello there, dear reader! I hope the winter holidays have been treating you well, and that you and your family are safe and happy. This week to finish off the grand year of 2013, I have two recipe roundup posts for you. Today I am sharing My Personal Top Ten Favorite Recipes Posted this past year. T
I’m excited to share this fun list with you all today! It’s part 2 of the Best Recipes of 2016. Yesterday I shared the most popular recipes from the past year. You can see it HERE. Today, I’m sharing my personal favorites. I’ve loved looking back at all of the deliciousness that has happened over
The Fourth of July Weekend is coming up quickly, my friends. I thought it would be fitting to share some of my favorite Red White and Blue recipes with you today, just in case you are looking for some fun food to add to your celebration.
5 Ingredient Lemon Berry Trifle
Red White and Blu
Today I am sharing the Top Ten Most Viewed Recipes of 2014. Several of these recipes have made the Top Ten list for many years now (Turkey Breast of Wonder, Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip and Crispy Cheddar Chicken have been popular for years!). It’s fun to take a look back and see what you al
Happy New Year everyone! I’m excited to be posting my annual Most Viewed Recipes for the past year. Many that are on the list this year, were also on it last year. People seem to know a good thing when they see it, I suppose. 🙂
Here they are the 10 most popular, loved, made and enjoyed recipes f
It’s that time of year again! Time to look back on the 100 + new recipes that have been posted over the past year and see which were the most popular. I love to see which recipes you all enjoyed (and made) the most! Tomorrow I will be posting my personal favorite recipes from 2016. Stay tuned!
As promised, I have for you today the Top Ten Most Popular Recipes posted in 2013. These recipes were all originally posted sometime in the last year. It was interesting to me to see that 6 out of the 10 are crock pot recipes. Go figure! It seems most of us are looking for great tasting food, with o
If you are still looking for something sweet to make for your valentine, I have a list of fabulous treats that would be perfect. Hope you find something to love!
Nutella Strawberry Pie
Cherry Pie Sheet Cake
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries with Cream Cheese Filling
Almond Butter Sugar Cookies with
I mentioned in a post over the weekend, that I will be implementing a few posting changes this year. One of those is that I am discontinuing my Monthly Menu Plan posts and replacing them with WEEKLY MENU PLANS that will be posted each week on Sunday afternoon and will be housed on the home page unti
Hello, dear readers. With peach season in abundance, I thought it would be best to round-up all of my peach recipes and put them in one convenient spot for us all to easily find. Have you been enjoying peach season? I know we sure have. 🙂
Hope you find something to love! Have a great day!