Dutch Oven Potatoes

I love this time of year!!  We love to go camping as a family and just spending time in the outdoors.   This past weekend we went to a small lake.  It was perfect you could only paddle board, paddle boat and kayak. Oh, and by the way im now addicted to paddle boarding and now I need to buy one!   While we were camping I love to get out of dutch ovens and cook some amazing meals.  One of our favorites is Dutch Oven Potatoes.  We love them for dinner or even modify the recipe a bit and turn them into breakfast.

Dutch Oven Potatoes

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Cinnamon Pull Aparts

I love making bread in the Fall.  My mom always use to make us Cinnamon Pull Aparts often when we were little kids.  As I was cleaning out my freezer this week I found 3 different bags of rolls.  I didn’t want them to go to waste from freezer burn and I immediate thought of making my moms Cinnamon Pull Aparts.  I can honestly say I don’t think I have ever made them for my family.


My husband was so impressed by these bad boys!  The first thing he said after trying them was why have you never made these before!  He said its like an individual cinnamon roll.  So now these Cinnamon Pull Aparts are on my husbands radar and he is already asking when I will be making them again.  My kids on the other loved them or I think they loved the icing more!

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Oven Baked Parmesan Zucchini Chips

I don’t know about everyone else’s garden but I have had tons and tons of Zucchini this year!  I’m starting to run out of ideas on how to use them up.  I have been wanting to get creative and try new ways to enjoy one of our favorite vegetables.  I have been wanting to try this recipe for quite some time and I finally got around to making some Oven Baked Parmesan Zucchini Chips.

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Loaded Cauliflower

I hope you are all ready to have your socks knocked off!!    I had a friend make this Loaded Cauliflower recipe a few months back and I have been thinking about it every since.  Well I finally got around to making it the other night for a family party!    I can’t believe how quick and east it was to make!

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Restaurant-Inspired appetizers from Tai Pei

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With the holidays approaching that means we are all short on time!   The last thing I want to be doing during this season is being stuck in the kitchen.   Not only are the holidays here, we have family parties, work parties, school parties and of course football season.   My husband this year is in to fantasy football.    Which means I often have a living room full of men screaming at the T.V. watching countless games.  When they are here I like to have some snacks around for them to enjoy.    Which makes these restaurant inspired finger snacks perfect for any occasion!


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4-Ingredient 4-Minute Corn Pudding

Hi, Mommy on Demand readers! I’m back today to share another seasonal recipe. With just 4 ingredients and about 4 minutes you can whip up this delicious Corn Pudding! It couldn’t be easier, it couldn’t be tastier, and it couldn’t be more perfect for the fall!

4 Ingredient Corn Pudding

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GUEST BLOGGER: Loaded Pizza Dip

Hi everyone! I’m Erin from DelightfulEMade, and I’m coming over to share my favorite hot-dip with all of you. This Loaded Pizza Dip is the perfect hot dip for a party, a get-together with friends, or just hanging out watching football or your fave TV show. Loaded with lots of goodies like cream cheese, pizza sauce, peppers, olives and pepperoni, its amazing treat!

Loaded with cream cheese, pizza sauce, peppers, cheese and pepperoni, this hot dip is the perfect dish for your next get-together!

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Grilled Peaches

I love fresh summer fruits!   There is nothing better then being able to go into your yard (or your grandparents yard…in my case) and pick fresh peaches right off the tree.   I remember when I was younger how much I loved going to my grandparents house and pick a bushel of peaches.  We would eat them in lots of dishes, grill them, make cobbler and we would even can them to last us all year long.

This recipe is so simple and easy.  One of my parts of summer is grilling!   If you haven’t grilled any fruit before then you need to start.   These Grilled Peaches are sweetened with a brown sugar glaze.   Serve with yummy vanilla ice cream and everyone will love them.



Grilled Peaches
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  • 4-6 peaches
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  1. Wash peaches and cut along the pit. Lay peaches open and spread butter on the top. Place butter side down on preheated grill on medium/high heat for about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low and turn over peaches.
  2. In a small bowl combine cinnamon and brown sugar. Sprinkle even amount on top of peaches. Cook for another 12-15 minutes or until peaches are tender. Serve immediately with ice cream.

The Ultimate Zucchini Recipe Roundup

I’m not sure about everyone else but this Summer I can’t keep up with all my zucchini.  I only planted 1 plant this year and im getting tons of zucchini from it.   I have made several recipes and I have been giving Zucchini away.   With plenty more waiting to being picked.

So I go to thinking, since The Weekend Retreat gets lots of great recipes I would gather a few Zucchini Recipes from our parties and make a great Roundup of Zucchini recipes.

zucchini roundup

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Roasted Cauliflower

We love fresh vegtables in our house!!    I am always looking for fun, new and creative ways to prepare them!   I just so happen to have an entire head of cauliflower in the fridge when I came across this recipe!   This roasted cauliflower was so simple to make and I loved how I had all the ingredients on hand!

The family gobbled it right up and it has now become a family favorite!!


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