With a variety of something for everyone, these recipes were your Top 10 Reader Favorite Recipes in 2020!
Ahhhh, 2020. The year we may try to erase but won’t likely forget.
This was the year we reached for comfort food, baked bread from scratch and returned to a good old family game night.
See, it wasn’t all bad!
Whether you’re a glass half full or half empty kind of person, one thing is clear, frineds….You clearly have good taste. These are the top 10 (okay, 11) recipes that you turned to time and time again in 2020.
# 10: We returned to some old family recipes in 2020. When we were growing up, Orange Jello Salad or Orange Stuff was always on the table at potlucks, parties, Thanksgiving – you name it! Now it’s time to share this Mandarin Oranges, Jell-O, Cool Whip and pineapple delight with the next generation!
#7: Hawaiian Banana Bread with Coconut and Pineapple is moist and a tropical treat! This quick bread is full of coconut flakes, crushed pineapple & ripe bananas. A pineapple quick bread that is so easy it comes together in minutes, combined with chewy coconut and moist banana.
#5: A recipe for slow cooker brown rice may not sound glamorous, but I’m about to tell you why this is going to change your dinner game plan! Plus, I had multiple people tell me they could also cook this for their pets. Who knew??!?
#4: Easy baked Italian sliders are full of pepperoni, salami and Italian deli meats and provolone cheese. I love that sliders are so quick & easy to make and they’re the perfect party appetizer or on the go meal! Can you say field meal??!?
#3: Jimmy Dean, step aside!! Make-Ahead Breakfast Bowls are bursting with wholesome ingredients to jump start your day. Make a batch of this sausage breakfast recipe as part of your weekly meal prep, as a freezer-meal, or as a make ahead breakfast on the go.
#2: Helllllooooooo, fellow taco lovers! This one should be no surprise, am I right? If you want to throw a taco bar party, I've got your back with recommendations, recipes and more. Thanks for making me a proud farm girl, friends!
#1: You’ve been asking for cold lunch ideas and foods that can be packed and taken for work. I realize not everyone has a microwave at their fingertips! I’ve rounded up 54 of the best cold lunch ideas, no heat required!
Honorable mention goes to these delicious bites! This decadent dessert is a delicious marriage of peanut butter rice krispie treat, topped with a blend of melted chocolate and butterscotch chips. Share with a friend or eat the whole pan. I won't judge!
Welcome! I'm Deanne Frieders and I’m a wife, mom of four, and farmer in the making. We live in a rural area located in DeKalb County, Illinois. I absolutely LOVE teaching busy home cooks and people on the go how to make simple, delicious meals your family will actually eat!