Hot Eats and Cool Reads

Oct 10, 2017

Wild Rice Baked Chicken Recipe

A delicious wild rice and vegetable blend including carrots, celery, green bell peppers and onions! The chicken is roasted perfectly and this recipe is healthier too since it's made with NO cream soups!

A delicious wild rice and vegetable blend including carrots, celery, green bell peppers and onions! The chicken is roasted perfectly and this recipe is healthier too since it's made with NO cream soups! Wild Rice Baked Chicken Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads



Fall is my absolute favorite season of the year.

I love the gorgeous trees with their leaves changing colors, cooler temps, sweatshirts, soups and best of all, comfort foods.

National Cheese Curd Day with Culver's plus Giveaway!

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I love a good cheese curd! Well actually, I love all cheese!

Did you know Culver's dedicated October 15th as National Cheese Curd Day? One whole day to celebrate the tasty, fried treat?? Sounds fabulous, if you ask me!

Sep 28, 2017

Individual Chocolate Chip Croissant Bread Pudding Recipe plus 6 Other Amazing Dessert Recipes

Rich, delicious and packed with bites of chocolate! This decadent dessert is great for any occasion and the custard is to die for!

Rich, delicious and packed with bites of chocolate! This decadent dessert is great for any occasion and the custard is to die for! Individual Chocolate Chip Croissant Bread Pudding Recipe plus 6 Other Amazing Dessert Recipes



Happy fall everyone!

It finally feels like fall today with cooler temps, but when I was baking this new recipe over the weekend, it felt like summer! We had 80's and 90's over the weekend here in MN and it was a bit warm for me!

Aug 27, 2017

32 Ultimate Beef Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall!

So many tasty crockpot recipes in this collection! Soups, stews, sandwiches, pasta, tacos and more!

So many tasty crockpot recipes in this collection! Soups, stews, sandwiches, pasta, tacos and more! 32 Ultimate Beef Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall from Hot Eats and Cool Reads



Are you ready for comfort food season??

Today's post is a round-up of 32 beefy slow cooker recipes! These recipes are great for busy weeknights or for lazy weekends when you don't feel like doing a whole lot of cooking.

Aug 20, 2017

Stovetop or Slow Cooker Ham Bone and Potato Soup Recipe

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This homemade soup is easy and delicious! It's a great way to use leftovers from Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter and it will warm you up on a cold fall or winter day!

This homemade soup is easy and delicious! It's a great way to use leftovers from Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter and it will warm you up on a cold fall or winter day! Ham Bone and Potato Soup Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads



Almost the end of August already?

That means it's been a LONG time since I last posted and it means soup season is coming very, very soon!

Jul 9, 2017

Loaded Kale Caesar Salad Recipe

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A hearty and flavor packed salad with bacon, egg, tomato, parmesan cheese and croutons! Perfect for lunch, an appetizer or side dish!

A hearty and flavor packed salad with bacon, egg, tomato, parmesan cheese and croutons! Perfect for lunch, an appetizer or side dish! Loaded Kale Caesar Salad Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads



Hey lovelies!

I'm back after a month away from the blog with a delicious and summery salad!

Jun 4, 2017

Easy Homemade Garlic Butter Croutons Recipe

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A delicious and inexpensive way to make your own croutons! Use day old bread, buns or any other bread you have on hand! Great on salad, soup or even as a snack!

A delicious and inexpensive way to make your own croutons! Use day old bread, buns or any other bread you have on hand! Great on salad, soup or even as a snack! Easy Homemade Garlic Butter Croutons Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads!



Time flies.

How was it that I last posted on May 14th?

This is very typical of spring and summer in Minnesota. We always seem to have plans and have to take advantage of the nice weather since we only have a few months of it during the summer!