Hot Eats and Cool Reads

Dec 2, 2018

Coffee Eggnog Recipe

Make your eggnog extra special with some coffee and whipped cream! So perfect for any Christmas celebration or holiday party! Add your favorite liquor for a delicious adult drink!


Coffee Eggnog Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads! Make your eggnog extra special with some coffee and whipped cream! So perfect for any Christmas celebration or holiday party! Add your favorite liquor for a delicious adult drink!


Happy December everyone!

It defintely feels like Christmas around our house! We've been busy decorating and testing out new holiday treats.

My Day of Food and Fun in Clanton and Montgomery, Alabama

Enjoy some Italian food, fresh peaches, history and more!




Welcome to day #3 of my ladies trip earlier this year!

Today I'm sharing our adventures in Clanton and Montgomery, Alabama! If you haven't already, go check out day #1 in Chattanooga and day #2 in Birmingham!

Nov 25, 2018

Salmon Macaroni Casserole Recipe

This delicious and family friendly comfort food casserole can be on the table in an hour! Use canned salmon, leftover cooked salmon fillets or even give tuna a try!


Salmon Macaroni Casserole Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads! This delicious and family friendly comfort food casserole can be on the table in an hour! Use canned salmon, leftover cooked salmon fillets or even give tuna a try!


Thanksgiving for us has finally come to an end!

We had a meal at my sister's house on Thursday, and then again at my Dad's house today. My belly is still full and I'll be hitting the gym extra this week to make up for all the deliciousness!

My Day of Food and Fun in Birmingham, Alabama

Enjoy an antebellum home tour, popsicles, cupcakes, seafood and so much more!


My Day of Food and Fun in Birmingham, Alabama! Enjoy an antebellum home tour, popsicles, cupcakes, seafood and so much more!


Last time I shared the first day of our girl's trip in Chattanooga, TN!

Today I'm sharing the places we explored with our one day in Birmingham!

Nov 4, 2018

Caramel Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe

The ultimate fall dessert! This bread pudding is great for Thanksgiving, game day celebrations or any fall or holiday party! We also love it for breakfast or brunch!


Caramel Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads! The ultimate fall dessert! This bread pudding is great for Thanksgiving, game day celebrations or any fall or holiday party! We also love it for breakfast or brunch!


What's better than a delicious, warm pumpkin dessert on a cold November day?

Not much, once you taste this amazing recipe I'm sharing today!

Oct 28, 2018

Tangy Bean and Corn Salsa Recipe

This delicious fall and winter salsa is great with chips, tacos, quesadillas, fish and so much more!

Tangy Bean and Corn Salsa Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads! This delicious fall and winter salsa is great with chips, tacos, quesadillas, fish and so much more!

I'm absolutely loving every minute of fall this year!

Fall has always been one of my favorite seasons growing up in Minnesota.

I love the leaves changing colors, making delicious comfort foods in the oven and bundling up in comfy sweatshirts.

My Day of Food and Fun in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Do you only have one day in Chattanooga? Check out the delicious food I tried and interesting things I found to do!


Do you only have one day in Chattanooga? Check out the delicious food I tried and interesting things I found to do! My Day of Food and Fun in Chattanooga, Tennessee


Back in May, my friend and sister in law and I took a trip to Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama!

We stayed in a different city every night and made the most of our one day in each city.