Hot Eats and Cool Reads: January 2017

Jan 25, 2017

Creamy Dill Pickle Potato Chip Dip Recipe

Love pickles? This dip is the most delicious party, holiday or game day recipe! Full of creamy, tangy and salty goodness!

Love pickles? This dip is the most delicious party, holiday or game day recipe! Full of creamy, tangy and salty goodness! Creamy Dill Pickle Potato Chip Dip Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads



It's no secret. I LOVE pickles. Well, pretty much anything pickled.

My Dad is 100% German. My siblings and I grew up eating tons of pickled foods and we even made homemade pickles from our huge, country garden.

Jan 6, 2017

Easy Homemade Apple and Pear Crisp Recipe

A family favorite dessert that's tried and true! The crispy topping is buttery and sweet and the pears and apples are a perfect combo!

Apple and Pear Crisp


A family favorite dessert that's tried and true! The crispy topping is buttery and sweet and the pears and apples are a perfect combo! Apple and Pear Crisp Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads


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Dining with Ella at Quark's American Bento in St Cloud, Minnesota

Thanks to Quarks American Bento for sponsoring this post. As usual, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Hi! I'm Ella!




Sheena is my mom and I'm guest posting today. I'm going to tell you all about my favorite restaurant, Quark's American Bento in St Cloud, Minnesota.


My Mom wrote about Quark's here earlier this year and now I'm going to be telling you about their kids meals and my favorite things to eat there.

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