Author: Kathleen

Beer Brats Recipe-Perfect for Tailgaiting or Backyard Grilling!

Fire up the grill & pour an extra pint – crispy beer brats are on the grill! Infused with caramelized onions & mustard – these pups are serious business. Beer Brats join the list of my other fav duos like Batman and Robin, Lennon and McCartney, and my favorite, Ben and Jerry. Lots of culinary couplings make our tasty world go ‘round, too: peanut butter and chocolate, macaroni and cheese, and beer and brats aka Beer Brats. Sure, you can enjoy an icy pint of your favorite brew with a crisp sausage, but why not share some of those...

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Fresh Strawberry Cake

Fresh Strawberry Cake … is a lovely delicious old fashioned cake. No frosting, no filling, just summer fruit with a little sweet crunch on the top.   Childhood memories of luscious desserts align with the delights of fresh fruit in this fresh strawberry cake recipe. Crumb-moist cake, fresh, delicious berries, and a splash of vanilla make this tender dessert a winning option every time. Fresh Strawberry cake always brings smiles to the table at family gatherings or picnics. This fresh strawberry cake recipe without gelatin truly is the perfect option for a summer fruit dessert with a sweet delight...

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Greek Chicken

With a 24-hour marinade Greek Chicken infuses chicken breasts with vibrant Greek flavors. Juicy & tender Greek chicken has been a family favorite for years! Greek Chicken brings classic Mediterranean flavors to juicy, succulent chicken. This is a go-to recipe in my family dinner rotation. I’ve been cooking this recipe for decades, and they’re still requesting it! This simple recipe transforms plain chicken breasts into flavorful works of culinary magic! The Greek flavors shine, and it all comes together with about five minutes of prep. It’s a showstopping main dish but flexible enough to use to make Greek chicken...

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Carrot Salad

Straight from Grandma’s recipe box comes this creamy, sweet classic Carrot Salad. I add pecans for extra crunch! Quick & easy, this is a family favorite! While I was growing up, no picnic or family dinner was complete without my grandma’s Carrot Salad. I’ve shared lots of her recipes, and this is one of my favorites! She made it in the classic style of a mayo based dressing and added the special touch of pecans. It’s a tradition I’ve carried on, and I think it sets this recipe apart! There are Carrot Salad recipe vinegar dressing variations out there....

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Grandma’s Applesauce Cake

Sweet, tender and incredibly moist, our Applesauce Cake is super easy to put together and is a hit every time! Family pleasing and Potluck perfect! There is something about my applesauce cake recipe that makes me feel all warm and cozy inside. Perhaps it’s the way the house fills with the smell of cinnamon, cloves and a light note of apples whenever it’s in the oven. These scents signal the arrival of chilly mornings spent on the porch in an oversized sweatshirt, drinking my morning cup of coffee and watching the breeze gently blow crunchy, colorful leaves to the...

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HI, I’M KATHLEEN!

Welcome to Gonna Want Seconds! I’m a home cook and my favorite place to be is in my kitchen cooking up a storm. I’m also a wife, mother, Bernese Mountain dog lover, friend, daughter, sister, and reluctant exerciser. Learn more...