Hidden Valley Oyster Crackers

 This delicious recipe is perfect for family gatherings, dinner parties, BBQ’s, birthday parties, and really… anything! Beware though. They are highly addicting!

Oyster Crackers


  • 1 1-oz. packet Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2½ tablespoons freshly chopped dill (or 1 teaspoon dried)
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon pepper and/or garlic powder, (optional)
  • 1 16-oz. box oyster crackers


  • Preheat the oven to 250°F.
  • In a small bowl, add the oil, Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix, dill, and lemon pepper and/or garlic powder. Stir until mixed through.
  • In a 1-gallon-size Glad® Zipper Bag, add the crackers and oil mixture.
  • Seal the bag and toss until well-coated.
  • Arrange the crackers on an ungreased half-sheet pan in a single layer.
  • Bake the crackers for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.

Memorial Day Facebook Giveaway!

It’s time for a last minute Memorial Day Facebook Giveaway!

In order to participate – follow this link to our Facebook Page: Memorial Day Giveaway

Our Memorial Day Giveaway will have 5 Grand Prize Winners. Five lucky winners will win one of our 9×13 Forest Green Textured Lids / Traditional Pan with the Stars & Stripes Design along with their own personalization!

Memorial Day
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Homemade Lasagna Recipe

This classic recipe is great for any good home cooked meal. In our 9×13 Designer Series Pans you can take this recipe to any occasion in style, without loosing your pan & lid! Even better, if you have leftovers, lasagna is great reheated too!



  • 1 (16 ounce) package lasagna noodles
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 pound small curd cottage cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add noodles and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and set aside.
  2. Place pork and beef in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Stir in tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, parsley, garlic, oregano, onion, sugar, basil and salt. Simmer over medium-low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cottage cheese, eggs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt and pepper.
  4. In a 9×13 inch baking dish, place 2 layers of noodles on the bottom of dish; layer 1/2 of the cheese mixture, 1/2 of the mozzarella cheese and 1/2 of the sauce; repeat layers.
  5. Cover with aluminum foil and bake in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Remove foil and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes; let stand for 10 minutes before cutting; serve.

Chocolate Oreo Pudding Pie

This Chocolate and Cookies & Cream Pie will have everyone at the table asking for more! Not to mention it only takes about 5 minutes to prepare!

Oreo Pie


  • 1 Oreo Pie Crust
  • 1 Package of Chocolate Pudding
  • 1 Package of Oreo Cookies & Cream Pudding
  • 4 Cups of Milk
  • 1 Container of Whipped Cream
  • 6 Cookies of your choice!


Begin with mixing 2 cups of milk with the package of chocolate pudding. Stir until smooth and all lumps are out. Pour the pudding over the Oreo Pie Crust. Next, do the same with the Cookies & Cream Pudding. Stir until smooth and pour over the chocolate pudding layer. Let this stand in the fridge for 30 minutes. Once ready to serve, add whipped cream to the pudding layers. Finally, crumble six cookies of your choice (we used Chips Ahoy!’s Reese’s Cookies) over the whipped cream layer.

Easy – Delicious – Enjoy!


More Than 1 Use

Well, we have found more than 1 use for our personalized pet dishes. We have bone shaped cinnamon sticks filling up our pet dish along with a marsh mellow fluff concoction! We are eating in style of this Friday!

Pet Dish

Hope everyone enjoys their weekend!



If you have not tried Hershey’s Brownie mixes you are missing out. These simple, inexpensive brownies are the BEST DESSERT or treat!



Could anything sound more delicious? It is just as good as it sounds! A simple, quick dinner recipe that will have the entire family wanting more.

Mac & Cheese Collage


  • 1 box Macaroni Elbows Pasta {1 lb.}
  • 1 package Bacon, cooked until crispy
  • 4 cups Shredded Medium Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 can Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup {10 3/4 oz.}
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Onion, chopped
  • 2 cups Bacon Ritz Crackers, crushed – I used 2 sleeves {or regular Ritz}
  • 1/8 tsp. Pepper


  • Cook Pasta per package instructions, drain and set aside.
  • Combine 3 cups of cheese, cooked pasta, and all other ingredients together in large bowl, and stir well.
  • Spray 9×13 casserole dish with Pam non-stick cooking spray, and pour mixture into dish.
  • Top with remaining 1 cup of cheddar cheese.
  • Spread crushed Bacon Ritz crackers over the top. {such a yummy topping!}
  • Bake uncovered for 40 minutes at 350 degrees, or until cheese is melted and edges bubble.
  • ENJOY!!



Mothers Day Giveaway Collage
Our Mother’s Day Giveaway will have 1 Grand Prize Winner. This Grand Prize Winner will be able to choose from ANY of our 9×13 Artist Series Traditional Pans & Lids!

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Breakfast Bake Recipe

This Breakfast Bake recipe is in our 9″ Pie Pan – easy for mornings or enjoy breakfast for dinner too!

Breakfast bake

12 slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled or breakfast sausage
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz)
1/3 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup Original Bisquick™ mix
1 1/2 cups milk
3 eggs
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup of vegetables of your choice (we used asparagus & red pepper)

1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 9-inch glass pie plate. Sprinkle bacon, cheese and onion into pie plate.
2. In medium bowl, beat remaining ingredients until blended; pour into pie plate.
3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving & enjoy!


Easy Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

This recipe is so easy for a week day night a DELICIOUS! Easily another one of our favorites!


1 lb. cooked chicken (rotisserie chicken works great)
1 pkg Cream Cheese (8 oz.)
1 can chopped green chilies (5 oz.)
1 pkg flour tortillas (8-10)
1 jar queso dip/cheese sauce (15 oz.)
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (use 1 cup inside enchiladas and 1 cup as topping)
1 can small black olives, chopped (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease/spray your 13×9 pan.
In a large skillet cook chicken until no longer pink. Shred the chicken so that it has a stringy texture.
Place chicken back into skillet. Add the cream cheese and chopped green chilies. Cook over medium heat until the ingredients are combined and the cream cheese is melted.
Spoon the chicken filling in to the tortillas and sprinkle with shredded cheese and black olives. Roll up and place seam side down in pan. Repeat until mixture is gone.
Pour the queso cheese sauce over the top and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
Bake for 15 – 20 minutes – cheese should be completely melted.

Great served with sour cream, chips & salsa.