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PUMPKIN SPICE HOECAKES WITH HOT HONEY MAPLE BUTTER

PUMPKIN SPICE HOECAKES WITH HOT HONEY MAPLE BUTTER

These Pumpkin Spice Hoecakes With Hot Honey Butter have a slightly crunchy exterior from the cornmeal with a tender, buttery inside, flavored with pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice.  Serve them slathered with an easy-to-make hot honey maple butter for a hint of spicy sweetness. This Read More..

Some Tips to Keep Your Meat Tender and Juicy

Some Tips to Keep Your Meat Tender and Juicy

There’s nothing better than preparing a meal that’s the perfect balance of chewy and tender IF you began with an elite cut of meat. Different cuts of beef have different kinds of fibers bonding the piece together. An expensive cut may cook faster and taste Read More..

PUMPKIN RAVIOLI IN SAGE BROWN BUTTER SAUCE

PUMPKIN RAVIOLI IN SAGE BROWN BUTTER SAUCE

Nothing tastes more like Autumn than a delicious bowl of homemade pumpkin ravioli in sage brown butter sauce, especially when garnished with toasted pecans and a dusting of amaretti cookie for a tiny touch of sweetness. I like to serve this with a starter of Read More..

EASY BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

EASY BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

This Easy Butternut Squash Soup is warm, comforting, and full of earthy, sweet, yet savory flavor.  It’s a great way to start off an autumn meal or take for a light lunch. I like to serve this soup with Roasted Garlic And Parmesan Palmiers and Read More..

BOOZY PUMPKIN TRUFFLES

BOOZY PUMPKIN TRUFFLES

Boozy Pumpkin Truffles are decadent little balls of spiced rum-laced, pumpkin cake mixed with cream cheese frosting, and dipped into white chocolate.  Yeah, I’ve gotten your attention, huh? They are the luscious, sweet, adult treats that you need after a long day. ALMOST LIKE THE Read More..

Nutty Dessert Delights That Can Make Fall Evenings Flavorfully Cozy

Nutty Dessert Delights That Can Make Fall Evenings Flavorfully Cozy

Life can be measured in good days and bad days. And days when your house smells of the warm aroma of freshly baked bread, are the definition of pure bliss! Imagine the soft, fluffy bread melting into a wealth of flavors and the deep hints Read More..

SAVORY MUSHROOM RISOTTO

SAVORY MUSHROOM RISOTTO

This Savory Mushroom Risotto is an Italian classic that is surprisingly easy to make allowing your oven to do most of the work.  Creamy, cheesy, and earthy from the mushrooms, serving this dish will impress even your most staunch critics! I like to serve this Read More..

Baking Measurements: Are You Doing It Right?

Baking Measurements: Are You Doing It Right?

When baking, measuring is not the place to make guesses because if you don’t do it precisely, it can throw off the entire recipe. Read below to learn more about the right baking measurement:

EASY BREAKFAST QUESADILLAS

EASY BREAKFAST QUESADILLAS

These Easy Breakfast Quesadillas are a great way to get some protein and vegetables into your family to start the day off in a healthy manner.   I love making quesadillas any time of the day, but they feel especially decadent and delicious when I eat Read More..

MUMMY HOT DOGS WITH SPIDER WEB SAUCE

MUMMY HOT DOGS WITH SPIDER WEB SAUCE

These adorable Mummy Hot Dogs With Spider Web Sauce are a great way to celebrate Halloween and feed the kids before trick or treating or starting the Halloween party at home! What kid (or adult, for that matter) doesn’t love hot dogs wrapped in crescent Read More..

3 Freaky Fruity Drinks You Must Try for Halloween

3 Freaky Fruity Drinks You Must Try for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and preparations for the festivities are afoot. From getting the perfect costume to deciding on a dinner menu, everything must reflect the true spirit of Halloween. Your dinner spread may include all the popular Halloween recipes—pirate pasta, spooky deviled eggs, witch Read More..

CARAMEL APPLE CIDER COCKTAIL

CARAMEL APPLE CIDER COCKTAIL

What better way to welcome a cooler Autumn evening than with a delicious Caramel Apple Cider Cocktail?  It is sweet, fruity, and goes down super smooth, but packs a punch! This is a sweet cocktail, so it works best as either a dessert cocktail or Read More..

HIGH FIBER BANANA ALMOND SMOOTHIE

HIGH FIBER BANANA ALMOND SMOOTHIE

This high fiber banana almond smoothie is not only delicious, it packs a whopping 12 grams of fiber.  With the protein powder and fiber, this quick and easy breakfast will keep you full all morning long. After all the comfort food, sweets, and cocktails I’ve Read More..

Cooking for Virgo: 2 Recipes for the Discerning Dieters

Cooking for Virgo: 2 Recipes for the Discerning Dieters

You can call them efficient, analytical, or perfectionists, Virgos carry strong and dominating personalities. No matter what they’re doing, they don’t settle for anything less than the best. When it comes to food, Virgos are enthusiastic foodies but can be picky eaters. Here are the perfect Read More..

COMFORTING SHEPHERD’S PIE

COMFORTING SHEPHERD’S PIE

This comforting shepherd’s pie is a hearty, warm casserole that is an entire meal in itself.  Ground beef and vegetables in a rich gravy are topped with a cheesy, fluffy, mashed potato topping.  I like to serve this beside a simple vegetable salad, like my Read More..


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SAVORY MUSHROOM RISOTTO

SAVORY MUSHROOM RISOTTO

This Savory Mushroom Risotto is an Italian classic that is surprisingly easy to make allowing your oven to do most of the work.  Creamy, cheesy, and earthy from the mushrooms, serving this dish will impress even your most staunch critics! I like to serve this Read More..

3 Quick and Healthy Office Breakfast Ideas to Jumpstart Your Day

3 Quick and Healthy Office Breakfast Ideas to Jumpstart Your Day

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. However, choosing sweetened and fortified cereals can put your health at risk. Eating healthy doesn’t have to require hours of preparation. You can whip up a healthy breakfast that’ll boost your metabolism and ensure a happy, healthy, and Read More..

JEWISH HONEY CAKE

JEWISH HONEY CAKE

This moist, sweet Jewish Honey Cake is served on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) and is eaten in hopes of a sweet year to follow.  It has all the warm fall spices like cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice and flavored with a bit of rum.  Read More..

NEW ORLEANS MUFFALETTA SANDWICH

NEW ORLEANS MUFFALETTA SANDWICH

If you’ve never had the pleasure of eating a New Orleans muffuletta sandwich, then you are in for a treat.  It’s a large round loaf of Italian or French bread that’s split horizontally and spread with a tangy, homemade olive salad.  Then you’ll enjoy layers Read More..

SOUTHERN-STYLE COLLARD GREENS

SOUTHERN-STYLE COLLARD GREENS

I don’t think there’s a more perfect way to get your greens than with this classic slow-cooked Southern side.  It goes perfectly with grilled meats or spicy, Southern dishes.  I like to serve this alongside a bowl of Easy Dirty Rice, Southern Style Cole Slaw, Read More..