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Cranberry Goat Cheese Flatbread

Cranberry Goat Cheese Flatbread

Cranberry Goat Cheese Flatbread is an appetizer that is as easy to make as it is impressive to serve.  Ready in less than 30 minutes, this delicious starter is a beautiful and elegant start to your Thanksgiving meal. I like to start serving Thanksgiving appetizers Read More..

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Just like Grandma used to make, this Southern Cornbread Dressing is Thanksgiving comfort food at its best but made easier by using corn muffin mix. Celebrate a Southern Thanksgiving by pairing your Southern Cornbread Dressing with Spicy Southern Corn Casserole, Fresh Cranberry Salsa, Savory Butternut Read More..

Pumpkin Swiss Roll

Pumpkin Swiss Roll

Pumpkin Swiss Roll is a classic and elegant Thanksgiving dessert that is moist, creamy, and surprisingly easy to make.   A pumpkin swiss roll is one of my Thanksgiving traditions and is a great alternative to pumpkin pie.  My family loves it and I hope your’s Read More..

Sweet Corn Pudding

Sweet Corn Pudding

Sweet Corn Pudding is a delicious and easy addition to your Thanksgiving table.  This Southern favorite is a cross between a savory pudding and creamed corn.  It’s subtly sweet, creamy, and full of fresh corn flavor. This is one of my favorite holiday dishes.  I Read More..

Spicy Apple Cider Margaritas

Spicy Apple Cider Margaritas

Just in time for your Thanksgiving celebrations, this Spicy Apple Cider Margarita has all the fall flavors you want in a holiday cocktail, plus tequila and Fireball for a spicy cinnamon note.  This margarita is sure to be a favorite among your friends and family. Read More..

Baked Maple Glazed Donuts

Baked Maple Glazed Donuts

Treat your family to a delicious Autumn breakfast with Baked Maple Glazed Donuts.  Made with a boxed cake mix, these spiced donuts are easy to make and topped with a rich, buttery maple glaze.  They’re so yummy with a cup of coffee or a tall Read More..

Melted Monster Cookies

Melted Monster Cookies

Start Halloween celebrations at home with a batch of gooey, chocolatey melted monster cookies!  They start with a boxed cake mix and are ready in about 30 minutes.  The kids will love them. Why not treat the kids to a Halloween party at home?  It’s Read More..

Monster Hands And Mash

Monster Hands And Mash

Monster Hands And Mash is an easy and tasty meal that’s healthy and ready in less than an hour.  The kids will love the meatloaf-shaped hand that’s topped with ketchup ‘blood’ and nestled on top of a pile of mashed potatoes. You want your kids Read More..

German Chicken Schnitzel

German Chicken Schnitzel

German chicken schnitzel is an easy-to-prepare, budget-friendly dish that’s perfect for your Octoberfest celebrations or a weeknight meal. Grab your stein of Hofbrau and serve the schnitzel with a fresh Israeli Salad, Parslied German Spaetzel In Brown Butter Sauce, Easy Sugar Snap Peas, and Pumpkin Read More..

Spiced Pumpkin Bisque

Spiced Pumpkin Bisque

Kickoff Halloween evening in a delicious and healthy way with this Spiced Pumpkin Bisque with the spooky, spider web topping.  It’s warm and comforting, with all the flavors of Fall. Why not host a trick-or-treat kickoff dinner and include this bisque for the adults and Read More..

Vanilla Blueberry Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

Vanilla Blueberry Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

This easy vanilla blueberry chia seed breakfast pudding is a healthy and delicious way to start your morning.  Loaded with tons of protein, fiber, and healthy fats, this pudding will keep you satisfied all morning long. I never embraced the chia seed bandwagon a few Read More..

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

These beautiful swirled bars combine the flavors of a pumpkin pie and a cheesecake.  Sweet, creamy, and full of warm spice, Pumpkin cheesecake bars are going to be a family holiday favorite! During my Corporate days when September rolled around, my morning ritual was a Read More..

Prosciutto, Pear, And Blue Cheese Appetizers

Prosciutto, Pear, And Blue Cheese Appetizers

Five ingredients are all it takes to whip up an elegant and delicious no-bake appetizer that’s fancy enough to serve at cocktail parties or holidays, yet easy enough to make before a weeknight dinner. I adore serving a variety of appetizers, with a delicious cocktail, Read More..

Parslied German Spaetzle In Brown Butter Sauce

Parslied German Spaetzle In Brown Butter Sauce

Just in time for Octoberfest celebrations, Parslied German Spaetzle in Brown Butter Sauce is a delicious side dish that pairs well with roasted or grilled meats. My favorite way to serve the spaetzles is with Cabernet Braised Beef Short Ribs, Sauteed Haricot Verts, Sweet And Read More..

Glazed Cinnamon Apple Fritters

Glazed Cinnamon Apple Fritters

Who can resist a sweet, deep-fried donut that’s full of apples and cinnamon and covered in a vanilla glaze?  These glazed cinnamon apple fritters are a luscious Fall treat that you can make in less than 30 minutes!   Warm fritters make for an outstanding breakfast Read More..


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Classic Shrimp Etouffee

Classic Shrimp Etouffee

This classic shrimp etouffee is rich and flavorful and makes a great dish to serve to guests yet easy enough for a weekend dinner. Although this dish is a meal in itself, I like to serve it with a cool and refreshing Israeli Salad, a Read More..

Classic Macaroni And Cheese

Classic Macaroni And Cheese

Sometimes classic comfort food is just what you need at the end of a hectic day.  This classic macaroni and cheese is one that feels like it came from Grandma’s kitchen.   For my favorite Southern comfort meal, I like to serve Classic Macaroni And Cheese Read More..

A MENU FOR DAD

A MENU FOR DAD

Father’s Day is this coming Sunday.  Why not treat Dad to an incredible 8-course meal that will make him feel special. This menu for Dad is sure to impress. The best part is you’ll still have enough energy to enjoy the meal with him! From Read More..

TAVERN ON THE GREEN CRAB CAKES

TAVERN ON THE GREEN CRAB CAKES

Tavern On The Green was the gorgeous iconic NYC restaurant located in Central Park.  The ambiance, the people watching, and the food was some of the best the city had to offer.   A classic dish served as an appetizer, on a bun for lunch, and Read More..

TOASTED RAVIOLI

TOASTED RAVIOLI

These toasted ravioli are always a favorite.  Cheese ravioli is breaded in a flavorful, cheesy coating and baked until golden brown.  Serve them with your favorite tomato sauce for dipping. Fried foods seem too heavy for an appetizer.  Yet, I adore the crunchy, cheesy fried Read More..