Month: October 2019

PUMPKIN PIE MARTINI

PUMPKIN PIE MARTINI

This cool and creamy dessert martini tastes like a boozy pumpkin pie.  It incorporates all of the flavors in the pie version: pumpkin, vanilla, cream, and pumpkin pie spice.  The vodka is just a decadent bonus! A pumpkin pie martini is the dessert martini that 

Old School Recipes Just Like Grandma Used To Make

Old School Recipes Just Like Grandma Used To Make

Do you often think about your grandmother when you eat something exceptionally delicious? Perhaps it’s an apple pie that makes you long for one made by her? Or maybe a creamy casserole that no one has ever come close to replicating? We’ve all been there. 

BONES AND BLOOD (Breadsticks and sauce)

BONES AND BLOOD (Breadsticks and sauce)

This Halloween appetizer may be one of the cutest recipes yet.  Buttery garlic breadsticks, from a refrigerated tube, and prepared marinara sauce or pizza sauce make for a quick appetizer to serve before trick or treating or at your Halloween party. This Halloween appetizer could 

SEVERED MONSTER FINGER COOKIES

SEVERED MONSTER FINGER COOKIES

These holiday cookies are so creepy and yet scary enough to display for your Halloween party!  A buttery shortbread dough, a bit of red jam, and some simple molding make for a bloody, scary, and delicious Halloween cookie treat.  I had to share another holiday 

PEANUT BUTTER TRUFFLE SPIDER COOKIES

PEANUT BUTTER TRUFFLE SPIDER COOKIES

These easy holiday cookies are as tasty as they are adorable.  A peanut butter cookie, topped with a chocolate truffle and decorated with some chocolate legs and candy eyes make a perfect Halloween treat that the kids will love. Kids adore these cookies.  They have 

4 Delicious Dishes That Will Steal the Show at Your Next Potluck

4 Delicious Dishes That Will Steal the Show at Your Next Potluck

Have you been invited to a potluck this month? We know just how keen you are to blow everyone away with your culinary skills and flavorful dishes. Take a look at some of these delicious dishes that you can prepare for your next potluck to 

SAUTEED HARICOTS VERTS

SAUTEED HARICOTS VERTS

A simple vegetable recipe that uses tender, thin, French green beans, butter, shallots, lemon juice, and herbs for an easy side dish that is full of flavor. Haricot Verts are a thinner, shorter green bean that is sweeter and more robust in flavor and very 

Popular BBQ Side Dishes Recipe Roundup

Popular BBQ Side Dishes Recipe Roundup

The holiday season is almost here and that means your barbecue parties are about to start at full swing! So, are you ready to crack open a cold one with the guys? Your steaks may be a hit, but do you know what can take 

CHICKEN BAHN MI SANDWICH

CHICKEN BAHN MI SANDWICH

This Vietnamese sandwich combines all the flavors in one delicious bite – sweet, sour, bitter, salty, crunchy and pillowy soft.  A perfect bite. This is one of those recipes that deliciously mimics the craveable Vietnamese sandwich you probably grabbed for lunch or dinner.  Then, you 

BAKED BRIE WITH HONEY AND PECANS

BAKED BRIE WITH HONEY AND PECANS

This elegant appetizer is as easy as it is delicious.  Creamy brie cheese that is topped with a sugary pecan topping is wrapped in a flaky puff pastry crust.  This is a lovely appetizer for guests, holidays, or even just a Friday night. One of 

Five-Ingredients Sides for Busy Weeknights

Five-Ingredients Sides for Busy Weeknights

We know the struggle working women face when it comes to finding a balance between healthy and delicious meals. From consuming fast-food on the job and shaming yourself for every bite to going to bed hungry because you’re too tired to prepare a meal after 

HOMEMADE CHERRY VANILLA GRANOLA

HOMEMADE CHERRY VANILLA GRANOLA

This easy breakfast recipe is not too sweet, has just the right amount of crunch and chewy texture, and subtly spiced with cinnamon and vanilla.  Serve it as a cereal with milk, or as a topping for yogurt. It’s also sublime sprinkled over ice cream 

OLD FASHIONED APPLE CRISP

OLD FASHIONED APPLE CRISP

This old fashioned recipe is an apple crisp like grandma used to make.  Bake this classic comfort dish in your oven and enjoy the aromas of fall fill your house.  Serve this dish with vanilla ice cream or homemade whipped cream for a homey dessert 

CHILI LIME BAKED SWEET POTATO FRIES

CHILI LIME BAKED SWEET POTATO FRIES

An easy and healthy side dish recipe that is sweet from the potato and honey, spicy from and tangy from the cayenne and chili powder, and tangy from the lime.  So delicious and crispy, your family won’t believe that they aren’t fried. I am a 

CHICKEN MARBELLA

CHICKEN MARBELLA

This classic recipe is a delicious nod to the “Silver Palate Cookbook” from the late Sheila Lukins and Julee Rosso and was THE ‘go-to’ party recipe in the ’80s.   Sweet, tangy, and briny from the capers, the moist chicken is nestled in between juicy prunes