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CANDIED BOURBON BACON

CANDIED BOURBON BACON

This candied bourbon bacon makes a delicious, crispy, crunchy addition to your breakfast table, but it is also a great appetizer to go along with cocktails in the evening. No worries about serving it to the kiddos.  The alcohol in the bourbon burns off leaving Read More..

ELECTION DAY SHOOTERS

ELECTION DAY SHOOTERS

As we near closer to the end of Election Day 2020 and all the craziness, we may need a little something to take the edge off of the nerves, relax and mellow out the anxiousness.  My Election Day Shooters fit the bill very nicely!  They’re Read More..

DECADENT CAKE-LIKE BROWNIES

DECADENT CAKE-LIKE BROWNIES

If you are feeling stressed on this historic Election Day, don’t suffer or take pharmaceuticals to help relieve that tension.  And if you’re going to stress eat, might as well go for things that may actually help.  These decadent cake-like brownies have the dark cocoa Read More..

ROASTED SALMON AND LENTILS

ROASTED SALMON AND LENTILS

In times of stress, the best thing that we can do is to nourish our bodies and support our brains with lots of healthy Omega-3s.  This roasted salmon and lentils dish is a delicious way to do just that.  It is easy to make and Read More..

FRIED DEVILED EGGS

FRIED DEVILED EGGS

It’s National Deviled Egg Day! And if any food should be celebrated, this would be at the top of the list.  But, is there any way to make a deviled egg even better?   Yep, you can bread and fry it.  These fried deviled eggs are Read More..

CALAVERA SUGAR SKULL COOKIES

CALAVERA SUGAR SKULL COOKIES

When you need a great activity for the kids to celebrate Halloween in the age of Covid…make a batch of Calavera Sugar Skull Cookies!  Sugar cookies, flavored with almond and vanilla, rolled fondant, and edible markers make this a delicious and easy Halloween project. With Read More..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..