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Holidays

Holiday recipes, foods, and ideas to make those days even more special.

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..

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..

Pumpkin Spice Madeleines

Pumpkin Spice Madeleines

These pumpkin spice madeleines are tender, shell-shaped sponge cakes with the flavor of Fall.  They are perfect when served with a cup of coffee or tea. There isn’t much that feels more luxurious than a few pumpkin spice madeleines, a hot cup of coffee, and Read More..

Cauliflower Au Gratin

Cauliflower Au Gratin

Cauliflower Au Gratin is a great way to get your family to eat more veggies.  Tender, roasted cauliflower in cheesy sauce – what’s not to love?  This dish is great for holidays too! I like to serve cauliflower au gratin with Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken, Read More..

Tropical Slaw with Pineapple

Tropical Slaw with Pineapple

This tropical slaw is a perfect way to kiss goodbye to summer.  It’s bursting with crunch, sweetness, and a hint of heat.  It goes wonderfully with grilled meats, shrimp tacos, or when you’re looking for a side dish that’s a little out of the ordinary. Read More..

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful chicken fajitas are a perfect dinner when the family is craving Mexican and you want them to eat healthily.  These delicious chicken fajitas get their flavor from a tangy marinade and a spicy seasoning rub. I like to serve them with The Best Guacamole, Read More..

Extra Crispy Bourbon Fried Chicken

Extra Crispy Bourbon Fried Chicken

This extra-crispy bourbon fried chicken is the most flavorful and crispiest chicken that I’ve tasted in a long time.  It’s my ‘go-to’ chicken for picnics, parties, and family dinners. There is nothing more satisfying and delicious than biting into a piece of fried chicken that Read More..

NYC-Style Dirty Water Dogs with onion sauce

NYC-Style Dirty Water Dogs with onion sauce

Who says your 4th of July hot dogs have to be grilled?  Take a flavor trip to the big apple with these NYC-style Dirty Water Dogs With Onion Sauce.  Your family will love the sweet and savory sauce on the salty, tender hot dog. To Read More..