Holidays

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

Leftover Stuffing Waffles

Leftover Stuffing Waffles

Move over chicken and waffles, Leftover Stuffing Waffles are an easy and delicious way to re-do holiday leftovers. Who doesn’t love anything made into a waffle?

Black Friday Sandwich

Black Friday Sandwich

This Black Friday sandwich is the delicious sustenance you’ll need to hit the department stores and get your holiday shopping done! This satisfying and easy-to-make sandwich might be even better than the holiday meal itself.

Healthy Eggnog Smoothie

Healthy Eggnog Smoothie

This healthy eggnog smoothie is a creamy, sweet, and decadent-tasting way to start the morning off the right way. Full of protein, this filling smoothie will keep you satisfied until lunch!

Caramel Apple And Pecan Cheesecake

Caramel Apple And Pecan Cheesecake

An alternative to the Thanksgiving pies, this caramel apple, and pecan cheesecake is luxuriously creamy, not too sweet, and has all of the luscious Fall flavors. The best part is this dessert can be made up to four days ahead of the holiday! My Thanksgiving Read More..

Broccoli Cauliflower Alfredo Casserole

Broccoli Cauliflower Alfredo Casserole

Broccoli cauliflower alfredo casserole is a cheesy holiday side dish that the whole family will love. Roasted broccoli and cauliflower are baked in a cheesy, velvety alfredo sauce that pairs beautifully with roasted meats and is something a bit different on your holiday table. It’s Read More..

Easy Pan de Muerto

Easy Pan de Muerto

Easy Pan de Muerto or Bread of the Dead is a delicious way to celebrate the Mexican holiday of ‘Day Of The Dead’. This orange-scented sweet bread, decorated with knobby ‘bones’ and covered in sugar, is lovely with a hot cup of coffee or Mexican hot chocolate.

Melted Monster Chili

Melted Monster Chili

Melted Monster Head Chili is a deliciously ghoulish way to feed the family before they head out to trick-or-treat. This no-bean chili is full of vegetables and low-fat turkey, so you’ll feel good about serving it to them.

Blueberry Lychee Eyeball Cocktail

Blueberry Lychee Eyeball Cocktail

These cute blueberry lychee eyeball cocktails will have you enjoying the season in style. They’re not too sweet, yet very flavorful. Make a second batch without the vodka for the kids!

Jumbo Sugar-Topped Pumpkin Muffins

Jumbo Sugar-Topped Pumpkin Muffins

Jumbo sugar-topped pumpkin muffins are a cozy way to start a chilly autumn day. They’re moist, sweet, and full of warm spices, with a crunchy sugar topping. Grab your coffee, and a blanket, and snuggle up with one of these big, bakery-style muffins.

The Devil’s Eggs And Spiders

The Devil’s Eggs And Spiders

Creamy deviled eggs are decorated with black olive ‘spiders’ for a Halloween appetizer that both adults and children will love.

Chewy Browned Butter Pecan Cookies

Chewy Browned Butter Pecan Cookies

Chewy browned butter pecan cookies have the slightly salty and sweet flavors that everybody craves! They’re nutty, and buttery, with a caramel note from brown sugar. These cookies are spectacular with a cold glass of milk or a cup of hot coffee. The flavor of Read More..

The Queen’s Favorite Buckingham Palace Shortbread Cookies

The Queen’s Favorite Buckingham Palace Shortbread Cookies

These Buckingham Palace Shortbread Cookies are rich, tender, and buttery. They were among the late Queen Elizabeth’s favorite sweets for her afternoon tea. This recipe is from the Buckingham Palance Pastry Chef, John Higgins. The cookies are lovely for bridal or baby showers, Mother’s Day, Read More..

The Queen’s Favorite Smoked Salmon And Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

The Queen’s Favorite Smoked Salmon And Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

In honor of Queen Elizabeth after her passing, I believe these lovely little Smoked Salmon And Cucumber Tea Sandwiches are a lovely way to pay our respect. Egg Salad Finger Sandwiches, Country Ham And Biscuits, Fresh Strawberry Scones, Classic Strawberry Jam, Pumpkin Spice Madeleines, Sunny Read More..

Key Lime Custard

Key Lime Custard

Key Lime Custard is the tart, creamy, and sweet, end-of-summer dessert that’s perfect for an ‘End-Of-Summer’ barbecue. This dessert uses ingredients you probably already have on hand, looks impressive, and is ready in less than thirty minutes. Make this a cool and creamy finish to Read More..

Chimichurri Potato Salad

Chimichurri Potato Salad

Chimichurri potato salad is a delicious way to add something different to your Labor Day festivities. With a homemade chimichurri sauce full of fresh herbs, garlic, vinegar, and olive oil, even your mayonnaise haters will love it! This year, I’m going to serve dishes that Read More..