Holidays

Plate of Creole Eggs Sardou - poached eggs on a bed of sauteed, chopped artichoke hearts and creamed spinach, drizzled with homemade hollandaise sauce.

Creole Eggs Sardou

What could be more perfect for the end of Mardi Gras than a luxurious and decadent brunch of Creole Eggs Sardou? It’s hangover food, but with a kick! Creamed spinach, sauteed artichokes, and poached eggs are layered in a bowl and topped with velvety hollandaise sauce for a greener, more decadent take on a classic Eggs Benedict.

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A Purple Rain Cocktail in a coupe glass with a twist of lemon on the rim on a tarnished silver tray with a shot glass and cocktail shaker in the background. Top side view.

Purple Rain Cocktail

Fruity yet delightfully tart, this Purple Rain Cocktail will take you back to your younger days, listening to your ‘Walkman’ and cruising in your boyfriend’s ‘84 Firebird convertible. This cocktail is purple, fruity, and very refreshing. It’s perfect for game day, girl’s night out, Halloween, Easter, or any evening you desire a tasty libation.

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Sideview of a festive Christmas drink, this Santa's Peppermint Mimosa cocktail with prosecco and candy cane on gray stone concrete background.

Santa’s Peppermint Mimosa

Who wouldn’t love a sweet, minty, effervescent adult beverage while watching the kids tear into their gifts? Santa’s Peppermint Mimosas are exactly what Christmas mornings call for.

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Side view of a spooky tray with individual Skull Calzones - pizza dough filled with sauce, cheese, ricotta, and pepperoni and baked in a skull shaped muffin tin.

Skull Calzones

These individual skull calzones are the perfect, gory, macabre, Halloween dinner idea that you need to feed your family and ensure the kids will eat! This recipe is easy – refrigerated pizza crust dough, mini pepperonis, shredded cheese, ricotta cheese, and sauce make these spooky treats even better than the plain personal calzones you get from your local pizza place.

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Overhead view of Monster Smash Brownies - fudgy brownies that are swirled with cheesecake and raspberry jam to resemble blood. Two candy eyes on each square adds to the spooky effect.

Monster Smash Brownies

Jazz up simple brownies and make them bloody and gory! Monster smash brownies pair fudgy brownies with creamy cheesecake and sweet, tangy raspberry swirls for

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Top view - Orange pot with Zombie Finger Stew - baked beans, full of vegetables, and hot dogs cut to resemble fingers. Perfect kid-friendly Halloween dinner.

Zombie Finger Stew

Trying to get something nutritious into your kids before they go Trick-Or-Treating and embark on a week-long sugar high is challenging, at best. Luckily, Zombie Finger Stew comes to the rescue – delighting the kids with the gory zombie fingers and satisfying mom’s need to provide a veggie-dense meal they’ll actually eat.

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Close up of Severed Monster Finger cookies. Each cookie has a bloody strawberry jam end and a bloody strawberry jam almond fingernail.

Severed Monster Finger Cookies

Severed Monster Finger Cookies are creepy yet scary enough to display for your Halloween party! A buttery shortbread dough, red jam, and simple shaping make for a bloody, scary, and delicious Halloween cookie treat. Have the kiddos help shape and decorate them!

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Martini glass with a Creamy tequila Espresso Martini on a blonde wooden board with a cocktail shaker and fresh coffee beans all around the glass.

Creamy Tequila Espresso Martini

If coffee drinks are your jam, then this Creamy Tequila Espresso Martini is perfect for you! It’s full of rich coffee flavor, a bit creamy, and has a twist on the standard espresso martini – tequila!

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Classic oatmeal cookies cooling on a black wire rack.

Classic Oatmeal Cookies

These classic oatmeal cookies are soft and chewy with buttery, crispy edges. Full of oatmeal, nuts, and raisins, these easy-to-make cookies are a great after-school snack that you can feel good about giving to your family.

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White bowl with Southern Cornbread Salad, garnished with sliced scallions. Close up side view.

Southern Cornbread Salad

This old-fashioned recipe for a Southern salad is surprisingly delicious and veggie-filled. It’s a dish you would expect to see at a barbecue, family reunion,

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