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Cranberry Pecan Cheeseball

Cranberry Pecan Cheeseball

A Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball is the perfect holiday appetizer to serve for parties, game-day, or potlucks. It’s creamy, and savory with just a hint of sweetness and a touch of heat. Serve it with crackers, pretzel chips, or pita chips.

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!

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.

The Queen’s Dubonnet And Gin with Lemon Twist

The Queen’s Dubonnet And Gin with Lemon Twist

With the Queen’s passing, it’s only fitting to raise a glass with her favorite Dubonnet and Gin Cocktail to toast her exemplary life.  It’s common knowledge that the Queen enjoyed a cocktail during her lunchtime meal. It was usually gin, preferably Gordon’s or her own 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..

Rum And Lime Daiquiri

Rum And Lime Daiquiri

A Rum And Lime Daiquiri is a classic cocktail that should be in everyone’s repertoire. It’s fresh tasting and light, yet packs a pretty good punch. If you think of a bright, neon red, overly sweet, frozen slushy type cocktail when you hear ‘daiquiri’, then Read More..

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

This Strawberry Spinach Salad makes a colorful, delicious, and healthy lunch or first course.  With a homemade sweet and sour poppy seed dressing, even your pickiest eater will love this tasty salad. I serve this salad as a starter, followed by Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp Read More..

Cape Cod Chicken Salad

Cape Cod Chicken Salad

Cape Cod Chicken Salad is irresistibly savory and sweet.  The minced chicken, toasted pecans, and dried cranberries, in a honey-mayonnaise dressing, makes for a delicious filling in sandwiches, or to serve with crackers, or on a bed of spring mix lettuce.   Chicken salad of any Read More..

Baked Parmesan Scallops

Baked Parmesan Scallops

Baked Parmesan Scallops are an easy, yet elegant, appetizer or dinner entree that’s perfect for holidays or special occasions.  Garlic and herb butter and a blend of Italian cheeses lend tons of flavor! How many times have you had rubbery, flavorless scallops?  For years I Read More..

Classic Pimento Cheese

Classic Pimento Cheese

Classic Pimento cheese is such a Southern staple and also crazy delicious. It’s creamy, cheesy, and just a bit spicy. And since it’s crazy easy, it’s a perfect addition to any cocktail party, bridal or baby shower, brunch, or just to keep in the fridge Read More..

Luxurious Crab Bisque

Luxurious Crab Bisque

Luxurious crab bisque is a rich, decadent soup with just a slight kiss of heat.  It’s lovely to serve for special occasions or any time you need something warm, rich, and comforting. This is one of my favorite recipes to serve at a dinner party.  Read More..

Strawberry Moscow Mule

Strawberry Moscow Mule

A sweet and tart twist on the classic cocktail, this Strawberry Moscow Mule is a perfect brunch or springtime cocktail. The beautiful pink color makes this cocktail the ultimate bridal shower or girl’s night-out drink of choice. Here in Florida, March is the start of Read More..

Hot Ham And Cheese Funeral Sandwiches

Hot Ham And Cheese Funeral Sandwiches

If you’ve never had this Southern favorite, then you are in for a treat.  Spicy ham, creamy swiss cheese, and a sweet and spicy sauce are baked into fluffy Hawaiian rolls.  They make a great appetizer, party snack, or lunch for the kids (adults love Read More..

Spicy Chili Lime Margarita

Spicy Chili Lime Margarita

This spicy chili lime margarita is a sweet and hot twist on a classic margarita.  Fresh lime juice and a homemade jalapeno simple syrup give this cocktail a bright and unique flavor.  It’s perfect to celebrate National Margarita Day or to serve on any given Read More..

Quick And Easy Pizza Rolls

Quick And Easy Pizza Rolls

Just in time for the Super Bowl, these quick and easy pizza rolls make for a delicious and filling appetizer.  Using refrigerated pizza dough allows this recipe to come together in a snap!  They’re ready in about 20 minutes, so you can whip them up Read More..