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CARAMEL APPLE MIMOSAS

CARAMEL APPLE MIMOSAS

Caramel Apple Mimosas are easy and delicious cocktails that are perfect for Thanksgiving brunch.  I love caramel apple cocktails and these mimosas are the sweet treat that you need to be sipping on cool Fall weekends! Mimosas are typically made with champagne and orange juice.  Read More..

CURRIED COUSCOUS WITH JEWELED FRUIT

CURRIED COUSCOUS WITH JEWELED FRUIT

This curried couscous with jeweled fruit is an easy side dish that is not only delicious and healthy, but it’s also beautiful to look at with the orange hue from the curry, the dark raisins, and bright red pomegranate seeds.  It’s an unexpected holiday side Read More..

3 Winter Potluck Ideas for Extra-Cozy Evenings

3 Winter Potluck Ideas for Extra-Cozy Evenings

Chilly evenings, orange leaves, spiced lattes,brown grass…what could be better than fall? Staying in on a cold night, and sharing a warm potluck meal with a few friends sounds like a blessing after the year we’ve been through. Don’t mourn the juicy mangoes, beefy tomatoes, Read More..

3 Fruit Drink You Must Try For Thanksgiving

3 Fruit Drink You Must Try For Thanksgiving

From wearing the perfect clothes to deciding on a dinner menu, everything must reflect the true spirit of Thanksgiving. You dinner spread may include all the popular Thanksgiving recipes but you always need a refreshing drink to wash all that down. Before you go on Read More..

RICOTTA GNOCCHI IN EASY POMODORO SAUCE

RICOTTA GNOCCHI IN EASY POMODORO SAUCE

Craving Italian fare, but you’re favorite place is closed or you just don’t feel like going out?  This recipe for Ricotta Gnocchi In Easy Pomodoro Sauce is surprisingly easy and delicious. The ricotta cheese makes the gnocchi pillowy soft and tender and the sauce comes Read More..

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..

3 Things You’re Doing Wrong with Your Pancake Batter

3 Things You’re Doing Wrong with Your Pancake Batter

There’s a lot that can go wrong with your pancakes. They don’t rise to that perfect fluffiness. They develop a bitter, burned layer. They taste of raw batter or too much baking powder. They smell of eggs! But once you master the art of making 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..

Some Tips to Keep Your Meat Tender and Juicy

Some Tips to Keep Your Meat Tender and Juicy

There’s nothing better than preparing a meal that’s the perfect balance of chewy and tender IF you began with an elite cut of meat. Different cuts of beef have different kinds of fibers bonding the piece together. An expensive cut may cook faster and taste 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..