With St. Patrick’s Day comes an abundance of corned beef and cabbage. This year you can take the Irish and American tradition and change it up a little with brussel sprouts, which give this dish a fun and unique flair. This is a great recipe where you’re able to let your slow cooker [...]
It’s time to start filling your holiday tins. Here are a few of my favorite recipes that are wonderful to share with family and friends and also serve as nice gifts. Think of all the people you could give a holiday tin filled with homemade goodies this season: friends, family, teachers, mailman, garbage [...]
Recently I got together with a group of women to share our favorite Thanksgiving side dishes. We even went as far as voting on which one was our favorite. It was a great evening that included an extraordinary amount of delicious food. I thought I would share with you the top three winners [...]
We are continuing on with our Thanksgiving theme. Today we will feature a few “classic” Thanksgiving side dishes. Now while these are classic’s they have been modified just a little. These slight modifications are really only little tweaks to make these family classics shine a little more on the Thanksgiving table.
Green bean casserole
1/3 stick [...]
Can you believe that Thanksgiving is a few short weeks away? Well it’s time to start planning and prepping for the holiday. Over the next couple weeks I’m going to provide ideas and suggestions surrounding a theme. Today’s theme will focus on Thanksgiving appetizers. While your guest are mingling and giving [...]
What kid doesn’t love Halloween? How about letting them have a little Halloween bash of their own. There are so many fun kinds of foods to make this time of year. The nice thing about Halloween is a lot of it is kid friendly so they can get involved and get their [...]
Have you ever wondered how to roast a chicken? It can seem like a daunting task, but it’s really quite easy. Having a roasted chicken in the refrigerator can be a blessing when you’re running short on time and need to put food on the table fast. You can get creative with [...]
In honor of Pecan Day that falls on July 12th, I want to share a delicious recipe with you. This is by far the BEST pecan pie I have ever tasted. Pecan Pie was one of my mother’s favorite pies and I personally, never had a real fondness for this particular dessert. Well rewind about four years [...]
It’s time to ring in the fourth of July with friends and family around the BBQ while awaiting the local fireworks show. I found some fun desserts to make at Kaboose (http://recipes.slides.kaboose.com/288-july-4th-party-plates-treats) that are sure to add the perfect finale to your gathering.
2 Boxes Vanilla Cake, made into 20 cupcakes
2 (8 oz.) packages of cream cheese
1/2 stick unsalted [...]
I’m always on the lookout for good appetizer recipes. It’s always a good idea to have an assortment of appetizers for your guest to snack on before the main meal is ready. It also gives you time to socialize with your guest and finalize the dinner preparations. While visiting my dad I found a family cookbook and [...]