Asian Cheese Ball

I am so excited about this recipe, mostly because it's so yummy and takes little time and not much effort to put together. And while I think it's perfect for Christmas with its festive green outer shell, how nice would this be for New Year's Eve?...more

Kahlua Cashew Pralines

Pralines! We all think of them having roots in the South, especially Louisiana and more specifically New Orleans. However, pralines are one of the most popular recipes adapted from old French traditions....more

Lemon Pepper-Rosemary Marcona Almonds

It's that time of year when cocktail hour takes on a whole new meaning. Our calenders are filled with open houses, celebrations big and small, and dinner parties, just because it's the festive thing to do....more

Peppermint Bark Hot Chocolate with Frozen Peppermint Whipped Cream

Are you still making hot chocolate from the store bought mix? This winter season, try something different. Make it from scratch, with real chocolate ....more

(Giveaway) Parm Crusted Pork Chops with Buttermilk-Sage Gravy

It's always a toss up when it comes to a main dish on Christmas Eve. It depends on who's coming over, what we feel like eating and what are the plans for the next day. It changes every year ....more

Pizza Potatoes

So. many of you know I looooovvvveeee potatoes....more

Christmas Antipasto Wreath

Who has their Christmas menu planned? I feel like I'm close, but I'm definitely not done. One of the biggest hindrances to actually deciding what I am going to make is Pinterest ....more

Fiery Shrimp Quesadillas

I'm calling it, Thanksgiving leftovers are officially done-with, at least at my house. What about you? Are you still serving turkey sandwiches tonight?...more

The Best Dill Pickle Sandwich

I'm here to tell you that this simple, simple sandwich, will be just about one of the best things you've ever eaten. I know that's a big statement, but I'm willing to stand behind it. However, if you don't like dill pickles, then no, you won't like it ....more

Challah Bread and Kielbasa Stuffing

It's Thanksgiving week...I'm already hungry for everything coming my way in terms of food. Just the thought of the turkey, potatoes, stuffing, potatoes, pie, potatoes...there's a theme here. What are you looking forward to the most?...more