Parmesan Olive Oil Crackers

Want to impress your friends and family with your baking skills this holiday season?  Make homemade crackers to serve with appetizers or drinks! I think some of the most impressive dishes can be the most simple.  Anyone can go to the store and pick up a box of crackers, but what better time than the […]

Spicy Stuffed Mushrooms

 Need a great appetizer for the holidays?  Look no further than my Spicy Stuffed Mushrooms!  This recipe has everything you love: spicy Italian sausage, blue cheese, panko bread crumbs, garlic and parsley with a hint of white wine.  YUM! I usually provide desserts for our holiday get togethers, but a few years ago I branched […]

Butterfinger Cupcakes

 An elegant dessert for entertaining made with leftover Halloween candy?  Yes, please!   Even though I’m a die hard dark chocolate addict, my favorite candy bar is a Butterfinger.  Weird, right?  I didn’t really adopt my love for dark chocolate until I was a teenager, but my Butterfinger obsession goes waaaaaay back.  We didn’t have […]

Cappuccino Cheesecake

Have you decided which desserts to serve your family and friends this holiday season?  This Cappuccino Cheesecake would make a stunning centerpiece for your dessert table!  When I was first married I would spend hours and hours baking and decorating cookies, then carefully packaging them into festive tins to bring to our holiday gatherings.  Little […]

Nachos with White Cheddar Sauce

 Need a yummy snack for game night?  Skip the convenience food aisle and make this simple white cheddar cheese sauce instead!  It’s great on nachos or fries and would even make a great dipping sauce for raw veggies! We’re gearing up for football this Saturday night!  Of course, no game would be complete without a […]