Easy Foil Packet Recipes and Cooking Tips – Main dish, side and dessert!

Easy Foil Packet Recipes and Cooking Tips – Main dish, side and dessert!

Foil packet cooking is becoming a trend, again. Putting your ingredients in foil packets lets you pack in a ton of flavor and clean up is much easier. “En papillote”, which is French for “in parchment” is the style you are actually using when cooking in foil packets. The pouch that is formed allows steam to build up for cooking the ingredients which leave food very moist and the flavors … Continue Reading →
Summer Family Fun – Ideas and Recipes for Backyard Family Time

Summer Family Fun – Ideas and Recipes for Backyard Family Time

Even though we are getting closer to the end of summer there is still plenty of time left for summer family fun. Just head out to your own backyard for a day full of fun and quality time together making amazing memories. When it is time for dinner, work together as a family to create a fabulous family dinner of Grilled Panzanella Salad and Cheesy Flatbread Pizzas. Top of the … Continue Reading →
Homemade Fireball Cinnamon Whisky Caramel Sauce

Homemade Fireball Cinnamon Whisky Caramel Sauce

Are you already drooling? As promised, here is my recipe for homemade Fireball caramel sauce. This is the perfect sauce to serve over a luscious bowl of vanilla ice cream and savor slowly. So how did this recipe come about? As you all know, I am a huge fan of Fireball as a drink. I also love trying to find new ways to enjoy this fiery cinnamon beverage, like my … Continue Reading →
July is National Ice Cream Month Plus Fun Infographic

July is National Ice Cream Month Plus Fun Infographic

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? What a cool holiday to celebrate, pun intended. I do love ice cream, although I eat a super small scoop these days plus a little topping (stay tuned for a Fireball caramel sauce recipe later this month). Hubby loves ice cream, he puts peanut butter on his. Growing up I … Continue Reading →
Celebrate National Strawberry Day February 27 with Strawberry Sorbet (recipe)

Celebrate National Strawberry Day February 27 with Strawberry Sorbet (recipe)

Your mouth is watering looking at this strawberry sorbet, isn’t it? I know mine is! I love strawberries and so when the Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa (I would love to go to this spa) shared this recipe from Chef Anthony Stewart I knew I had to share it with you too. Today is National Strawberry Day (February 27) so this sorbet made with strawberries is a perfect way to celebrate. … Continue Reading →
Celebrate National Brownie Day – Chocolate Chunk Brownie Recipe

Celebrate National Brownie Day – Chocolate Chunk Brownie Recipe

Today, December 8, is National Brownie Day! This is a holiday we all can enjoy using this recipe for Chocolate Chunk Brownies or any brownie recipe you like – even a boxed mix! In my family we actually eat brownies more in the summer, I’m not sure why, but that is how we are. However, now that I know it is National Brownie Day on December 8 I think we … Continue Reading →
4 Amazing Slow Cooker Recipes for Thanksgiving

4 Amazing Slow Cooker Recipes for Thanksgiving

I love using the slow cooker, and other cooking tools, whenever I can to make my life easier especially on the holidays like Thanksgiving. The folks at McCormick have come up with four amazing recipes that will be perfect this Thanksgiving, or any day, that you can make right in your slow cooker. If you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner and have to cook multiple things you know that we all … Continue Reading →
National Cookie Month – Infographic

National Cookie Month – Infographic

Did you know that October is National Cookie Month? How great is that, an entire month to celebrate cookies of all kinds! This is actually a great time to gather recipes and maybe practice the cookies you will make for the holiday season coming up. I do actually love cookies even tho I do not eat many of them. When I was a little girl I remember that my mom … Continue Reading →
Memorial Day Food Ideas

Memorial Day Food Ideas

Memorial Day is fast approaching as is Fourth of July. These are both great holidays for entertaining family and friends outside and getting into the patriotic spirit. Today I’m sharing some recipes from Family Features that would be perfect for either of these holidays or really at any time during the summer. Add Some Sizzle with a Brat Bar or Hot Dog Bar We start out with a bratwurst or … Continue Reading →
Peppermint Crunch Fudge

Peppermint Crunch Fudge

How about an easy sweet treat for the holidays? This one has lots of chocolaty goodness along with the favorite holiday taste of peppermint. This recipe is easy enough to have the kids help you make it too!  Thank you to Family Features and VeryBestBaking.com for sharing this recipe with me. Is this a recipe you might try during this holiday season? #13029 Source: Nestlé Continue Reading →