Beef tenderloin has to be one of my favorite cuts of meat in all the land. So naturally, I’m all about these beef tenderloin sliders. I can’t get enough of them! They are perfect for serving as an appetizer for a party or even as an entree for a special family meal. Basically, you can’t read more »
Crab Dip makes a favorite appetizer or snack to serve that we all just love. Filled with delicious crabmeat, this crab dip recipe is an absolute favorite around here. Perfect to serve with celery sticks, crackers, or corn chips makes this crab dip one of those recipes that I turn to time and again, especially read more »
This Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie is seriously one of those recipes you’ll make, fall in love with, and turn around and make as soon as that pie has been gobbled up. Which will probably be sooner than you think. Wait. You don’t do that? Hmmm. Oh well, this chocolate chip cookie pie will seriously make read more »
Powdered Cream Puffs make a beautiful, delicious treat to serve as a dessert or afternoon sweet little nibble with a glass of milk, a warm mug of hot chocolate or a cup of coffee. These light little cream puffs are dusted with confectioner’s sugar, reminding me of snowy little peaks and making them perfect for read more »
Our Christmas Menu is always one that I love pulling together and serving. It is one of those menus that includes items that my entire family loves and looks forward to enjoying together. Of course we’ll have been snacking on cinnamon rolls, sausage balls, and other treats throughout the day, but we always love to read more »
Ambrosia makes one of those family recipes that I can’t imagine my Grandmother not having prepared for our Christmas meals. She would always prepare it a the day before our family Christmas so that it was perfectly chilled for serving. Filled with so much delicious, seasonal citrus fruit, Ambrosia has to be one of my read more »
Oh friends, this Peppermint Chocolate Cake recipe has just got to show up on your Christmas list of must-make cake recipes. Seriously. Hello, deliciousness. I’ll spare you all of the amazing comparisons and just tell you, it tastes like the best peppermint bark you’ve ever tasted. In cake form.
Chicken Cheese Ball always made an appearance around my house growing up. Especially around the holidays, whenever Mama hosted a shower, or for other special occasions, her chicken cheese ball was sure to requested. It is definitely one of the easiest recipes to toss together when entertaining, which probably explains why she has always loved read more »
This Cranberry Orange Glazed Ham recipe makes a perfectly delicious addition to your Christmas or holiday menu and really couldn’t be easier to make. No one will ever guess how quickly the glaze comes together that lends such an amazing flavor to this ham recipe. And most likely they wouldn’t believe you if you told read more »
Sausage balls have always been a favorite, bite-sized treat. I remember that Mama would make them for so many special family occasions, like Christmas morning, New Year’s Eve snacks to help us make it to midnight, and so many more. And now, of course, I make these oh so simple little sausage balls for my read more »
Broiled grapefruit makes one of those quick, easy, delicious, amazing breakfast or brunch recipes that is simply amazing. In about five minutes, you have this two ingredient broiled grapefruit that everyone loves! And I can’t get enough of them.
Oatmeal cookies immediately make me think of comforting, cozy afternoons at home, especially these delicious iced ones. Growing up, oatmeal cookies were one of my mother’s specialties. It seemed like she could have a plate of warm oatmeal cookies ready at the blink of an eye whenever we needed a little bit of extra time read more »
Oatmeal Lace Cookies have always been one of my husband’s favorite cookies. I’ve known that but quickly forget from time to time as they aren’t a cookie I have regularly made. So, the other night I asked him, “what’s a favorite Christmas cookie that you’d like for me to make for you?” His immediate reply, read more »
Gingerbread cookies were not my favorite cookies growing up. To be completely honest, I never really cared for them until about five years or so ago when I decided that I was going to create a gingerbread cookie that I absolutely loved. My ultimate gingerbread cookie had a few requirements: – it had to read more »
This Sugar Cookie Recipe has been in my family for years and years. It is one of those cookie recipes that we pull out each year to make Christmas cookies. Through the years, we’ve tried a few variations off my family’s sugar cookie recipe and especially with the decorations. Mama would make a quick cookie read more »
This simple cookie icing recipe is one that I always turn to whenever we are decorating cookies around our house. It has been in my family for as long as I can remember and isn’t going away anytime soon! It works great for spreading or piping onto cookies, whichever you prefer. You can also easily read more »
These Coconut Dreams Cookies are really perfect for all those Christmas cookie platters and as a food gift this season. Seriously, since they are filled with mounds of coconut and little bits of chocolate, these little coconut dream cookies are like a dream come true. Especially to the coconut lover. Thankfully, that’d be the Mister.
I’m still on a peppermint kick today with these. Oh my goodness, these Peppermint Cream Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches are a chocolate and peppermint lover’s idea of a heavenly cookie. Well, at least mine. A soft, cake-y chocolate cookie filled full with fluffy, peppermint-y cream is a great addition to holiday cookie baking.
Peppermint chocolate chip cookies? Seriously? Oh my heavens, YES! This time of year, you can find various brands of chocolate peppermint candies that are already made into chip size pieces or that you can easily chop really quickly. They make the perfect additions for these oh so delicious peppermint chocolate chip cookies. I promise.
Sugar Cookies are one of my very favorite cookies in the entire world. Seriously. They are truly one of the most perfect cookies ever. I thought it would be fun to share my favorite chewy Sugar Cookie Recipe during my 12 Days of Cookies series this year. Because, as much as I love them throughout read more »
Shortbread is one of Mama’s favorite cookies ever. It’s the perfect cookie recipe to share in our 12 Days of Cookies series, I think. It’s perfect for making to keep on hand throughout the holiday season and always makes a cherished gift when given to friends, family, teachers, and neighbors. As a little girl, I read more »
Salted Caramel Thumbprints Cookies make the perfect cookie for the second day of our 12 Days of Christmas Cookies series. Don’t ya think? Let me tell you, these little thumbprint cookies are absolutely the most amazing little Christmas cookie. They do take a little bit of effort, but they are so very much read more »
Snickerdoodles cookies and Christmas go together like the man in a red suit and his faithful friend with a red shiny nose. I thought they’d be the best little cookies to kick-off my 12 Days of Christmas Cookies this year. Yep, 12 days of cookies. My house smells amazing with all of the cookies baking read more »
Happy Thanksgiving! Boy, do I have a delicious holiday appetizer to share with you! You know, just in case you need one more thing to make today or this weekend or even on into the rest of the holiday season. It’s a keeper! Baked brie makes one of those classic, easy, elegant and oh so read more »