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Going to a Halloween Party? Make this Candy Corn-Pretzel-Hugs Appetizer

Looking for Halloween Party food ideas? Pretzels with Hugs® and Candy Corn Recipe Bag o hugs square pretzels candy corn Place hugs on pretzels and melt in the oven at 250 for 2 or 3 minutes. Then remove and smash a candy corn onto it. These are FANTASTIC. Your welcome.  Looking for other Halloween fun […]

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The Happenings Around Here: Halloween Talk and Food Stuff

Halloween Halloween is the big topic around here right now. “Molly, what are you going to be for halloween?” “Cat.” “Charlie, how about you?” “Warren Buffet.” Actually, he no longer wants to be Warren (for Halloween anyway). He’s back on the idea of being a vending machine which he planned to do last year but instead […]

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (Easy and Delicious!)

If you are avoiding gluten and looking for treat options, I HIGHLY recommend this chocolate chip cookie recipe. I even made a believer out of my sister, Amy. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup coconut oil, softened 2 eggs 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups blanched almond flour 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Chicken & Rice Soup Recipe

I can’t believe it’s still cold outside at the end of March. But it is, so I just made soup. Here’s the recipe. Ingredients 3/4 cup chopped celery (I omitted this) 3/4 cup finely diced onion 1 cup uncooked white rice 2 cubes chicken bouillon 2 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup butter, melted 4 tablespoons […]

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Tortilla Soup Recipe

So, my childhood BFF (Missy) gave me this recipe for tortilla soup that is really really easy and very very tasty. Ingredients 1 pound shredded, cooked chicken 1 (15 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, mashed 1 (10 ounce) can enchilada sauce  1 medium onion, chopped  1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers  2 cloves […]

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Super Easy Crusty Artisan Bread Recipe

Friends, this bread is really good and really easy. I had never made bread before and even I – a dinner burner from WAY back – thought it was easy.  And it’s crazy good. My sweet friend, Cheryl, brought this to a party and we all loved it so she sent us the recipe. Here […]

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Hot Caramel Apple Cider (Delicious!)

So, I am having this little caramel phase and seem to gravitate towards anything that has it and I am looking for things to put it on. Enter —> my hot cider. I just get the individual packets (Alpine is what I like) but instead of making it with water, I make it with apple […]

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Looking for a Fun Meal to Make With Kids: Breakfast Pizza!

During a visit with my sister and her family, I discovered a fun new way to have breakfast: Breakfast pizza. And it’s something the kids can help make, too! How to Make Breakfast Pizza Ingredients: Boboli ready-made pizza crust Olive Oil Eggs Milk cheese veggies and or breakfast meats (we used sausage and bacon) Directions: […]

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Monkey Bread (Cinnamon Coffee Cake Recipe)

My mom makes this monkey bread, usually around the holidays and it’s tasty and easy to make, so I thought I would share it. Monkey Bread Recipe Ingredients ½ cup granulated sugar 1  teaspoon cinnamon 2 16 oz. cans refrigerated buttermilk biscuits ½ cup chopped walnuts 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar ¾ cup butter […]

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Soup With Dad: Carrabba’s Spicy Sausage Lentil Soup

As I mentioned, my Dad and I are making and eating soup this fall and I am sharing the recipes.  Next up is another one of our FAVORITES – Carabba’s Spicy Lentil Soup. If you haven’t had it there, I highly recommend it. Good stuff. Okay, so here are me and my Dad back in […]

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