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Comfort Food Feast — Stews, Chicken and Sausage Gumbo & much more

In Favorites On February 13, 2013 Comments Off on Comfort Food Feast — Stews, Chicken and Sausage Gumbo & much more

Week 7: I’m excited! The Food Network’s Comfort Food Feast continues! This week food bloggers like me are sharing our favorite recipes for stews! Opening the weekly emails… Read More »


Ginger Cake Squares

In Desserts, Holidays On November 21, 2012 2 Comments

This recipe was adapted from a ginger cake recipe in one of my favorite cookbooks, The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook by Cheryl and Griff Day. Every… Read More »


Really Rum Cake

In Holidays On December 28, 2011 3 Comments

Why call this a “Really” Rum Cake, well because this cake is certainly not for the faint of heart and won’t be enjoyed for breakfast the next day… Read More »


Sweet and Salty White Chocolate Cranberry Oat Cookies

In Holidays On December 14, 2011 8 Comments

The FN (Food Network) Dish is hosting a Virtual Cookie Swap! Several FN Dish contributors, myself included, are sharing their favorite Christmas cookie recipes this week with everyone…. Read More »

Thumbprint Cookies

Classic Thumbprint Cookies

In Holidays On December 10, 2011 Comments Off on Classic Thumbprint Cookies

Made every year at Christmas, these cookies not only taste great, they are well known around the holidays and stay fresh for a long time. Kept in a… Read More »



In Holidays On December 26, 2010 Comments Off on Braciole

  Flank steak filled with spinach, freshly grated Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs and garlic, simmered in a Italian gravy, has been our family’s Christmas dinner for the last seven… Read More »

Alex's Birthday Cheesecake

New York Style Cheesecake

In Uncategorized On December 20, 2010 Comments Off on New York Style Cheesecake

New York Style Cheesecake After nine years of believing he would not like a “cheese” cake, Alex tried this dessert for the first time. The shocking look on… Read More »

Pumpkin Bread

My Best Pumpkin Spice Bread

In Uncategorized On December 19, 2010 Comments Off on My Best Pumpkin Spice Bread

Walking through the grocery store after Thanksgiving, I saw these adorable Christmas loaf pans. They were a lovely off-white color and made of ceramic. They had a pretty… Read More »

Snowball Cookies

Day 18 Snowball Cookies

In Desserts On December 18, 2010 Comments Off on Day 18 Snowball Cookies

Okay, okay…these beautiful cookies are really a Greek cookie called Kourambiedes, but during the Christmas season I like to call them “Snowball Cookies!” Why not right? They look… Read More »

Unexpected Christmas Cookie

An Unexpected Christmas Cookie

In Uncategorized On December 17, 2010 Comments Off on An Unexpected Christmas Cookie

It has been a tradition for our family to watch our all-time favorite Christmas movie, A Christmas Story, every year! One of our favorite parts in the movie… Read More »

Chocolate Cheese Ball

Day Fourteen Decadent Chocolate Cheese Ball

In Uncategorized On December 14, 2010 Comments Off on Day Fourteen Decadent Chocolate Cheese Ball

I love to serve this delicious snack at my Christmas gatherings or give as a gift. It looks so pretty laid in a Christmas tin lined with parchment… Read More »

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Christmas Crinkles

In Uncategorized On December 10, 2010 Comments Off on Chocolate Christmas Crinkles

These cookies are so delicious and pretty. They just scream Christmas time! Serve to guests, share with someone you love, someone you don’t know or just enjoy with… Read More »