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I have been looking forward to making Hot Cocoa Bombs ever since they went mainstream this winter. I didn’t have a chance to make them for Christmas, so I thought… why not for Valentine’s Day? Hot Cocoa Bombs are little balls of chocolate that have a secret surprise inside. Remember the candy Wonder Balls? They […]

Hot Cocoa Bombs

February 10, 2021

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Lately, Instagram has been filled with beautiful images of cheese boards, overflowing with wedges of gourmet cheese, cured meats, crackers and all sorts of toppings. Why not apply the same ideas to a modern, candy-filled board for the sweetest holiday of the year? If baking elaborate treats like pink-and-red cupcakes or fudge brownies just isn’t […]

Valentine’s Day Candy Board

February 4, 2021

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For a casual gathering, slider style sandwiches are almost always requested at our events. Since most parties are still at a standstill, I am sharing one of the most popular sandwiches – Blackened Salmon Sliders, so you can make them at home. For these pint-sized sandwiches, blackened salmon is the star and is accompanied by […]

Blackened Salmon Sliders

January 27, 2021

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This time of year is usually filled with parties, but since events are temporarily off the menu, why not make cozy nights at home feel more festive? Turn up the Christmas tunes, serve delicious cocktails and eat tasty finger foods like these Asian Chicken Salad Cups. I promise you won’t regret it!   Wonton wrappers […]

Asian Chicken Salad Cups

December 9, 2020

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Who doesn’t love a gooey, chocolatey cookie encased in a generous portion of powdered sugar? These Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are just that, pure chocolate, sugary goodness. A pattern of deep dark chocolate and pure white powdered sugar makes these crinkly cookies striking on a holiday cookie tray. It is a classic Christmas cookie with a […]

Chocolate Crinkle Cookie

November 9, 2020

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Boo! These Sugar Cookie Ghosts with Buttercream Frosting are anything but spooky to make. This no-fail, easy tried-and-true recipe is perfect for the upcoming Halloween season and far easier to make than it looks. Want to know my best tips and tricks for decorating sugar cookies? Use very cold dough. My famous sugar cookie recipe […]

Sugar Cookie Ghosts

October 6, 2020

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In the age of coronavirus, your social media feed has probably been filled with posts about people making banana bread. Banana bread has always been popular, but no one seems to know why it became THIS popular. Is pumpkin bread the banana bread of the fall season? I think so. Why? It’s a classic, comforting […]

Perfect Pumpkin Bread

September 14, 2020

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Whether you are heading back to school virtually or in person, you’re going to want some delicious treats to kick off the school year. A sweet and salty combination of Cheez It Crackers, Alpha-bits Cereal, Chex Honey Nut Cereal, M&M’s, pretzel sticks, and gummy worms does the trick. Have the kids help measure and mix […]

Book Worm Snack Mix

September 2, 2020

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Looking for a cold treat during these hot summer days? These simple homemade ice cream pops are a fan favorite at my house and I am sure they will be at yours too. Frozen treats aren’t just for kids, and that’s especially true when it comes to ice pops. This treat requires minimal prep and […]

Chocolate and Pistachio Ice Cream Pops

August 7, 2020

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This Southern summer salad has it all — crunchy, peppery greens; soft, smooth cheese; and sweet, smoky, slightly caramelized peaches hot off the grill. Normally your dessert would be the showstopper and talk of your dinner party, but this gorgeous summer salad might just take the cake. It’s pretty, colorful, and full of fresh, summertime […]

Arugula and Grilled Peach Salad with Burrata

August 6, 2020

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