Category: Holidays

St Patrick’s Day Pudding Shots

St Patrick’s Day Pudding Shots

St. Patrick’s day celebrations here in America need some alcohol.  These St Patrick’s Day Pudding Shots are not only a festive dessert but the addition of Irish cream liqueur to pistachio pudding is just what the holiday needs.   Adding Bailey’s or Carolans to instant pudding…

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookie Sandwiches

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookie Sandwiches

Red velvet crinkles make for a beautiful sweet cookie that is paired perfectly with cream cheese filling. Red velvet is not just for cake anymore.  And it is not just for ordinary cookies using a boxed red velvet cake mix.  Finding the ideal red velvet…

Christmas Morning Mimosas

Christmas Morning Mimosas

Christmas morning is a time to be with family and friends. It is also typically a time to eat, drink, open gifts, and take it slow.  Having a fun beverage on Christmas morning can add to the festive and holiday spirit.  Mimosas are a great…

Old-fashioned Peanut Butter Balls

Old-fashioned Peanut Butter Balls

The two classic flavors of peanut butter and chocolate create the most loved holiday treat – perfect old-fashioned peanut butter balls. Peanut butter and chocolate is the flavor combination that makes so many favorite dessert and candy recipes utterly amazing.  Creamy sweet peanut butter centers…

Brown Sugar Caramel Apple Pie

Brown Sugar Caramel Apple Pie

Caramel and apples can actually get even sweeter and more crave-worthy when you add ribbons of buttery brown sugar and make it all into one to die for pie.  There is so much to love about this pie.  It is perfect for holidays and special…

Holiday Cranberry Cheese Spread

Holiday Cranberry Cheese Spread

I was happy to work with the maker of one of my favorite gluten-free products, Mary’s Gone Crackers, to create a beautiful, full of flavor, and easy holiday appetizer.  I only work with high-quality products that I love and this is one of them. The…

How to Dry Brine a Turkey

How to Dry Brine a Turkey

For the perfect turkey or holiday bird, a dry brine is essential.  In just 3 days and a few easy steps, you will have the moistest and incredibly juicy bird you have ever had.  My recipe to dry brine a turkey is simple, easy, and…

Christmas Cream Cheese Chocolate Cookie Bars

Christmas Cream Cheese Chocolate Cookie Bars

The tender cream cheese dough and the triple chocolate flavors make for this a crave-able combination.  These cookies are easy to make like most bar cookies.  Plus they are so festive as once you cut them and display them, they are in the shape of…

Instant Pot (pressure cooker) Cranberry Apple Sauce

Instant Pot (pressure cooker) Cranberry Apple Sauce

Cranberry apple sauce is the perfect combination of tart fresh cranberries, juicy apples, bright oranges, and sweet honey.  If you like sweet and tart flavors, this is the best cranberry sauce variation for you.  This homemade cranberry sauce recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas.…

Candy Corn Martini

Candy Corn Martini

Candy corn martinis are the fun cocktail that makes any spooky or cute Halloween party extra sweet.  Candy corn makes its way into trick or treats bags all over the country each October.  I hope that this candy corn martini makes its way into home…