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Caramelized Brussel Sprouts with Brown Sugar, Bacon, & Blue Cheese

Caramelized Brussel Sprouts with Brown Sugar, Bacon, & Blue Cheese

Caramelized Brussel sprouts with brown sugar are a wonderful simple side dish.  To make Brussel sprouts even more wonderful add bacon and blue cheese for a sweet, salty, creamy, and nutty delight.  These sauteed Brussel sprouts are my favorite way to eat them. The flavor…

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Acorn Squash

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Acorn Squash

Brown sugar and apple stuffed acorn squash is an easy autumn recipe perfect for the slow cooker.  It takes just a few minutes to prep and gets all the ingredients into the Crock Pot.  As it cooks, the house will smell just like an apple…

Best Pomegranate Moscow Mule

Best Pomegranate Moscow Mule

The best pomegranate Moscow mule recipe is easy to make, pretty, refreshing, and yummy.  This amazing drink starts with vodka and the addition of other ingredients for a sour, sweet, tart, bright, and crisp flavor.  This spicy pomegranate Moscow mule recipe has the spice from…

Old-fashioned Classic Toffee

Old-fashioned Classic Toffee

This classic old-fashioned toffee recipe is a holiday and family favorite. It is easy to make and results in the best sweet caramel flavor that toffee is.  Covered in semi-sweet chocolate and slivered almonds throughout make for the most amazing homemade toffee recipe.  Anyone that…

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

These are the best chocolate gingerbread cookies and are perfect for icing with Christmas frosting and decorating. This homemade recipe is chewy, crisp, spiced, and mellow.  The delicious wonder of these cut-out cookies is that the cocoa adds chocolate to the gingerbread batter so that…

20 Best Holiday Pie Recipes

20 Best Holiday Pie Recipes

These beautiful and delicious pie recipes will get you excited for the holiday season.  There are so many choices that everyone will love including those with fruit, nuts, chocolate, and more.  Some of the best for the holiday season and Fall produce has to offer…

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.  Creamy sweet peanut butter centers drenched in semi-sweet chocolate are my favorite way to enjoy these two flavors.  This is the ultimate chocolate and…

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…