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Pie Dessert Bar with Bakers Square
We're down to the wire and Thanksgiving is a mere 4 days away! Have you planned, shopped and geared up for this year's feast? In our family, Thanksgiving is spent with my in laws and Patrick's aunt and uncle are our gracious hosts. Whether you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner or attending as a ...
Recipe Round Up: Thanksgiving Desserts
We're coming down to the final days of preparation before the biggest food holiday of the year! Thanksgiving menus are probably being finalized; grocery lists are probably getting double checked one last time; and then before you know it, it's go time! For me, the ultimate moment is when I finally
Creamy Parmesan Onions
I can't imagine cooking without onions and as much as I use it to start many of my dinner recipes, I often forget how they can also be enjoyed as a stand alone dish too. It's not until the holidays that it dawns on me how well they go with the common holiday fare. My favorite way to prepare onions
Twice Baked Caramelized Onion & Horseradish Potatoes
Grocery ads are all about getting consumers to stock up on ingredients to prepare their Thanksgiving feast. As a result, potatoes are on sale and well, people love their mashed potatoes to go with their turkey dinner! But if you want to venture out and try something new this year, how about twice
Recipe Round Up: Thanksgiving Sides
We are now just shy of 2 weeks from Thanksgiving! If you're still looking for recipe ideas on what to serve with your Thanksgiving main dish, here's some of our favorite sides to bring to the table. From potatoes, rice, vegetables, stuffing, and breads, I got you covered! My friends at The Daily
Honey Cornbread Fritters
I absolutely love Thanksgiving because it's the biggest food event of the year! This is the time where I am in heaven with recipes because there are so many ways to enjoy popular Thanksgiving ingredients. One in particular is cornbread. There's cornbread muffins, cake, croutons, stuffing, etc... ...
Guinness Beef Stew (Slow Cooker)
One of the best things I love about dinner lately is that I can really maximize the use of my slow cooker. I've been working long hours at the pharmacy and having slow cooker meals has really made dinner easier for everyone. By having things ready in the slow cooker for Patrick to manage, we're not
Recipe Round Up: Thanksgiving Appetizers
Thanksgiving is coming up and if you're like me, you're gathering ideas on what to serve! Each Friday this month, I'll be featuring a round up of Thanksgiving recipes to help prepare for the best food holiday of the year. To kick things off, here are some of our favorite appetizers we've enjoyed ...
Event Recap: Halloween Costume Party 2015
October certainly whizzed right by! Last weekend, we ended the month with a Halloween party where friends and family came over with costumes. It was such a fun night and we had a great time over a ghoulish spread. If you're already thinking of some ideas for next year, here's a few things to ...
Almond Joy Cake
With Halloween over, the celebrations still continue! My sister in law's birthday is coming up in over two weeks but due to our busy schedules, we celebrated her birthday early. We enjoyed some much needed family time yesterday to catch up on things and also talk about upcoming holiday plans. ...