Cranberry Pecan Pinwheels

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When the holiday season hits I am always looking for ways to make my life a little bit easier. There is a lot of shopping, prepping, cleaning, and decorating to be done.  So when I need a bread, easy appetizer, or side dish I head over to Walmart  where I pick up table decor, etc...and ...

Oreo Cookie Butter

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Do you know what I love?  Chocolate.  I do.  Oreos? Yes, please. But I also love to SHARE the chocolate and (usually) the Oreos. We've already expressed our love for homemade cookie butter, but now we've taken that and kicked things up a notch, adding in some oreo fun.  The only problem is deciding what ...

Pan Seared Brussels Sprout Salad

Pan Seared Brussels Sprout Salad

I know a lot of people aren't fans of Brussels Sprouts but my family loves them.  We like them roasted and baked but we also like them pan seared.  One of my favorite recipes is this Pan Seared Brussels Sprout Salad.  It's not a traditional combination but the flavors are delicious together.  I recently received ...

Halloween Cocktail: Blood & Brains Cranberry Martini

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Who doesn't like a little blood and brains in their cranberry martini?  Below, you will find our recipe for Blood & Brains Cranberry Martini. True it looks gross, but it tastes pretty darn good. Here's what you'll need to put it all together... Blood and Brains Cranberry Martini Ingredients: 2.5 ounces Deep Eddy Cranberry Vodka 2 ounces Cranberry Juice 2 ounces ...

Orange Creamsicle Bundt Cake with Orange Glaze

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I love a good dessert with a hot cup of coffee but the kids want theirs with a big glass of milk. Lucky for us this bundt cake recipe is loved by kids and the kid in you.  This Orange Creamsicle Bundt cake is moist, full of delicious orange flavor, and loved and is pretty enough for ...

7 Tips For Great Dinner Parties

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Post sponsored by Lunchbox, all opinions are 100% my own. Dinner parties don't have to be stuffy or complicated.You can create a simple and enjoyable dinner party for family or friends with a little help from Bertolli.  I grabbed a recipe off Bertolli's site-the Luscious Rosa Lasagna for a tasty Tuscan flair and it was easy to ...

DIY Apple Butter

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When I was a little girl growing up my mother loved apple butter and well ... just like a typical child I had to have what she was having of course. My first bite of that creamy, spicy treat on toast led to a lifelong love affair. While it is delicious all year long apple ...

No Bake Peanut Butter Cornflake Cookies

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The older I get, the more I appreciate simple things that save me time.  If you've been here a while, you know I like simple recipes. Tons of ingredients aren't my thing. I like straightforward, no muss no fuss in the kitchen, because most days, my time is short. No bake cookies make me a ...

Brown Butter Cupcakes with Cinnamon Sugar Frosting

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Brown butter is beyond amazing. I'm obsessed. It all began with my friend Jenni's Brown Butter Krispie Treats and it's never stopped...this time, we have brown butter cupcakes with cinnamon sugar frosting.  Downright sinful. I'm not apologizing. They are divine.  Brown Butter Cupcakes  Cupcake Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/4 cup sugar 3/4 cups brown ...

Ham, Bacon & Roasted Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Sandwiches are beautiful, sandwiches are fine, I like sandwiches- I eat them all the time! I eat them for my supper and I eat them for my lunch! If I had a hundred sandwiches I'd eat them all at once... I'll give you a {virtual} nickel if you can tell me who sings that song! It's ...