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Dressing is cooked outside the turkey

Stuffing is cooked inside the turkey

My favorite dressing recipe has a  secret ingredient. Don't tell anyone because they might not want to try the dressing if they know it is in there. However they won't be able to pick out this ing...

November 20, 2019

 I always enjoy decorating my table for each holiday. This year for Thanksgiving I used natural elements for the centerpiece

Why give your neighbor, child's teacher, friend, college student etc.  just an apple? A D.I.Y. Caramel Chocolate apple is so much more fun and tasty!!  

 Package your gift in a cellophane bag, with a tag and ribbon to make it extra special! Make home...

Celebrating Sara's birthday with a Crazy Milkshake.

She couldn't decide if she wanted a cake or a pie for her birthday. So instead, we made this over-the-top strawberry milkshake topped with a strawberry frosted donut, white chocolate chips whipped cream and candy, ske...

Strawberry Basil Margarita is a twist on the classic Margarita. It is a sweet and tart refreshing cocktail perfect for celebrating!  Make a pitcher of these easy margaritas the night before your party! 

Strawberry Basil Margaritas

8 servings/1 pitcher

INGRE...

For dessert make these delicious, chocolatey, dense, brownies. I use 2 Ghirardelli brownie box mixes, following the directions with the exceptions of adding 2 extra egg yolks, using butter instead of oil and coffee instead of water. I also add a t. of vanilla. 

The...

Sirloin burger with Red Wine Caramelized Onions and Danish Blue  Cheese.

For this burger I use Danish Blue Cheese. It is a semi-soft, creamy cheese made from cow's milk. Compared to the powerful flavor of a Roquefort, this is considered a mild blue cheese. It's commonly...

Oh, it is strawberry season and I am so excited. I love making strawberry jam with coconut rum and lime zest and then using that delicious, decadent jam in other recipes. So today, lets start with the basics...how to make the jam. The recipe is below.

The Holland Farmer...

Tablescaping: Setting the mood. The first thing your guest sees is your table. Set the mood of your party by reflecting what your celebrating in your table. Here are a few tips to help you design a tablescape successfully!

TIP 1

I used a white table cloth for the base an...

"Sew Sweet"...I love creating themes for events! For this particular baby shower I met with the mother who described what her nursery was going to look like. She wanted pale yellow, mint green and orange and her theme was going to be "Monkeys" (both she and her husband...

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