Crispy Girl Scout Cookie Butter Mint Fudge
Each January, we look forward to the appearance of our annual treats … Girl Scout cookies! We all have our favorites, but their biggest seller remains the thin mint. Set aside a few to make this crispy, fudgy treat. During off season, substitute thin mint “grasshopper” cookies from your grocery store.
Crispy Dilled Cucumber Sammies
How many of us were introduced to cucumber sandwiches growing up at showers and church receptions? They’re such simple little snacks with vibrant flavor and opposing textures, soft and crispy. Pair these with our chowder or salted nuts as a light snack after working in the yard on a hot day. The spread works well on crackers or as a veggie dip.
Run For The Roses Country Ham Meatballs in Maple Bourbon Gravy (and a “Wendy Discount!” too.)
Your Kentucky Derby party table won’t be complete without a few specific things… and this one checks a few boxes… country ham, meatballs and bourbon!
Porky-Licious Country Ham Tacos with Strawberry Pineapple Pico
With the arrival of fresh local strawberries all around us now, it’s time to celebrate! Celebrate all the fresh produce coming our way with our country ham tacos at your Cinco de Mayo gatherings!
Frothy Brazilian Lemonade
Traditional Brazilian Lemonade is made with limes (limes are more plentiful there). As delicious as that is, I’ve added lemon with the lime for an extra robust citrus flavor. Skip the seltzer if you like but we’re fond of the additional froth. This also makes a nice mixer for adult cocktails.
Open Faced Chicken Cordon Bleu over savory French toast
Cordon Bleu is such a crowd pleaser but can be a bit intimidating for some. Make my sheet pan recipe in short order for something to be enjoyed by most everyone (the young ones, too). Nice for supper or a holiday brunch gathering!
Tex-Mex TacoBellas over Ranch Salad
Make a quick trip through your grocer’s deli and produce departments along with their salad bar to grab what you
Surf n’ Turf Asian Stir Fry
Make a quick trip through your grocer’s deli and salad bar to grab what you need to throw together this
Toasty Focaccia Italian Antipasto Melts “au jus”
Just a quick trip to your grocer’s deli and salad bar and you’ll be ready to throw together these tasty toasty supper sandwiches! A family and crowd pleaser.
Chunky Monkey MoonPie® Ice Cream Cake
Now you know you want some of this Chunky Monkey MoonPie® Ice Cream Cake, eh? Well them make one. Fun
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Crispy Ranch Garlic Toast ~ K & W Copycat
Who doesn’t love garlic bread? Especially with my Cafeteria Baked Spaghetti! This creamy spread can be kept in the fridge for a while for making crispy garlic ranch toast anytime.
Creamy Sweetpotato & Oat Milk Breakfast Shake (and a sweet ‘tater culinary adventure!)
February is National Sweetpotato Month! Join me in celebrating, starting with a creamy healthy tasty breakfast shake.
Did you know North Carolina grows more sweetpotatoes than any other state? That’s right, two-thirds of American grown sweetpotatoes are from good ole North Carolina dirt. Our own dirt candy!