Holiday

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge is inspired by Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. This fudge recipe has been in our family for generations and is the best homemade fudge I’ve ever tasted.    It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time for the […]

Pecan Snowballs

Pecan Snowballs

This month on the Monday Movie Challenge, we are taking on inspiration from Christmas movies. My movie is The Santa Clause movie. There are so many references to milk and cookies, I couldn’t resist making a delicious, traditional holiday favorite, Pecan Snowballs. I also took […]

Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes

Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes

These Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes recipe has been a family favorite since my kids were quite young. When my oldest was six years old, the school he attended held a potluck Thanksgiving and all the families brought a kid friendly dish to share. One of the […]

Cinnamon Star Bread #Bakealong Challenge

Cinnamon Star Bread #Bakealong Challenge

This months King Arthur Flour #Bakealong Challenge is Cinnamon Star Bread. I must admit when I first saw this bread I thought it was going to be difficult. Then I read the step by step directions provided by King Arthur Flour and gained the confidence […]

Irresistible Spiced Walnuts

Irresistible Spiced Walnuts

My family has made these Irresistible Spiced Walnuts as long as I can remember, probably since before I was born. My family used to own and operate a walnut orchard. We always had lot of wonderful walnuts around. This recipe is so popular that it has been […]

Holiday Rice Pilaf

Holiday Rice Pilaf

Every year when the holiday’s roll around we make this Holiday Rice Pilaf for almost every meal. We traditionally serve this dish with Thanksgiving Dinner and Christmas Dinner but our family enjoys it so much and it is so easy to prepare, it will often […]

Thanksgiving Ambrosia Salad

Thanksgiving Ambrosia Salad

This month’s Food ‘n Flix Club Challenge movie was Planes, Trains and Automobiles. I have never seen this movie, even though I am an 80’s kid and watched many John Hughes films. This one did have a unique style, and maybe that is why I […]

Chocolate Candy Cake

Chocolate Candy Cake

My son’s birthday is Halloween. He has always loved his birthday and we try to have a lot of fun with it. This year he requested a “candy” cake inspired by all the candy given out on Halloween. At first, we were going to try […]