Seasonal

Candy Cane Bread Sticks

Candy Cane Bread Sticks

This month’s Food ‘n Flix Challenge is the movie Clueless. It was fun to re-watch this movie while looking for food clues to inspire my recipe. There was only one Christmas scene in the movie and it was a party where the outside of the […]

Holiday Spinach Pecan Salad

Holiday Spinach Pecan Salad

This month’s Food ‘n Flix Challenge is the movie Clueless. The main character in the movie, Char, is constantly trying to help her father eat healthy. She often will make him or bring him a salad and makes sure that he eats it for dinner. […]

Gingerbread Cookies – Our Family Tradition!

Gingerbread Cookies – Our Family Tradition!

We have been making a Gingerbread House as a annual tradition in our house for about 16 years. We’ve used the same Gingerbread Cookies recipe, and it’s delicious and stays tender and soft for quite a few weeks. This tradition started out simple, as my […]

Homemade Bold Chex Mix

Homemade Bold Chex Mix

My son loves the Bold Chex Mix available in the stores. He is a fan of onion, garlic and a little heat. This is one of the first snacks he will request. He recently asked if we could get some of this for his lunch, […]

Applesauce Spice Cake

Applesauce Spice Cake

This month’s Fandom Foodies Challenge theme is Jane Austen. I watched Jane Austen’s Persuasion and was inspired to make Applesauce Spice Cake. During the movie, there is a tea held with the women of our story and the hostess served a tea cake that was […]

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 […]

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

My husband has been making this Sweet Potato Gnocchi for years and has it done to a science. While this take a little time, the result is absolutely delicious and the batch is large enough for at least two dinners. It is also a great […]

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 […]