Maple Pecan Fudge

Maple Pecan Fudge

Maple Fudge Recipe - perfect for Every Butter Pecan Lover! Are you a fudge lover? This delicious 5-ingredient Maple Pecan Fudge recipe will be right up your alley! Loaded with rich maple flavor and tender, brown sugar pecans, this maple fudge recipe is perfect for holiday candy making! What's your favorite holiday candy? Hands down, without question, mine is fudge! I absolutely love all of the flavor combinations, along with the crunchy textures like pecans, walnuts and almonds in every little bite. This rich, decadent maple fudge recipe is definitely the perfect match for the brown sugar pecans that are mixed into the fudge and garnished on top of every little square. This Maple Pecan Fudge was actually inspired by my maple frosting that goes with my Banana Sheet Cake recipe. Continue Reading...

Oven Baked Snow Crab Legs

Oven Baked Snow Crab Legs

How to Easily Make Snow Crab Legs in the Oven Want to know how to make Snow Crab Legs in the oven? With just 5 ingredients from ALDI, this simple Oven Baked Snow Crab Legs recipe comes together quickly and easily. Perfect for your holiday parties and dinners! This post was created in partnership ALDI. All opinions, photos and recipe are 100% my own. Does your family love seafood during the holidays? My family not only loves it, but it has become a special tradition each year to enjoy a big platter of crab legs. (My Crab Cakes are always on the menu for New Years Eve!)  One of the many reasons I love crab is the fact that it can be as fancy or as informal as you want it to be.  Perfect for a formal holiday party or dinner, crab is always a showstopper. However, for my family, it's Continue Reading...

Apple Cider Turkey Brine

Apple Cider Turkey Brine

 This Apple Cider Turkey Brine will create the most juicy and flavorful turkey EVER! Want to know how to brine a turkey? This Apple Cider Turkey Brine recipe is the key to roasting the most amazing Thanksgiving bird! Made with apple cider, brown sugar, spices and herbs, this turkey brine recipe will be your new go-to for every holiday meal! About ten years ago we stopped traveling for the holidays.  After getting stranded on more than one occasion, bad weather, and numerous airline delays and cancellations we made the conscious decision to stay at home in Virginia for Thanksgiving and Christmas. I now tend to make quite a few holiday meals for my own family, and often host other friends and neighbors for our holiday meals. Over the past decade, I'm sure I've roasted a dozen Continue Reading...

Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast - Simple, Flavorful & Delicious! If you love turkey, but don't want to roast an entire bird, this Slow Cooker Turkey Breast recipe is for you! Roasted with butternut squash, apples and cranberries, this easy recipe has all the flavors of Thanksgiving dinner without all the work! There is something wonderfully special about a turkey dinner. The comforting flavors and aromas are reminiscent of Thanksgiving dinners and family gathered around the table. Are there times you crave these fantastic flavors, but don't want all the work of making every single Thanksgiving dish? Perhaps you have just a few people gathering at your house for a holiday meal, and don't need all of the food that comes along with a holiday feast. This Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast is Continue Reading...

Dutch Apple Pie Bars

Dutch Apple Pie Bars

Even easier than pie, these Dutch Apple Pie Bars are amazing! If you really love apple pie, especially with a fantastic cinnamon sugar crumble on top, then these Dutch Apple Pie Bars are for you! Made with some shortcuts, these apple pie bars are an easy option for a delicious apple dessert, a holiday dinner or even a pot-luck! What's your favorite pie? I have a particular love for my Mom's Famous Coconut Cream Pie, and I always go for a big slice of Pumpkin Meringue Pie on Thanksgiving. If you ask my husband, he'll tell you that apple pie is his absolute favorite. I love apple pie as well, but I particularly love Dutch Apple Pie, as that cinnamon sugar crumble is the perfect topping for the delicious apples below. With adding some chopped pecans, these Dutch Apple Pie Bars are the Continue Reading...

Pumpkin Pie Bars with Pecan Crumble

Pumpkin Pie Bars with Pecan Crumble

Pumpkin Pie Bars - for more than just Thanksgiving! Even easier than pie, these Pumpkin Pie Bars with Pecan Crumble are the perfect fall dessert! Made with a simple oatmeal brown sugar crust, and topped with an amazing pecan crumble, this pumpkin dessert will be even more popular than the classic pie! I'm always on the lookout for awesome fall desserts. I love those fresh-baked flavors of fall, and the wonderful aroma of cinnamon and spices that come with these amazing treats.  Pumpkin desserts are my definitely my love language and are perfect for serving from September all the way through Christmas!  With this in mind, I knew Pumpkin Pie Bars were next on my fall baking list! These yummy Pumpkin Pie Bars were inspired by a few things. I knew I wanted to mimic the flavors of the Continue Reading...

Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf

Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf

This Pumpkin Bread recipe is even BETTER than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf! If you're looking for an amazing pumpkin bread recipe, look no further! This Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf tastes amazing, is easy to make and the perfect treat to enjoy with your Pumpkin Spice Latte! About 15 years ago - it was just after I got married, I discovered Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf. It was love at first site - or perhaps - love at first bite! I couldn't decide what I loved more; the cinnamon and spice flavors, or the incredible rich, pound-cake like consistency. From this point on, I needed to make a decision. I was either going to go broke buying mass quantities of this incredible pumpkin treat, or I needed to find/create a recipe that replicated this treat perfectly. After quite a bit of trial and Continue Reading...