Hot Artichoke Dip

Hot Artichoke Dip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MustHaveMayo & #CollectiveBias Do you have family & friends coming by over the holidays?  Then you'll need a fun, easy and delicious dip that everyone will love.  This Hot Artichoke Dip is not only super-easy to make, its wonderfully delicious! #MustHaveMayo #CollectiveBias This past weekend I hosted a little Christmas party for some of our friends and neighbors.  As our friends arrived, we had lots of food and drink available to get the party started, and this Hot Artichoke Dip was center-stage!  Everyone loved having a hot dip to enjoy with their drinks, and it went very quickly! I served this delicious Hot Artichoke Dip with baguette slices, but its also great Continue Reading...

Red Velvet Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

Red Velvet Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

With a pretty sparkle and topped with a candy cane kiss, these fabulous holiday cookies will be the star of your holiday events.  Perfect for holiday parties, cookie swaps, and even gifts for friends and neighbors.  These are definitely a cookie that Santa will love! #fbcookieswapThis year I was very excited to participate in the 4th Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap.  Hundreds of food bloggers bake up a fun, exciting holiday cookie recipe, and exchange it with three other participating food bloggers.  I shipped out these Red Velvet Candy Cane Kiss Cookies and in return received three dozen other delicious cookies.  It was so much fun making these cookies, as they're perfect for a cookie exchange just like this! These Red Velvet cookies are really easy to make!  They start with Continue Reading...

Citrus Glazed Cranberry Orange Muffins

Citrus Glazed Cranberry Orange Muffins

Light, sweet and studded with fresh cranberries and orange zest, these muffins are the perfect morning treat. A wonderful breakfast or great snack to pair with your morning coffee! #BRMHolidays These Citrus Glazed Cranberry Muffins are the perfect morning treat during the holidays.  Loaded with fresh cranberries, orange zest and crunchy pecans, these muffins are wonderful for breakfast on Christmas Morning, or anytime you want a delicious morning treat.  Made with Bob's Red Mill Organic Whole Wheat Flour, these muffins are not only tasty, but made with wholesome, nutritious ingredients. I've you've never tried Bob's Red Mill products, you need to.  I love Bob's Red Mill Steel Cut Oatmeal, but up until recently have never tried their flours.  I was REALLY Continue Reading...

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pie

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pie

Looking for a delicious dessert for your next party? This Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pie has a delicious chocolate & strawberry cream filling, topped with more strawberries and drizzled with chocolate!  Its one decadent dessert that will satisfy any sweet-tooth! On occasion, when we're going to a friends house for a get-together, or having some friends over, I like to offer a delicious dessert.  Pie is always a hit - ALWAYS!  Especially when it includes chocolate and strawberries!  This Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pie is the perfect dessert for when you want something that looks and tastes amazing! The crust of this pie is actually a store-bought OREO crust.  You could certainly make your own, however, when crunched for time, these pre-made crusts are a perfect Continue Reading...

Easy Peppermint Mocha

Easy Peppermint Mocha

With just a few ingredients, you can easily make your favorite peppermint coffee drink right at home! Perfect for the holidays, nights by the fire watching Christmas movies and pairing with your favorite holiday cookies and candies!  The perfect combination of Easy and Delicious! Much like the rest of the country, I did a little Christmas shopping this past weekend.  Harrison and I went out for a little while to take advantage of the sales for some things we needed.  I will admit that while I got some deals on some clothes and shoes, I'm not a big fan of Black Friday.  I wasn't willing to fight the crowds or staying up all night long hunting for the best bargains - no that's really not my cup of tea.  I actually prefer sleeping in, doing most of my holiday shopping on-line, and Continue Reading...

Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Parmesan Mashed Potatoes - the Ultimate Mashed Potato Recipe! Perfectly creamy, these Parmesan Mashed Potatoes are nothing short of spectacular. Russet potatoes are lightly seasoned and combined with sour cream, cream cheese and Parmesan cheese making them the ultimate mashed potato recipe for any meal! Any good meal, needs at least one stand-out side dish.  It doesn't need to be fancy, or have lots of ingredients, it simply needs to taste good and compliment what it's served with.  That is definitely the case with these Parmesan Mashed Potatoes.  Not only do they taste wonderful, they are perfectly complimentary to whatever your serving with them - beef, seafood, turkey, chicken or pork. Here's a quick-reference grocery list of the ingredients you'll need to make these Parmesan Continue Reading...

3 Easy Steps to a Moist and Delicious Turkey

3 Easy Steps to a Moist and Delicious Turkey

  Here's how to cook a moist turkey for Thanksgiving! Are you hosting Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving or Christmas this year?  Set your holiday table with a gorgeous, moist turkey in just three easy steps. I'll show you how to make a brine for your turkey, which is the secret to getting a juicy and flavorful bird every time!   After hosting several Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, I've come to the conclusion that without a really delicious turkey, your holiday dinner can be a bit of a let-down.  Turkey can be moist, juicy and flavorful when you do the right things ahead of time.  Brining your turkey is probably one the easiest ways to add some great flavor and moisture to your bird.  Once you brine a turkey, you'll never go back!  I'm going to show you three easy steps Continue Reading...