Party Panache, last minute Thanksgiving Appetizers & Host Gifts

Whether you are hosting a holiday gathering or thinking about what you might bring to your host/hostess, here are a few last minute easy ideas for the upcoming holidays   Snow Pea Tree   We like to eat around 5-6 for Thanksgiving, so throughout the day I think it’s fun to have a few nibbles … Continue reading

Party Panache, National Bundt Cake Day

Tomorrow is National Bundt {Cake} Day, and with these easy recipes you can still whip one up in time to celebrate!   Hot Buttered Rum Roll Cake     I love love to make Bundt cakes, you know why? Shhhh… they are sooo easy!         Today I want to share some of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Brussels, Bacon, Pretzel Panzella Salad

  Looking for something different for dinner or a unique side dish for Thanksgiving or the holidays?         This dish is packed with so many contrasting flavors and textures your tastebuds will sing!         A traditional panzella salad is made with crusty bread, and it soaks up the dressing … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pumpkin Butternut Squash Holiday Queso Dip

  You won’t believe how easy this showstopper dip is!         Plus, it’s full of festive holiday flavors to delight everyone’s tastebuds, even non veggie eaters! If you don’t tell them, they’ll never guess there are healthy roasted vegetables under all that cheese!         Butternut squash, pumpkin, onion, cheese … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Holiday Cranberry Flatbread made with leftovers!

I spent a relaxing weekend at the beach house, {and yes my toothache was totally caused by stress} and had a lot of fun playing in the kitchen, doing fall projects, swimming, reading, and being totally free of schedules…         One of the meals I enjoyed was a flatbread created with Thanksgiving … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Kitchen Tips for Holiday Ease!

When my calendar says November, my thoughts immediately go to holiday menus and planning Today I want to share some tips that might make your holidays easier or better! If you are cooking more things than you have room for in your oven, here is a handy way to get everything done and hot at … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

Okay, wasn’t it summer just yesterday?   I can’t believe it’s time to talk turkey and holidays!   Here’s what I’m thinking about making in November The flavor of the month is Thanksgiving,  Fall flavors perfect for this time of year, with plenty of recipes for all kinds of gatherings You can see the links … Continue reading

Holidays, Halloween Candy Recipes!

Happy Halloween!  🎃       Will you be trick or treating, trick or trunking or having some form of spooky fun?         CC went to a painting party where they had a witch leg birthday cake       and she painted her own witch leg masterpiece         … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Kale Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This salad is full of Fall flavors, and if you want to make it into a main dish salad, you can add cheese, chicken and/or bacon         Not only is this easy to make, especially if you use a washed and ready salad mix, it is a bowl of beautiful colors, textures, … Continue reading

Party Panache, Octoberfest Sausage Sauerkraut Balls

  Time for a little Octoberfest fun!         HH’s parents were full German, and my MIL made the best sauerbraten…they also used to take us to a local restaurant that served sauerkraut balls as a complimentary appetizer.  When I saw a sauerkraut ball recipe on Momoe’s Kitchen, it brought back so many … Continue reading

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