Recipe Box, Cookie Cutter Creations & a Spooky Empanada

Tacos are a favorite standby at my house, and often there’s a little meat leftover but not enough for another meal Empanadas are a perfect way to use up a little of this and a little of that, I like to make them small for easy eating You can also make them into ghostly shapes … Continue reading

Secret Recipe Club, Parmesan Stars, Pistachio Pigs, and High Heel Cheese Cookies!

Secret Recipe Club reveal day! My assignment this month is Manu’s Menus.  Manu, or Manuela, is from Italian and Sicilian heritage, married to a man from India,  and now she lives in Australia~ wow, what an exciting life!  Manu is artistic and an avid traveler, and I had so much fun exploring her recipes from … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Cheddar Cheese Cookies with a Painted Jar

Cheese Straws, Cheese Puffs, Cheese Cookies, Cheese Wafers…no matter what you call them, they are irresistible and a must for any Southern occasion!  When I saw this recipe for Cheddar Spritz Crackers on Happier Than a Pig in Mud, I knew they would be in my kitchen asap! I decided to make a batch for … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Fancy Thanksgiving Rolls Made Easy!

Next time you are asked to “Bring the rolls,” Thanksgiving perhaps, instead of the same ole same ole, have a little fun! How about some cheesy pumpkins, a sassy turkey and a spicy pilgrim hat? Or a mini cornucopia with a cheese or butter pumpkin? You can create these fun Thanksgiving savories in no time … Continue reading

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