Party Panache, Ham & Swiss Swirls and Appetizer Tips

I discovered a great trick to use when you’re having a bunch of appetizers Our Christmas Eve party was all appetizers that needed last minute baking, hmmm… I only have one oven,  and guests were coming at 11 am… So I made a plan….  [you can see the entire menu here] And a schedule…. 3 … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Almond Peach Dumplings

I made this twice in one week…that’s how good and easy it is During baking, the butter and sugar cause the dough and the fruit to transform into a heavenly dumpling All you need is a roll of crescent roll dough, 2-3 peaches, almond extract, sugar and butter Toss your peaches in boiling water for … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Mushroom Pockets

The inspiration for these Mushroom Pockets came from a recipe I remembered from long ago that used mushrooms and crescent rolls that literally melted in your mouth I brought out a few of my favorite ingredients to spark things up a little, bacon and Vidalia onion Cook the bacon in a skillet because you are … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Raspberry White Chocolate Angel Wings

For my Goodie Swap treat last weekend I painted Angel glasses and wanted to put something in them that would be appropriate to angels…I thought about this for A WHILE, hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm…..finally I had an inspiration, PALMIERS, they look like angel wings!  So, how to make them sweet was the next step…..raspberry and white chocolate emerged … Continue reading

Gifts from the kitchen, chocolate cashew bars

The other day I wanted to make some goodies for NG [Nicest Guy, my son-in-law] and our weekend guests.  This is my sinfully delicious version of the popular 7 layer bar.  These cookie bars would make a great gift, easy to package or wrap and keep well at room temperature. It literally takes only minutes … Continue reading