Recipes

Smoked salmon in phyllo cups

These are quite delicious little appetizers that are simple to make. They look pretty, taste wonderful, and are quick to do. The phyllo cups are in the freezer section at the supermarket already made.  These crispy little shells with the creamy salmon filling are the ideal hor d’oeuvres.  All you have to do is make…

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Avocado egg rolls

Ok, these are so darn yummy!    I had these years ago at the Cheesecake Factory and I’ve always wanted to try and make them for myself.  These days there are so many copycat recipes out there for just about anything you’re looking for.  So I looked and sure enough there were several to try. …

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Pumpkin Cake Roll with Toffee Cream Cheese Filling

This is a fun, beautiful, and delicious pumpkin cake roll. I’ve been looking through tons of recipes to find the one I wanted to try. The minute I saw the picture of this one I knew my search was over!! I loved the swirly design and couldn’t wait to make it.♥ I hope if you…

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Spicy Corn Chowder

I am SOOO excited to share this recipe with you! Whenever we have family get togethers everyone looks forward to my daughter Kelly making her “nearly” famous Corn Chowder! She found this recipe on the food network and has been making it for a few years now. We all love it. ♥  She usually makes…

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Cranberry Pomegranite Bruschetta

Wow. This is just amazing. I love it!! The perfect, pretty, delicious, Holiday appetizer! Once I found this recipe, I have made it every year since. It has a beautiful color, keeps for weeks in the fridge and everyone loves it.!!! If you are looking for a gorgeous and yummy appetizer, this is it!  This…

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French Onion Soup

For anyone who loves French Onion Soup, look no further for an absolutely delicious recipe.  I was lucky enough to find this one from watching a cooking show.  I made it soon after and have never looked back! There are only a couple of things I do differently but mostly I follow the recipe on…

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Champagne Shallot Vinaigrette

1 Shallot, minced 1 TBS dijon mustard 3 TBS Champagne vinegar 1 TBS fresh lemon juice 2 tsp lemon zest 1 TBS honey 1/4 Cup Olive oil sea salt and black pepper Whisk everything together except olive oil.  When combined, slowly drizzle in the olive oil while whisking vigorously.

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Grandma’s flaky buttermilk biscuits

Ok. So I have tried so many different recipes for the “best” biscuits.  Most of them have been “okay” but not amazing.  I wanted one that I felt was amazing.  “Okay” was not going to be good enough to beat the ones from the frozen food isle that we loved.  I wanted a recipe that…

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Roasted tomato, basil, and cheese crostini

  These crostini’s are hands down, one of my favorite go-to recipes. They never disappoint and everyone loves them. Besides the fact they look downright delicious, they really are scrumptious!! The only thing I’ve done a little different is I added one fresh pressed garlic clove. The cheese mixture can be made ahead and kept…

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Cream of Celery Soup

I decided to post this cream of celery soup for one because it delicious and for two because its pretty, isn’t it?  Now I know pretty doesn’t count with a lot of people, especially if it doesn’t taste good!  No amount of pretty is going to make something taste good. BUT, on the other hand,…

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