Buttery Delicious Pie Crust!
Jan16

Buttery Delicious Pie Crust!

Pie Crust 2 ½ C. flour ¼t. salt sugar (1 ½ sticks) very cold butter shortening ¼C. + 2T very cold water Cut butter into cubes and place in a bowl in the freezer for a few minutes to ensure it’s very cold. Add the flour, salt, sugar, shortening and butter into a food processor and pulse until it’s the consistency of course sand. Add ¼ cup of water pulse, add 2 tablespoons and mix until it’s dough-like. Remove the dough and divide in...

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Mini Bacon-Cheeseburger Appetizers
Dec01

Mini Bacon-Cheeseburger Appetizers

Mini Bacon Cheeseburger Appetizers Ground meat Bacon Cheese Leaf lettuce Grape tomatoes Toothpicks Cook bacon and cut into 2” pieces Cut cheese into 1” squares Using a small amount of meat, roll into 1” meatballs. Press hands together to make them flat; they should be a little bigger than a quarter. Cook in a skillet on medium heat for about 2-3 minutes. Flip them over, cook another minute, place the cheese pieces on top and cover...

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Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella, Pepperoni Appetizer
Nov27

Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella, Pepperoni Appetizer

Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella, Pepperoni Appetizer Grape tomatoes Mozzarella balls; I buy the marinated ones Fresh basil Pepperoni Toothpicks Slide a tomato on the toothpick Fold a basil leaf in half (or quarters if the leaf is huge) Fold the pepperoni in quarters Slide a mozzarella ball on the end. BOOM!! DONE!!    ...

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Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Nov24

Thanksgiving Centerpiece

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Halloween Cake Pops!
Oct26

Halloween Cake Pops!

Halloween Cake Pops 1 Cake (already baked and cooled) ½ -1C. Frosting 1-2 packages of CandiQuick chocolate Sucker/cake pop sticks Baking sheet(s) Parchment paper _____________________________ Crock pot filled halfway with water Medium bowl TOPPINGS Halloween/Fall sprinkles Chocolate toffee Crushed peanuts _____________________________ Cake pop bags Ribbon Bake the cake and let it cook completely Crumble cake in a large bowl. Add ½ cup...

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Halloween Chocolate Dipped Pretzels
Oct16

Halloween Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

Chocolate Dipped Halloween Pretzels Pretzel rods CandiQuick chocolate and/or vanilla dipping coating Tall glass(es) Parchment paper Paper plates Pretzel bags Ribbon Halloween spider/bat plastic rings Toppings Halloween Sprinkles Finely chopped peanuts Toffee/chocolate TIP: Stay away from the heavier cupcake candy decorations, they are too heavy and won’t stick to the pretzel. Melt the chocolate in the tall glass in the microwave...

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Flower Box Cake
Oct05
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Sammies!
Aug20

Chocolate Chip Cookie Sammies!

Cake Batter Ice Cream 1C. Whole milk 2C. Heavy whipping cream 3/4C. Sugar 1t. Vanilla ~1C. Cake batter Whisk together the milk and sugar Add in vanilla Whisk in heavy cream Chill in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight Once chilled, pour mixture into ice cream maker and churn for at least 7-8 minutes before adding in the extras. Churn for about 10 minutes all together, then pour into a container with a lid and let freeze...

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Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Idea!
Oct18
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Halloween S’Mores Party Favors!
Sep27

Halloween S’Mores Party Favors!

Halloween S’mores Bar This SUPER fab idea is good for ANY party.   Materials Sterno; get enough for two people for each sterno (I found these these at Walmart and Michaels) Clay pots- small-medium size Any other decorations that match the occasion ___________________________________ Skewers Graham crackers Marshmallows Candy bars (I use several different kinds; Reeses, Hershey Bars, Nestle Crunch etc…) Decorative plates and/or...

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Halloween Cup O’ Dirt
Sep19

Halloween Cup O’ Dirt

  Halloween Cup ‘O Dirt Graveyard 1 pkg. family size Oreos 1 3.9oz box of chocolate pudding 2C. cold milk 8oz. cool whip 1 pkg. Milano cookies Pumpkin candy corn Writable frosting Crush ½ of the Oreo’s in a sealable bag (using a rolling pin makes it pretty easy) Mix pudding and milk; stir until smooth. Let sit for 5 minutes Add the crushed Oreo’s & the cool whip. Mix thoroughly. Crush the rest of the cookies. Spoon pudding...

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Bacon Wrapped Tater Deliciousness!!
Sep12

Bacon Wrapped Tater Deliciousness!!

Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots 2C. frozen tater tots 1oz. sharp cheddar cheese sliced cut into ¼ “squares 6 slices of bacon – cut into thirds ¼ C. brown sugar Preheat oven to 400° Place cheese in the middle of each bacon slice. Wrap tater tots in the slice of bacon. Roll in the brown sugar. Place seam side down on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake 20-25 minutes; turning after 10 minutes. SSSOOOOOOOO...

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Halloween Piñata!
Sep12

Halloween Piñata!

How to Make a Halloween Piñata Materials Newspaper Flour Water Large punching balloon Large bowl Medium bowl _______________________ Orange tissue paper Black tissue paper Glue Disposal small paint brush   Tear newspaper into 1-1 ½ “strips Blow up the punching balloon and set on the large bowl using it as a stand/holder Pour 2C. flour in the medium bowl, stir in 3C. water. Mix until smooth. (You can make more or less just make...

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Dunder Mifflin; The Office Theme Party
Jul12
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Lord of the Rings Birthday Theme Party
Apr05

Lord of the Rings Birthday Theme Party

Lord of the Rings Birthday Theme Party I don’t really know much about LOTR, but when my sweet, loving, bashful grandson asked for a LOTR birthday theme party I had to pony up! SOOO, I did what most people do when they are clueless about any particular subject, yep, I googled it! I just needed to see what it looked like, so I typed in Lord of the Rings on Google Images. Perfect! I didn’t have to watch the movies OR read the books after...

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Setting Up a Beautiful & Delicious Salad Bar
Feb11

Setting Up a Beautiful & Delicious Salad Bar

Tips for a Successful Salad Bar Food staples for a delicious and colorful salad bar Salad greens Baby spinach Green peas-thawed Red pepper-thin slices Green pepper-thin slices Broccoli- it’s easiest to buy it pre-cut in bite size pieces Sliced Carrots-buy the pre-sliced ones, they are so much easier! Celery-chopped Cherry or grape tomatoes Radishes-thinly sliced Hard-boiled eggs-cut into quarters Artichokes-canned & quartered...

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