Brownie Cheesecake

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At the holidays, I like to offer guests a variety of options. This applies to the main meal and all the trimmings, as well as my selection of appetizers, and it’s certainly true for dessert, too. This Brownie Cheesecake can be topped in a variety of ways making it so versatile that my guests just gobble it up. Brownie Cheesecake with a toppings bar – a family favorite.

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Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

Making your own sweet and sour sauce is easy and economical and starts with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Don't be lured in by a jarred sauce - you've got this! All you need is some sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, and a dash of soy sauce.

Making your own sweet and sour sauce is easy and economical and starts with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Don’t be lured in by a jarred sauce – you’ve got this! All you need is some sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, and a dash of soy sauce.

Spinach Puffs

Spinach Puffs make an easy and elegant appetizer for Holiday entertaining. These can be prepared a day or two in advance and then baked off just before the party. Ready in just 12 minutes, these Spinach Puffs make entertaining easy!

Spinach Puffs make an easy and elegant appetizer for Holiday entertaining. These can be prepared a day or two in advance and then baked off just before the party. Ready in just 12 minutes, these Spinach Puffs make entertaining easy!

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Gnocchi in Pomodoro Sauce

A simple fresh pomodoro tomato sauce over pillowy, soft gnocchi. Gnocchi in Pomodoro Sauce; it's what's for dinner. Yum.

There’s nothing like a simple and delicious tomato sauce over pillowy, soft gnocchi. Top with fresh Parmesan cheese and this dish is out of this world delicious. Gnocchi in Pomodoro Sauce; it’s what’s for dinner. Yum

Cheesy Refried Beans

Cheesy Refried Beans is a delicious side dish that doubles as an appetizer or even a main meal. It's a must-have in your weeknight or game day lineup.

Cheesy Refried Beans are a favorite side dish or even a party type snack food in our house. Football season just wouldn’t be football season without a batch of this beans warming in our crock pot. Seriously yummy.

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Jamaican Beef Patty

One of the best beef patties we've tried in our travels has been the Jamaican Beef Patty: spicy, savory and delicious. It makes a great meal, appetizer or snack.

Meat patties are most often credited to Jamaica. In actuality, Beef Patties are made throughout most of the English-speaking Caribbean. Each Island Nation’s recipe varies in whatever mixture of local spices is most popular in that part of the Caribbean. One of the best beef patties we’ve tried in our Caribbean …

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DIY Caramel Apple Bar

This DIY Caramel Apple Bar is the perfect way to enjoy dipped apples and are much easier to handle for kids and adults alike. For me, I enjoy the endless flavor combinations we can create

There’s only one season we love more than Spring around my house, and that’s Fall. Summer has been so hot that we have actually been looking forward to the end of Summer, hoping for a break from the heat and looking forward to the chance for some cooler temperatures. The summer …

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Individual Strawberry Shortcake Trifles

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle has layers of homemade strawberry sauce, luscious whipped cream and fluffy angel food cake. This combination of ingredients comes together to create the perfect bite

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle is the perfect warm-weather dessert! I anxiously await the beginning of strawberry season each year – we just love strawberries. This year, the strawberry season came early! We had a bit of warmer weather in January and I was able to score my first set of delectable berries from the local strawberry farm. My daughter and I made a special trip out to pick up some fresh berries. Strawberry Shortcake Trifle is lite and fresh and makes the perfect summer dessert.  

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