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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Asian Pork Belly Buns

The flavors of this Asian Pork Belly Bun are amazing. The pork belly is soft, unctuous and delicious dipped in the sweet hoisin sauce. It's an impressive appetizer.

Asian Pork Belly Buns (Bao) are a favorite appetizer of ours when we dine out. They are pretty expensive for just two tiny sandwiches ($6) at our favorite pho (noodle soup) place, CO – Pan Asian Grill. They are incredibly tasty and addictive – remember the old slogan “Bet you can’t …

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Watermelon Margaritas

two glasses of watermelon margaritas served with a salted rim and a watermelon slice.
Watermelon Margaritas have a bright and refreshing flavor & tastes like summer in a glass. Serve these at your next pool, taco or cinco de mayo party.

The flavor of Watermelon Margaritas is bright and refreshing and tastes like summer in a glass. Serve these for your next summer barbecue or Cinco de Mayo party! 

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Mexican Macaroni Salad

Mexican Macaroni Salad made with Barilla Pasta takes just under 20 minutes to prepare and is perfect for picnics, potlucks and other social gatherings.
It’s important to me to be able to have some quick meals to put together to get me out of the kitchen and back into quality time with my family. This Mexican Macaroni Salad does just that. Ready in the time it takes to cook the pasta, this salad is great for family gathering

Mexican Macaroni Salad takes just under 20 minutes to prepare and is perfect for picnics, potlucks and other social gatherings.

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Baked Goat Cheese Dip

Baked Goat Cheese Dip is quick and simple to make and is perfect for entertaining or as the appetizer for a date night meal.

Baked Goat Cheese Dip is quick and simple to make and is perfect for entertaining guests or as the prelude to your date night dinner. My husband and I always order something similar to this when we travel to Savannah, GA. One of our favorite tapas restaurants serves a baked cheese …

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Escargots à la Bourguignonne for a Crowd

Escargots à la Bourguignonne are tender & delicious. Serve with a crusty baguette for sopping up the butter sauce & you have the perfect quick & easy app.

Escargots à la Bourguignonne is somewhat of an acquired taste and are popular among those with an adventurous palate. This classic French dish is thought to be difficult to prepare, perfect and serve but that’s surely not the case. Generally served in single-serving plates, our version is cooked in a …

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Port Cheese Spread

Port Cheese is typically served as a spread or in a ball, this cheese also makes a wonderful hostess gift.

This port wine cheese recipe is typically served as a spread or in a ball. This flavorful cheese also makes a wonderful gift for the wine-lover or foodie on your list. #Port Cheese Recipe #Port Wine Cheese Spread #Homemade Hostess gifts #Mason Jar Gifts #Kitchen Dreaming