Chocolate and Butterscotch Fudge

This Chocolate and Butterscotch Fudge has double layers & is smooth, creamy and delicious. It sets up beautifully every time.

Holidays around my house mean lots and lots of Holiday Baking. In fact, I romanticize a lot about the holidays gone by when everyone lived near one another and the gatherings were large, loud and chaotic. These days the gatherings are much smaller yet I still seem to cook the same …

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Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Bring the deliciousness of the wing shop home to your oven with Crispy Baked Chicken Wings that have a crisp exterior that mimics being fried.

I came across this recipe for Crispy Baked Chicken Wings in one of my older issues of Cooks Country Magazine (I keep every issue and re-read them from time to time). We make a lot of chicken in the oven and no matter how hard I’ve tried I just couldn’t get them …

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Apple Mojito

Apple Mojitos 550

Good News! Mojitos don’t have to end just because summer is over! This version is made with vodka but you can use rum if you’d like. Apple juice and especially apple cider are fall favorites in my house so this was a good fit for us. Mojitos have become one of …

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Medianoche Cuban Sandwiches

This variation of the classic Cuban sandwich is called Medianoche, and is traditionally served on sweet bread rather than the typical Cuban bread.

Authentic Cuban bread is difficult to find in our area, so we’ve prepared these Cuban Sliders which are traditionally served with sweet bread. Medianoche Cuban sandwiches are aptly named since Medianoche, or midnight is typically when these small sandwiches are usually eaten after a night of dancing. These sandwiches were an absolute …

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Plantain Chips with Mojo Vinaigrette

Homemade Green Plantain Chips with Mojo Vinaigrette are so easy to make and are reminiscent of the style chips served in the Cuban cafes

Homemade Green Plantain Chips with Mojo Vinaigrette is so easy to make and are reminiscent of the style chips served in the Cuban cafes I’ve eaten at in Florida. They were the perfect accompaniment for our Cuban Theme Party (post coming Sept 21). Because of the starchiness of the plantains, …

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Chicken Pasta Salad

By incorporating the meat and other ingredients into one Chicken Noodle Salad, we've created a simple all-in-one meal. | |

Chicken Pasta salad is an incredibly versatile summer dish. Creamy and delicious, it’s portable for picnics and potlucks and easy to prepare. We actually prepare pasta salads all year long. You can start this dish with baked, broiled, grilled, or smoked chicken. If you want to use up a leftover …

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