Monday, August 8, 2011

Chocolate-Dipped Salted Pistachio Crackers Recipe for Christmas

Roasted ground pistachio nuts make a delicious nutty/sweet cracker for your holiday festivities. The green pistachio crackers provide a salty and sweet dessert, especially when dipped in melted chocolate. All it takes is to grind up your pistachios, a short bake, cool, cut, and dip to make these colorful green dessert snack crackers. Leave off the chocolate dip if you need a savory appetizer instead for your party.

Chocolate-Dipped Salted Pistachio Crackers Recipe for Christmas

Monday, August 1, 2011

Chocolate Stout Layer Cake Recipe for Valentine's Day

For those of you with sweethearts that like their beer, this chocolate layer cake uses stout to flavor and enhance the cake. This is a less sweet dessert for those who don't like super sweet desserts. The recipe calls for unsweetened chocolate, chocolate stout, regular stout, or porter, espresso powder, and strong brewed coffee. This is a dessert that will make your Valentine smile.

Chocolate Stout Layer Cake Recipe for Valentine's Day

Monday, July 25, 2011

Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Filling Recipe for Halloween

This pumpkin bread recipe uses traditional spices of cinnamon, clove, and pumpkin pie spice, and canned pumpkin, but adds a twist with orange zest and softened cream cheese to make this a very a moist, tasty pumpkin bread. The softened cream cheese sits in a layer in the middle of the bread. Bake this pumpkin bread for your next Halloween party and watch it disappear quickly.

Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Filling Recipe for Halloween

Monday, July 18, 2011

BLT Pasta Salad Recipe for Memorial Day

How about a BLT in salad form? This is an easy and flavorful recipe for picnics and holidays. Cooked pasta and pieces of lettuce are combined with crispy bacon and sliced tomatoes, with a tasty mayonnaise and sour cream dressing. The best part is the cooking of the tomatoes in bacon drippings then adding them to the salad, yum!

BLT Pasta Salad Recipe for Memorial Day

Monday, July 11, 2011

Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken II Recipe for Mother's Day

This is an easy slow crockpot recipe that just about anyone can make, simply add dry herbs to the chicken skin, brown the chicken in butter, add to crockpot, mix up the liquid sauce and pour over chicken. Cook it 3 hours and use thin gravery or thicken gravy, then serve over pasta or rice.

Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken II Recipe for Mother's Day

Monday, July 4, 2011

Nacho Dog Recipe for 4th Of July

Want to kick it up a big for your 4th Of July party? This nacho dog has some spiciness that will liven up your usual party hot dogs. The recipe uses your favorite dog and bun with a guacamole with avocado, jalapeno, and diced red onion, and a grilled tomato-chipotle salsa with grilled tomatoes and adobo puree as a spicy topping for your flavorful hot dog.

Nacho Dog Recipe for 4th Of July

Monday, June 27, 2011

Chocolate Mint Dessert Brownie Recipe for St. Patrick's Day

What could be better than a chocolate mint brownie for your St. Patrick's Day celebration? The recipe calls for a traditional chocolatey brownie with the addition of chocolate syrup and a melted semisweet chocolate chip glaze. In between this decadent chocolate lies a layer of creme de menthe liqueur mixed with confectioners' sugar for your dessert's touch of Irish green.

Chocolate Mint Dessert Brownie Recipe for St. Patrick's Day

Monday, June 20, 2011

Mini Sweet Potato Pie Recipe for Kwanzaa

These mini sweet potato pies are a new twist on the traditional sweet potato pie, and a great addition to your Kwanzaa celebration. The recipe calls for a maple syrup filling in the sweet potato pies, graham cracker crumb tart shells, and a topping of fluffy meringue.

Mini Sweet Potato Pie Recipe for Kwanzaa

Monday, June 13, 2011

Baked Potato Casserole Recipe for Christmas

Do you love the goodies piled on a baked potato? How about the same tasty fillings in a potato casserole? This make ahead potato casserole is perfect for holiday times or a Christmas buffet. The casserole uses baked, mashed potatoes, mixed with sour cream, cheddar cheese, and crumbled bacon. Top with more cheese and sliced green onions and serve.

Baked Potato Casserole Recipe for Christmas

Monday, June 6, 2011

Bat Fries Recipe for Halloween

This fun Halloween side dish is potatoey goodness, served with blood-like ketchup, or smothered in melted cheese, bacon, scallions, and sour cream. These bat shaped fries are easy to make, and who doesn't like fries? If you don't have a bat shaped cookie cutter, use the free downloadable template to make your own bat shaped fries.

Bat Fries Recipe for Halloween

Monday, May 30, 2011

Easy Cheesy Corn Bake Recipe for Thanksgiving

This easy to make corn side dish is a yummy one everyone will love. The corn dish uses creamed and Mexican style corn, cheese, eggs, and a buttery bread crumb topping. Make the dish ahead of time by mixing ingredients then wait to top with bread crumbs right before baking.

Easy Cheesy Corn Bake Recipe for Thanksgiving

Monday, May 23, 2011

Peanut Butter Delights Recipe for Memorial Day

Need a fast and easy dessert recipe for Memorial Day? This sweet peanut butter parfaits will make your family smile. The recipe calls for peanut butter mixed with cream cheese and whipped topping, layered with graham cracker crumbs and chocolate chips. Easy, fast, and delicious too.

Peanut Butter Delights Recipe for Memorial Day

Monday, May 16, 2011

Mulled Wine Recipe for Halloween

Sometimes the adults get to have fun at holidays too. This mulled wine recipe is great for an at home party for adults. There are also instructions to make this a non-alcoholic version using apple cider. The mulled wine/mulled apple cider uses cinnamon, cloves, and orange juice to flavor this warming drink. Its easy to make and tasty to drink.

Mulled Wine Recipe for Halloween

Monday, May 9, 2011

Kwanzaa Recipes for Kwanzaa

Here are a variety of recipes ideal for your Kwanzaa celebration. The recipes are traditional Kwanzaa recipes such as Sweet Potato Pie, African Vegetarian Stew, African Squash And Yams (futari), Benne Cakes, Peanut Soup with Okra Croutons, and more.

Kwanzaa Recipes for Kwanzaa

Monday, May 2, 2011

Fudge Pie Recipe for Valentine's Day

This is an easy to make, quick chocolately dessert that is perfect for Valentine's Day. The recipe uses items you generally have in your pantry, including a pre-fab frozen pie crust, butter, sugar, and unsweetened chocolate squares. Make this decadent pie and top with vanilla ice cream for your sweetie.

Fudge Pie Recipe for Valentine's Day

Monday, April 25, 2011

Father's Day Breakfast Recipes for Father's Day

Looking for some fun and different breakfast recipes for Father's Day? This site has a long list of easy breakfast recipes sure to make dad smile. The recipes include Canadian Bacon and Corn Pancakes, Roller Coaster Breakfast, Ham and Egg Casserole, and Dave's Strawberry Lemon Pancakes

Father's Day Breakfast Recipes for Father's Day

Monday, April 18, 2011

Cranberry Cookies Recipe for Christmas

This is a fun cookie that uses one of the favorites of the holiday season: cranberries. This drop cookied uses fresh, frozen or dried cranberries, walnuts or pecans, brown sugar, and orange juice or orange liqueur. Try these flavor packed cookies for a festive looking and tasty treat.

Cranberry Cookies Recipe for Christmas

Monday, April 11, 2011

Mexican Hot Cheese Dip Recipe for Cinco de Mayo

This is an easy to put together Mexican dip perfect for your Cinco de Mayo celebration. The recipes uses Velveeta Mexican cheese, cream cheese, spicy sausage, and tomatoes. Pair the hot cheese dip with crunchy tortilla chips or chewy baguette slices for an addictive appetizer your guests will love.

Mexican Hot Cheese Dip Recipe for Cinco de Mayo

Monday, April 4, 2011

Cherry Tomato Mozzarella Recipe for 4th Of July

This is a warm take on pairing up tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Saute the tomatoes with shallots,thyme and once warmed through add your cubes of mozzarella. The dish is colorful, fast and easy to make, and oh yes, delicious too. This is a recipe you can do at home for your picnic or cook up on a grill in a pan and serve in the great outdoors as well.

Cherry Tomato Mozzarella Recipe for 4th Of July

Monday, March 28, 2011

Silly Popcorn Balls Recipe for Halloween

Want a homemade Halloween snack that will make your kids smile? Try these homemade popcorn balls that are not your regular Halloween popcorn balls: these popcorn balls feature candy corn, gummy worms, Halloween candies, and other colorful, tasty sweets wrapped around yummy popcorn. The popcorn balls look great and taste great too.

Silly Popcorn Balls Recipe for Halloween