Category | “Holiday-Recipes”

For every season, there's a reason to cook!

Fruitcake Crack

Fruitcake gets a bad rap around the holidays. A once quintessential holiday dessert, fruitcake is now the butt end of...
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Champagne Jell-O Shots

I'm ready for that 24 hour, champagne shower...or should I say...jiggle? These are by far my favorite kind of Jell-O...
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Sweet Potato Marshmallow Cookies

Today we are making sweet potato marshmallow cookies - it's how I imagine sweet potato casserole SHOULD be served; as a...
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Compound Butters in Five Easy Combos

My favorite part about the holidays might literally be the bread and butter. Seriously, what holiday goes by...
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Spider Leg Donuts

Who’s ready to get spooky? These sweet creepy crawlies are the best way to kick off the haunting Halloween...
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Oozing Meatloaf Brain

Tonight we are going on a murderous cooking spree. From an unwilling victim we will be making oozing meatloaf brains...
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White Chocolate Banana Pumpkin Muffins

Today we’re making "no-mess" white chocolate banana pumpkin muffins to welcome autumn's arrival. These muffins...
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Elegant Croquembouche

Croquembouche. It's the bane of many contestants on the Great British Baking Show. It's a seemingly...
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Beef Round Roast | Easter Dinner

Simple and delicious round roast beef - it's tender and delicious, and while it cooks, I've added two BONUS recipes to...
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Pączki Donuts

It's Pączki Day! If you live in the Midwest (or in a major city with a large Polish population) you may be...
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Champagne Cupcakes

There are many great reasons to pop some bubbly - New Year's Eve just being one of them! For all of life's...
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Last Minute Christmas Cookies for Santa Claus

Christmas means COOKIES! As well an abundance of other sweet and treats - and who doesn't love stuffing their face with...
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German Beer Cheese Soup

These past few months have been a whirlwind of traveling, working (and of course cooking) so I'm beyond ready to settle...
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Cranberry Orange Balsamic Chicken | One Pan Meals

I'm warming up to the holiday season with an easy one pan dish to eat while you plan Thanksgiving dinner. With a tangy,...
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Puking Pumpkin Nachos

Gross out your trick or treaters with these disgustingly delicious pumpkin puke nachos. Using a real pumpkin helps...
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How to build the perfect charcuterie board

Party season is encroaching. Between the sporting events and holidays, there's always a reason to bust out an awesome...
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Patriotic Potatoes | Fourth of July Recipes

It's the most patriotic week of the year - happy fourth of July to my USA readers! As with most things American, the...
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Red, White & Blue Cake Pops | Fourth of July Recipes

A few weeks ago, I made some fun fourth of July themed cakes stuffed with pop rocks. In order to make the cakes, I...
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Exploding Firecracker Cakes

Firecracker cakes make for a literal party in your mouth! Filled with exploding candies, these firecrackers pop with...
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Rainbow Fruit Pizza

It's nearly sweet, sweet summer time, which means it's officially cookout season. Whenever I go to a backyard party,...
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Creme Egg Lava Cake | Single Serving Desserts

I think I've found an excuse to keep Cadbury Creme Eggs in the house year round - they literally are little cheat pods...
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Easter Bunny Munch

Easter may have the best assortment of treats. I mean, you not only have all the different kinds of chocolates and...
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Cadbury Creme Egg Brownies

You know it's almost Easter by the appearance of Cadbury Creme eggs - the classic chocolate candy filled with ooey...
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Whiskey Pork & Colcannon | Irish Recipes

I've always wanted to explore the rolling hills of Ireland. Unfortunately, as I'm stuck here in Ohio, Saint Patrick's...
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Louisiana Crawfish Bread | Mardi Gras Recipes

This Fat Tuesday, let the good times roll with these amazing crawfish stuffed bread rolls! Made with an array of...
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Duck à l'Orange | Valentine's Day Recipes

If you're trying to be extra romantic for Valentine's day this year, there's still time! Especially if you are like...
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Forty Layer Tiramisu for Two

Alright, folks. I'm about to blow your minds. This forty layer tiramisu was made with just ten - that's right -...
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Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs | Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is coming up, which means it's time to be extra sweet to your sweetie! This Valentine's Day celebrates...
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Hanky Panky

As football season ends (or begins, depending on when you are reading this), you need to be sure your tailgating and...
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Classic Hors D'oeuvres

Looking for a simple dish that looks fancy AF? I discovered this easy appetizer at one of our holiday parties and...
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Mini Cheesecakes

As the holiday season draws to an end, I've been trying to find easy desserts that take little effort so I can...
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Shashuka & Lamb Meatballs

Shashuka is an Israeli breakfast dish that involves poaching eggs in a spicy tomato sauce mixed with veggies and...
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Sea Salt Cashew Brittle

Something about peanut brittle always puts me in the holiday spirit! With Christmas only a few days away, and...
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How the GRINCH Stole Christmas Cookies

Every Who Down in Whoville Liked Christmas a lot... But the Grinch,Who lived just north of Whoville, Did...
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How to Brine and Cook a Turkey (with Golden Crispy Skin!)

With the holidays in full swing, it's difficult to really blog and cook for company - Thanksgiving was a good example...
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Bacon Wrapped Halloumi Jalapeños

Halloumi to introduce my new favorite appetizer: bacon wrapped cheese stuffed jalapeños. With the holidays right...
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How to Make a Test Run Turkey

Under pressure to prepare the perfect turkey for Thanksgiving? I’ve been thinking about Thanksgiving for months now,...
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Zucchini Bread | Flavors of Fall

I officially dismantled my garden last weekend - and considering I live in Northeast Ohio, the fact my garden was still...
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Simple Homemade Pepper Jelly

It is sadly the end of the gardening season, so a few weekends ago, I dismantled my garden and reaped a nice...
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Scary Halloween Recipes

It's that time of year again - TIME TO GET SPOOKY! From blood spattered cookies to zombie brains and...
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Serial Killer Cookies

Just like Jeffery Dahmer, you won't be able to eat just one.I'm obsessed with serial killers. I'm addicted to...
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Spider Leg Dip | Halloween Recipes

This Halloween, creep out your guests with some spider leg pizza dip! With bread sticks...
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Zombie Meatloaf & Intestine Noodles | Halloween Recipes

As soon as October hits, my kitchen goes into Halloween mode. The spookier I can make my food, the better. With the...
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Caramel Apple Tarts

Fall is almost upon us, which means it's time to break out the sweatshirts and jeans, watch the leaves change colors...
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Easter Egg Blondies | Simple Easter Recipes

With Easter approaching, I’ve been practicing my Easter desserts and dinners. My boyfriend, Nick,...
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Easter Egg Angel Food Cake Pops

When your coworker comes into the office with an entire leftover angel food cake and says "maybe you can make...
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Homemade Irish Soda Bread

This Saint Patrick's Day, celebrate with some good old fashioned Irish soda bread. It required very little kneading and...
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Black Bottom Cupcakes | Valentine's Day Recipes

Did you know there is an official day designated for cream cheese brownies? It's true! February 10th marks the day of...
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Brûléed Oranges | Valentine's Day Recipes

I'd like to think that the old saying "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach" is actually somewhat true. I'm...
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Crazy Easy Gumbo | Mardi Gras Recipes

My boyfriend and I are pretty much obsessed with gumbo. Anytime we see it on a menu, we get it. With Mardi Gras coming...
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Choux à la Crème | Valentine's Day Recipes

Has anyone else been binging on the Great British Bake Off now that it's steaming on Netflix? Well if you aren't, then...
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Shrimp Po'Boy with Rémoulade Sauce | Mardi Gras Recipes

I sure do love me some Southern cooking - and with Mardi Gras right around the corner, I've been practicing the...
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Pumpkin Snicker Doodles with Cheesecake Filling

To say that I am a little excited for it to be fall would be an understatement. I live for jeans and hoodie weather, as...
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