A Tart of a Pie
In celebration of National Lemon Crème Pie Day on November 29th, whisk away the fluff and try this hearty Shaker-style pie recipe that uses the WHOLE lemon, peel and all, but please remove the seeds. It’s a zesty departure from the display case variety; it’s meaty, succulent and quite a splendid tart. Tis’ the season to serve warm, with a side flute of dry champagne or espresso, depending on the time of day, or not! Recipe follows:
2 lemon thinly sliced, remove ...
Care for a well-preserved seasonal bite!?! Try serving up these perfectly wrapped scraps at your next monster mash or Halloween party. They are super easy to prep, fun for all ages and frightfully good. Arrange mummy macaroons on a marble or natural stone slab for an authentic display. And please, make sure to set out plenty of linens, just in case guests come dusty or coffin!
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Can of macaroon, ...
E-Z Turnover to Fall Flavor
If you love the taste of hot apple pie, then try this Apple Turnover recipe that starts with canned biscuits. They’re easy to prep, they take under 30 minutes to bake, you can make a whole bunch, freeze and microwave on the go. These pockets of gooey spiced goodness are sure to get you in the mood for fall…
Easy Apple Turnovers
1 can (16 oz.) biscuits
1 can apple pie filling
1 tablespoon cinnamon
4 tablespoons sugar
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. ...
World War Fund-Raising Dough
National Donut Day falls on the first Friday of June each year, and it signifies a special bite of history. It was established in 1938 by the Salvation Army in Chicago to raise funds for the war effort. In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, try this adapted baked donut recipe. Ditch the deep fryer and the messy clean-up and sink your teeth into a healthy ring of tastiness. That is, until you add the toppings! Great for dunking in your morning coffee, handing off to the kids as an ...
An Easter Egg of Sorts
Start your day with a protein-rich breakfast that will entice any age under your roof!
Prep time: 15 minutes | Servings: 1 (add more ingredients per family member)
Strip(s) of bacon (or turkey bacon alternative)
Cheese variety (your choice), cut in long, skinny strips
Salt & pepper to taste
Side of juice
Bread, pastry or oatmeal add-on
Pan fry an egg or more as based on servings Microwave, skillet or air fry bacon, cut ...
Irish Triple Mash
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve got a spud recipe that will send you to ye ole isles and back! And what better way to celebrate the revered Irish staple, but with rutabaga and parsnips, along with the zip of horseradish for a triple tasty treat! But first, here’s a bit of rooted history…
No other European nation has a more special relationship with the potato than Ireland. The first Europeans to accept it as a field crop in the seventeenth century, the Irish were the first to ...
Mint Mocha Impersonator
For that perfect Starbucks peppermint mocha copycat recipe, try this 5-minute heavenly peppermint coffee brew. Make it skinny, by using low or non-fat milk and skip the heaving whipping cream and chocolate garnishes, or not! For an evening toddy, add a shot of coffee liqueur.
Recipe below. Increase the amount of ingredients used as based on desired servings.
Prep Time: 2 mins | Cook Time: 3 mins | Total Time: 5 mins | Servings: 1 cup
1 cup milk, any kind but whole works ...
Rich, dense and delicious, the Autumn Plum Cake is a cake-tart concoction that ushers in the fall for the seasoned taste buds! Packed with fresh plums and topped with almond crumble, it’s best served anytime - in the morning with coffee or tea, in the afternoon with a side of gossip or in the evening cozied up fireside. For a late night snack, enjoy a slice with a snifter of warm brandy. Recipe below.
Yield: 9-inch round plum cake
1 cup all-purpose flour
Usher in the autumn with a trusty baguette served with a side of apricot jam. With your evening meal, serve on a wooden cutting board with plaid or patterned dish cloth. This semi-sweet and savory fruit spread balances any meat dish and adds fall color to the table. Best served warm. Enjoy your jam at a lower octave, by adding a touch of cinnamon, nutmeg or clove spice. If desired, can the remaining mixture. Recipe and canning instructions below.
READY IN: 1hr / SERVES: 80 / ...
Tricked Out Party Treats
All dressed up and nowhere to go? Then throw a ghoulish gathering! Here are a few tricked-out healthy party treat ideas for your Halloween party…
The Monster Sandwich
You can use standard white bread or a nice sourdough. First, cut off the crust and shape the bread pieces in rectangles. Cut the top bread slice in half, in a zig-zag pattern (to mimic razor sharp teeth). More...