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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Homemade Staples: Chocolate Sauce

A good chocolate sauce can really raise the bar for your desserts.  If you’ve never made your own chocolate sauce before, you’ll see how incredibly easy it is and vow … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · 34 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Pound Cake with Candied Lemon Zest

Today is my husband’s birthday.  We had a couple friends over to celebrate this past weekend and I, of course, had to make him a birthday cake.  But… birthday cakes … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · 34 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Chocolate Brownies

When I think about coming up with a quick, easy, and delicious dessert for a little “Impromptu Entertaining”, Brownies often come to mind!  I discovered this recipe from a great … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 16 Comments

Holiday Cookies: Snickerdoodles

One of the delicious cookies that my friend Heather makes every year as part of our Holiday Cookie Baking Party are Snickerdoodles!  Rolling cookie dough in sugar and cinnamon equals … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 21 Comments

Holiday Cookies: White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are always a favorite but this year I thought I’d mix it up slightly and use white chocolate chips instead.  I also increased the vanilla and the … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 22 Comments

2LC: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I’m participating in the Two Little Chefettes December Monthly Challenge.  Each month they choose an ingredient that has to be part of your recipe in order to submit it.  This … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 11 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Pumpkin Dip with Apple Slices

For those of you who have never tried Pumpkin Dip before, it is probably one of the most addicting and fantastic substances that the holiday season can bring.  Consider yourself … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 18 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Cocktails: Hot Chocolate with Kahlua

The weather is getting colder which makes having hot drinks all the more appealing!  Kahlua and Hot Chocolate makes a great after-dinner drink to have with guests, or just on … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · 12 Comments

Homemade Staples: Whipped Cream

Entertaining with food is all about the little touches.  Something that can be store-bought but instead is homemade can make all the difference to whatever you are serving.  ‘Homemade Staples’ … Continue reading

November 2, 2012 · 11 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Baked Apple Crisp

In continuing our ‘Elegant and Affordable’ series, I thought I would share a recipe for apple crisp.  It can be served warm or cold, though I prefer it warm.  Putting … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · 10 Comments