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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

Homemade Staples: Meyer Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd is one of THE most versatile staples to keep on hand for preparing desserts.  Lemon bars, tarts, pies, etc.  Spread it on pound cake.  Dip strawberries in it.  … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · 34 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Candied Lemon Zest

Candied Zest is an elegant addition to any dessert tray — either on its own, or as a garnish.  This also makes a lovely hostess gift! I will warn you … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 17 Comments

Hostess Gifts: Edible Treats to Show Appreciation

With Christmas next week, holiday parties are in full force!  Don’t show up empty handed.  Instead, bring a delicious homemade treat.  I’ve blogged about Brandied Apple Butter (as shown above) … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 10 Comments

Hostess Gifts: Sweet and Savory Almonds

I wanted to create a variation on our Perfectly Peppery Pecans that was vegan.  I am also a big fan of almonds so I thought it would be fun to … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 11 Comments

Hostess Gifts: Brandied Apple Butter

Last month I made Pumpkin Butter and got the “butter bug”.  When I saw the Brandied Apple Butter recipe over at Wife Meets Life, I knew it had to be … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 15 Comments

Hostess Gifts: DIY, Non-Edible Holiday Themed

A bottle of wine or some flowers are always nice to give when going to someone’s home — especially if you are in a rush and need to just pick … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 12 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tips: Hostess Gifts

Hostess gifts play a part in both entertaining and being entertained all year round.  But the amount of gatherings, parties, etc. seem to triple during the holiday season.  Here are … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 10 Comments