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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Hostess Gifts: Salted Caramel Brownies

What better way to show appreciation to your host or hostess than with chocolate.  Especially if that chocolate covered in caramel and sea salt!  They make a great gift to … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · 30 Comments

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

Impromptu Entertaining: Meyer Lemon Bars

One of the wonderful and delicious things about having Meyer Lemon Curd on hand, is that you can quickly whip up crazy good lemon bars in a flash!  This is … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · 19 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

Brunch Basics: Individual Apple French Toast Bakes

After making Brandied Apple Butter late last year, I started thinking.  Wouldn’t that be delicious to use in a French Toast Bake, like the Pumpkin French Toast Bake that I … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 24 Comments

Holiday Cookies: Sugar Cookies

One of my favorite parts of Christmas when I was growing up was when my mom would make a batch of sugar cookies and my sister and I would decorate … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 5 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

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

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 3- Figs

After conquering mussels on Day 1 and cremini mushrooms on Day 2, both with such great success, I thought that figs would be a breeze for my next entry for  … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 6 Comments