October 20th, 2016

Halloween Favorites 2016

The Bewitching Hour is right around the corner.  If you’re still looking for last minute inspiration, we thought we’d help you brew up something special – whether it’s a treat to take to the little goblins at school, or grub for your ghoulish guests, you’re sure to find some spooktacular ideas from our fendish files to make this Halloween a real treat!  Here’s an updated list of our Halloween Favorites!

 

First, free printables for gifting:  school parties, hostess gifts, party favors, and to add to all your tempting treats.

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October 13th, 2016

Balsamic Pork Chops

 

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We love pork chops at our house so I seem to love trying new ways to fix them.  These Balsamic Pork Chops are simple to make and have become a family favorite; they always come out tender and delicious.  I have used a few different balsamic vinegars such as raspberry and fig – they are always wonderful.  Serve them with roasted or mashed potatoes to soak up the sauce.

Another family pork chop favorite, especially in the fall,  are these Cider Pork Chops with Baked Apples.  We also love San Francisco Chops and Pork Chop Stew.

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October 6th, 2016

Sweet Potato Muffins with Candied Pecans

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If you’re looking for and loving the taste of fall, these Sweet Potato Muffins with Candied Pecans are going to be your best friend.  These muffins are loaded with the taste of sweet potatoes and topped off with toasty, candied pecans.  Make the for a weekend breakfast or for the holidays – you’ll love them!

 

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Sweet Potato Muffins with Candied Pecans

Ingredients

For the Candied Pecans
1 cup pecans, chopped (walnuts great also)
3 tablespoons sugar

For the Sweet Potato Muffins
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup cooked and mashed sweet

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September 30th, 2016

15 Awesome Apple Recipes You Need to Eat!

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It’s that time of year – let the fall baking begin!  We love the fresh taste of apples, so we’ve put together 15 ways to celebrate fall with these sweet apple treats.

 

Caramel Apple Bundt

Caramel Apple Bundt Cake

 

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Apple Brownies

 

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Fresh Apple Cake with Brown Butter Frosting

 

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Apple Pie Bars

 

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Apple Crumb Cakes

 

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Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake

 

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Swedish Apple Pie {Makes it’s own sugar cookie crust!}

 

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Apple Crumble– simple and so yummy

 

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Caramel Apple Whoopie Pies

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September 22nd, 2016

Neiman Marcus Dip

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I’ve been watching  this Neiman Marcus Dip explode on Pinterest and Facebook for a while.  I finally took the opportunity to make and and now I know what all the hype is about.  This stuff is seriously good, a little addictive even.  The good thing is it’s easy to make so you probably want to double the recipe to make sure you have enough. This dip is perfect for parties and holidays, and is certainly a big hit for football season.

There are a lot of variations to this recipe out there, so add and subtract to your own

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