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Holiday Cocktails Recipe Collection

December 15, 2014 Food

I’m checking my list to see who has been naughty or nice… Oh wait, no, that’s not my job! Instead I am checking out my stock for my home bar to be ready for holiday guests so I can invite them to have a cup of cheer when they stop in to say hello. I’ve […]

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Candy Cane Cooler Cocktail Recipe

December 12, 2014 Food

Ho Ho Ho! The wonderful folks at NoMa Social Restaurant in New York shared this cocktail recipe with me and I had to share with you! Candy Cane Cooler Recipe Ingredients: 1 tablespoon crushed soft peppermint candy 1½ fluid ounces vodka splash of white creme de menthe ¼ fluid ounce brandy ½ fluid ounce half-and-half […]

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Customized Family Recipe Gift Idea from Pompeian

December 9, 2014 Food

I have a unique and customizable gift idea for the holidays from Pompeian, who compensated me for this post, to share with you today! I always love giving personalized gifts when I can. Homemade food gifts are great too. Being able to include a photo and a special family memory makes it even better. Well […]

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7 Happy Holiday Cocktail Recipes

December 5, 2014 Food

Bookmark this post now so you won’t lose it. I’ve collected seven wonderful holiday cocktails for you this week. There is a little something for everyone here from traditional to update playful drinks. I am not sure when I am having guests during the holidays but I am going to stock up on supplies to […]

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Fire Roasted Texas Caviar

December 2, 2014 Food

Need a dish to take to a party? This Fire Roasted Texas Caviar is great any time of the year. I originally made this recipe at a local cooking class but have since modified the recipe to make it my own. There are a lot of recipes for Texas caviar, but for my version I […]

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10 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

November 25, 2014 Food

Are you still planning your Thanksgiving Day menu? Or have you been asked to bring something to someone else’s house for the feast? Here are ten side dish recipes that would be great for any Thanksgiving table! Baked Acorn Squash with Maple Glaze Recipe & Photo: The Kitchen Is My Playground I love how simple […]

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Infographic: How To Carve Up Your Thanksgiving Calories

November 23, 2014 Food

This Thursday most of us will sit down to an enormous amount of food on the table and throw caution to the wind with what we eat. To help myself, and all of you, I found this infographic which gives us an idea of the size of the portions we should be taking and approximate […]

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St. Louis Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving

November 23, 2014 Food

Not up to cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year? No problem. Here are some of the restaurants open on Thanksgiving in the St. Louis area that will do all the work for you! Brick House Tavern & Tap Chesterfield Valley Hours: 4pm-Close Regular menu Tucanos Brazilian Grill St. Charles Price: Adults $29.95, Children 7-12 $11.95, Under […]

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Orange Spiced Pumpkin Martini for Thanksgiving

November 21, 2014 Food

Who needs pumpkin pie? Instead how about this Orange Spiced Pumpkin Martini? Yes please! For this week’s cocktail recipe I found another great idea for next week’s big meal. This easy to make martini would be the perfect ending to a Thanksgiving meal – with or without a slice of pumpkin pie on the side. […]

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Meatball Mania Recipe Collection: great meatball appetizer recipes for holiday parties

November 18, 2014 Food

Party season is here and that means all those wonderful little appetizers. Meatballs are always a hit with guests. Make them small enough to be one bite, find some cute toothpicks that match the theme of your party and serve up a platter of delicious. In case you are stuck in a rut with the […]

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