Popcorn Balls

I will immediately say that the caramel corn recipe that has “popcorn balls” written on it is misleading. I do not recommend making those simply because it is extremely hot when shaping and the mixture cools too fast so you’re left with caramel corn. But, the recipe in a caramel corn context is delicious justContinue reading “Popcorn Balls”

Sweet Potato Crunch

Creamy sweet potato with a crispy brown sugar pecan topping is exactly what this dish is. We don’t typically make sweet potato dishes for thanksgiving but this one has me reconsidering. My taste testers really enjoyed this recipe and even brought up having it for the holidays. If I’m ever in need of a sweetContinue reading “Sweet Potato Crunch”

Paradise Pumpkin Pie

This pie is straightforward but stunning. The cheesecake bottom adds a nice creaminess to the flavor of the pumpkin. If you want to bring a dessert that looks impressive but takes minimal effort I urge you to give this one a try. Paradise Pumpkin Pie IngredientsUnbaked pie crust8oz cream cheese, softened* 1/4c sugar1/2 tsp vanillaContinue reading “Paradise Pumpkin Pie”

Boston Cream Pie

I had never tried Boston cream pie before making this recipe. Not being a huge fan of custards, I was hesitant that I would like it. That said, I was pleasantly surprised that everyone including myself enjoyed this cake. I know this recipe has 3 parts to it that may seem labor-intensive but I urgeContinue reading “Boston Cream Pie”

Salmon Croquettes

This recipe is a 10/10 for me. I could have easily eaten the whole tray so, I’m glad I doubled the batch to have some for the next day. I made a tartar sauce to accompany these which was delicious but not necessary. You could have these as an appetizer, entree, on top of aContinue reading “Salmon Croquettes”

Brazil Nut Pilaf

It has come to my attention that not everyone likes brazil nuts. I however love them, when we make chex mix during the holidays I always add extra to mine. Now, I will urge you to give the brazil nuts a try even if you think you won’t like them. They don’t have a prominentContinue reading “Brazil Nut Pilaf”