Coriander Carrot Salad

Sweet and tangy carrot salad. A mixture of spiralized or grated carrots, sweet red bell peppers, red onions, and fresh chopped cilantro, tossed with ground coriander, and brown sugar, before being flash seared to infuse the flavors, slightly caramelize the vegetables and slightly soften the carrots. finished off with a touch of vinegar and chilled…

Potato Chip Cookies

A sweet and savory food lover’s dream. Salty & crunchy potato chips, blended with sweet butterscotch chips, are a match made in heaven. The recipe makes 5 dozen cookies, so you’ll want to freeze the remainder after you bake them. You can also freeze the cookie dough to cook later. Print Recipe Potato Chip Cookies…

Pinto Chili Con Carne

Dried Pinto beans slow cooked until soft in a mixture of sautéed ground beef, anaheim peppers, onions tomatoes and garlic, then seasoned with fresh cilantro, cumin, chili powder,cayenne pepper, salt and brown sugar. A touch of sweetness to complement the spice. Top with fresh cilantro, cheese and sour cream. Print Recipe Pinto Chili Con Carne…

Thai Pumpkin Curry

  It’s that time of year again, when you can enjoy pumpkin curry from fresh pumpkins.  A great seasonal dish!  A balance of sweet and spicy with a great flavor of fresh basil.  If you aren’t a fan of pumpkin anything, this will change your mind!   Print Recipe Thai Pumpkin Curry Keyword American Thai…

Mesquite Bacon Horseradish Dip

Bacon bits tossed in brown sugar & mesquite seasoning, then folded into a mixture of sour cream, mayonnaise, chives and prepared horseradish. Grab a cracker and dig in, or spread a little on a sandwich. Its great when used as a dip or sandwich spread. Print Recipe Mesquite Bacon Horseradish Dip Prep Time 10 Minutes…

Café Caramel Crème Brulee

Creamy custard created by infusing espresso and caramelized cream. Topped with sugar and torched to create the perfect glass-like and slightly burnt candy-like crust. Print Recipe Café Caramel Crème Brulee Prep Time 15 Minutes Cook Time 15 Minutes Passive Time 1 Hour Servings Servings Ingredients 4 Cups Heavy cream10 Large Egg Yokes1/4 Cup Brown Sugar1/2…

Gingerbread Cheesecake Stack

no-bake vanilla cheese cake stacked on top of gingerbread cheese cake, divided by a layer of ginger cookie crumbs. Serve as a desert or sweet side at your next holiday party. Print Recipe Gingerbread Cheesecake Stack Prep Time 20 Cook Time 10 Passive Time 2 Hours Servings Ingredients Gingerbread Cheesecake Layer (1) 8 ounce Package…

Baked Brie & Sautéed Mushrooms

Creamy baked brie, smothered in rosemary sautéed mushrooms and topped with a drizzle of balsamic glaze. Garnish with chives and pomegranates for a festive kick. Print Recipe Baked Brie & Sautéed Mushrooms Servings Ingredients (1) 8 Oz Brie Wheel(1) 8 Oz Package Sliced Mushrooms2 Tablespoons Oil or butter1 Tablespoon Balsamic Glaze (Purchase prepared, or see…

Caramel Apple Pie

A delicious pie filled with caramelized apples and cinnamon. The perfect pie crust brushed with pie filling and baked, making the crust as irresistible as its filling. This recipe has evolved with each pie i’ve made, making it a tried and true recipe, and the only apple pie you will ever want to make in…

Strawberry Pecan Blue Cheese Ball

This cheese ball is a rich delight to be served at your next dinner party.  Your guests will love you!  A cream cheese base, blue cheese crumbles, candied pecans and a touch of balsamic glaze to make it slightly sweet.  Top it off with fresh strawberries and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. Best served atop…

Apple Chutney

Sweet and slightly spicy.  Apple chutney tastes great over chicken, pork, or even served on a cracker with cheese as an appetizer.  Print Recipe Apple Chutney Servings Ingredients 2 Whole Green Apples Diced1 Tablespoon Ginger Freshly Grated1/4 Cup Onion Diced1 Whole Serrano Pepper Diced 1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar1/2 Cup Brown Sugar Packed1/8 Teaspoon Cinnamon…

Salmon Wonton Tacos

These tacos would serve as a great appetizer for your next party.  Great served warm or cold, which is what makes them perfect for any party.  Crispy bits of salmon seasoned with basil, oyster and soy sauce served in a crispy fried wonton shell with a drizzle of deliciously sweet poppyseed dressing. Print Recipe Salmon…

Cinnamon Roll Pull-Apart Loaf

Honey caramelized apples and walnuts, coupled with cinnamon brown sugar and butter rolled into a loaf, pre-sliced and baked. Topped with a healthy drizzle of warm cream cheese frosting.

Soft Pretzels

Just the right amount of sweet and salty flavors. Soft and chewy texture, with that glossy pretzel crust that makes us go crazy and want another. How do I know you will want another?  Well, my family ate the whole batch in one sitting, as if it were a meal in itself. Before I had a chance to snap a photo.  I think that is proof enough.  I have tried a few methods of making pretzels and although they all have their perks, this is the combo I found works best.