Category Archives: Appetizers

Stuffed Cheese Jalapeno Poppers

Stuffed Cheese Jalapeno Poppers

My family loved these. And I am not even a pepper person and I really enjoyed this! We were doing a trial run before the big game this weekend (Superbowl) And glad we did- and can’t wait to make this this weekend. We have a garden full of peppers. Many of our jalapeno peppers ripened…

Another University of Florida Gator Party

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Decided to break out all the Gator stuff and have a mini party.  U of  F (Gators) played FSU  (bummer we lost).  So I decided to dress up dinner and add a few fun things to enjoy the evening since the game started at 7. Made football cupcake wrappers and then cupcake toppers. Added some…

Homemade Sushi

Making sushi at home is quite easy. Its just the preparation that takes up all the time. Also cooking the rice takes a bit of time. But once you have everything ready, putting it together is quite simple. We used a mat just like this. You can find it here – Bamboo Sushi Mat with…

Patriotic Fruit Tarts

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Inspired from my latest copy of Food Network Magazine. I used the photo as the inspiration. I did not want to do a rich tart as they called for mascarpone cheese etc. I used a recipe that I previously posted for my eclairs but I also use it when I make Coconut Cream Pies. Ingredients-…

Grilling Oysters

1st of all if you are local- you have to check out www.supremeseafoodretail.com they have wonderful seafood- wholesale to the public. We got 1/2 bushel of oysters (fresh- harvested 2 days ago off the coast of Texas) In Orlando area!! 23.00 for 100 of them. That is 4 meals for us!! Anyways- Grilling Oysters in…

Happy Earth Day 2010

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We went all out and had a Earth Day party with the kids.   Decorated the house with earth stuff etc. One of the fun things we did was boil eggs, and make them look like planet Earth. Then we stood them up using the top of a soda or water bottle cap. They stood…

Grilled Tomatoes & Cheese

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Grilled Tomatoes are the FASTEST vegetable you can make!! My kids were not very sure about this till they tasted it!! What is important when making this- you use very large beefsteak tomatoes.  Large ones- and you cut them very thick. Ingredients- 1 large tomato pinch of coarse salt pinch of cracked black pepper approx…

Fall off the bone delicious — chicken wings!!

Chicken Wings in Honey Garlic Sauce These are just as the blog post says.. FALL OFF THE BONE DELICIOUS!! They are so tender, and moist and good!! The recipe has a short and a long time for the crock pot. We used the short time (on high setting) and it was great!! We also upped…

Homemade Apple Butter

YUM YUM!! This made our house smell great. Left over applesauce that we did not can/process, we put in the crock pot. I have a fairly large crock pot. We added 4 1/2 quarts of applesauce to the crock pot. Add 2 tablespoons of Cinnamon 1 teaspoon of cloves 1/2 teaspoon allspice 2 cups of…

The Pioneer Woman’s Mushrooms Stuffed with Brie

We saw this on her site just the other day. November 2nd to be exact.  The moment we laid eyes on her blog, we knew this was the recipe for us!!!! We love cheese, we love garlic and we really loooooovvveee mushrooms.  I am convinced even if you are not a fan of mushrooms, once…

MB’s Favorite Cream Puffs (Eclairs)

I love eclairs!!!! I made them for Chad’s birthday. I also made them for a really good friend’s birthday.. any reason to make these mouth watering pastries, make me happy! There are quite a few steps nothing difficult. The end results are amazing!! Mary Beth’s mother taught her how to make these from her recipes…

Pumpkin Butter

YUM. PUMPKIN. I have alot of that in my freezer that Chad and I butchered in November to use up. What a great way. Pumpkin Butter is like Apple Butter. You put it on toast, bagels etc. YUM!!!! It taste really good. I used a recipe off off AllRecipes.com but I tweaked it to my…

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