Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Homemade Chocolate Sandwich Cookies #Choctoberfest

This post is sponsored by Imperial Sugar and Divine Chocolate.  I received product to assist in the creation of this recipe.  There was no monetary compensation given.  All content, opinions and writings are strictly my own.

I cut these chocolate sandwich cookies into fun Witches Hats and Black Cats for Halloween but you can just cut them into rounds if you want a more traditional cookie that reminds you of those that you buy in the store.


Welcome to Day 2 of Choctoberfest.......

Monday, October 14, 2019

Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Chips #Choctoberfest #BakingBloggers

This is a sponsored post.  I received product for use in creating recipes for Choctoberfest.  Sponsors also provided gifts for me to offer in a giveaway during this event.  All opinions, writings and content are my own.

Sweetest Day is coming up fast and these chocolate cake donuts studded with chocolate chips are sure to put a smile on the face of all your sweeties.


C'mon in!!  We are celebrating the first day of Choctoberfest and this month's edition of Baking Bloggers in addition to Sweetest Day today........

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Shakshuka #OurFamilyTable

Perfect for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner, life doesn't get much better or more tasty than this egg in a spiced tomato sauce dish known as Shakshuka.


The From Our Dinner Table Group is sharing easy Middle Easter recipes today........

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Pot Roast Soup and the Weekly Menu

When planning my Weekly Menu I try to incorporate any leftovers into another meal during the week.  This Pot Roast Soup is the perfect way to enjoy that leftover pot roast as an entirely new dinner.


C'mon in.  I will share this great way to use leftovers and tell you what's on the Menu this week......

A Month Long Merlot Extravaganza #MerlotMe #WinePW

I received samples of Merlot wine for use in tasting and recipe pairing for the month of October.  I received no monetary compensation.  All opinions, writings and content of this blob are strictly my own.

Tender pork loin cutlets coated in panko bread crumbs and Dijon mustard, fried to a golden crisp and served with a creamy tomato sauce.


This is just one of many Merlot wine pairings I have enjoyed thus far in October.  Join me and the Wine PW group as we celebrate #MerlotMe month.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Easy Passion Fruit Whip #FreakyFruitsFriday

Disclosure:  I received product from Melissa's Produce who is sponsoring this event for use in the recipes I am sharing.  I received no monetary compensation. All writings, opinions and content of this blog are strictly my own.


This fun sweet and tart dessert is easy to make and delicious to eat. It does take a little time but most of it is hands off time.  There is very little actual work in this dish.


This is my recipe for the second celebration of Freaky Fruits Friday.......

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Galushki Soup #EattheWorld

This warm, comforting Ukranian Chicken Soup is filled with dumplings called Galushki making it a complete meal.


Join us as we travel to Ukraine to Eat the World..........

Blood Orange Salad with Pecans and Blue Cheese #ImprovCookingChallenge

Tender mixed baby greens and blood orange segments, tossed in a blood orange vinaigrette and topped with pecan pieces and blue cheese.


We are sharing Orange and Olive Oil recipes today for the Improv Cooking Challenge......

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Make Ahead Sourdough Dinner Rolls #BreadBakers

These crusty sourdough dinner rolls need an overnight rise but I think after one taste you will think it is worth the extra effort.




We are sharing Make Ahead Breads today over at Bread Bakers........

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Easy Mummy Cookies and the Weekly Menu #OurFamilyTable

These fun little cookies on take a few ingredients and come together quickly.  Thrill your little goblins with this fun project.


We are celebrating Halloween Party Recipes with our From the Dinner Table group........

Saturday, October 5, 2019

The Food and Wines of Abruzzo #ItalianFWT

I received samples of wines from Abruzzo for tastings and pairings that are written about in this post.  All content, opinions and writings are strictly my own.  I received no monetary compensation for this post.

Tender greens mixed with cucumber, sweet bell pepper and cantaloupe tossed in a balsamic dressing, topped with smoked duck breast and sprinkled with toasted pecans and duck skin crackling.



This salad paired nicely with a Caldora Montepulciano D'Abruzzo from Gonzalez Byass.  I received a bottle of this wine and created this pairing for our Italian FWT group.......

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel #FallFlavors

I received product from sponsors, Millican Pecan Company and Door County Coffee to assist in the creation of recipes for the Fall Flavors event.  All content, writings and opinions in this blog are strictly my own.

This custard like sweet potato casserole topped with a delicious pecan streusel is sure to become the new family favorite at your holiday table.


My grand-niece, Lili, whose hand you see scooping out some of this amazing casserole, leaned over to me during family dinner and said "these are the best sweet potatoes I have ever eaten".  That made my heart sing.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Shrimp Tacos with Apple Pomegranate Salsa #NationalTacoDay

Plump juicy shrimp tossed in Caribbean spices and sauteed up in butter, topped with a delicious apple pomegranate salsa and wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.


It's National Taco Day..........

Chile Lime Shrimp with Cherimoya and Strawberry Papaya #FreakyFruitsFriday

Disclosure:  I received product from Melissa's Produce who is sponsoring this event for use in the recipes I am sharing.  I received no monetary compensation. All writings, opinions and content of this blog are strictly my own.

This wonderful stir fry of Chile Lime Shrimp combined with Cherimoya and Strawberry Papaya makes you feel as if you are enjoying a tropical get-away.


It is the first of 3 fun filled Freaky Fruit Friday Installments........

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Coffee Rubbed Pork with Autumn Spices #FallFlavors

I received product from sponsors, Millican Pecan Company and Door County Coffee to assist in the creation of recipes for the Fall Flavors event.  All content, writings and opinions in this blog are strictly my own.

Tender, juicy pork loin encrusted with an Autumn spiced coffee and brown sugar rub then slow cooked to perfection.


We are still celebrating Fall Flavors.  Come on in for some great recipes and the chance to win some amazing prizes from our sponsors.........

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Beef Pot Roast with Apples and Onions #FoodieExtravaganza

When Fall weather hits, I immediately start craving warm, homey comfort foods.  This pot roast flavored with apples and onions fits the bill perfectly.  You are going to want to mash some potatoes because the gravy is to die for!


It's time for Foodie Extravaganza........

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Pecan Butter Pie #FallFlavors

I received product from sponsors, Millican Pecan Company and Door County Coffee to assist in the creation of recipes for the Fall Flavors event.  All content, writings and opinions in this blog are strictly my own.

Chocolate cookie crust filled with a fluffy mixture of cream cheese, pecan butter, and whipped topping.  You will think you have died and gone to Heaven.  The Angel Face gave it "two thumbs and two toes up, I would have given more but I don't have anything left to put up"!!  There is high praise indeed!


Welcome to my second installment in the Fall Flavors event.......

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