baked crab dip
Appetizers

Baked Crab Dip With Cream Cheese And Green Onion

An easy baked crab dip recipe made with canned crab meat, cream cheese, green onion, and a touch of garlic. Serve for a Christmas party or office gathering. If you love crab, this is a great appetizer to try. You won’t go wrong serving this hot crab dip at your next Christmas party! This is …

lemon tea biscuits with frosting
Cookies

Lemon Tea Biscuits

Lemon tea biscuits are made with cake flour, lemon zest and fresh lemon juice for a sweet teacake that can be served for an afternoon tea party or as part of a brunch menu. Cake flour makes the biscuit dough soft and smooth. The lemon zest gives a nice tang to the recipe and a …

homemade eggnog recipe
Drink Recipes

How To Make Fresh Eggnog

This homemade eggnog recipe is smooth, rich, and creamy because it is made from whole milk, cream, eggs, nutmeg, and rum. Serve for an evening Christmas Party, New Year’s party, or holiday house hopping. Not everyone is a fan of this rich, frothy drink, but for those who are, this has everything you are looking …

homemade reuben sandwich
Sandwiches

How To Make A Homemade Reuben Sandwich

A homemade Reuben sandwich made with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and rye bread. Learn how to make this easy sandwich at home. Can you actually make a perfect Reuben sandwich at home? This is something my husband has been working on perfecting for many years. Over the course of many jobs he has had …

coconut tea cookies
Cookies

Melt In Your Mouth Orange And Coconut Tea Cookies

These delicate melt in your mouth orange and coconut tea cookies are made from cake flour, orange juice, whipped meringue, and sweetened coconut. Serve them for a tea party, as part of a brunch menu, or for dessert. If you are looking for a cookie that melts in your mouth, this is the one for …

fun fruit pizza
Fruit Recipes

Fun Fruit Pizza With Cookie Dough Crust

A fun fruit pizza recipe made with chocolate chip cookie dough for the crust and spread with cream cheese. Strawberries, grapes, bananas, and kiwi fruit garnish this sweet dessert. Since this recipe is fairly simple, it is a good one to have your children help you with. You slice the fruit and let them arrange …

crumb coffee cake
Coffee Cakes

Buttery Vanilla Crumb Coffee Cake

This buttery vanilla crumb coffee cake is made with eggs, milk, butter, and sugar and has a sugar crumb crust. Serve for breakfast or brunch. This is just a delicious coffee cake recipe that is wonderful to eat on its own or served with sweetened fresh fruit on top. The crumb topping complements the moist cake. …

fruity rum punch recipe
Punch Recipes

Fruity Rum Punch Recipe

A fruity rum punch recipe made with light rum, the juices of pineapple, lemon, and orange and mixed with ginger ale. Serve this rum drink for your next holiday brunch or Christmas party. With New Year’s eve right around the corner, many of you are still in the full swing of holiday entertaining and I …

bacon cheddar quiche
Quiche

Bacon Cheddar Quiche

This bacon cheddar quiche recipe has a wonderful savory combination of crisp fried bacon, sharp cheddar cheese and mellow onion. This is a simple and easy quiche that bakes easily and turns out light and fluffy. This recipe only takes about 45 minutes prep time, including frying the bacon, so you can make this quiche …

bell pepper quiche
Quiche

Colorful Bell Pepper Quiche

This colorful bell pepper quiche recipe has a combination of yellow, red, and green bell pepper, Swiss cheese, and crisp bacon. This  crustless quiche has a great flavor and adds a lot of color to your breakfast or brunch table. Serve this quick and easy crustless quiche for a special breakfast recipe or brunch menu. …

how to cook squash in the microwave
Vegetables

How to Cook Squash in the Microwave

Learn how to cook squash in the microwave. Follow simple and easy step-by-step photos and instructions provided on cooking this nutritious and delicious vegetable. Acorn squash is a very low calorie vegetable that has plenty of beta-carotene and is also a good source of vitamins A and C. Below you will find easy to follow …

triple cheese potato casserole
Breakfast Casseroles

Three Cheese Potato Casserole

This triple cheese potato casserole is made with three different types of cheese, sour cream, and hash brown potatoes. Try these cheesy potatoes for breakfast or brunch. One of the things I like about these potatoes is the color from the green onions and the pimento. Generally potato dishes are rather bland looking, but these …

ham glaze for an Easter brunch menu
Main Dish

Brown Sugar Ham Glaze With Spices

A delicious ham glaze made with pineapple juice, raisins, and cherries and flavored with the heady spices of cloves, allspice, ginger, and nutmeg. Serve over baked ham for a Christmas or Easter brunch. This glaze for ham is quick and easy because you can make it in the microwave in about 5-10 minutes. Spoon this …

hearty shepherds pie recipe
Main Dish

Hearty Shepherds Pie Recipe

A hearty shepherds pie recipe made with ground beef, corn, potatoes, onions and cheese. This is an easy main dish dinner idea or serve it for a hearty breakfast. Shepherds pie, also known as “poor mans pie”, is a simple vegetable and beef meat pie recipe. It is made with ingredients you normally have around …

oatmeal buttermilk pancakes
Pancakes

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes

Oatmeal buttermilk pancakes are made with buttermilk, whole wheat flour, and quick cooking oatmeal to keep them moist. This is a very old recipe that originally used to call for lard and regular cooking oatmeal, but I have updated it using butter and quick cooking oatmeal. You know how everyone talks about pancakes that are light …

banana muffins recipe
Muffins

Banana Muffins Recipe

A banana muffins recipe with a special raw sugar topping that brings out the sweetness of the bananas and adds a nice sweet crunch to the muffin tops. Serve these banana muffins warm with butter for breakfast or brunch. Finely chopped pecans add a nice complementary flavor to these muffins and the raw sugar partially …

homemade sugar cookies
Cookies

Homemade Sugar Cookies

Rich and buttery homemade sugar cookies decorated with your choice of sprinkles and sugars. Use this recipe for any holiday and decorate accordingly. Well, the Christmas baking is in full swing for me. So far this season I have made peanut butter cookies and these sugar cookies. I have plans for at least 2-3 more …

corn salad recipe
Salads

Fresh Corn Salad Recipe

A corn salad recipe made with baby corn, green and red pepper, onion, celery, mayonnaise, and ranch dressing and topped with corn chips. Serve this cold vegetable salad for a picnic or as a side dish. When I think of summer, this is one recipe that makes its way to the top of the pile. …

peaches and cream coffee cake
Coffee Cakes

Peaches and Cream Coffee Cake

An easy peaches and cream coffee cake recipe made with vanilla pudding, sliced peaches and cream cheese and topped with sugar, cinnamon, and chopped nuts. Serve this coffee cake with coffee for breakfast, brunch or an afternoon treat. This coffee cake recipe could quickly become one of your family favorites. The smooth cream cheese filling …

brunch party planning tips
Breakfast and Brunch

Brunch Party Planning Tips

A collection of brunch party planning tips to help you host a successful brunch party. Find helpful ideas for brunch menus, buffets, serving, decorating, and entertaining guests. Here are a few brunch food ideas to get you started on your menu planning. By using a bit of organization and having most of the items within …

sour cream fruit dip
Fruit Dips

Sour Cream Fruit Dip

A quick and easy sour cream fruit dip made with cottage cheese and sour cream and sweetened with honey. Serve with your favorite fresh fruits. Using honey as a sweetener makes this dip turn out silky smooth. The flavors of coconut and grated orange peel complement just about any fruit including apples, strawberries, grapes, bananas, …

cream cheese fruit dip
Fruit Dips

Cream Cheese Fruit Dip Without Marshmallow

A cream cheese fruit dip made with cream cheese, brown sugar, and finely chopped nuts. Because you make it with brown sugar, it tastes just like a caramel apple. Serve this anytime with a variety of fresh fruit. It has a rich nutty flavor and texture. Just about everyone loves fruit dip. It is easy …

easy bread pudding recipe
Desserts

Easy Bread Pudding Recipe

An easy bread pudding recipe made with cinnamon bread, cranberries, cherries, and raisins. This bread pudding has vanilla sauce in the recipe, making it rich and moist. You can also make your own vanilla sauce too. The roots of bread pudding go back many centuries. It was a way to use up stale pieces of …