Halloween Recipes

pumpkin pie cheesecake jars

Cheesecake jars are such a fun, easy way to serve dessert. Everyone enjoyed my Blueberry Cheesecake Jars so much, I decided it was time to make a pumpkin pie version. We love these pumpkin pie cheesecake jars for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas! They’re delicious and portable, so if you have to travel for the holidays,…

scooby snack shot

Here’s a fun little libation for your Friday night and weekend festivities. I like to make these around Halloween. Love the name! 1/2 oz. Malibu coconut rum 1/2 oz. creme de banana 1/2 oz. Midori melon liqueur 1/2 oz. pineapple juice 1 and 1/2 oz. sweetened whipped cream Pour rum, creme de banana, Midori, and…

easy candied apples

This is an old fashioned treat that I remember eating at little county fairs and around Halloween when I was younger. These really are so easy to make if you have a candy thermometer. Don’t be tempted to cook the syrup too long, or you’ll end up with a candy coating that is too hard…

jeff’s smoked paprika onion rings

Hello! Today was hectic and busy and awesome. We cooked and cleaned and got ready to celebrate my hubby’s 43rd birthday. We had leftover, homemade baked beans on skillet fried toast…topped with soft yolked eggs for our breakfast. SO delicious with a big mug of hot, hearty black tea. After a cozy, romantic brekky,  I…

fully loaded cheesy baked potato chowder

Don’t ya just love this time of year? I’ve been having fun coming up with new soup and bread recipes, wearing sweaters while I sit on the deck with a pot of tea and my notebooks, writing the afternoon away. The leaves on the trees are just beginning to change here in the Mississippi river…

skyline chili

~ skyline chili ~ In Cincinnati Ohio there is a popular chili that is served over spaghetti noodles called Cincinnati Chili, and the restaurants that serve this unique and delicious dish are Skyline, Gold Star and Empress. There are no crushed tomatoes or chili powder in this chili, and the ground beef is not pre-browned.…