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Cookie Dough Ice Cream Bowls

cookie dough icecream bowls

If you’re planning a fun-filled family night-in party, these make-ahead deliciously fun chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream bowls will make the perfect treat. It’s super easy and EGG FREE!                     CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH ICE CREAM BOWLS

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Champagne Glazed Ham

The Splendid Table's Champagne Glazed Ham

Holidays call for a special main course, and you can’t get more special than serving up a Champagne glazed ham at your next family feast! We were inspired by a segment on this week’s edition of The Splendid Table (a fabulous cooking program on NPR, National Public

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Warm Crab Dip – A Holiday Party Favorite!

warm crab dip

This is one of our favorite holiday party dips! It’s from our friends at Goose Poop, they call this Goose-Goon Dip because it tastes deliciously like crab rangoon, with a slightly spicy kick. It features their Spicy Goose Poop but it’s surprisingly mild and not surprisingly so

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Anise Biscotti

anise biscotti

Ground Anise with its licorice-like flavor profile is often confused with Star Anise or Fennel, but make no mistake it is definitely its own wonderful stand alone spice. Also known as ‘aniseed’ or ‘sweet cumin’, ground anise is grown from a plant in the same family as

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Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans

We made a delicious batch of these candied pecans and was surprised at how simple it ended up being! These would also make the perfect little edible gift to share with neighbors, just fill a mason jar and wrap with a ribbon. TIP: you can add 1/2

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Crispy Anise Christmas Cookies

Martha Stewart's Crispy Anise Cookie

Anise is a herb seed with a distinctive licorice-like flavor. A traditional ingredient in old world recipes for cookies, candies, sweet pickles and in it’s whole form as a beverage flavoring. But we especially love it in this favorite recipe from Martha Stewart! Fresh out of the

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Chess Pie – Pecan Pie’s No Nut Cousin

Chess pie from Food 52

If you’re still trying to decide which desserts to whip up for the holiday feasting ahead, and are not a nut fan, then we 100% endorse this amazingly decadent and addictively delicious, Chess Pie recipe. All the ooey-gooeiness of a pecan pie but no nuts. It’s a

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

vanilla 2

Homemade vanilla extract is one of the easiest to make and most used ingredients you’ll ever have in your cupboard! Two items is all it takes; vanilla bean & liquor, plus a little patience for it to age into perfection. Below you’ll find three simple yet delicious

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New Thanksgiving Side Dish Favorite – Twice Baked Roasted Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Twice Baked Roasted Garlic Smashed Potatoes

We have a new favorite side dish for Thanksgiving your family is going to love ! And if you’re starting some thanksgiving dinner planning and prep today and wondering how you are going to cook everything on one stove… Don’t stress !! Get out your crockpot and

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Homemade No-Cook Applesauce


This delicious no-cook, homemade applesauce is an easy and healthy way to use up excess apples and have on hand a delicious dessert that also can be a tasty ingredient in so many other recipes! The true secret to this is good old fashioned fermentation! Once you

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Dry Brined Turkey

dry brined turkey

We talk about ‘brining’ alot around turkey season and love our Bird Brine mix but we have found a new love that we had to share with you, Dry Brining !! Brining your turkey is a preparation method of using salt to retain moisture in your bird,

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Thanksgiving Tips To Be Thankful For – EMAIL NEWS


 We’re sharing tips & tricks & some recipes to make your Thanksgiving even more delicious! Yes you can freeze your pies, and what a great time saver idea! Fruit Pies Fruit pies, like apple and cherry freeze in their raw state very well but be mindful that

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Bacon Jam Sweet Potatoes

Shake it up this Thanksgiving with familiar flavors paired together for an unforgettable (and easy to prepare) side dish. These Bacon Jam Twice-Baked Potatoes are one part nostalgia and one part something new- but its BACON! Bake sweet potatoes until done. Cool for 30 minutes, cut in

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Pumpkin Butter Snickerdoodle Cookies


                  What is Pumpkin Butter? Probably one of our top questions this time of year! Like it’s more popular ‘cousin’ Apple Butter, Pumpkin Butter is a sweet rich fruit spread that actually has many more uses than just for

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Venison Stew

venison stew

Venison Stew is a perfect way to warm up your winter evenings as well as use up all the bounty your hunter is bringing in from deer season adventures! The following recipe not only is flavorful but you’ll find even those not a fan of ‘wild’ game,

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Homemade Jerky Recipe & Tips For Cure Quick Use


Beef jerky has been the American carnivore favorite since the times of the first pioneers, and there are as many different versions and recipes for jerky as there are flavor profiles. Here are a few tips for making your own, including links to our Deer Seasoning, Jerky

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Mini Bread Pudding – Bites of Heaven

Mini Bread Puddings from Dessert For Two

These mini bites of heaven are perfect for long lazy Sunday mornings as well as for when guests are staying over for the holidays! It’s amazing how such simple ingredients can combine to make such amazing treats. We loved this recipe from Dessert For Two , and did

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Crockpot Kalua Pork

Kalua pork pic by Dinner Then Dessert

Kalua pork has been centerpiece of Hawaiian feasts for centuries. Kalua means “to cook in an underground oven” which is not the most practical methods of cooking for your family but you CAN get the same delicious results with our long time favorite crockpot version of Kalua

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Autumn Apple Nog – Fall Party Punch !

Autumn Apple Nog

Halloween officially kicks off the fall/winter party scene and this NO-EGG Autumn Apple Nog will be the perfect warm cup of deliciousness to serve up on those chilly winter nights! With a only a few surprising ingredients and so simple to make your family will love having

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Shrunken Apple Heads – Halloween Food Fun !

Martha Stewart's Halloween Shrunken Apple Heads

Halloween food fun at it’s spookiest with this simple & creative floating shrunken apple heads! We love this recipe from one of our favorite food & party guru’s Martha Stewart.  This recipe could easily be cut in half and serve your family for a smaller Halloween night

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