Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes

Valentine's Day Dinner Recipes

Dining at a restaurant on Valentine’s Day is tough. The crowds, wait times and bad service are not fun. Most years my husband and I choose to dine at home. Which means I am always trying to come up with recipes to make our Valentine’s dinner special. Tonight I made a Fig, Gorgonzola and Chicken Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce. I cooked a few portions of ravioli with the sauce so I could taste my recipe. Since I made up the recipe, I thought a taste test might be important. Fortunately, it was fantastic!

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The Best Cranberry Orange Scones

I am so excited to share the best Cranberry Orange Scones recipe. I just love how easy they are to make and they really are amazing!

cranberry orange scones

There is nothing better than a really good cup of coffee and a delicious breakfast pastry. When it comes to breakfast pastries, scones have always been my favorite to bake and eat. Today I am sharing my recipe for Cranberry Orange Scones. This is the best recipe for Cranberry Orange Scones ever!

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The Best Appetizer Recipe – Honey Brie with Pomegranates

I have a lot of great appetizer recipes. My favorite of all time is my Crab Cake recipe. It is amazing. But the recipe takes time and sometimes we all need an easy, go to, for sure appetizer. You know the kind you can throw together that tastes amazing and looks like you spent hours making it?

I am so excited to share the Best Appetizer recipe. It’s Honey Brie with Pomegranates. Why fo I like it so much? It is so easy to make and can be prepared when guests knock on your door. Plus these taste simply amazing.

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My Favorite Christmas Cookies

christmas cookies recipe

Welcome to the Christmas Cookie Swap Blog Hop. Special thanks to Tana from Your Marketing BFF for organizing this and welcome to all of you who came over from Beth’s blog at 111 Light Lane.

When I was asked to be a part of this amazing Christmas Cookie Swap, I only needed to include one cookie recipe. But herein lies the problem. I don’t have just one favorite cookie recipe. I have three! So today I am sharing my three favorite cookie recipes.

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Best Thanksgiving Recipes

apple pie recipeWith Thanksgiving less than a week away, I teamed up with some very talented bloggers and we are sharing some of our best Thanksgiving recipes! These are the recipes we prepare and serve at our own Thanksgiving dinners. So they are tried and true and delicious. We have appetizers, a salad, a vegetable dish, a turkey, side dishes, a drink, and desserts. 

The bloggers that I am joining today are Janine from Happy Happy Nester, Ashley from Modern Glam, Rhonda from Hallstrom Home and Becky from Becky’s Farmhouse. Be sure to read about the Giveaway at the bottom of this blog post!

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How to Smoke a Turkey

how to smoke a turkey

The first time we smoked a Thanksgiving turkey was about ten years ago. I was a bit skeptical that about smoking the turkey when we were hosting twenty people for a very traditional Thanksgiving dinner. So to be safe, I cooked one 25 lb. turkey in the Big Green Egg and another 25 lb. turkey in the oven. Just in case the smoked turkey wasn’t good, I wanted a fallback plan.

It turned out the smoked turkey was so delicious we barely ate any of the turkey we baked in the oven.

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