What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with Irish Boxty with smoked salmon? Boxty is a traditional Irish pancake. It is often made with a combination of mashed potatoes and raw grated potatoes mixed with flour, milk, and egg.
Shrimp Remoulade (pronounced ruma-lahd) is a quintessential New Orleans dish composed of cold boiled shrimp with a spicy mustard-based dressing. It is generally served as a first course appetizer, making it perfect for Mardi Gras celebrations. I usually serve it on a bed of lettuce or in a stemmed wine glass to awaken my guest’s taste…
If you’re looking for a perfect appetizer for your Mardi Gras themed party, look no further. Cajun Sausage Bites with Spicy Dipping Sauce are super easy to make, and are kicked up a notch to satisfy your cravings. Bet you can’t eat just one!
Laissez les bons temps rouler with this iconic New Orleans cocktail. The perfect setting for a New Orleans Hurricane is in Pat O’Brien’s courtyard in the French Quarter overlooking the flaming fountain. The next best place is either at home or at a Mardi Gras party enjoying this rum based cocktail laced with tropical fruits. However,…
Tasty Taco Cups are the ultimate game day appetizer. Yummy taco filling layered with melted cheese in crispy wonton wrappers will disappear before your very eyes and have your guests clamoring for more. What’s even better is that they’re super easy to make and just as amazing when made ahead of time and reheated!
For many, watching the Super Bowl is an excuse to devour this amazing Make Ahead Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip. It tastes like the ever-popular Buffalo Chicken Wings, but without the fuss and mess. This tangy and cheesy dip takes minutes to put together. It can be made ahead of time and heated to bubbly perfection right…
Cottage Pie is one-dish wonder that is the ultimate in comfort food. This traditional Irish dish can easily be made ahead of time and reheated. In fact, I generally have several Cottage Pies in my freezer for those evenings when I just want something easy and absolutely delicious.
Praline Crunch is just in time for all of your Mardi Gras celebrations. If you like caramel corn, you’ll absolutely love Mardi Gras Praline Crunch. It’s made like my Old-Fashioned Caramel Corn using Corn Chex in place of popcorn. I dress it up for the Mardi Gras season with toasted pecans and Mardi Gras colored M&M’s….
If you like roasted pecans and chocolate, you’re going to love these easy to make chocolate covered roasted pecans! Whether you eat them as a snack, or give them as a holiday gift, you will quickly discover that they are totally addictive.
Pigs in a Blanket Wreath is a festive way to celebrate the holiday season. If you can make pigs in a blanket, you can make this decorative appetizer. Serve it with Cranberry Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce for a memorable appetizer.
‘Twas the night before Christmas when visions of cinnamon rolls were twirling in everyone’s head. Could Santa load some on his sleigh for a perfect ooey gooey wake up treat? Of course with Overnight Cinnamon Rolls! They are the perfect make ahead breakfast when your sweet tooth is craving a sugary start to the day.
Packed with a toasted pecans and dusted with confectioners’ sugar, these buttery Toasted Pecan Snowball Cookies are a family favorite at Christmas. They are the perfect edible gifts for your loved ones during the holiday season.