Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers & Poppers Dip

One of my brothers really likes spicy foods; jalapeno poppers are one of his favorites.  Here is my version for both the dip and poppers.   16 ounces non-dairy cream cheese (I used Tofutti brand) Jalapenos (about 6, minced for dip + 12 more for poppers [cored, rinsed & well-drained]) 1 cup mayonnaise (use just … Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers & Poppers Dip

Fudge Candy (Modified Hershey’s Recipe)

Fudge is an iconic part of any holiday celebration; I've been looking forward to sharing my first fudge recipe with you.  This sweet, melt-in-your-mouth recipe is a modification of the Hershey's recipe.   3 cups sugar 2/3 cup cocoa powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cup canned coconut milk (approximately one 14-15 ounce can) 1/4 cup … Continue reading Fudge Candy (Modified Hershey’s Recipe)

Lightened Leftovers Salad with Cranberry Balsamic Dressing and Roll Croutons

This is a great way to enjoy leftovers from your holiday celebration, and a way to lighten it up if you had a heavy meal.   Salad 2 cups Salad greens (my favorite is arugula and/or spinach) 1/2 cup cubed leftover turkey 1/2 cup leftover sweet potatoes, cubed 1/4 cup leftover roasted or baked vegetables … Continue reading Lightened Leftovers Salad with Cranberry Balsamic Dressing and Roll Croutons

Cookie Round-Up

Here is a round-up of all my cookie and brownie recipes for your 2018 holiday season.   Bread Crumb Cookies D&J Favorites (Chocolate Chips) Gingerdoodles Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Peanut Butter Cookies Persimmon Cookies Sugar Cookies No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Brownies Lemon Bars Cream Cheese Mints   Happy Holidays!