I created these for a potluck; they were the hit of the party. This is a great make-ahead recipe. 2 pounds ground turkey (or meat of your choice) 1 cup bread crumbs 1 cup loosely-packed spinach leaves, stems removed & finely chopped 2/3 cups sliced mushrooms, finely chopped 2 eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon celery … Continue reading Meatballs & Gravy
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 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)
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
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!
This sweet dessert is a quick and delicious way to use up your end of the season fruit. It just takes minutes to prepare and can bake while dinner is being served and eaten. 1 stick Melt, slightly soft, but not room temperature 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar + 1 tablespoon 1/8 tsp … Continue reading Fruit Crisp
These cookies are soft and not overly sweet; I took these camping and they were the hit! I made mine without any icing, however they could be iced. If using cookie cutters to shape (rather than just a cookie scoop), make sure the dough is well chilled when rolling out and cutting out. Roll out on … Continue reading Sugar Cookies