Festive Fruitcake

To celebrate the last day of the year I thought we’d look at a food that some love and some hate.  I can almost guarantee that there’s a fruitcake recipe for each of us!

Golden fruitcake

90 minute fruitcake

Sour cream fruitcake

Taste of the tropics fruitcake

Orange cranberry nut fruitcake

Butter rum walnut fruitcake

Chocolate cherry berry fruitcake

Upside down fruitcake

Mini upside down fruitcake

Fruitcake toaster cakes

Chocolate dipped fruitcake

Fruit and stout fruitcake

Fruitcake shortbread

Fruitcake biscotti

Mini honey fruitcake

Dowager duchess fruitcake

Gingered fruitcake

Fruitcake macaroons

Vanilla cream fruitcake trifle

Fruitcake cookies

Free range fruitcake

Mini creole Christmas fruitcakes with whiskey sauce

What’s your favorite fruitcake recipe?

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Christmas Inspired Cooking

To celebrate Christmas I thought we’d take a look at some holiday inspired treats!

Sugar cookie stars

White chocolate glazed cookies

Cookie houses

Christmas tree cookies

Cookie cottages

Stained glass wreaths

Sugared wreath cookies

Stained glass snowmen cookies

Mint peppermint meringue cups with ganache

Peppermint meringues with chocolate filling

Candy stripe cookie sticks

Gingerbread snowflakes

Fluted wreath cookies

Candy cane cookies

Strawberry santas

Holiday biscotti

Glazed apples

Cinnamon star bread

Pink Peppermint stick ice cream

Gingerbread house cakes

Peppermint crunch marshmallows

Chocolate cranberry parfaits

Cranberry swirl cheesecake

What are your holiday inspired treats?

Celebrating with Santa

Today I’ve got lots and lots of reindeer, Santa and Mrs. Claus and elf crafts!

Reindeer

Reindeer cookies

Flying reindeer Christmas countdown

Reindeer ornament

Stuffed reindeer

Wool reindeer

Copper reindeer ornament

Reindeer frames

Reindeer ornaments

Stick figure reindeer

More reindeer sugar cookies

Pine cone reindeer

Bottle cap reindeer

Cute cardboard reindeer

String art reindeer

Reindeer food

Reindeer appliqued pillow

Red nosed reindeer thumbprint cards

Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Mr. and Mrs. Claus cookies

Santa’s belt door decor

Hanging clay Santa

Santa candy bar

Felted wool Santa pillow

Santa Claus mouse

Santa Claus tea towel

Wool felt Santa banner

Old world Santa Claus ornament

Jolly Santa pillow

Santa hat place card

Old world Santa Christmas card

Colorful Santa applique Christmas stocking

Cozy Santa Christmas blanket

Even more Santa ideas

Elves

Pine cone elves

Elf ornament

Elf stocking

Dolf pin elf ornament

Elf ornament

Singing elves

Elf doll

Alphabet block elf

Pine cone elves

Jingle bell elves

Elf boots

Cork elf

And an elf, reindeer and Santa finger puppets

What are your crafty Santa, reindeer and elf ideas?

All About Appetizers

The holidays are all about family, friends and celebrations, and with those celebrations comes food! So today I’ve got lots of appetizer recipes to make your holiday party a little more yummy.

Eggplant ricotta bites

Lighter southern deviled eggs

Potatoes with chili butter

Scallop and shrimp cocktail

Vegan potato, pepper and olive phyllo cups

Spinach and goat cheese tartlets

Swedish meatballs

Toasted ravioli

Crostini with thyme roasted tomatoes

Onion herb focaccia

Baked brie

Buffalo chicken and cheese balls

Rosemary cheese spritz cookies

Pizzette with Gorgonzola, tomato and basil

Star puffs

Herbed goat cheese sandwiches

Cumin roasted shrimp with green chile cocktail sauce

Pretzel bites

Sourdough crackers

Mushroom cheddar tarts

Gluten free almond flour crackers

Crunchy crackers

Gluten free cheese crackers

Sourdough bruschetta

Crab mini quiches

Garlic and Parmesan stuffed mushrooms

Cheese and chive poppers

Herbed crab salad

Butternut sage crostini with ricotta and hazlenuts

Mini party quiches

Greek style stuffed mushrooms

Mini spinach calzones

What are you serving at your holiday party this year?