Eats, Drinks, Travels

Southern Mini Sausage Stuffed Pretzel Bites.

Southern Mini Sausage Stuffed Pretzel Bites.

As the big turkey day is drawing close. I am always trying to find some new treat to serve my guests who now expect a miracle on 34th street. Now there is Friends-giving. A new holiday that allows friends to get together to break diets and feed. Yes it is just another fine excuse to […]

Bat Crazy Treats

Bat Crazy Treats

This year, treat your guests to a frightful feast. Our monstrous mash-up of silly, spooky and creepy eats couldn’t be easier – or more dead-on delicious. Most important they are scary cheep to make. Big Bad Brownie Bat Truffles So good, these fudgy brownie bat truffles will fly away in no time. Ingredients 1 13-x-9″ […]

STUFFED PUMPKIN DINNER RECIPES

STUFFED PUMPKIN DINNER RECIPES

The word pumpkin originated from the Greek word Pepõn which means large melon. The word gradually morphed by the French, English and then Americans into the word “pumpkin.” Pumpkins and squash are believed to have originated in the ancient Americas. These early pumpkins were not the traditional round orange upright Jack-O-Lantern fruit we think of […]

Golden Potato Cake No Icing

Golden Potato Cake No Icing

Golden Potato Cake It’s not about the potatoes—it’s what you do to the potatoes. In this recipe, precook them until they’re tender, then dispatch clarified butter (which is less likely to burn), heat, and time to help them become their best selves. 4 Servings Ingredients 8 tablespoons unsalted butter or 6 tablespoons ghee 2 pounds […]

Chicken Tamales Verdes “Oh Lay”

Chicken Tamales Verdes “Oh Lay”

Chicken Tamales Verdes Tamale is derived from the word tamalii from the Nahuatl language spoken by the Aztecs. The word means “wrapped food”. No one knows for sure when or who invented the tamale, but we do know tamales have been written about since pre-Columbian days. In the 1550’s, the Aztecs served the Spaniards tamales […]