Looking for a new twist on your stuffing this year? Give this recipe a try! This dish will bring a new savory, nutty, and yet bright flavor to your table!
Having half of my family in Minnesota where casseroles are a must; this Cheesy Potato Casserole has been a tradition that cannot be missed! This dish has definitely been a crowd favorite through out the years.
Warning: If you make once, you will be expected to make it every year! Read more
The title says it all. There is nothing easier than making a fresh cranberry sauce! I promise your guests will notice the difference from the normal canned cranberry, as tempting as it can be to just pick up one from the store. Read more
Winner winner chicken dinner! This recipe could not be more perfect for this chilly weather, when all I want is something fast and warm!
Don’t be afraid have some fun with changing up the ingredients in the one-pan recipe too! Your options are endless. This recpie is just one I have found to be my personal favorite! This is also a really great recipe to adjust to what veggies are in season.
I will definitely not take credit for the carved pumpkin soup bowls. This is a Shirley (my mom) staple for sure! One of my favorite High School memories was having all of my friends over to my house for dinner before the big Homecoming Dance in the fall. My mom served up Wild Rice Soup in carved out pumpkins (keep in mind there were about 16 of us…).
Ever since then, I want to eat my soup out of nothing other than a pumpkin! Warm up in this chilly weather and enjoy this delicious, yet simple Vegan Corn Chowder! In a pumpkin bowl of course… Read more
Candy and cocktails… Count me in! There are so many dishes and flavors I love when it comes to fall, but there’s only a few that really take me back to my childhood. One of my favorites being the Caramel Apple Suckers! Read more
Any chance I get to enjoy some BBQ, my “go to” choice is the Pulled Pork! I love the fact that I can really just slather on that BBQ sauce and get it on every last bite. I mean let be honest… I was the girl to dip her french fries, chicken, and just about everything in it.
Shark Week Blue Velvet Cupcakes
Makes 24 Cupcakes
2 cups Sugar
2 sticks Butter, Room Temperature/Soft
2 whole Eggs
1-½ Tablespoon Liquid Blue Food Coloring
1 Tablespoon Cocoa Powder
1 drop Violet Gel Food Coloring
2-½ cups Cake Flour
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Buttermilk
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
½ teaspoons Baking Soda
1 Tablespoon White Vinegar
For the Frosting:
1 pound Cream Cheese, Softened
2 sticks Butter, Softened
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
4 cups Sifted Confectioners Sugar
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare cupcake pan with paper liners.
- In a large bowl, cream the sugar and butter, mix until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time and mix in between.
- Add the cocoa, food coloring, and then mix very well. In a separate bowl, sift together flour and salt. Add flour mixture to the sugar mixture alternately with buttermilk.
- Blend in vanilla. In a small bowl, combine baking soda and vinegar and add to mixture.
- Pour batter into cupcake papers.Bake for 25–30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool.
1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla together until smooth.
2. Add the sugar and on low speed, beat until incorporated. Increase the speed to high and mix until very light and fluffy. Frost the cupcakes with a butter knife or pipe it with a piping bag! Get fancy!