Monthly Archives: December 2014

Christmas Snow Globe Cake. A Song For The Season From Zerbin. I thought this Christmas Snow Globe Cake was so cute. Just a few purchased decorations and less than 2 minutes of your time and you have this adorable cake which can double as a centerpiece. I made this delicious … Continue reading

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Frito Pie Casserole. Is Father Christmas A Frog?

This cracked me up. Feeding a crowd now or sometime soon? This Frito Pie Casserole is perfect for serving lots of people with minimum time spent in the kitchen. Plus, it has Fritos in it, so you know everyone is … Continue reading

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Easy Chocolate Yule Log. Rocking Out With The Yule Logs.

No, I don’t really hate it. It’s just the amount of work required to pull off a Happy Christmas for everyone is always overwhelming. I’m the Elf-In-Chief (and a freaking type A perfectionist) so I feel especially overwhelmed every single … Continue reading

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Man Cave Nachos. Nick Cave On The Stereo.

The occupants of the man cave would not approve of that cartoon. However…Man Cave Nachos… Whoa! Very high approval rating. These Man Cave Nachos are the ultimate in snack decadence. Think poutine crashes into nachos. Fries, little franks and jalapeños … Continue reading

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Ramen Cheeseburgers. New Music From Yoofs.

I somehow missed the Ramen Cheeseburger craze. I guess it was right up there with the Cronut in 2013. Better late than never, as they say. These Ramen Cheeseburgers are just plain crazy. Crazy good. Crazy fun. Ramen noodles are … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Plum Tarts With Honey And Black Pepper.

Q: Why did the bees go on strike? A: Because they wanted more honey and shorter working flowers. Q: How do bees get to school? A: By school buzz Q: What kind of bees give milk? A: Boobees. Dessert hardly … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken Rigatoni (Buca di Beppo Copycat). New Music From Geoff Ong.

So apparently there is an American chain restaurant that has been around since 1993 called Bucca di Beppo. There are about 90 of these family-style, Italian food places around the country. Never heard of it. That is until I spotted … Continue reading

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Simple Creamy Alfredo Sauce. Sweet New Music From Johnnie Lee Jordan.

This is the best Alfredo sauce I have ever had. Cream cheese gives the sauce a silky thickness and there is just the right balance of garlic, butter and Parmesan. I could have poured the sauce in a bowl and … Continue reading

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Brandied Caramel-Apple Pie. Fun New Music From Beach Youth.

Brandy and caramel are what elevate this apple pie to superstar status. And a delectable walnut crumb topping…that helps, too! The tart Granny Smiths perfectly balance the sweetness of the other ingredients. Brandied Caramel-Apple Pie Ingredients: 1/2 (14.1-ounce) package refrigerated … Continue reading

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Coconut Tequila Cocktail. Painting The Musical Town With THEESatisfaction.

We got our first real hit of snow this week. These Coconut Tequila Cocktails remind me of the beautiful drifts of soft white covering the landscape. One major difference. There’s no tequila in the snow. But there is tequila in … Continue reading

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