Food & Dining

You'll find lots of seasonal recipes here, along with dining reviews, menu plans and food photos.

Recipes For National Popcorn Day

Popcorn is a delicious snack and there’s no better time to experiment with different flavors than National Popcorn Day. January 19 is National Popcorn Day and we’re celebrating with some delicious recipes from our blogging friends. National Popcorn Day Shown above: Irish Creme Flavored Popcorn Sweet And Salty Stove Top Popcorn Gooey Caramel Did you know that Americans eat about 17 billion quarts of popcorn each year? Shown above: 1. Parmageddon popcorn 2. Sweet and salty kettle corn 3. Masala spiced popcorn 4. White chocolate confetti popcorn Shown above: 1. Hot chocolate popcorn 2. Always perfect stovetop popcorn 3. Parmesan […] Read more »

January Is National Soup Month | 40+ Recipes

January is National Soup Month! Soup is such a versatile meal and can be prepared as many ways as you can think of. You can eat it alone or with salad, bread, crackers or sandwiches for a heartier meal. National Soup Month Do you have a soup recipe or blog post? Share it below so we can check it out. Shown above (clockwise from top left) 1. Slow cooker black bean soup 2. Cannellini bean, carrot + kale soup 3. Golden lentil barley soup 4. Coconut chickpea sweet potato soup 5. Better for you zuppa toscana Shown above (clockwise from […] Read more »

Candy Coated Christmas Cookies

Even if you don’t have time, or the want to bake from scratch this holiday season, that doesn’t mean you can’t create a special treat for Christmas. 🎄 With a few simple ingredients you can put these Candy Coated Christmas Cookies together in no time! Candy Coated Christmas Cookies Since I’m an Amazon customer and affiliate, I linked to the ingredients below (using my affiliate link) for your convenience.   Ingredients – 12 round cream-filled cookies, like Oreos 1 cup white chocolate or white candy melts 1/4 cup red candy melts 1/4 cup green candy melts 2 teaspoon coconut oil, […] Read more »

Your Family Will Love These Cute Acorn Cookies

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you enjoy your day with loved ones and good food. Last month I spotted these adorable acorn cookies at my friend Debra’s blog and I decided to make them for Thanksgiving. They were really simple and my family loved them! Acorn Cookies   What you’ll need: Bag of small round Nutter Butters Bag of Hershey’s Kisses Bag of chocolate chips (we used milk chocolate, but you can use dark or semi-sweet) Two plates Assemble your items and unwrap at least 10 – 12 of the Kisses. Microwave one of the plates until it’s hot. We did […] Read more »

Pecan Squares

  Are you looking for a new dessert that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser? These chewy pecan squares are like mini pecan pies and your family will love them. Pecan Squares Click here to save and share this on Pinterest   Pecan Squares Crust: 2/3 cup confectioner’s sugar 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 pound sweet butter; softened Topping: 2/3 cup butter (about 11 tablespoons) 1/2 cup honey 3 tablespoons heavy cream 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 1/2 cups shelled pecans; coarsely chopped Click here to save and share this on Pinterest Directions: Preheat oven to 350-degrees and grease […] Read more »

50+ Delicious Leftover Turkey Ideas

Do you have leftover turkey from your Thanksgiving meal? If you do, you’re in the right place! I asked some of my blogging friends for their best leftover turkey ideas and they came though with some terrific recipes for you! Save this page to Pinterest or Facebook using the share buttons below so you don’t lose it. Leftover turkey ideas For your convenience, some of the supplies are linked to Amazon where you can buy them from home. As an affiliate and customer, there’s no site like Amazon for variety and low prices. Pictured above (clockwise starting from upper left) […] Read more »

Cinnamon Applesauce {make it yourself}

Does your family love applesauce as much as mine? Consider making it yourself! It’s not as hard as you might think. Plus you’ll eliminate all that nasty high fructose corn syrup that’s in some store brands. This recipe for Cinnamon Applesauce makes approximately 6 cups. Tweak it until it becomes a family favorite. Cinnamon Applesauce For your convenience, some of the supplies are linked to Amazon where you can buy them from home. As an affiliate and customer, there’s no site like Amazon for variety and low prices. Ingredients 6 pounds of apples (organic if you can) 1 cup of […] Read more »

Free Halloween Recipe Cards

Use this cute set of Halloween recipe cards for your favorite treats and goodies. There are nine different designs in this set. Each recipe card is 4” x 5.7”. For best results, print your Halloween recipe cards on card stock. Buy it on amazon! For use in your own collection or for gift giving. Not for commercial use or resale. Click here for your free set of Halloween recipe cards. Halloween Recipe Cards If you’re a parent or grandparent, join our group for tons of great ideas from awesome bloggers! Read more »