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S’more Peanut Butter Please! Jarfait

In Appetizers & Snacks, Desserts On January 31, 2012 Comments Off on S’more Peanut Butter Please! Jarfait

Perfect. That’s the English translation for the French word “parfait,” and the term used in the late 1800s to describe a frozen, layered dessert. Perfection. I’ve made a… Read More »

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Maple-Pumpkin Spiced Pecans

In Appetizers & Snacks, Hors d'oeuvres On January 31, 2012 Comments Off on Maple-Pumpkin Spiced Pecans

If you are off the hook and don’t have to bring a dish, you should make an edible gift for the host—even if it’s for your mom! Try… Read More »

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Sweet & Spicy CocoNUTS

In Appetizers & Snacks, Hors d'oeuvres On January 31, 2012 Comments Off on Sweet & Spicy CocoNUTS

When I worked at Sunset Magazine, I had to test this recipe and never forgot it. I’ve put my own spin on it for you.

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Cocoa De Leche

In Appetizers & Snacks, Beverages On January 31, 2012 Comments Off on Cocoa De Leche

Dulce de leche is a favorite flavor of mine. A well-made tres leches cake can make me weak in the knees! Try this for a South of the… Read More »

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Nutty Cocoa

In Appetizers & Snacks, Beverages On January 31, 2012 Comments Off on Nutty Cocoa

Peanut butter and chocolate is a classic flavor combination. It works as a hot drink, too.

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Buffalo Blue Chicken Philly

In Sandwiches On January 30, 2012 Comments Off on Buffalo Blue Chicken Philly

This is my fusion of Buffalo wings and Philly cheesesteak. Who can resist spicy chicken and blue cheese on a fresh roll?

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Honey Goat Cheese-Stuffed Medjool Dates

In Appetizers & Snacks On January 30, 2012 Comments Off on Honey Goat Cheese-Stuffed Medjool Dates

“Triple Cream Stuffed Medjool Dates were a ALWAYS popular with my catering clients. Often, I would serve them as an accompaniment to the buffet salad. In keeping with… Read More »

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Coco Latte

In Appetizers & Snacks, Beverages, Slow-Cooker On January 30, 2012 Comments Off on Coco Latte

A basic, hot cocoa keeps things simple, and guests can add their own favorite flavors. Slow cookers are a great way to serve warm beverages for a crowd…. Read More »

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Caffè Latte

In Appetizers & Snacks, Beverages, Slow-Cooker On January 30, 2012 Comments Off on Caffè Latte

I used Starbucks VIA™ Ready Brew instant coffee, milk and sugar as the starting point for guests to add their own individuality! Slow cookers are a great way… Read More »

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Chai Latte

In Appetizers & Snacks, Beverages, Slow-Cooker On January 30, 2012 Comments Off on Chai Latte

I discovered that by using vanilla powder in place of vanilla extract, I was able to create a chai powder mix that makes a great gift. Slow cookers… Read More »