Egg Nog Topped Hot Chocolate

Egg Nog Hot Cocoa

Are your plans for Thanksgiving all buttoned up? Got the turkey all delegated so you can focus on your prized sides? I love, love, love Thanksgiving food. Sweet potatoes, green bean casseroles, pumpkin pie oh my- I love it all. I love gathering around the table to reflect on all the things we are most thankful for, and those special things that have occurred that particular

Creamy Shrimp & Sweet Corn Soup

Shrimp & Sweet Corn Soup

Update to the Creamy Shrimp & Sweet Corn Soup. Originally posted using the Swanson Cajun Infused broth (which I still stand behind!) that is no longer available in your local stores. Insert massive wailing. WHY!??!?! Apparently, that flavored infused broth was a special edition item type of thing and it didn’t make the final round up. Boo. Don’t you worry yourselves, though! I’ve updated the

Mason Jar Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifles

Mason Jar Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifle

I think I’m just about ready to move on from the pumpkin everything season, but before I do I needed to share these Mason Jar Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifles I made recently for a friend welcoming her new “pumpkin” into the world. Several years ago I brought a 6 pack of cupcakes in jars in a variety of flavors for my congratulations, now show me your

Tiramisu Pie

Tiramisu Pie by Aimee Broussard/ 52 Pies Project

Do I have a surprise for you today! It’s Monday. It’s time for another pie. Put those things together and what do you get? A Monday Tiramisu Pie kind of day!  Trust me. You’re going to want to kick your pecan and pumpkin pies to the curb this holiday season for the Tiramisu Pie with holy freaking amazing chocolate shortbread cookie crust. Let’s get started,

French Bread Hot Crab Dip

French Bread Hot Crab Dip

Last football season I did regular (or semi-regular anyway) posts on Tuesdays with ideas for tailgating/homegating snack options for upcoming game day weekends. Coincidently, I called the posts “Tailgate Tuesdays”. Fast forward to this year and I’ve been so wrapped up in the new book and other life obligations that I have yet to go to one game! And if I did have plans on

Tuscan Inspired Friendsgiving

Tuscan Inspired Thanksgiving

Today’s Tuscan Inspired Friendsgiving post has been brought to you by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are  my own.  #HolidayPairings #CollectiveBias **The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older.** Disclaimer: Today’s Tuscan Inspired Friendsgiving post is incredibly long, but we will be walking through a complete menu plan- start to finish! I’ve chatted about it a time or two, but

Homemade Tomato Basil Soup

Crock Pot Tomato Basil Soup

Today’s Homemade Tomato Basil Soup recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #YesYouCAN #CollectiveBias Happy Halloween, y’all! Even though technically it’s the day before Halloween, our crazy weather has trick or treating moved up a day, so we’re celebrating tonight. I’ve been so wrapped up with the cookbook that I’ve hardly prepared. Last year, I did

Sweet Potato S’mores Pie

Sweet Potato S'mores Pie

Today’s 52 Pies Project + Sweet Potato S’mores Pie recipe post is extra special because it’s also being entered in the Wayfair Battle of the Pies contest! There are 40 bloggers competing and the competition as you can imagine is pretty stiff.  Wondering why I choose a sweet potato pie as my entry? One potato, two potato, three potato, S’mores!!! I originally had a different pie

Quick & Easy Tailgate Recipes

Maple Pecan Popcorn

Today’s Quick & Easy Tailgate Recipes post has been compensated on behalf of MorningStar Farms and Collective Bias, Inc. All opinions, however,  are entirely my own. #FallWithATwist #CollectiveBias Can you believe that we are nearly half way through tailgating season?! Where oh where is the time going? With only 3 home games left in the season, I thought I’d throw together a little quick & easy

Taste of Home Online Cooking School Experience

Better than Your Bakery Class

In mid August, I packed my bags, boarded a plane and flew clear across the country to this small, quaint town in Connecticut to film a series of baking videos named Better Than Your Bakery. I was asked to film with the Taste of Home Online School alongside culinary expert, Nicki Sizemore.  With a 8am call time for hair and makeup, and filming beginning at 9am,