Pecan Pastry Pie Puffs

Pecan Pie Pastry

Pecan Pie can be the highlight of the holiday dessert table for many. You can get creative and instead of using pie crust, use puff pasty as your base! These Pecan Pastry Pie Puffs are just as tasty as Pecan Pie and actually easier than whipping up a traditional pie. I use Puff Pastry Cups. Pepperidge Farm makes them and they are fabulous to work with. They rise into light, … [Read more...]

An Elegant Thanksgiving Dinner Made Easy

Roast Turkey recipe

Several years ago Master Chef contestant, Pauline McAloon, put together a fabulous Thanksgiving menu, complete with recipes, just for the readers of Imperfect Women. Her menu was delicious and had a great combination of traditional and new recipes. They were easy to follow and many of her recipes can be prepared in advance. She indicated that she "designed the menu to give the … [Read more...]

Easy to Make Acorn Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Acorn cookies

Your kids and guests will love these Easy to Make Acorn Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies at your Thanksgiving celebration or fall holiday parties! It is really quite simple to make and yet very unique. The best thing about this recipe is that your kids can help make these and you will have them finished in no time at all. Even better, you can make these without a whole lot of … [Read more...]

Healthy Halloween Treats

Mandarin Pumpkins

It is almost Halloween and for many parents the most frightening thing about Halloween is the thought of how much candy their child will eat. Are you looking for a delicious and easy treat for the kiddos this Halloween but something that is also healthy? Make sure you give these Mandarin Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts treats a try. They are simple and quick to make and naturally … [Read more...]

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Candy Corn Cupcakes

It is no trick.  Your little ones will love these treats! These Candy Corn Cupcakes are inspired by Halloween's signature candy and are easy to make and so delicious. They will be the hit of any kid's party you might have and adults will love them too! Take them to work with you if you celebrate Halloween at your workplace.   Candy Corn Cupcake Ingredients 1 c. … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Cider Slushy

Caramel Apple Cider Slushy drink

It seems frappes are the “in” drink these days and with so many flavors out there it is easy to see why. If you’re not a coffee drinker though or looking for something with more of a traditional fall flavor and the same consistency as a frappe, the Caramel Apple Slushy is perfect. Ingredients: Apple cider, approximately 1 cup 1 cup cold apple cider ¼ cup caramel … [Read more...]

Mini Peach Pies

Recipe for mini peach pies

While I love pumpkin and apple pie and the flavors do make me think of fall, peach pie is another family favorite this time of year! Peach is delicious when blended with cinnamon and really becomes a delicious fall flavor. Try these simple Mini Peach Pies for your next fall dessert or treat. Ingredients: 2 cups fresh peaches 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 tbsp raw sugar 1 batch … [Read more...]

Making The Garden Last All Winter Long

Tomatoes in a jar

By Snickers The summer bounty of vegetables in my garden has started to slow down. In these last weeks the tomatoes have been ripening at a steady rate. So this busy gardener has been canning, freezing, eating, then canning, freezing and eating some more, until I feel like a tomato! I use a variety of ways to preserve the harvest. I generally can or freeze tomatoes. There … [Read more...]

Express Stuffed Mushrooms

Express Stuffed Mushrooms 1

You can have an army of bite sized wonders perfect for an appetizer, party hors d'oeuvres or side dish for dinner ready in less than 25 minutes. These stuffed mushrooms are equally as delicious as the more time consuming recipe, but done in the time it takes to watch an episode of your favorite tv sitcom. The results are similar to a popular Italian restaurant, but a few … [Read more...]

Golden Oreo Sundae Pie

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Looking for a super simple no bake dessert recipe to take to your next family gathering? This Golden Oreo Sundae Pie is one of our family favorites. We feel like we have struck gold when we have this for dessert! It has a little bit different twist to it because it uses Nabisco's Golden Oreos instead of the traditional chocolate Oreos. The Golden Oreos have a great vanilla … [Read more...]