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Entrees, Pasta

Baked Ziti

 

  I layer my baked ziti like you would a lasagna, so that all the flavors don’t mix together too much and become a saucy mess. You can use this recipe as a make ahead option by freezing the casserole until you want to eat it by stopping right before […]

Baking, Cakes

Peach Upside Down Cake

 

  I love peaches. They are my favorite fruit, and every year I look forward to the day when the peaches are finally ripe at the local farms and I can go buy them. Once they are finally available, I tend to buy way too many and then need to […]

Appetizers

Deviled Eggs

 

  I think deviled eggs might have been the first thing I every really cooked. My mom would always make them, so I used to help her, starting when I was a little girl. Eventually I became the person who would make all the deviled eggs for special occasions and […]

Appetizers

Buffalo Chicken Dip

 

  My husband loves everything that is buffalo chicken flavored. So with him in mind, and my in-laws coming over for dinner, I wanted to  make something they would all enjoy. This layered dip is incredibly simple and quick to make, and was a huge hit. I dont really like […]

Entrees

Chicken Kiev

 

  My father always used to make Chicken Kiev whenever we were having a special meal at home. I loved cutting into the chicken and seeing all the delicious butter just ooze out. It was one of my favorite meals, so for my birthday I always requested he make it. […]

Appetizers, Uncategorized

Artichoke Dip

 

  I started making this recipe a few years ago when I was looking for something to make as an appetizer for thanksgiving. It was a huge hit, people request it often, and now I make it for pretty much all social events. You can serve it with crackers or […]

Baking, Cakes

Boozy Irish Cake

 

 In honor of St. Patrick’s day, I made a cake with all components of the famous cocktail: Guinness, Irish Cream and Jameson. This cake is absolutely delicious, and despite the alcohol content isn’t overwhelming at all. For my version, I baked a chocolate cake with Guinness in it, topped it […]