Rum Raisin Goat Cheese Bites

Baked or Fried wonton appetizers filled with California Raisins, goat cheese and walnuts @createdbydiane

Having easy and delicious appetizer recipes that can be made in minutes is key. These Rum Raisin Goat Cheese Bites can be baked or fried, and will be ready for your party in minutes. I love when there are options, not too man! But I'm pretty decisive. I either love it or hate it, … [Read more...]

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How to make Hummus

how to make hummus @createdbydiane

Snacking is my all time favorite thing to do. I just have to have lots of options available at all times! Are you like that? Do you stock up on things, just in cast? I like to have a few essentials on hand at all times. There is no real reason why some of these are on the list, they … [Read more...]

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Turkey and Stuffing Waffles

Turkey and Stuffing Waffles @createdbydiane perfect meal on the go!

There is no better grab and go food after Thanksgiving that these Turkey and Stuffing Waffles. Perfect for a quick breakfast, late night snack or anytime. One of the best parts of Thanksgiving leftovers is the sandwiches, but this waffle incorporates the deliciousness of turkey and stuffing … [Read more...]

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Cornbread Waffle Turkey Sandwiches with Cranberry Aioli

Cornbread Waffle Turkey Sandwiches with Cranberry Aioli @createdbydiane perfect for thanksgiving leftovers

Make sure you have plenty of turkey left over this Thanksgiving, because you will want to make some of these sandwiches. Trust me! There are so many things to make with leftover turkey, but sandwiches are a classic. Although there is nothing classic about this sandwich, you will want … [Read more...]

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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus @createdbydiane

These are perfect for the bacon lover, or the one who has a hard time with veggies. I have always love asparagus, now add bacon to it and well... it's irresistible. I really do LOVE bacon that much! These really are perfect for anyone who loves bacon and like I said, they are … [Read more...]

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How to Roast a Turkey Overnight

How to roast a turkey upside down and overnight @createdbydiane

I have roasted lots of turkeys. I first started doing it the way my mom did it. Then one night, I just knew I was ready for a change. It was 1 am and I had baked all the pies and got everything ready for Thanksgiving day and was exhausted. The thought of getting up early to but the turkey … [Read more...]

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Mason Jar Lid Mini Pies

Mason Jar Lid Mini Pies @createdbydiane

Imagine your favorite pie, baked in the CUTEST mini version. This post will show you how to bake mini pies in mason jar lids. I use Mason Jars for so many things, but I haven't canned one thing yet. I have one with holes drilled on the top I use to shake flour onto my work … [Read more...]

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Easy Pie Crust made in a food processor

Easy Pie Crust made in a food processor @createdbydiane

Pie. It's one of the most simple and delicious desserts that seems more complex that it really is. Are you ready to take the guess work out of pie crust?   I've been making pies for years. I recall the first pie I ever made, it was a GLORIOUS Banana Cream Pie, I was young and trying to … [Read more...]

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Roasted Holiday Potatoes

Roasted Holiday Potatoes from @createdbydiane

One Potato, Two Potato, Sweet Potato, MORE...   Holidays mean delicious meals and wonderful side dishes. What ever your main dish, Turkey, Ham or a Roast, this delicious and easy potato dish, will sure be a crowd pleaser. … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Pie Spice

make your own pumpkin pie spice @createdbydiane

No kitchen should be without pumpkin pie spice, in my opinion of course. I use it for WAY more than just pumpkin pie. I used to buy it in the spice aisle, but when I would run out. I would just whip up a  batch myself and I ended up liking the combination I made. I use pumpkin pie … [Read more...]

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How to make ketchup

How to make Ketchup @createdbydiane

Homemade ketchup is a need to know, you don't want to be caught with a great burger or fries and not have some delicious ketchup to go with them. This post will show you how easy it is to make ketchup.   Yesterday I shared how to make Crispy French Fries, and I just knew I had to share … [Read more...]

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How to Bake Crispy French Fries

How to bake crispy French Fries @createdbydiane

If you have a weakness for French Fries like I do, then you will want to see how easy it is to bake up a crispy batch to enjoy them anytime!   I LOVE French Fries, and eat them every chance I get. Really, it's almost funny how much I love them. I can't remember a time I didn't … [Read more...]

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How to Roast Nuts

How to roast nuts

This is one posts that if you like nuts, you'll want to check out my tips on How to Roast Nuts. In this post you will not only learn how to roast nuts, but why Why would you want to roast nuts? The answer is simple, they taste SO delicious. Really freshly roasted nuts brings out … [Read more...]

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Turkey Meatball and Mashed Potato Sandwich

Turkey Meatball and Mashed Potato Sandwich @createdbydiane

Turkey Meatball and Mashed Potato Sandwich, comfort food at it's BEST. Who doesn't need a little comfort now and then? On stressful days comfort food is KING around here. With two teenagers, some days can get pretty stressful! I am often rushing around, running the kids from here and … [Read more...]

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Deviled Egg Dip

deviled egg dip from @createdbydiane #appetizer

I just LOVE how versatile eggs are, they go from breakfast to snacks to just about everything in between. I use LOTS and LOTS of eggs each week. In cooking and baking and my family loves hard boiled eggs. I also have one who is a deviled egg fanatic...really he will eat then as soon as … [Read more...]

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