Goat cheese filled meat balls with Beet Spaghetti and Garlic Goat Cheese Sauce

Goat Cheese Meatballs, Beets and Spaghetti

Goat Cheese Meatballs with Beet Spaghetti and a Garlic Goat Cheese Sauce It’s no secret I LOVE the color red. I Love my red kitchen, red fabric covered furniture, red camera strap cover…. I could go on and on. So the thought of making food that isn’t normally red, red. I just had to give…

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Garlic Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes with clove and ginger recipe createdbydiane Created by Diane Blog

Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes

Bring some excitement to the table with these Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes and get ready to have everyone asking for more! Garlic Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes Mashed potatoes have been a favorite of mine since I could remember. With Thanksgiving right around the corner and it being pumpkin-mania time. I thought I’d add some pumpkin goodness into…

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Pumpkin one pan skillet cookie how-to pizookie-skookie

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie (Skookie)

Some days I just want to smother my worries in sweets. This is one of those days! I don’t like to worry and be upset. I’d rather be worry free and happy. As we all know all days aren’t happy and we have to deal with the reality that there are days that we worry…

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How to pipe a pumpkin onto a cupcake Created by Diane Blog

Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting Chocolate and pumpkin are two great flavors that go really well together, add on pumpkin cream cheese frosting and it’s a win-win! I love Fall, pumpkin and all that goes along with Halloween. Having fun dressing up and the silly fun that follows. This year, I am…

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Jalapeno Stuffed Cornbread with bacon, tamale

Cornbread Tamale Bites with Jalapeno, Cheese and Bacon

Cornbread Tamale Bites with Jalapeno Cheese and Bacon Bite sized comfort food! It’s actually cooled off a few nights here and feels like Fall. Well at night it does, it the daytime it’s still in the 80’s. I love Fall, but still have trouble with the whole daylight saving concept. It’s getting dark early, they…

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Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

  Pumpkin Cookies I’d like to introduce you to my new favorite cookie. Not only do they look like pumpkins they taste like the most wonderful pumpkin cookie. I made them based off my Snowball Cookie Recipe, otherwise know as “the Wedding Cookie”.  Mexican Wedding Cookies, Italian Wedding Cookies, you know them, right? These are…

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with Pepitas (shelled roasted and salted pumpkin seeds)

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

  Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Since it’s officially pumpkin time. Well in my house that is what I call it, as soon as mid September hits I think it’s pumpkin time and I’m surprised they haven’t changed October to Pumpkin yet, well I guess that would get confusing.s. I always look forward to “pumpkin time of…

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Halloween Party Menu

Halloween Party ideas and Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili Recipe

When I plan a Halloween party, the first thing I think of is the food. Tell me I’m not the only one. For some it’s the shopping, decorating, or costumes. For me it’s all about the food. This years Halloween Party features my new Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili, I’ve attempted pumpkin chili before with mediocre results. This year…

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Gold Kiwi Mini Upsidedown cakes

Mini Gold Kiwi Upside Down Cakes

Gold Kiwi Upside Down Cakes I love gold Kiwi and look forward to “season” which is from May-Oct. It has a more tropical flavor than the green kiwi that you typically see. The skin is smooth and you can eat it, really it’s not fuzzy. Since this fruit is juicy and delicious and when sliced…

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How to make Shrimp Fra Diavolo Dinner in 30 minutes

Shrimp Fra Diavolo

This is one DELICIOUS dish that should be at the top of everyone’s must make list! Shrimp Fra Diavolo I’ve loved shrimp or as long as I can remember, as well as clams lobster and scallops. I often order seafood when I go out to eat. I typically think to myself, I make chicken at…

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Cookie Monster Cookies

Cookie Monster Cookies

Cookie Monster Cookie Cookie Monster will never go out of style in my book. He’s been a favorite for as long as I can remember. I’m glad to see the same can be said for my son. At first I was a bit surprised to see that my middle schooler wearing a cookie monster shirt…

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