Candied Apples I
This recipe produces a very red, shiny candied apple. You can substitute a drop of cinnamon oil for the candies. After the apples are cooled, you can wrap them in colored plastic wrap and tie shut with curling ribbon. Makes a nice Halloween party treat.
Buckeye Cookies III
These are like little peanut butter and chocolate balls. You basically mix it all up together. It is a perfect recipe to do at a sleepover or for parties. It is pretty simple and it really doesn't take too long. It takes about as long as chocolate chip cookies do, maybe a little longer, but if you love chocolate and peanut butter, you'll love this.
Halloween Buttermilk Bundt® Cake
A dense, moist Bundt® cake colored for Halloween. This cake can easily be converted to a gluten-free version simply by exchanging the wheat flour with your favorite cup-to-cup gluten-free flour.
Spooky Halloween Eyeballs
These taste like Peanut Butter cups. They are fun to make and kids really get a kick out them. A bit time consuming, but the end-product is worth it.
On my first trip to Italy to meet my husband's family back in 1995, I didn't speak a word of Italian. But I did learn how to make great dolci (desserts) from his sister, Maria. This was her tiramisu recipe, and now they ask me to make it whenever we go back!
Cornish Hen with Tart Cherry Sauce
This was an idea I had for a long time but never got around to doing it and it came out fantastic couldn't have hoped for better. My wife and I loved it. The tart cherries complement the flavorful rub on the hen perfectly. For golden brown crispy skin increase temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for last 10 minutes of cooking.
Braised Lamb Shanks
Succulent braised lamb shanks slow cooked in a red wine, tomato, and fresh basil sauce. Serve with mushroom risotto and grilled zucchini.
Tangerine Cherry Cranberry Sauce
Homemade cranberry sauce is very easy and, as long as you sell it properly, your true motives (maximum love for minimum effort) will be our secret. By sell it, I mean tell all about your secret tangerine/cherry-spiked version sauce, and how involved it is to make. Of course, since it is a top-secret recipe, you'll not be able to give details, but you're sure they'll be blown away.
Yogurt bark is the healthiest treat around! Spread your favorite yogurt on a tray, top with your favorite fruits, dark chocolate bits, nuts, seeds, and more - then freeze. That's it! Children love this as a sweet snack, but it's great for the whole family.