Posts Tagged Entertaining

Blooming Oreo Dessert

Blooming Oreo Dessert

My dear grandma passed away a year and a half ago. This was one of her recipes that she always made for family gatherings. She was an amazing cook and wonderful person. I only hope to be half the person that she was. I have included her 9×13″pan version and my fun potted version for you to enjoy. Ingredients: 9×13″ pan version: 1 pkg Oreo cookies, crushed 1/2 c. butter, melted 1 pkg. inst…

How to make Mint Juleps

How to make Mint Juleps

Republished from April 2010 This weekend is the Kentucky Derby, and last weekend was the Atlanta Steeplechase.  To me, this season means Mint Juleps, a refreshing minty alcoholic drink.  Easy to prepare, although it does take some prep time. One day in advance make the Mint Simple Syrup and refrigerate. The day of the race, mix up the mint juleps and enjoy! By the way – my money is on Paddy O’Pra…

How to Prepare a Cheese Tray

How to Prepare a Cheese Tray

Welcome again to Jennifer Locklin of Jane Deere!  For the third in her “Techniques” series (although I’d say this qualifies for “Entertaining” as well!), she has brought us a great writeup on making your own cheese board.  I must admit all those cheeses available can be quite overwhelming, and I love how she’s broken it all down for us.  So, do you want to know how to throw a wine &a…

Halloween Cocktail Ideas

Halloween Cocktail Ideas

Halloween is on the way!  And I figured you guys would like some cocktails to celebrate the season..  Here is a lovely Scary Halloween cocktail collection from Dabbled, but the Spotlight today is on Janelle‘s fun spider tribute. It is that time of year again, and I don’t mean the time for Christmas songs or raking leaves, not the time that the mittens come out or the hot chocolate is stocked. For me, t…

Entertaining: Bourbon Glazed Wings!

Entertaining: Bourbon Glazed Wings!

Planning a party?  Need some munchies?  I saw these at Patricia‘s other website, Brownies for Dinner, and had to share them here, too!   These look delicious as a party appetizer… Patricia says: I’ve tried making the classic hot wings in the past using a couple of different recipes and I’ll be honest, I’d rather order them from someplace because the ROI (return on investment) for the amount o…

 

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