Tag Archives: Entertaining

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]