Cream Sherry and Butternut Squash Crostini

I love entertaining friendly dishes. When a host has out a plate of colorful appetizers and wine glasses filled, I know it is going to be a good evening! My all time favorite appetizer to serve during the holidays is butternut squash on toast. The first...

Penne Pasta in a Creamy Sherry Tomato Sauce

My mom's side is Italian so I did grow up on a lot of Italian style dishes including lots of pasta! I have a pretty big weakness for pasta. Especially when it's dosed in a rich and creamy sauce. For this dish, I created a luxuriously...

The Perfect Charcuterie Board for the Holidays

Can you guys believe it's December? Not just December but we're already creeping pretty close to MID December. Feels like Halloween was just yesterday! In no time at all, holiday parties are going to be in full swing. Every great holiday party (in my opinion) starts...

Sweeten Up Your Life with NC Sweet Potatoes!

Just a few weeks ago it was World Kindness Day and I partnered up with the team over at NC Sweet Potatoes to spread the message and mantra to "Be Sweet More Often"! This is such a great mantra to live by. I'm sure you've...

Individual Apple Pie Cocottes

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and if you already have your menu planned out then hats off to you! But if you do happen to be looking for one extra dessert to add to the table that night than look no further than this...

Love List 11/15/17: Thanksgiving Recipes

Last week I did a round up of Thanksgiving crafts to help decorate for the upcoming holiday. Now that your tables and setting are going to look all pretty I figured I'd follow up with inspiration for recipes! 1. Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese, Pumpkin 'n Spice 2. Bourbon...

Fudge Brownies with Shredded Coconut

Lately I've been experimenting with ingredients I don't normally use. One of the major swaps I've been doing with my recipes is substituting butter for other more "healthy" fats. In this recipe I left out the butter and used coconut oil instead! Was really happy...