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Tomato Prosciutto Puff Pastry Candy Canes

December 19, 2023
Flat lay photo of Tomato Prosciutto Puff Pastry Candy Canes on serving dish. Pine cones and fresh rosemary sit around the plate.

This Tomato Prosciutto Puff Pastry Candy Canes recipe turns puff pastry into a delicious holiday appetizer filled with sundried tomato pesto, mozzarella, and prosciutto. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Puff pastry has totally had a moment this year!  We’ve seen it go viral in upside down recipes and so many other tasty creations.  So I’m wrapping up the year with one last puff pastry recipe that’s perfect…

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Cranberry Walnut Goat Cheese Bites

October 31, 2023
Cranberry Walnut Goat Cheese Bites on serving dish on top of wooden board. Bowl of Garlic OMG! Pretzels on the side.

The combination of salty-sweet ingredients makes these Cranberry Walnut Goat Cheese Bites a flavorful addition to the holiday table.   This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. It’s hard to believe that we’re already thinking about the holiday season, but here we are!  It’s Halloween and as soon as the calendar changes, we’ll be starting to plan holiday celebrations.  My mom and I have been discussing menu plans for Thanksgiving…

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Puff Pastry Magic Wands

October 11, 2023
Close up photo of Puff Pastry Magic Wands on serving dish. Halloween props in background.

Turn puff pastry into magic wands filled with Dijon mustard, Parmesan cheese, prosciutto, and poppy seeds. They’re a delicious appetizer or snack for your Halloween feast! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Wands up!  I feel like this recipe comes at a fitting time with the passing of Sir Michael Gambon aka Albus Dumbledore.  Of all the fantastic characters in the Harry Potter book and movie series, I…

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Prosciutto Wrapped Mozzarella Fingers

October 3, 2023
Prosciutto Wrapped Mozzarella Fingers on a serrving plate with plastic spiders, skeleton hands, and small bowls of snacks in background.

These creepy Prosciutto Wrapped Mozzarella Fingers are made with three easy ingredients. Just wrap string cheese with prosciutto, add an almond “fingernail,” and serve! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, then you know that Halloween is absolutely one of my favorite times out of the year.  And while I like to create all levels of spookiness with my content,…

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Braided Mushroom Puff Pastry

August 31, 2023
Photo of Braided Mushroom Puff Pastry on parchment lined baking sheet with sprigs of fresh herbs.

This Braided Mushroom Puff Pastry is filled with a buttery mushroom, garlic, onion, white wine, and mozzarella mixture. It all gets wrapped in a golden and flaky braided crust. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Puff pastry is really having a moment.  Isn’t it?  And while this flaky dough is currently trending, it never really stopped being trendy in our home.  I have used puff pastry in so…

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Easy Oven Fried Green Tomatoes

September 3, 2013
Close up of Easy Oven Fried Green Tomatoes in white serving dish. Fresh tomatoes sit in background.

These Easy Oven Fried Green Tomatoes are a healthier take on this classic Southern appetizer. They’re made with tangy, fresh green tomatoes and a crispy, seasoned coating. The first time I’d ever heard of fried green tomatoes was, of course, the movie Fried Green Tomatoes.  After that movie, I wanted to try this classic Southern dish.  I mean, if they were good enough for Jessica Tandy, they’re good enough for this Jessica, too! It was at a restaurant down south…

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