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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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Pretzel Crusted Pigs in a Blanket

June 13, 2023

This Pretzel Crusted Pigs in a Blanket recipe gives this classic appetizer a major upgrade by coating wrapped hot dogs in crushed, flavored pretzels. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. You can pretty much expect me to bring a pasta salad or charcuterie to our family gatherings.  But earlier in the year, I did something different – I made pigs in a blanket topped with everything seasoning.  They…

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Upside Down Tomato and Herb Puff Pastry

May 16, 2023
White plate of Upside Down Tomato and Herb Puff Pastry. Fresh herbs, tomato, and a kitchen towel surround the plate.

This Upside Down Tomato and Herb Puff Pastry recipe takes inspiration from the viral puff pastry hack. These savory pastries are made with a delicious combo of tomato, herbs, and garlic and herb cheese. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Have you seen that viral upside-down puff pastry square hack going around social media?  Ingredients are layered on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.  Then, puff pastry dough…

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