No, these monster eyes are not cookies, they are delicious little savory bites of cheese and sausage! The secret to these super fast and simple to make appetizers is Bisquick. They make a great afternoon snack or a wonderful hors d'oeurve for a ghoulish party. I'll be pairing mine with an icy cold vodka martini for happy hour on Halloween. The recipe is pretty basic so feel free to jazz it up to suite your tastebuds. Take a peek at how they are made when you, read more
Posts for October 29th 2007
A type of Greek condiment that is served as a dipping sauce. It usually consists of yogurt, diced cucumbers and garlic. It can also include olive oil and fresh herbs depending on its region of Greek origin.
I don't know about you, but I can't wait to make these McDonald's style chicken nuggets at home. They are perfect football watching food! — For the Love of Food
In my early twenties, I fell in love with a drink called the Side Car. It was the perfect mix of brandy and orange liqueur, and was wonderfully tasty. However there was one small problem, every bartender I ordered from seemed to have their own version of the drink. Some contained whiskey, while others contained cognac; it was never the same thing twice. After a while I couldn't handle the inconsistency and stopped ordering it altogether. However, I couldn't handle the thought of completely cutting out such a delicious drink, so I found my own recipe. To check it out, read more
To help you prepare the most perfect Thanksgiving dinner ever, I will be planning not one, but three fabulous Thanksgiving parties throughout the month of November!
To start things off, I'm creating a plan for those of you who are hosting your first Thanksgiving dinner. I planned and cooked my first Thanksgiving dinner the fall after I graduated from college. While it had plenty of crises, it was a fabulous success! By following my detailed plan of ideas yours too can be a memorable event. Let's start by making a simple, but gorgegous invitation. To see how I made the glittery one at right, read more
Last night, as I was watching the Next Iron Chef contestants make airplane food, I couldn't help but think of the huge difference between these contestants and those on Top Chef, Hell's Kitchen, or the Next Food Network Star. (Given that the challenge was similar to one on Top Chef, it was easy to make comparisons.) I don't understand why recreating airplane food can define a chef's worth, but if I have to watch, I prefer to watch a master shine in his or her craft than see a bubbling, everyday personality toddle around the kitchen. How about you?
Last week I invited you to share your party pics in my Super Special Occasions group on TeamSugar. We can all get inspiration from the parties we've attended. Reader redhot recently hosted a baby shower.
She had the creative idea to use a bed's canopy as party decor. How gorgeous does the pink gauze look over the pastel colored presents?! This idea could easily be adapted to lots of different parties. For a Halloween bash use a black gauze canopy. For Thanksgiving hang a gold colored canopy above a side table for an eye catching decoration.
I love looking at party pics for new ideas on centerpieces, tablecloths, and food spreads, so thanks redhot! Everyone else: Start sharing your party pics!
In my opinion, the best thing about any roast — be it turkey, beef, chicken, etc. — is the leftovers. There's just something about roasted meat that makes for a perfect sandwich. Sure, you could use regular deli meat, but if you've got leftover rib roast, why not aim for perfection? With a little bit of horseradish and tasty rye bread, this deluxe sandwich will make for a perfect meal. Pair it with a glass of Pinot Noir, some salted potato chips, and call it a night! To get the recipe for the Deluxe Roast Beef Sandwich, read more
Thanksgiving is early this year, and I must confess, now that my Halloween bash is over, I've started obsessing about Thanksgiving! Last year I spent an hour searching for my gravy boat only to realize it had vanished. It turned out to be a good thing because I had a horrible time getting the gravy to thicken!
This year I'm determined to have deliciously smooth gravy in an elegant little gravy boat. Let's all head off to market in search of a perfect gravy pourer. Look for vessels that are modern but traditional in a sophisticated Thanksgiving color palette. Bookmark the gravy pourers in the Yum Market on TeamSugar with the keyword tag, Gravy Boat. Happy hunting!
For more on how to bookmark, please refer to geeksugar's guide.
Don't know where to start looking? Here's a list of my favorite online stores to point you in the right direction, read more