This appetizer is always a crowd pleaser. Everyone loves it! Great make-ahead dish for your Holiday Open House.
Easy Street Crab Dip
This is fantastic looking and tastes wonderful. Your guest will rave about this one. This recipe can be made up to two days in advance.
Try this quick and easy pate using liver sausage.
Salmon Mousse with Cucumber Sauce
An elegant salmon dish that makes a beautiful presentation to
serve your guests. Easy-to-make and very delicious. Can be prepared a day or two before your event.
Smoked Salmon Mousse In Won Ton Baskets
This is a wonderful make-ahead appetizer, as everything can be made days ahead and assembled just before your party.
Smoked Salmon Roulades
These roulades are as wonderful to eat as they are to look at!
Candy and Cookies:
Apple and Apricot Candy (Aplets & Cotlets)
Aplets and Cotlets are a delicious Northwest candy that is made with gelatin, walnuts, and apples.
Recipe by Chef Derek Barnes who owns the award-winning Derek’s Culinary Casual restaurant in Sarasota, Florida.
Lemon Gum Drops
I have always loved gumdrops. Now that I have tested and developed this wonderful gumdrop recipe, I will never have to purchase them again.
Lime Gum Drops
This recipe was shared with me be Jane Musick. Jane says, "I made these lime gum drops before Christmas and I was thrilled with the result.
I was delighted with the flavor and the texture of the gum drops. Enjoy!"
Lemon Meringue Cookies
My husband absolutely loves these low-fat cookies! These cookies seem to be a favorite of men.
These marshmallows are so delicious and decadent that you'll never want store purchased ones again
This sugar, soft, chewy treat nesting in the Easter basket is hard to beat when it is homemade.
Here is a fun marshmallow
treat that is easy to make with your children. The flavors remind me of eating a marshmallow peep.
Check out our video with my grandson making this marshmallow treat.
Applesauce 7-UP JELL-O Salad
The applesauce and 7-UP soda make this JELL-O a denser consistency. With the topping of the whipped
cream mixture, it reminded my husband of Key Lime Pie flavors. We agreed it was
just plain delicious and finished our plates!
Blueberry JELL-O Salad
Blueberry JELL-O salad mixed with pineapple and blueberry pie filling is another
delicious classic JELL-O dish from the 60’s that is especially popular in the
Fiesta Carrot Pineapple JELL-O Salad
Here is a classic JELL-O recipe that is light and refreshing! This salad is also
sometimes known as "Sunshine Salad."
JELL-O Melon Wedge
Here is a fun an simple way to serve JELL-O with fresh melon! This is very tasty on a hot summer night. Your family, and
even your guests, will be impressed with this beautiful melon creation. If you love JELL-O, you will love this dish!
JELL-O Sawdust Salad
JELL-O Salad layered with pineapple, marshmallows, bananas, and cheddar cheese. Here is another classic JELL-O recipe from the 1950's that is found in most
southern cooks' recipe files.
Red Hot Applesauce JELL-O Salad
The Red-Hots are used to add a tasty cinnamon flavor to this JELL-O dish. This is a great side dish that many families like to serve at holiday meals to accompany ham or pork. Great
served as a side dish and it looks so beautiful!
Tangy Tomato Aspic
This gelatin salad is a favorite family comfort food that we make and serve for Thanksgiving Dinner every year. Very easy to make and so good!
One of the most unusual and absolutely delightful dishes made with avocados.
Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
This very light and delicious pumpkin chiffon pie. People who are not a big fan of the traditional pumpkin pie, will live this version.
Sherry Cream Pie
This is a very old family recipe from my aunt, who is an awesome cook. She used to make it for special occasions and my cousins and
I would be very impatient about waiting over eight hours before we could eat any.
Puddings and Creams:
I found this delicious coffee dessert in an older 1968 Gourmet Magazine.
Chocolate Panna Cotta with Port-Balsamic Cherries
These softly set and creamy Italian puddings are
so silky-smooth they slip down beautifully at the end of a meal.
Coffee Panna Cotta with Chocolate Cream
Flavored with coffee and served with a chocolate
cream adds a new look to this popular Italian dessert.
This is a spectacular dessert that is well worth the effort for the impressive results.
Vanilla Panna Cotta
These softly set and creamy Italian puddings are so silky-smooth they
slip down beautifully at the end of a meal. Perfect served with fresh berries or fruits according to the season.
Panna Cotta (Low Fat & Low Calorie)
These are a very easy-to-make version that is low fat and low calorie to make them perfect for any diet.
Tea-Infused Orange Cream Pudding
Recipe by Ellen Easton from her Victorian Tea Menu. Also includes a recipe for Candied Edible Flowers.
Jams and Jellies:
Do you remember picking fresh blackberries as a
kid? Mom would then make a
Blackberry Pie and some homemade blackberry jelly.
Jalapeno Pepper Jelly
The jalapeno jelly is fantastic with cream cheese and crackers! It looks so pretty in red and green (for Christmas presents in pretty jelly jars.
This exotic and gorgeously pretty lavender jelly will truly delight your taste buds with pleasure. In fact, you will absolutely LOVE the taste! It can be
served as an unusual accompaniment to meats, such as lamb or poultry.
Perada (Pear Cheese or Pear Jelly)
Long considered a delicacy in Iberian and Latin cultures, Perada is nicely paired with cheeses such as Manchego. Perada is great served on a cheese platter.
Raspberry Jam -
It's that time of year again - Raspberry season! What better way to preserve the flavor of raspberries than making homemade raspberry jam? It's called
preserving summer in a jar. My family loves this treat during the winter.