Hot Onion Dip with Boursin

Hot Onion Dip with Boursin. The hot dip food gods decided to create the best dip ever, and this is the result. simplysated.

I think I know what you might be thinking, “Hot Onion Dip with Boursin? Hot Onion Dip? I would rather not, thank you very much!!”   That is exactly what crossed my mind the first time this dish was placed in front of me. There is a transparency about me and my inner thoughts are often… 

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Spider Cupcakes

Spider Cupcake; use box cake mix & canned icing to make this easy & creepy, crawly Halloween treat. simplysated

Spider Cupcakes. I have made several Halloween treats this fall and love them all. I can’t say Spider Cupcakes are my all-time favorite, but I sure can say they are one of my all-time favorites. Ha-Ha!! It is hard to believe Halloween is right around the corner – eight days to be exact. How does… 

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BOO Halloween Cookies

BOO Halloween Cookies are an easy and fun treat for your Halloween party. simplysated

BOO Halloween Cookies. While in Kansas City recently, I bought a set of alphabet cookie cutters and I love them. Who doesn’t love letter cookies? When I made BOO Halloween Cookies, I also made extra cookies in the letter “D” for my granddaughter. They were her favorites, but I could kick myself since I didn’t… 

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Italian Sausage & Corn Chowder

Italian Sausage & Corn Chowder - a soup that wraps you in its warmth – like being hugged from the inside. simplysated

Italian Sausage & Corn Chowder I have been having some serious pangs this fall. The specific pangs to which I’m referring are comfort-food-hunger-pangs. Luckily, I have been eating many dishes that keep the issue under control, and one of my new favorites is Italian Sausage & Corn Chowder. Two other favorites are Chicken Pot Pie… 

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Halloween Glow Cake

Halloween Glow Cake-lots of fun treats come together to create a dessert all guests will love. simplysated

Here, as promised over the past few days, is the Halloween Glow Cake my friend Callie and I created using some of the treats we made the day she came over to work with me.   I love our Halloween Glow Cake, but I especially love it because Callie and I made it together.  We put… 

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Witch Finger Pretzels

Witch Finger Pretzels - no Halloween party is complete without these fun and easy treats. simplysated.com

I’m sure you have heard the phrase, “Let your fingers do the walking.” Well, Witch Finger Pretzels have walked all over Pinterest and the Internet. I almost didn’t want to make them due to the fact they are so common but, on the other hand, the reason they are popular is because they are easy,… 

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Meringue Ghosts

Meringue Ghosts - adorably scary Halloween dessert and/or cake and cupcake decorations. simplysated

Meringue Ghosts are the most fun Halloween treat – ever!! I came across this cute Haunted Ghost Cake on the King Arthur Flour blog after Halloween last year then waited almost a year to make these spooky guys. King Arthur’s recipe for the Meringue Ghosts was originally posted on the Joy of Baking website –… 

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Apple Brown Sugar Baked Beans

Apple Brown Sugar Baked Beans are one of the best two baked beans recipes - ever! simplysated

Apple Brown Sugar Baked Beans. I LOVE beans, my husband does not! Long ago, and in what seems like a far away land (before marriage), my husband hated beans. Baked Beans are one of my favorite foods and I couldn’t understand what it was he didn’t like. I had to think long and hard before… 

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Pumpkin Pie Hot Chata

Pumpkin Pie Hot Chata is the taste of fall and the perfect sip for a cool evening. simplysated

Pumpkin Pie Hot Chata If you have never tried RumChata, you are in for a real treat. RumChata is a mixture of Caribbean rum and Horchata, which is a mixture of rice, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and cream.   It is touted as the best tasting cream liqueur in the Universe and is a fantastic addition to… 

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