Archive:  December, 2012

Roasted Peel-and-Eat Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

In Appetizers, Easy Meals, Seafood
by Ann on 30/12

There are certain foods my family refers to a “fun foods”.  Some of these include crabs, artichokes and anything for which we can use chopsticks.  Basically, any dish… Read More »

Homemade Chili Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas
by Ann on 28/12

Chili sauce is a condiment I use occasionally, but not often.  Needing some for a shrimp recipe I planned to make this weekend, I added it to my… Read More »

Easy Yogurt Fruit Dip

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies
by Ann on 27/12

  A fruit tray is a delicious addition to any party menu as well as a healthy option that looks pretty and is typically a hit with kids… Read More »

Overnight Sticky Buns

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Holidays, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 21/12

    The countdown to Christmas is almost over.  With just a few days remaining, those who are hosting family and friends most likely have their menus set… Read More »

Fall Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads
by Ann on 20/12

With winter just around the corner, I am sort of thinking I should have chosen a different name for this salad!  This is the perfect recipe to get… Read More »

Sausage and Egg Casserole

In Breakfast Foods, Casseroles, Egg Dishes, Holidays
by Ann on 20/12

I had to laugh as I was finally typing this recipe.  What took me so long?  Over the years, I have written these ingredients out on a recipe… Read More »

Golden Oreo Bark (or Mint or Doublestuff or….)

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Holidays, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 19/12

For my younger son’s last birthday treat at school, he requested Oreo Bark.  Treats are to be delivered during lunch, and when I arrived at the appointed time… Read More »

Make-Ahead Baked Mashed Potatoes

In Casseroles, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 18/12

Even though my job is all about cooking, I rely on make-ahead dishes as much as the next person.  Ironically, aspects of The Fountain Avenue Kitchen often keep… Read More »

Santa Cookies

In Cookies & Candy, Holidays, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 15/12

In my recent snickerdoodle biscotti post, I mentioned my talented friend, Lisa.  Every December, Lisa spends countless hours mixing, rolling and baking hundreds upon hundreds of cookies for… Read More »

Salted Hot Fudge Sauce

In Desserts, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Holidays, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 14/12

While our family enjoys traditional pies for Thanksgiving dessert, our Christmas dinner is capped with vanilla ice cream drizzled with homemade hot fudge sauce.  A plate of cookies… Read More »