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Tows of yellow, green, and purple sanding sugar fried beignets on a baking sheets.
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Homemade Beignets for Mardi Gras

Have you ever been to New Orleans? I have not, but it’s on my bucket list of places I want to visit. I hear the food is amazing, the people are fun, and the culture needs to be experienced at least once. 

But, until I get there in person making homemade beignets for Mardi Gras is a good way to get the party started!

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Creamy Salami and Dill Pickle Dip

One of my favorite appetizers I remember from years ago is the one where you spread cream cheese over slices of salami with dill pickle spears rolled inside, and then you slice them to form little pinwheels.

The concept was super simple, and the flavor of those tasty morsels hit all the proper bells and whistles on the taste buds. I loved them then, and I still do now. However, this Cream Cheese Salami Spread with Dill Pickles is better and a whole lot easier. Honest!

Baked Alaska for two with two spoons and a bucket of strawberries.
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Deliciously Charming Baked Alaska for Two

When was the last time you and your sweetie enjoyed some luscious strawberry ice cream topped with a decadent, sweet meringue that tastes like toasted marshmallows?

Can’t remember? Well then, it’s time to make some Baked Alaska for Two, and it will only take about 20 minutes from start to flourish!

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Charming Shaped Santa Bread with Full Photo Tutorial

he recipe I’m sharing here is a good one. However, if you’re interested in making a Santa bread, but don’t want to go to the trouble of making your own dough, by all means you can purchase some store bought frozen dough and follow the thawing and rising directions on the package. Then proceed from that point using the steps I’m sharing for assembling this adorable Santa face shape.

Seasonally Delicious Pumpkin Corn Chowder with Shrimp and Pasta
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Seasonally Delicious Creamy Pumpkin Corn Chowder with Shrimp #PumpkinWeek

My neighbor came over to my house one day in mid-August with a bag of corn on the cob she’d brought me from Wisconsin. What a treat! I thanked her profusely for the unexpected gift and stuck them in my fridge knowing that I’d use them for something soon. Days passed, and I still hadn’t used them…