Category Archives: Holiday Cooking

Artichoke Heart Savory Palmier

This recipe for Savory Palmier is a super appetizer for any time, but it’s great for Valentine’s Day tomorrow! Made easy with the use of frozen puff pastry sheets, it’s filled with artichoke hearts, toasted pine nuts, goat cheese and … Continue reading

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Steak Oscar – Filet with Lump Crab Asparagus and Classic Béarnaise Sauce

Filet of Beef topped with lump crab meat, asparagus and a classic Béarnaise sauce is Steak Oscar. And it’s perfect for a special Valentine’s supper. As elegant as it looks, this dish is very easy! Yes, even the Béarnaise sauce…which I will demystify … Continue reading

Posted in Cast Iron Cooking, Entrée, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meats, Sauces, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 4 Comments

Easy Cake Mix Cookies (Three Ingredient Recipe)

This really simple three-ingredient cake mix cookie recipe is the perfect thing to mix up for your Valentine! Since Valentine’s Day falls mid-week next week, this quick and easy recipe is just three ingredients and takes minutes (really) to prepare! … Continue reading

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Easy Yeast Rolls

Baking bread isn’t difficult and this Easy Yeast Roll recipe will allow you to make your own homemade dinner rolls. 

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Raw Cranberry Relish

A crazy start to 2018 made me realize that my favorite Raw Cranberry Relish wasn’t published on my website! Super simple to prepare with either fresh or frozen cranberries, this very low sugar recipe is absolutely loaded with vitamin C! … Continue reading

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Split Pea with Ham Soup (#SoupSwappers)

This month’s theme is “Memory Soups” and my recipe for Split Pea with Ham Soup is chock full of wonderful memories. 

Posted in Beans, Entrée, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups, Stories | 14 Comments

Low Carb Crackers

These Low Carb Crackers are perfect for Low Carb, Ketogenic, Gluten-Free and Paleo lifestyles! The easy recipe uses almond flour and a variety of seeds (or you can make them plain). You don’t have to skip the crackers this holiday! … Continue reading

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Cranberry Sangria Champagne Cocktail

This Cranberry Sangria Champagne Cocktail recipe will be your “go-to” holiday party drink. It makes pitchers full for a crowd; it’s really easy to prepare; it’s even easier to drink. Plus, it’s so pretty and festive! 

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Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies (#FBLCookieExchange)

It’s Food Blogger Love Cookie Exchange time again! This year I sent these Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies to three fellow bloggers. The recipe for these light, fluffy and flavorful Italian Christmas Cookies is so simple you’ll make them again and … Continue reading

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Three Ingredient Fudge Sauce – #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar – Giveaway

Today’s kickoff of the third annual food blogger celebration of all things chocolate, made possible thanks to our gold sponsor Imperial Sugar and the other sponsors, begins a week-long October Chocolate Festival #Choctoberfest! Not only a feast of chocolate recipes, … Continue reading

Posted in Brand Posts, Condiments, Desserts, Dips and Spreads, Holiday Cooking, Ice Cream, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Snacks | 14 Comments