20 Easy Holiday Sides

Just 3 weeks until Thanksgiving!  Are you excited?  I’m excited.  I’m so excited that my menu has been finalized for well over a week, my shopping lists are done, and a few things have even been purchased already.  I’ve even made my chicken stock/broth and it’s in the freezer, ready to go. I’ve been told that I don’t approach my holiday meal the same other … Continue reading 20 Easy Holiday Sides

Halloween: Baby Arms

Macabre food at Halloween doesn’t have to be difficult but it can certainly be tasty!  Baby arms are yet another deliciously gruesome way to shock your guests during this most joyous of holidays. ———————————————- In the course of my life, I have witnessed many women squeal over the sight of a pudgy baby and say, with abandonment to the infant, “I could just eat you … Continue reading Halloween: Baby Arms

Halloween: Shrunken Head

Want to freak out dinner guests?  Just serve up these shrunken heads!  No, no.  They aren’t made from real heads.  Instead, they are fun mini meatloaves with almost-burnt cheese to look like skin.  Pieces of onion help create the blank stare and crooked teeth.  Yeah, it’s kind of gruesome at first but the shock is quickly replaced with amused chuckles. ———————————————– I originally came up … Continue reading Halloween: Shrunken Head