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Recipe Difficulty: Moderate

FRENCH MACARONS

FRENCH MACARONS

Learn how to create homemade French macarons that are both stunningly beautiful and surprisingly affordable with this easy-to-follow recipe.

Mixed Berry Pavlova

Mixed Berry Pavlova

A delicate meringue outer shell, cushioning a fluffy, marshmallow-like center, topped with whipped cream and fresh, juicy berries

PUB STYLE IRISH NACHOS WITH GUINNESS CHEDDAR SAUCE

PUB STYLE IRISH NACHOS WITH GUINNESS CHEDDAR SAUCE

Best Bar snack EVER made easily at home! Irish Nachos with delicious Guinness Cheddar Cheese sauce to top it all! Make it next game day!

REUBEN SANDWICH BRAID

REUBEN SANDWICH BRAID

All the flavors of a Rueben sandwich in a beautiful braided sandwich loaf. Juicy corned beef, Swiss cheese and sauerkraut bake inside a fresh loaf of bread that brings the WOW to your table.

RED VELVET WAFFLES WITH CREAM CHEESE MOUSSE AND BALSAMIC STRAWBERRIES

RED VELVET WAFFLES WITH CREAM CHEESE MOUSSE AND BALSAMIC STRAWBERRIES

No one will guess you used shortcuts for this budget friendly, decadent treat. Red Velvet waffles with cream cheese mousse and strawberries. Perfect for Valentine’s Day breakfast, brunch or dessert.

SPAGHETTI SQUASH LASAGNA BOATS

SPAGHETTI SQUASH LASAGNA BOATS

All the cozy comfort of lasagna, yet gluten free and low carb. So good you’ll never miss the pasta!

LONDON BROIL ALA DIVA

LONDON BROIL ALA DIVA

The best recipe to make tender, juicy London broil steak. It’s easy, delicious and cheap!

THANKSGIVING POT PIE SOUP WITH STUFFING DUMPLINGS

THANKSGIVING POT PIE SOUP WITH STUFFING DUMPLINGS

Here’s a must try recipe for a creamy soup that uses all your Thanksgiving leftovers – even the stuffing!

SUGAR GLASS

SUGAR GLASS

Sugar glass looks amazing but it so inexpensive and easy to make yourself. Perfect for Halloween Glass Shard Cupcakes but you’ll use this technique all year long. Make Sea Glass or Lollipops, too!

SLITHERICIOUS SNAKE

SLITHERICIOUS SNAKE

You'll love this snake shaped peperoni filled calzone for Halloween.

BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND APPLE SOUP WITH SAGE PARMESAN CRISPS

BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND APPLE SOUP WITH SAGE PARMESAN CRISPS

Decadently creamy, butternut squash soup with a little sweet and a little heat. Perfect for fall. The Parmesan Sage Crisps and fried Sage Leaves are the perfect dippers.

ANY VEGETABLE QUICK PICKLE – AKA – QUICKLES

ANY VEGETABLE QUICK PICKLE – AKA – QUICKLES

These quick, zippy pickles are so easy and delicious. Make pickles out of almost ANY veggie!