Happy Halloween!

I am so happy my kids still like me to make them spooky & silly Halloween treats. Here is a collection of some of their favorites. I hope you all have a SPOOKTACULAR Halloween!

 Hot Dog Mummies

 

Creepy Smiles & Carrot Fingers

 

Jack O’Lantern Sandwich

 

Dracula’s Dentures

 

Halloween Sugar Cookies

 

Eyeballs & Bandaids

 

Pumpkin Butter Pop Tarts

 

Leftover Halloween Candy Cookies

 

 
Pumpkin Butter Pop Tarts

Pumpkin Butter Pop Tarts

My kids have been loving pumpkin butter lately and I thought that they would really love it in a homemade pop tart. I grabbed some premade pie crusts and let the kids cut out fun Halloween pictures & words...

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

I was in the mood for chinese food last night so I went in search of something to make. I found this chicken recipe on Damn Delicious and I couldn’t resist it. I loved the idea of baking the...

Sesame-Soy Green Bean Sauté

Sesame-Soy Green Bean Sauté

I wanted a light and healthy side dish to pair with the Asian style chicken I was making for dinner. I grabbed some green beans and simply sautéed them in sesame oil, crushed red pepper flakes, and black pepper....

Garlicky Kale, Onion, Tomato Frittata with Bacon and Parmesan

Garlicky Kale, Onion, Tomato Baked Frittata with Bacon and Parmesan

I made these baked frittatas for breakfast this morning. They used up leftover ingredients I had in my refrigerator and made these terrific egg dishes. I loved the garlicky flavor of the kale and onion sauté, the sweetness of...

Homemade Cheese Crackers

Homemade Cheese Crackers

My kids love cheesy crackers so I decided to try making them at home with my son, who had the day off due to parent teacher conferences. We found a great looking recipe on Cooking Light that looked easy...

Roasted Portobello Burgers with Roasted Bell Pepper and Boursin Cheese

Roasted Portobello Burgers with Roasted Bell Pepper and Boursin Cheese

My whole family loved the Panko Crusted Portobello Mushroom with Boursin, Braised Kale, and Heirloom Tomato so much I wanted to make another sandwich featuring portobello mushrooms. We recently had a delicious portobello burger at a brewpub that had roasted bell...

Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Baked Mozzarella Sticks

I have been seeing these around at several food blogs recently and I wanted to give them a try. Sadly, I have bad luck with cooking mozzarella sticks. While at my sister’s house, I have ruined two batches of...

Beef and Bean Chipotle Chili

Beef and Bean Chipotle Chili

I found this recipe in my cooking bible… Cook’s Illustrated ~ The New Best Recipe Revised Edition. It was a cool day and we were having friends over for dinner so I went in search of a good chili...

Simply Baked Sweet Potatoes

Simply Baked Sweet Potatoes

I had a craving for a baked sweet potato so I decided to pair it with the Julia Child’s Favorite Roast Chicken I was making for dinner. I baked them in the oven then seasoned them with sea salt and...