Holiday table inspiration from The Café and around the web. Lots of simple, inexpensive and unique ways to create a beautiful tablescape.
It seems that life is always an adventure! We've been covered with a blanket of white ever since winter storm Diego swept through the southeast last weekend. The storm dumped between 10 and 18 inches on the hills and valleys surrounding us and left us ...Read More →
These one-bowl, no-mixer Christmas Tree Shortbread Cookies are delicious and the pretty decorating technique is super simple!
Are you ready for one more fun Christmas cookie idea? I was in the middle of rolling and cutting out my Easy Decorated Christmas Cookies when the inspiration for these Christmas Tree Shortbread Cookies came flitting through my brain. I was so excited that, right ...Read More →
Looking for some holiday inspiration? We've rounded up some of our favorite treats that make wonderful gifts from the kitchen!
There are so many times in the holiday season that you'd love to have a gift on hand. Whether it's for teachers, neighbors, or delivery workers, there's always someone that needs a little treat. Below is a list of our favorite gifts from the kitchen, perfect for ...Read More →
Clementine Pepper Jelly - it's fabulous for appetizers, glazes and gifts. Oh, and it's insanely delicious on warm biscuits with butter!
I'm on my second batch of Clementine Pepper Jelly since I first came up with the recipe in mid-November and everyone who's tried it has loved it. And when I give them a little jar to take home, their eyes have lit up! I thought it was high time I shared ...Read More →
Whether you're entertaining family or friends, we've got you covered with delicious, make-ahead, dinner party meals!
While the holidays are such a special time of year, it can feel crazy with a to-do list a mile long. We've rounded up some of our favorite make-ahead, dinner party meals to help simplify entertaining. All these recipes would be hits with your guests.
There are ...Read More →
Don't fancy yourself as a fancy cookie maker? Check out these Easy Decorated Christmas Cookies, they're one-bowl, no-mixer and simply delish!
Happy December! Hope this post finds you beginning to get prepared for lots of sweet celebrations with family and friends this month. We are finally feeling a bit more settled in our new home in the mountains of North Carolina. The chilly ...Read More →
Our holiday gift guides- lots of ideas for the people in your life that love to cook and entertain!
Our 2018 gift guide is here! We have ideas for the hostess, cook, baker, and griller in your life. These are some of our tried and true favorites with something for everyone. The suggestions are things we love and use frequently, and we are sure you will love them too! Shop from the ...Read More →
This easy, make-ahead Peppermint Candy Cane Tart is a super festive crowd pleaser. It's also melt-in-your-mouth delicious!
Everyone needs a simple yet sensational dessert recipe for holiday celebrations. With an easy graham cracker crust and a short ingredient list, this make-ahead Peppermint Candy Cane Tart will be a huge hit at any party or family get-together!
Did you know it's ...Read More →
These Easy Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits are tender, flaky and studded with sweet, plump raisins. Ridiculously easy, ridiculously delicious!
I started to call these delicious biscuits, Ridiculously Ridiculously Easy Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits - but then I thought ...um... that might sound... sort of ridiculous. So, just between you and me (because we're friends), they really are ridiculously, ...Read More →
From soups to salads, we've got you covered with delicious ways to transform your leftover turkey!
We love traditional Thanksgiving food around here. But when Thanksgiving's over, we're ready for new and different ways to eat all that leftover turkey. Having leftover turkey on hand can be such a time saver when making new meals.
Plan ahead when you're making your grocery list for ...Read More →
These Bacon Wrapped Green Beans are extraordinarily delicious; and they can be prepped a day in advance for easy entertaining!
I can't believe I haven't shared these wonderful Bacon Wrapped Green Beans with you before. My daughter-in-law, Lindsay, has been bringing this delicious veggie side to our Thanksgiving celebration for years. She preps them at home and all we have to do is pop ...Read More →
A round-up of our favorite, holiday appetizers that are perfect for easy entertaining!
Whether you're hosting a large crowd or having some friends for dinner, we have all kinds of ideas for easy, make-ahead, holiday appetizers. Sometimes when you're making a really nice meal, you might want something light to serve as an appetizer. The Maple Glazed Pecans and Parmesan Crisps are perfect ...Read More →