Twice baked cheese and bacon mashed potato casserole

twice baked potato casserole recipe 1

Kick up your classic mashed potatoes a few notches with this twice baked mashed potato casserole loaded with 3 types of cheese and crispy bacon! (plus my tips and tricks for the best mashed potatoes) If I have to narrow down our dinner meals to 3 must-haves potatoes and meat would be one of them. I grew… 

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Mint chocolate candy brownies

Mint Chocolate Candy Brownies recipe

Moist, dense, fudgy, cocoa brownies packed with mint chocolate candy and topped with a thick layer of creme de menthe frosting and chocolate ganache. With St. Patrick’s Day just a week away I thought now it’s the perfect time to share with you one of my favorite ways to celebrate this holiday. With dessert, of course!… 

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Nutmeg log cookies

nutmeg log cookies recipe

Luscious nutmeg log cookies made with only 5 ingredients! Flavorful and so easy to make, these cookies will be a hit on your holiday table!   Saying today was a busy day would be an understatement. It started with a 13X9″ pan of chocolate caramel bars, followed by another one of chocolate marshmallow bars, blondies and chocolate… 

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Beans, tomato and raisins bruschetta

beans, tomato and raisins bruschetta recipe

Toasted ciabatta slices topped with beans, tomato and raisins, bruschetta is a quick and easy party appetizer, last minute dinner idea or a afternoon snack! Throwing a dinner party is always a lot of work. No matter the time of the year, no matter how many guests you have over, there’s always lots of cooking… 

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Melt-in-your-mouth snowball cookies

snowball cookies

Melt-in-your-mouth buttery cookies, these shortbread like snowball cookies are one of the most requested baked treats at the cookie exchange. One bite and you’ll understand why they are so addictive! Snowball cookies always put a smile on my face. They remind me of childhood and my mom always busy in the kitchen making sure everything is ready… 

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Fudgy brownies with candy cane frosting

fudgy brownies with candy cane frosting recipe

No one can resist these easy-to-make extra fudgy brownies topped with a generous amount of candy cane frosting. The perfect excuse to use those extra candy canes. There’s no surprise Christmas is my favorite time of the year. The smell of fresh tree, the hot cocoa, the lights, the presents but above all the candy cane!… 

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Holiday cheesecake presents

holiday cheesecake presents recipe

Winter holidays is my favorite season. From the moment we pick our Christmas tree until few days into the new year everything seems to be magic. It may be just me but it seems like everyone comes to life, despite the cold weather. People are smiling more, singing carols all day long, wrapping gifts for… 

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Double peppermint cupcakes

double peppermint cupcakes recipe

Get into the holiday spirit with these festive double peppermint cupcakes. Peppermint exact and peppermint creamer are used both in the cupcake batter and frosting for a double peppermint dose! I love cupcakes. If I have to choose between a cupcake and a cake, I choose the cupcake. It’s easier to make, easier to take… 

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Pumpkin cheesecake bars

pumpkin cheesecake bars recipe

So easy to make and with the right amount of pumpkin flavor, these pumpkin cheesecake bars taste exactly like a cheesecake that crossed paths with a pumpkin pie – the best of both worlds! We’re right in the middle of the pumpkin season. Although my first pumpkin dessert was made in the heat of June followed… 

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Pumpkin cinnamon rolls with caramel icing

pumpkin cinnamon rolls with caramel icing recipe

Your family will be jumping with joy after having one of these soft, fluffy and buttery pumpkin cinnamon rolls! Ribbons of cinnamon, lots of pumpkin flavor and a sticky caramel icing make these rolls totally irresistible! As a mom (and as a food blogger) one of my biggest “job” requirements is to make sure my family is well… 

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Screme eggs Cadbury brownies

scream cadbury brownies recipe

Rich and chewy brownies flavored with cocoa powder and a pinch of cinnamon, these cadbury brownies topped with oozing screme eggs will draw you in and captivate your attention. Halloween is my least favorite holiday. The only thing I love about Halloween is the candy part. For me Halloween is the perfect excuse to buy… 

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Pumpkin pie bars

pumpkin pie bars recipe 1

Made with a rich and creamy filling, these pumpkin pie bars are a delicious twist of the classic pie and a nice way to feed a crowd without being too messy! Pumpkin pie has and most likely will always be a favorite of my family right after we visit the local pumpkin patch. Every year,… 

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Caramelized onion and asparagus strata

caramelized onion asparagus egg strata recipe

Make-ahead cheesy casserole, this caramelized onion and asparagus strata is a crowd pleaser. It takes very little time to put together and you most likely have all the ingredients on hand Finally the spring has arrived! Although we still get some rain showers, I’m so happy to see flowers blooming in my front yard! I’m… 

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Carrot cake bars

carrot cake bars

Speckled with freshly grated carrots, walnuts and raisins, these super moist carrot cake bars are the easier version of the traditional carrot cake. Have you ever notice there are certain desserts that are popular around the same time year after year? Homemade cookies for Christmas, red velvet anything for Valentine’s day, carrot cake for Easter…. 

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Hot cross buns

hot cross buns recipe

Soft and with a touch of spices and packed with dried fruit, hot cross buns are usually a Good Friday treat. Skip the cross marked on top and enjoy these buns year round Every year, as Easter approaches my mind start thinking about different Eater bread recipes. Last year I’ve shared with you a recipe… 

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