Best of the Weekend #106

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It’s a sad day….we are saying goodbye to Lisa from Cooking with Curls.  Lisa is focusing on other projects and will be VERY missed. It’s that time again!  My favorite time of the week when I get to party with some of the most creative people!  Thanks so much for stopping by BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  I always have so much fun looking at all your wonderful creations! WELCOME BACK TO BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  ♥ MEET YOUR HOSTESSES: Deb from Cooking on the Front Burner | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Lisa from Cooking with … Continue reading

Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes

Layers of vanilla and toffee cupcakes with dulce de leche and apple pie filling tucked in between and topped with a cinnamon cream cheese frosting.

Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes:  Layers of vanilla and toffee cupcakes with dulce de leche and apple pie filling tucked in between and topped with a cinnamon cream cheese frosting. This cupcake in a jar dessert brings it!  Normally when I make dessert for a dinner party I make three kinds.  I know a little too much but I like my guests to have a variety to choose from.  This dessert can stand on it’s own!  Filling and satisfying.  With a total of 1 1/2 cupcakes per dessert.  Add the lid for a delicious cupcakes to go party favor! NOTE:  If … Continue reading

Cherry Peach Pops

Full of nutritious juice and the perfect treat for those hot summer days.

Cherry Peach Pops:  Full of nutritious juice and the perfect treat for those hot summer days. Bring the ice cream truck to your freezer with these easy to make pops.  Does the ice cream truck still cruise your neighborhood?  If so you are lucky.  It’s just something about getting ice cream from a truck that makes it so special.  We don’t have an ice cream truck visit our neighborhood anymore but that doesn’t stop me from making fun pops!  Like these Cherry Peach Pops!  If you have picky eaters and the thought of eating a piece of fruit sends them … Continue reading

Mini Gumball Machine Cupcakes

These full of fun cupcakes are easy to make with a store bought cake mix, mini ice cream cones, mini M&M's and candy melts.

Mini Gumball Machine Cupcakes:  These full of fun cupcakes are easy to make with a store bought cake mix, mini ice cream cones, mini M&M’s and candy melts. Watch as the kids eyes light up when they see these fun cupcakes waiting for them.  Perfect for a gumball or candy themed birthday party.  You can choose to design two different ways.  One, by simply setting the cupcake on top of the mini cone or two, turn the cone upside down, insert a toothpick into the cone and cupcake.  I chose to use the first method and filled the cones with … Continue reading

Caramelized Onion and Fig Burgers

A juicy burger topped with sweet caramelized onions and dried figs. A wonderful change from the classic burger.

Caramelized Onion and Fig Burgers:  A juicy burger topped with sweet caramelized onions and dried figs.  A wonderful change from the classic burger. Now that the temperature is warming up we are outback grilling almost every night.  Coming up with new ways to make a burger is something I love to do.  I chose to make these burgers using ground bison.  Bison is a sweet lean meat with a mild flavor.  Give it a go or you can substitute ground beef for the bison.  This gorgeous thick juicy burger has piles of caramelized onions, touches of sweet dried figs.  The … Continue reading

Best of the Weekend #105

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It’s that time again!  My favorite time of the week when I get to party with some of the most creative people!  Thanks so much for stopping by BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  I always have so much fun looking at all your wonderful creations! WELCOME BACK TO BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  ♥ MEET YOUR HOSTESSES: Deb from Cooking on the Front Burner | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Lisa from Cooking with Curls | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Ginnie from Hello Little Home | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | … Continue reading