Picnic Punch

Grape juice, limeade and orange juice come together with lemon lime soda to make the perfect take along punch.

Picnic Punch:  Grape juice, limeade and orange juice come together with lemon lime soda to make the perfect take along punch. Picnics….everything tastes better at a picnic.  Friends and family gathering together….blankets spread on the ground and the perfect menu along with the best punch!  I actually made this Picnic Punch last week for a Mexican themed dinner (the pictures you see below).  I thought with the addition of grape juice it would do fine as a “mock” sangria and I was right!  I made it again this weekend to take to a picnic.  I poured it into individual mason … Continue reading

Mexican Chocolate Ganache

Mexican Chocolate Ganache - Lady Behind The Curtain

This Mexican Chocolate Ganache is rich, creamy with a hint of cinnamon.  To make this chocolate I used Mexican hot chocolate tablets which are coated with sugar and infused with cinnamon.  The sugar coated chocolate adds a little crunch to the ganache. Dip your Churro Waffle Sticks in this delicious chocolate!  You can also use it to dip cinnamon chips or regular churros. PrintMexican Chocolate Ganache Ingredients3 Mexican Hot Chocolate tablets, chopped 1/2 cup heavy creamInstructionsAdd chopped chocolate into a medium microwave safe bow. Microwave 1 minute; add heavy cream and microwave an additional minute. Stir until melted and creamy; … Continue reading

Giant Tissue Flowers

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #TinkandNeverbeast #CollectiveBias These colorful Giant Tissue Flowers are a cheap and an easy way to add color and interest to any party table. Plus, they fit in perfectly with my Tinker Bell Woodland Party.  Perfect for a Fiesta too! I use one 6 sheet package of tissue paper for each flower. Giant Tissue Flowers Supplies tissue paper (6 per flower) wire, twist tie or pipe cleaner Dowel (per flower) optional floral tape Directions Lay tissue paper out on top of each other.  Starting … Continue reading

Coconut Lime Cupcakes

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These Coconut Lime Cupcakes are moist with tons of coconut and lime.  I love the addition of the toasted coconut to the top of the creamy Cream Cheese Lime Frosting. When I hear Coconut Lime I think it’s Fiesta Time!  That’s why when I threw my Fiesta party I knew I had to have these Coconut Lime Cupcakes!  I made this recipe with mini cupcakes for my party and put them in push up pops for an added tough of fun!  Look below for my Fiesta Party! Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain … Continue reading

Spicy Orange Shrimp Tacos

Spicy Orange Shrimp Tacos - Lady Behind The Curtain

My favorite dish as fast food oriental restaurants is orange chicken.  Deep fried and delicious!  But that is ONLY a treat.  I don’t like to eat too much fried food.  That’s why these Spicy Orange Shrimp Tacos are perfect!  Light on the calories but BIG on flavor!  This recipe is also very versatile.  Next time I’m going to serve it as lettuce wraps! To add even more punch of flavor these Spicy Orange Shrimp Tacos are also smothered with a Cilantro Asian Slaw!  Move over fancy Oriental Restaurants! The spicy , citrus flavors are also perfect with chicken.  Sub the … Continue reading