S’mores French Toast


Does the mention of French Toast make you smile?  Well if it does...you will be grinning from ear to ear when you make this S'mores French Toast and so will the whole family.  It's amazing how something so simple can be so amazing.  Come on...I will show you how to make this ooey...gooey...yummy treat! - - - If you love S'mores...then this … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Milkshake in a Mason Jar


I know that Red Velvet Cake is a favorite of so many but I have to ask you this question...have you ever had it in a Milkshake?  If you haven't...prepare to love this scrumptious cake even more than you do all ready.  It's quick...easy and YUMMY!   Let's make a Red Velvet Shake! First you are going to need a nice big slice of Red Velvet … [Read more...]

Italian Vegetable Frittata


I think the Frittata is such an amazing food.  I love that you can take a new combination of yummy foods that you love and combine them all together with whipped eggs and some how it always turns out delicious!  My Grandmother use to call it Jum-bought (spelled phonetically) which basically means everything thrown together and guess what … [Read more...]

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze and more


I have to be straight up on this one...Brussel Sprouts were never a vegetable I asked my Mom to make...in fact I would complain when I saw that they were going to be part of dinner and made a point of letting her know I thought they were "stinky"!  Even though my Mom was an excellent cook...turns out she just didn't know some of the tricks to make … [Read more...]

Salted Pretzel Toffee Crack


I have been seeing the Saltine Crack Recipe all over the blogosphere so I decided to give it a try only with my own spin...  So come on in and get my version of this YUMMY recipe...one this is for sure...you are going to be hooked once you get a bite!  You are going to want to make this version... Buttery Salted Pretzel Toffee … [Read more...]

Grandma’s Deviled Eggs


There is just something about Deviled Eggs...am I right? They seem to be timeless and loved by the mass majority. Young...old and in between seem to crave them time to time!  So I thought I would share my Grandma's version...a classic 50's style Deviled Egg Recipe that simply works whatever decade or century we are in! I have many versions of my … [Read more...]

Eating for a Beautiful Complexion


Are you looking to highlight that natural glow...that smooth and silky feel...that healthy and happy look to your complexion ...well you just might be able to do it with no commercial products...you can achieve that girl next door look with some fabulous...healthy and oh so magical foods!  Here are the veggies that enhance your complexion from the … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Hot Pepper Jam {with Free Printable}


Are you looking for a quick and easy last minute gift to give that someone special who enjoys the spicier side of life?  Well do I have the recipe for you...it is a Quick and Easy Hot Pepper Jam with Free Printable Label so your gift will be totally complete!  You will be done in less than a half an hour.  Why you ask?  Well we are going to cheat … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes


What do you think of when you think of comfort food?  Mashed Potatoes have to be at the TOP of that list!  .Well today I am sharing my recipe for Slow Cooker Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes!  It's sooooooooo easy...you will want to make mashed potatoes like this from now on in! You want to know how easy these are?  You don't even have to peel … [Read more...]

45 Gluten Free Desserts


I love this collection of Gluten Free Desserts!  Each and everyone of them is fabulous...innovative and gorgeous!  With the Holidays around the corner...there is a ton of baking happening in kitchens across the world and sometimes those that have a gluten sensitivity feel a little left out...but if you man your recipe files with these … [Read more...]

Apple Fritters Italian Style with Caramel Dipping Sauce


You are probably asking yourself...what is this...Apple Firtters Italian Style?  No...the recipe doesn't have basil or tomatoes in it...but it does have the secret ingredient in my Grandma's Zeppole in it and that is Ricotta Cheese! My Grand Ma's Zeppole is one of The Cottage Markets most popular post!  They are quick...easy...authentic and … [Read more...]

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks


Don't you just love a delicious basket filled with crispy and gooey Homemade Mozzarella Sticks!  I know my family always goes crazy for them!  The kind you buy in the box or bag are ok sometimes but there is nothing like homemade ones...really...nothing like them!  I have tried many different combinations of things and finally I hit the one that is … [Read more...]

Mac and Cheese Snacks Two Ways


The cooler weather is approaching and Football Season has begun so the world needs a few more scrumptious little snacks don't you think?  I have to admit...this little duo of Mac and Cheese Snacks are not something you can eat every day...but they sure would taste great watching a game or just as a special TV treat or even a side at dinner … [Read more...]

Peach and Brie Panini


You know when you are in the mood for something savory...something a bit sweet and you want it to be creamy but have a little bit and crunch to it?  Well you might not know it...but this is what you want!  A scrumptious Peach and Brie Panini on a ciabatta roll or your favorite bread of choice! I have to confess...I even make this yummy sandwich … [Read more...]

Avocado Creamy Dressing


I personally and mad for Avocados!  Everything always tastes a bit more decadent with the creamy goodness of an avocado.  Here's a quick and easy SIMPLE  Avocado Creamy Dressing that your salad will fall in love with and it also makes an amazing dip! It's cool and creamy! It makes every salad simply dreamy! Oh...and don't tell anyone but … [Read more...]