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bittersweet chocolate glaze

spring soirees * birthday celebrations * easter Bittersweet Chocolate Glaze makes enough to cover 2 dozen cupcakes 4-oz bittersweet chocolate morsels, divided 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tsp corn syrup one Microwave 3-oz of the chocolate w/ the cream in a medium glass bowl on High power for 30 seconds. Stir gently & patiently […]

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basic buttermilk cupcakes

spring soirees * birthday celebrations * easter the perfect yellow cake … frosting sold separately Basic Buttermilk Cupcakes makes 2 dozen 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 2 eggs plus 2 yolks 2 cups soft wheat flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking […]

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party-perfect: instant gracious hostess gift

spring soirees the southern-style hostess gift … it’s all in the details as party invitations begin to fill your social calendar good old-fashioned etiquette comes to mind your hostess always remembers to include the fine details everyone will recall fondly for years to come show your appreciation when she greets you at her door the […]

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homestyle lemon-orzo chicken soup

weeknight supper Homestyle Lemon-Orzo Chicken Soup makes about 14 servings 1 {5-lb} whole chicken 2 tsp table salt, divided 1 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper, divided 1 1/2 tsp olive oil 1 lb carrots, scraped & sliced 6 celery ribs, sliced 1 medium onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, pressed 1 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves 1/3 […]

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creamy lemon-feta dressing

weeknight supper spring greens dressed to the nines Creamy Lemon-Feta Dressing makes about 1 1/2 cups 1 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup whole buttermilk the juice of 1 lemon 2-oz crumbled feta 1 Tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves 1 garlic clove, pressed kosher salt & freshly ground pepper Combine all of the ingredients, seasoning w/ salt […]

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greek pasta salad

weeknight supper * company’s coming * pot luck get-togthers Greek Pasta Salad makes 8 servings 1 {16-oz} box penne pasta Greek Vinaigrette 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 pint grape tomatoes, cut in half 1/2 large cucumber, sliced & cut into quarters 1 {15-oz} can black olives, drained & cut in half 1/2 cup […]

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mr & mrs blue bird cookies

spring soirees * company’s coming * weekend baking * easter the blue bird special Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies w/ Fresh Lemon Royal Icing makes about 2 dozen 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 3 cups ap flour 1/4 tsp kosher salt Fresh Lemon […]

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Good Day Alabama: St Patrick’s Day Appetizer

Good Day Alabama {watch the video} Join me along with all of my Good Day friends from 8 am to 9 am today. I’ll be sharing tips on how to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with a fun twist. Corned beef & cabbage star in these crispy nibbles. See you soon! St Patrick’s Day perfect w/ […]

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bird nest thumbprint cookies

spring soirees * company’s coming * weekend baking spring chickens… coming soon Old-Fashioned Thumbprint Sugar Cookies w/ Fresh Lemon Royal Icing makes about 6 1/2 dozen 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 3 cups ap flour 1/4 tsp kosher salt Fresh Lemon […]

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party-perfect: a round of pretty blooms

company’s coming create lovely place settings for spring soirees that are simple & affordable the 411 a rummage through the cocktail cart & a stop at the garden shop has your table looking sharp in an instant Heirloom silver, neutral plates & linens come to life. Snip viola or pansy blooms with a bit of […]

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