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Stirring The Taste Buds

Dinner Dishes. Creative Cocktails. Decadent Desserts.

Whether you’re in a cooking rut or fresh out of new ideas, we’re here to make life yummier

Bow To Your Cravings

Tired of the same old thing at mealtime? Well, finding delicious recipes for any occasion has never been easier. So close the cookbook and stop searching the web trying to come up with something satisfying and new to put on the table. With recipes covering breakfast through dessert (and plenty in between), let us help with ideas that are low on cost, high on creativity and unbeatable on taste.

July 2018

Poolside Dip

This highly addictive mix of sour cream, cream cheese, and other lip-smacking ingredients will not disappoint.

July 2018

Sparkling Pool Party Punch

The perfect combination of sweet, tart, and sparkly, this fruity punch is the perfect complement to a hot summer day (could also add rum or vodka for a 21 and up crowd).

July 2018

Fruit and Pretzel Flag

For a real patriotic treat that also perfectly balances sweet and healthy, this eye-catching centerpiece makes a great grab-n-snack option.

June 2018

Paleo Ice-Box Cookies

With only three ingredients and the texture of creamy, cold cookie dough, these gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free cookies are almost too good to be believed.

June 2018

Healthy Cowboy Cookies

With no flour, sugar, or eggs, these hearty oat and chocolate chip cookies make a quick breakfast or a delicious, guilt-free snack.

June 2018

Indulgent Chocolate Avocado Cookies

Instead of butter, these cookies utilize avocados to bind the cookies and give them their silky texture.

May 2018

Chopped Thai Salad with Sesame Garlic Dressing

With mingling flavors of fresh garlic, toasty sesame, and the bright, juicy crunch of chopped veggies, this salad should be on your weekly meal rotation.

May 2018

Homemade Italian Vinaigrette

This versatile Italian vinaigrette is wonderful as both a marinade and for topping all manner of salads.

May 2018

Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Chicken

As eye-catching as it is tasty, this salad is packed with healthy fats and protein from slices of avocado and chicken.

April 2018

Easter Candy Bark

With bright candy sprinkles and various other bits of sugar, this super fun and easy treat is the perfect recipe to make with children. Or, surprise them by placing a bag of these homemade goodies in an Easter basket.

April 2018

Lemon-Raspberry Streusel Muffins

With their dense, not-too-sweet fruity tartness, these muffins are ideal for breakfast on the go, or as eye candy on an Easter brunch spread.

April 2018

Strawberry Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

These delicate, gorgeous little sandwiches are the perfect complement to a mug of strong, dark tea on one of those April showers kind of days.

March 2018

Homemade Chicken Stock

One taste of this deep and rich stock, and you will never buy boxed, flavorless, high-sodium stuff again.

March 2018

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Whether you’re dipping veggies or pita chips, this satisfying hummus makes a great snack for busy schedules.

March 2018

Guacamole

Why not learn to make and customize your own recipe for a Mexican-themed dinner party, or simply for a healthy, hearty mid-afternoon snack?

February 2018

Molly Yeh’s Almond Cake

Owing to its fluffy egg white batter and generous smattering of Danish almond paste, this light, airy cake tastes like it came straight from Petty’s (R.I.P.).

February 2018

Raspberry Jam-Filled Heart Pies

With only five ingredients, these little sweeties are maybe the easiest, most perfect Valentine’s treat to bake in batches for family and friends.

February 2018

Strawberry “Cake” Pops

A much less sugary alternative to an actual cake pop, these guys are a fun way for kids to get involved in the decorating process.

January 2018

Chicken and Dumplings

Is there anything on this planet more comforting than a hot bowl of hearty, creamy chicken and dumplings to warm your bones? (Hint: no, there isn’t.) 

January 2018

Black Bean Soup

This recipe is a hearty, healthy soup that can be made vegetarian and even vegan.

January 2018

Brown Sugar Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin

This is a major crowd-pleaser, especially for those devotedly carnivorous eaters out there.

December 2017

Sausage and Brie Breakfast Casserole

This flavorful, melt-in-your-mouth, cheesy breakfast casserole will be your new Christmas morning go-to.

December 2017

Mini Mac and Cheese Bits

These may just be the ultimate dish to bring to any Christmas party or potluck this season.

December 2017

Christmas Sugar Cookies Truffles

These delightful little sugar bombs are not only easy to make but are also great for little ones to get their hands on and feel included in the process.

November 2017

Buttery-Herbed Mashed Potato Pie

A fun and unique take on this traditional Thanksgiving dish, mashed potato pie will be your new holiday favorite.

November 2017

Biscoff Cookie Butter Pie

Bring this pie to any event this holiday season, and we promise it will be the first dish gone from any dessert spread.

November 2017

Easy Apple Pie

Nothing conveys a sense of comfort and welcome quite like the scent of warm apple pie wafting through the home.

October 2017

Harry Potter-Inspired Pumpkin Cheddar Pasties

Bake these beauties for a Harry Potter-themed Halloween party and prepare to seriously impress your party guests.

October 2017

Pasta with Butternut-Sage Sauce

The smell of this sauce as it’s simmering is pure autumn heaven.

October 2017

Decadent Salted Caramel Sauce

Did you know making your own thick, store-quality salted caramel sauce is super easy and only requires four ingredients?

October 2017

Crockpot Pumpkin Spice Lattes

This beloved beverage will be a raving hit at any group gathering (especially where the female head-count is high), like a book club meeting, baby shower, or girl’s night in.

September 2017

Dark Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookie

Oversized, soft, gooey dark chocolate cookies with an overload of chocolate chips, anyone?

September 2017

Oh-My-Ganache Cupcakes

Nothing says dessert heaven quite like a cupcake that includes dark chocolate, Guinness Stout beer and Baileys Irish Cream.

September 2017

Chocolate Chili

Welcome the change of weather with a simmering pot of this savory chili that will have everyone clamoring for seconds.

August 2017

Savory Baked Breakfast Sliders

Nothing hits the breakfast spot quite like a pan of these warm and buttery King’s Hawaiian rolls stuffed with melty cheddar, ham, spinach, and diced sweet bell peppers.

August 2017

Lemon Crumble Breakfast Cake

This delicate, crumbly treat is as delicious to look at as it is to taste.

August 2017

Healthy Overnight Oats

Oatmeal might not be found on a fancy weekend brunch spread, but it does make for a quick, healthy, and filling breakfast option for busy weekday mornings.

July 2017

Mini Mason Jar Lid Strawberry Pies

Get ready to sing “bye, bye Miss American Pie” to these little cuties — they won’t last long.

July 2017

Sweet Summer Corn Salad with Lime

The bursting sweetness of the fresh corn tossed with melty, buttery lime and the tang of feta and fresh cilantro will have your guests seeing fireworks long before the show starts.

July 2017

Stars and Stripes Sangria

With apple stars and fresh berries, this drink recipe is as patriotic as it is whimsical and delicious. It can also be made sans alcohol for a fruity, kid-friendly beverage.

June 2017

Buffalo Chicken Dip

This addicting dip packs just the right amount of heat, perfect for eating in between pool dives to cool off.

June 2017

Fruit Dip

Getting children to eat a healthy snack has never been so easy; one taste and they’ll be saying I can’t believe it’s not icing.

June 2017

Key Lime Pie Cheesecake Dip

With a fresh citrus tingle and rich creamy texture, this might be the king of all dips.

June 2017

Ranch-free Veggie Dip

Because ranch dip for veggies can get a little boring, this delicious recipe adds a nice tangy twist (and less fat, too).

May 2017

Sushi

Mixing rice, vegetables, fish, and other proteins can be tricky, but don’t let a little intimidation keep you from creating homemade sushi rolls.

April 2017

Fresh Squeezed Strawberry Lemonade

Nothing complements a picnic meal quite like a cool and refreshing pitcher of homemade lemonade.

April 2017

No-bake Blueberry Cheesecake Jars

This recipe is a little bit involved, but it looks and tastes so good you won’t regret the effort.

April 2017

Gourmet Picnic Sandwich

Any sandwich will work on a picnic, but this one will make you and your picnic guests feel extra fancy.

April 2017

Caprese Salad Skewers

These little salad skewers are the best kind of snack; they look incredibly fancy but are nearly effortless to prepare.

March 2017

Ultimate Party Dip

This dip is so delicious, you might eat the whole thing yourself before your guests even arrive.

March 2017

Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

Mini pizzas are always a win, no matter what. After the party, this can also be a go-to recipe for after-school snacks for the kiddos.

March 2017

Cream Cheese Cookies

This recipe makes the softest, gooiest, most addicting cookies. There’s no way your guests will be able to eat just one!

February 2017

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

A warm, creamy pot of chicken soup in the winter is the perfect complement to a romantic night of Netflix binging.

February 2017

The Queen’s Grilled Cheese

This is hands down the greatest grilled cheese you will ever have. Prepare yourself.

February 2017

Blue Cheese Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese is no longer just for the children.

January 2017

Spaghetti Squash

This is an incredibly easy and lean alternative to the carbs and calories found in regular wheat spaghetti with ground beef.

January 2017

Pesto Chicken and Veggies

With the added appeal of pesto and bright, sweet cherry tomatoes, you might want to meal prep this one for the entire week.

January 2017

Kale, Quinoa and White Bean Soup

This soup is packed with all kinds of cleansing nutrients, and it’s also completely vegan (although chicken may be added if desired).

December 2016

Braided Bread Loaf

This dish is as beautiful as it is delicious; it will steal the spotlight on any table.

December 2016

Christmas Wassail

The word “wassail” comes from the Anglo-Saxon phrase waes hael, which translates to “good health.” Nothing will make a holiday gathering feel more inviting than a bowl of this warm, traditional drink.

December 2016

Santa’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whether you bake them for an event or leave them out for Santa, this easy recipe tastes like the magic of Christmas all wrapped up in a cookie.

December 2016

Leftover Ham Sliders

A perfect way to eat the same meal in a new, delicious way (a real crowd-pleaser for picky children).

November 2016

Chelsi’s Chicken Potpie

If you hate all the work and hassle it takes to prepare a turkey, just make a couple of these irresistible chicken potpies for your centerpiece, substituting in ground turkey or deli-bought turkey for the chicken.

November 2016

Parmesan Sweet Potatoes

Shake up the tradition of marshmallow sweet potatoes with these baked goodies lathered up with enough parmesan, spices and butter to have your friends and family shoving each other to get a second helping.

October 2016

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

These little guys are as cute as they are delicious. They aren’t as difficult as you might think, but do allow for about 30 minutes of prep time, not including baking time.

October 2016

Caramel Apple Nachos

Nachos with a sweet, Halloween twist. These will go quickly, trust us!

October 2016

Hocus Pocus Punch

With only three ingredients, this festive punch is so easy and tasty, you might just decide to drink it all year round.

September 2016

Sweet and Salty Mix

Nothing takes care of the stress-crunching football munchies like a good sweet and salty mix.

September 2016

Magic Bean Dip

Chips and dip are the Mecca of football snacking, so utilize this recipe as your back pocket ace to wow party guests.

September 2016

Crockpot Chicken Sliders

Sliders go with game days like peanut butter goes with jelly, and this recipe is so easy. The chicken will spend 4-7 hours slow cooking in a crockpot, giving you time to do two things at once.

August 2016

Birthday Cake Batter Pops

These eye-catching sweet treats will be a major crowd pleaser at any outside event or birthday celebration.

August 2016

Mocha Pop

Who says you have to pay $5 for an afternoon caffeine boost? Here’s a delicious popsicle to replace your Frappuccino addiction and save you some money.

July 2016

Blueberry Lemon Cupcakes

A cool spritz of citrus is always more than welcome when it’s hot outside, so try your hand at these blueberry lemon curd-filled cupcakes with a light and fluffy mascarpone icing.

July 2016

Lavender Lemonade

Wash down any grub with an icy glass of fresh-squeezed lemonade infused with lavender.