Braided Ham & Brie Stuffed Pastry

Braided Ham & Brie Stuffed Pastry

Alert! Alert! We are T-Minus 3 weeks to Thanksgiving, people! And we all know what that means… the in-laws! Oh yeah, if you’ve been married as long as I have, then you know that as you nervously baste the turkey, your mother-in-law will be scrutinizing your every move. It’s like she’s got eyes in the back of her head! So distract her with a tempting appetizer that even she won’t look away from… Braided Ham & Brie Stuffed Pastry! I was sent a delicious sample of Frick’s Applewood Smoked Ham and the recipe wheels immediately began turning. I personally always …

Smoked Paprika Cheese Croissants

Smoked Paprika Cheese Croissants

This post is sponsored by Price*s but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. We’ve all been there. Family members from out of town litter your extra bedroom, pull-out couches, and even the blow-up mattress in the hallway. As you quietly tiptoe through the pile of sleeping relatives into the kitchen, you realize you need to pull together breakfast and quick. Soon enough the snoring masses will transform into a hungry mob that isn’t afraid to verbalize complaints. But the worst part of this whole scenario? Your mother-in-law is one of the sleeping giants. Oh yes, you know …

Cheese danish, pepperidge farm, puff pastry

Blackberry & Orange Blossom Cheese Danish

This post is sponsored by Pepperidge Farm but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Spring is a time for fresh flowers, blue skies, and fruity cheese Danishes. Well, at least in my world Spring and Danish are synonymous. And yes, I do pair foods with the seasons. Think about it. You’re finally emerging from your wintery cave, breathing in the crisp fresh air, and taking a scrumptious bite of a cheesy pastry. I truly can’t think of a better way to welcome Mother Nature’s bounty. So as we start to get wisps of Spring on the breeze, …