Fudgy Tombstone Parfaits #ProgressiveEats

Fudgy Tombstone Parfaits | Luscious layers of Oreo crumbs, cheesecake filling and fudge sauce make with a tombstone cookie make for a terrific Halloween dessert!

Halloween is less than a week away, so our Progressive Eats crew has put together the perfect menu to celebrate the holiday. Starting with a festive cocktail and ending with my Fudgy Tombstone Parfaits, there’s certain to be a dish you’ll want to add to your Halloween menu.

Fresh Fruit Pizza #SundaySupper

Fresh Fruit Pizza | A vibrant, delicious dessert pizza with a sugar cookie crust and cream cheese frosting!

Did you know it’s National Pizza Month? The next time you order a pizza or two for dinner,  finish your meal with this vibrant and delicious Fresh Fruit Pizza!

Apple Bundt Cake with a surprise cream cheese filling

Cream Cheese Filled Apple Bundt Cake

Dense, spiced with cinnamon and with a bonus cheesecake swirl, this Apple Bundt Cake is the perfect way to celebrate autumn!

Spinach Stuffed Pasta Shells | A comforting casserole the whole family will adore!

Spinach Stuffed Pasta Shells #SundaySupper

Spinach Stuffed Pasta Shells were Katie’s request for her birthday dinner this month. Filled with ricotta, spinach, and mozzarella, they’re cheesy and comforting!

Red Velvet Checkerboard Cake | A showstopper of a celebratory cake!

Red Velvet Checkerboard Cake

Katie combs Pinterest all year long for the perfect birthday cake. This year was a challenge. She selected a Red Velvet Checkerboard Cake. I was hoping for something easy!

Spiderweb Cupcakes | A simple decorating tip for spooky Halloween cupcakes!

Spiderweb Cupcakes #Halloween Project

I’m joining up with some of my favorite bloggers again this year to bring you some fabulous Halloween recipes. My Spiderweb Cupcakes are super simple and sure to please the goblins at your house! Thanks to the generous folks at Dixie Crystals for providing sugar for this post.


Easy Back to School Recipes

After the relaxed dinner routines of summer, the start of the school year brings a definite change. Homework and busy after school schedules make Easy Back to School Recipes a must!

Mocha Layer Cake

Mocha Layer Cake #SundaySupper

We gathered for my gem of a mother-in-law’s funeral earlier this month. I adored her and she was a huge influence in my life as a friend as well as a second mother. Jane was a terrific cook, so I brought this Mocha Layer Cake for our family to enjoy as we celebrated the life […]

Peach Pudding | A self saucing peach dessert for a change from crisps and cobblers!

Peach Pudding

At the end of last month, I purchased  a partial bushel of peaches with the intent to freeze them. As I snacked on the juicy fruit, the desire to bake up a dessert overtook my previous intentions. I spotted this Peach Pudding recipe in my emails, and made it for a family dinner!

Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed New Potatoes | These two bite appetizers will get rave reviews!

Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Potatoes #SundaySupper

Are you in search of a new appetizer for your next bash? These Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Potatoes combine three well-loved ingredients to make an outstanding two bite starter. This post is sponsored by the Idaho Potato Commission. See below for details. Idaho® Potatoes You’ve heard of Idaho® Potatoes, right? But did you know you can actually taste […]

Gruyere Spinach Strata | A terrific cheesy breakfast casserole made with bread, French Gruyere and spinach!

Gruyere Spinach Strata

 I entertained some friends one Sunday morning last month. Brunch fare was in order. I tested out all new recipes, and this Gruyere Spinach Strata was my favorite. A Multitude of Hits! I adore having our friends over and cooking for them. Bill and I are part of a small dinner club and it was […]

Sour Cream Pound Cake | Dense, delectable with a touch of vanilla and almond

Sour Cream Pound Cake

Perfectly sweet and dense, a slice of this scrumptious Sour Cream Pound Cake is delightful topped with seasonal berries and a dollop of whipped cream. Simple and Delectable Pound Cake A classic pound cake calls for only butter, sugar, eggs and flour. This sour cream version has just a few additions to push it over […]

Carrot and Ginger Whoopie Pies…Improv Challenge~

It’s time for another episode of the Improv Challenge…hosted by our wonderful blogger friend, Kristen, of Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker. February’s assigned ingredients were Carrots and Ginger…and the first thing that came to mind was carrot cake whoopie pies. My whoopie pie tin had been gathering dust and it was definitely time to […]

Orange Rolls~

When we were first married, I used to bake orange rolls on a regular basis.  My hubby had fond childhood memories of a roadside dinner that served these delectable treats.  I attempted to recreate these using a Betty Crocker recipe that utilized leftover filling as frosting…and he loved them. With little except laundry planned for […]