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Caramelized Onion Crostini with Bacon and Pecans

Caramelized Onion Crostini with Bacon and Pecans

Caramelized Onion Crostini with Bacon and Pecans Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. Butter 1 Medium Onion, thinly sliced 1 teas. Sugar 1 teas. Garlic Powder 1 pkg. Cream Cheese ¾ teas. Salt ½ teas. Pepper 1 Baguette ½ Cup Pecans, toasted and chopped 6 Slices Bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled Instructions: #1. Melt Butter in a pan over medium high heat and add the Onion stirring occasionally. #2. When the onions... »

Homemade Thin Mints + Printable Gift Tag

Homemade Thin Mints + Printable Gift Tag

Girl Scout cookie season has come and gone and I’ve been craving Thin Mints recently. You know, the yummy minty chocolate covered cookies? Did you know that you can make them at home for a fraction of the price? They are just as good and so easy to make. All you need are some Ritz crackers and mint chocolate and BAM, you’ve got homemade Thin Mints. With the holidays around the corner I... »

Crunchmaster Multi-Grain Crackers Review

I received 3 bags of Crunchmaster crackers to review- Multi-Seed crackers in original flavor, Multigrain Roasted Vegetable flavor and Sea Salt Flavor, as well as two boxes- Grammy Crisps Cinnamon and Cheezy Crisps for review. The opinions expressed throughout are my own. I was already a big fan of Crunchmaster Crackers and bought them regularly because of the great flavors they have and the textur... »

Get Capresso Coffee Ready!

I don’t think I have ever been a morning person. Even as a child I didn’t like waking up early in the morning. As I got older, I thought eventually I would learn to love the early mornings or at least be able to function like a normal person but that never happened. Then I was introduced to coffee, and even though I still don’t enjoy the early morning hours, coffee definitely helps me cope. ... »

Pure Leaf Tea Holiday Gift Basket Giveaway

Whether you grew up in the South where cold sweet tea was a classic summer beverage, or you learned the health benefits of green teas as an adult, Pure Leaf Tea is the premier in prepared teas on the market.  Made from quality leaves and a customized process, these teas with their various flavors, sweeteners and infusions are the ultimate tea drinking experience. Pure Leaf Tea offers an affordable... »

Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees

Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees

Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees Things Needed: 1 8 ct package of Original Kellogg’s Rice Krispie Treats Wilton kelly green decorating icing (located in the Wilton section at craft stores and major retailers) Wilton plastic tips (located right next to the frosting) Mini M&M baking bits (locate dint he baking section however, they are not carried at all stores. You can use regular size ... »

Holiday Treats Made Simple With Zoku! Triple Quick Pop Maker Prize Package Giveaway

Thank you to Zoku whom sent over a few products for us to test and share with our family, friends and readers during #MPMHGG. I have always had a little obsession with kitchen appliances and gadgets. I can’t help it, I just love them! Nothing makes me happier than to get my hands on something new to try and if it can make my time in the kitchen a bit faster and easier, it’s even better. I recently... »

Ranch Oyster Crackers

Looking for an easy to make holiday treat? Ranch Oyster Crackers are a huge favorite in my home this time of year. The kids not only love to munch on them during snacktime but we also found they make an excellent gift idea. Simply take the recipe below and add the finished goodies to a mason jar, decorate festively and gift. Happy holidays! Ranch Oyster Crackers Ingredients: 1 package of oyster cr... »

Fruit & Cheese Phyllo Collection with Wine Pairing Tips

In October of this year, Cuisine Adventures announced the launch of a new, Fruit & Cheese Phyllo Collection, available for a limited time during the holidays. This sophisticated snack collection features 3 delicious fruit and cheese combinations wrapped in light and flakey phyllo pastry that are perfect at a cocktail party or paired with a glass of wine for an intimate evening in. The collecti... »

Bialetti Mini Express and a case of Torino Espresso Giveaway

Welcome to the Bialetti Mini Express Giveaway Presenting the only single-cup espresso machine with the pressure and portion size to dispense true Italian espresso. Instantly become an espresso connoisseur with this authentically creamy and full-flavored brew from Bialetti – the world’s leading espresso maker. This beautiful espresso machine comes in two gorgeous colors Black and Red and is t... »

Kyocera 8″ Professional Chef’s Knife Review & Giveaway

Please welcome one this year’s fav’ed MPM Holiday Gift Guide participants and their fabulous 8″ Professional Chef’s Knife featuring one of the largest advanced ceramics blades produced by Kyocera. For those of you looking for a gift for the hard to buy for, those just starting out or over again and even for the in the kitchen lover, look no further as this is it!   This spec... »

quinoa pops cereal

Testing Out Quinoa Pops Cereal

We are a family of foodies.  I am not, however, a trendy food.  I don’t go out of my way to find the latest “thing”, I don’t like kale, and I don’t replace my croutons with quinoa and chickpeas.  I was a raised as a chicken-and-potatoes midwestern girl and that’s stuck around now that I’m cooking for a family of my own. Now, not going out of my way looking... »

Roul’Pat Non-Stick Workstation Review & Giveaway

I am a baker at heart. I love all things cookies, cakes and breads. I guess that is the reason for my girlish figure! All jokes aside, one of the things I struggle with the most is prep and more specifically the prep surface when making sticky items such as crusts, dough and biscuits. So how nice it was for Silpat to send over a Roul’Pat and more just in time for holiday cooking. The Roul’Pat by d... »

Frieling 9.5″ Black Cube Fry Pan Review & Giveaway

Cooking is not a requirement of being a wife and mom but a hobby in my home. There is truly something special about spending time with my children teaching them how to make meals that will eventually feed not only themselves but with luck, they own families as well. Both my sons and daughters enjoy time with mom and even dad in the kitchen. Family bonding at it’s very best from the prep to t... »

Win a Year of Nibblr HERE!

nibblr, an exciting new subscription snack service, delivers crave-worthy snacks directly to your office or home.  Just by sharing your taste preferences, nibblr can surprise and delight with more than 75 different snack combinations in seven different taste categories: Fruit – Dried fruits are the hero in these snacks, offering everything from apples to apricots and blueberries to pomegranates. F... »

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