Chicken Salad Appetizer ~ Sweet and Salty, Smooth and Crunchy

4-ingredient Chicken Salad Appetizer ~ A quick and easy appetizer perfect for summer entertaining from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Entertaining 101 – 4 Ingredient Chicken Salad Appetizer I seem to have a go-to list of recipes….the recipes I make over and over again and while that’s convenient sometimes I work on brainstorming for a new recipe ~ something that’s delicious and easy.  I used to think that the more ingredients the better…..back when I had time on my hands….but now my goal is to

9 Summer Salads and Appetizers

9 Summer Salads and Appetizers from Project Inspire{d} at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

There’s nothing like the ‘taste’ of summer and here are 9 Summer Salads and Appetizers to inspire you!  9 Summer Salads and Appetizers Click To Tweet Yesterfood ~ Smoked Turkey, Cherry and Feta Salad with Vinaigrette Just 2 Sisters ~ Broccoli Salad Baby Loving Mama ~ Cheeseburger Salad in a Jar with Special Sauce Diana Rambles ~ Clementine Vinaigrette Salad Honey and Birch ~ Savory

Tips and Recipes for Throwing an Easy Party

Chicken wings made with Wheat Thins, a delicious Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Trifle ~ all part of my tips and recipes for an easy party at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EasyBracketParty #CollectiveBias Tangy Wings, Chocolate, Creamy and Peanut Buttery Dessert and Snacks to Wow! Does the thought of hosting a party send chills up your spine?  One part of you is excited….who doesn’t love a party…..but then the realist in you thinks about all of the stores you’ll

9 Festive Treats to Ring in the New Year

9 Festive Treats to Ring in the New Year

Celebrating the New Year is always so much fun and today we’re sharing 9 Festive Treats to Ring in the New Year ~ mostly food related but there’s also a craft and a drink thrown in ~ all originally shared on last week’s Project Inspire{d} ~ What a Great Idea! Sophisticated Deviled Eggs from My 1929 Charmer Baked Chicken Catalina Strips from Nibbles by Nic

Hot Artichoke Dip ~ The Perfect Appetizer for Entertaining

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MustHaveMayo & #CollectiveBias Hot Artichoke Dip I remember when I was a little kid there was a dip that was a craze ~ everywhere you went it was served. There was a reason for that. It was dee-licious! When I grew up I remembered that dip but I

Sweet Roasted Pepper and Caramelized Onion Cheese Bread ~ Holiday Recipes

Sweet Roasted Pepper, Caramelized Onion and Cheese Bread #MezzettaMemories

Christmas for my family and I is usually a quiet time with few celebrations out and about but that doesn’t stop us from having fun and ‘party food’ when we watch movies, play games or just spend the nights together.  I usually like to try new recipes but there are also the recipes that everyone wants year after year and cheese bread is one of them.

Deviled Egg Eyeballs and Dracula Juice ~ Halloween Party Fun

Halloween Party ~ Dracula Juice and Deviled Egg Eyeballs from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Deviled Egg Eyeballs and Dracula Juice Spooky scars me but cute doesn’t so with that in mind I wanted to share with you two of my favorite Halloween Party treats!  I like to make things fun not just for the kids but for me (I’m a sappy weenie ~ what can I say?).   First up…… Deviled Egg Eyeballs ~ these scary blood shot eyes

Fresh Rosemary and Grape Focaccia

Fresh Rosemary and Grape Focaccia from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Autumn is approaching quicker than I could have imagined.  Even though I really don’t like to see summer come to an end this is the time of year that I love to start baking and cooking.  Something about a chill in the air inspires me to begin the process of nesting again and this Fresh Rosemary and Grape Focaccia is the perfect way to kick

Pear Pizza Made with Alpine Lace® Reduced Fat Swiss Deli Cheese

Swiss Cheese and Pear Pizza #lifeingredients #sp

Thank you to Alpine Lace for sponsoring this post and helping me find a balanced snack to fuel my day! Excitement abounds in the kitchen…..really??? Not everyday but some days it certainly does.   My kids and husband love when I try something new and I like when the something new packs a punch and it’s something they ask me to make again.  Just because

Holiday Cheese Ring – A Little Help for the Holidays from Kraft

Holiday Cheese RingThe perfect combination of flavors ~ cheesy sweetness #KraftHolidaySavings

I love Holiday Entertaining and this sweet and cheesy Holiday Ring is the perfect treat to serve to your guests or to bring to a party using Kraft® Shredded Cheese and Kraft® Mayo. #KraftHolidaySavings ​This time of year I like to try new recipes but I also find myself going back to tried and true ones especially when I’m short on time and this recipe is