Category: Entertaining

Quick Easy Shrimp Creole

Quick Easy Shrimp Creole

Quick Easy Shrimp Creole My Grandmother used to make  Quick Easy Shrimp Creole often,  she served it with gorgeous Saffron Rice and garlic butter green beans.  There were never any leftovers.  It’s that good. I remember well the rich aroma of the sauce simmering as […]

Easy Eggs Benedict Casserole

Easy Eggs Benedict Casserole

Easy Eggs Benedict Casserole I’ve learned over the years that while I love entertaining and cooking for my family for the holidays, it can be stressful.  I don’t love that part, so I’ve developed an arsenal of recipes that are easy, elegant and delicious.  These […]

French Toast;done right

French Toast;done right

French Toast Done Right We don’t get to have leisurely breakfasts together very often, but when we do, it’s always a hit.   I call it French Toast done right for a few reasons.  Most importantly, it is prepaheadable, in fact,  it needs to be made […]

How to brine a turkey; with a twist

How to brine a turkey; with a twist

How to brine a turkey; with a twist I don’t know about your family but mine were split down the middle on the love/hate turkey debate.  Mostly the kids didn’t like it, found it dry and tasteless.  Until I learned how to brine a turkey!  […]

St Patricks Day Menu

St Patricks Day Menu

St. Patrick’s Day Menu Traditional Irish food,  Corned Beef & Cabbage, Irish Stew, Soda Bread, Colcannon.  So many delicious recipes to choose from to make an incredible St. Patrick’s Day menu come to live.  Even if you’re just planning now, don’t stress, this is comfort […]

Traditional Irish Colcannon; with a twist

Traditional Irish Colcannon; with a twist

Traditional Irish Colcannon, but better! Traditional Irish food,  Corned Beef & Cabbage, Irish Stew, Soda Bread and my favourite, Colcannon!   These are at least some of the recipes that come to mind when we think of Irish food. Of course, there are many more delicious […]

Beer Bacon Cheddar Ranch Dip

Beer Bacon Cheddar Ranch Dip

Still searching for the perfect Game Day Dip? Not to worry, I’ve got you covered with this recipe for Beer Bacon Cheddar Ranch Dip.  Try saying that 3 times fast *lol* This dip recipe comes together really quickly and will be a hit with beer […]

Instant Pot Italian Chicken

Instant Pot Italian Chicken

This Instant Pot Italian Chicken recipe with mushrooms, onions and goat cheese is delicious dinner.  Easy enough for the weeknights, elegant enough for company, it’s also prep ahead friendly which is great for entertaining.   While this says it’s Italian, you won’t find any tomato sauce.  […]

Turtles Thumbprint Cookies; 12 Days of Cookies

Turtles Thumbprint Cookies; 12 Days of Cookies

12 Days of Cookies;  Day #4 Print Recipe Turtles Thumbprint Cookies; 12 Days of Cookies Prep Time3 hrs 13 minsCook Time3 hrs 13 mins Author: loveonaplate Ingredients1 C flour1/3 C cocoa powder1/4 tsp kosher salt1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened2/3 C sugar1 large egg2 […]

Ultimate Christmas Planner; Eat Drink & Be Merry

Ultimate Christmas Planner; Eat Drink & Be Merry

It’s the holidays, time to Eat, Drink & Be Merry!  For most of us, the Holidays are the busiest time of year, and making sure we have time with out loved ones, and enjoying the season can be a challenge.  The Ultimate Christmas Planner will […]