Spinach, bacon, and onion make a flavorful match in this cheesy dip. Serve with crostini or pita chips and pair with Cranberry Cocktails. This festive combination, great for company, might become a new holiday tradition.
Create two different cocktails using our Cranberry Simple Syrup as a base. Make one with vodka and the other with white or sparkling wine. Pair them with Spinach, Bacon, and Onion Dip for a simple appetizer at your next holiday gathering.
Beef simmered with garlic and peppers in a thick tomato sauce makes for a warm and satisfying dinner. A slow cooker turns a less expensive cut of meat into a flavorful stew. Serve it in flour tortillas or spoon over rice.
For a sure-fire winner this time of year, nothing beats pecan pie. It's a favorite down-South dessert that is always on the menu for gatherings at my house. Let your little helpers add the pecans and chocolate chips, then measure and mix the easy filling ingredients. The aroma of this pie baking will bring your kids (and guests) running.
This recipe, courtesy of Martha's daughter Alexis, takes full advantage of summer's availability of fresh vegetables. The trick is to cut all of the vegetables into similar-size pieces so that each forkful offers a mix of flavors.
You'll need to crumble the cornbread and biscuits and let them dry overnight. (You can substitute store-bought for the homemade.) To toast pecans, spread them on a rimmed baking sheet, and bake in an oven heated to 350 degrees for 10 minutes.