Party Recipes

Spicy Pork Carnitas

I have always loved Fridays for as long as I can remember.  I was born on a Friday.  I try to do any cleaning that needs done earlier in the week so I can run errands on Fridays.  Any day I don’t have to clean is always a good day!  And, it is the start
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Almond Joy Brownies

If you like Mounds or Almond Joy candy bars, you are going to love this recipe!  It tastes like a mounds candy bar ran into a brownie, only better because the chocolate on top of the coconut layer is so thick and dark.  They are extremely rich so a 9×13 pan will go a long
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Italian Sausage Lasagna Rolls

I have a friend coming to visit in April, so I have been thinking about her and what kinds of things she likes to eat in order to prepare meals she would enjoy while she is here.  I’m pretty sure she likes Italian, so recently I tried out a recipe that I thought might be
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Valentine Cheese Board

I was in Trader Joe’s the other day when I was inspired to create a Valentine’s Day cheese board.  The thing that made me think of it were 2 incredible cheeses that I ran across.  They were giving out samples of  bacon cheddar, and it was as good as you think combining bacon and cheddar
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Rich and Decadent Chocolate Mousse

Have you ever made homemade Chocolate Mousse before?  It is one of my favorite desserts.  It is rich and chocolaty, and at the same time airy and light.  It looks and tastes very decadent, therefore is great for special occasions, but so simple to make.  It really only takes minutes, aside from the time it
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Brown Sugar Glazed Meatballs

I debated about what to call these meatballs because I wanted to convey just how wonderful they are.  I thought about “the best meatballs in the world” or “Mom’s amazing meatballs” because they are both of those things.  I have been eating and making these for about 40 years now, and I have never found
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