Rudolph Oreo Chocolate Truffles

Since we are now a proud aunt & uncle of the cutest nieces & nephew, we cannot show up to a Christmas celebration with a lame, adult dessert. Not only does it need to taste delicious, it has to be fun! The classic Oreo truffle dressed-up as Rudolph is the perfect solution. Packed with gooey,…

Fig & Walnut Baked Brie

Have you ever seen an adult man lick a plate at a party? Or a Keto diet devotee throw in the towel at the passing of an hors d’oeuvre? This warm, sweet & savory cheese starter is that good. As my December go-to appetizer, it never disappoints and is easy to prepare. Prep the nuts…

Red Wine Balsamic Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Growing up, Roasted Beef Tenderloin was always our family’s go-to special occasion dinner. Christmas, birthdays, Mother’s Day, last day of school… it was our crowd-pleaser dish. My Grandmother, Granny, used to make a delicious tenderloin, which was then inherited by my mother and aunts. Granny was a great cook, and an even more amazing hostess….

Scott’s Triple Chocolate Cake

Scott doesn’t cook. At least the Scott I know. He eats hummus and tortilla chips for dinner when left to his own devices. But like all things in his life, when he is determined to do something, he does it to perfection. And it turns out that while he hasn’t been known to do much…

Green Bean Casserole with Balsamic Onions & Goat Cheese

I personally have never been a fan of Classic Green Bean Casserole. I know for some people it’s just a staple and you can’t live without it. For the rest of us, there’s a healthier, fresher option now. Taking the traditional ingredients of green beans, mushrooms, onions, and a crunchy top, I’ve made a new go-to for…

Monkey Bread

It would not be Christmas without my Aunt Dottie’s Monkey Bread. The only question is who is going to be the first to sneak a bite before the meal is served. Most likely suspect… Paul! Aunt Dottie’s Famous Monkey Bread Ingredients  4 cans jumbo refrig. biscuits (or 6 cans reg. size) 3/4 cup sugar 1t….

Easy Cheesy Potatoes

A DIVA Brunch is not complete without this dish. Neither is Christmas Eve Dinner. Ingredients 2 large bags frozen Hashed Brown Potatoes 2 cans Cream of Potato Soup 1 pint + low fat Sour Cream 1 bag + shredded Cheddar Cheese ยฝ cup + Parmesan Cheese Salt & Pepper, to taste Combine all the ingredients,…