Touchdown Thursdays: Caramel Apple & Brie Skewers

Caramel Apple & Brie Skewers

No room… No room!

Things I fill up on when engaged in game day festivities: beer, and cheese laden delights.

Rarely, if ever, do I have room for dessert.  Until this.

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Best Carrot Cake

Best Carrot Cake

A serious warning accompanies this cake recipe – once you make it, and the first bite is devoured, you will then be required to make it for every event, for the rest of your life.  There’s a possibility you might not even be invited, but the cake will.

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Drunken Sugar Plums

Drunken Sugar Plums

Drunken sugar plums… over the course of my life I’ve performed in 100s of Nutcrackers during the holiday season, and I must say, I don’t think I’ve ever seen a drunken sugar plum fairy.   This may seem like a useless fact, but considering how much those Russians love their vodka, when it dawned on me, it seemed like a big deal.

This is the ultimate homemade treat for the beer and sweets lover in your life.  You know when you bite into a cordial cherry and that goo oozes out and tastes amazing… this beer, plum, and chocolate combo create the same intoxicating affect.

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Touchdown Thursdays: Apple Pie Egg Rolls

It’s been a long held belief of mine that hand pies would be the next big thing to hit the food truck craze.  They’re small, they’re cute, they’re portable, they’re easily adapted for the sweet or savory lover.

They also conjure images of Patti Lupone stuffing them with humans… but I digress.

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Blueberry-Gingersnap Crumble

The embers are glowing.  The meat has been cooked.  The corn charred.  And you’re not going to invite your dessert to the charcoal party?  Shame on you!

You might have thrown a pineapple or two on the grates, but a cobbler probably never crossed your mind.  Well step into the light my friends, grilling is the way to go.

Like a blueberry cobbler on campfire crack, this dessert will change the way you look at that last cookout course.

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