Category: Party food

  • Homemade English Toffee

    Homemade English Toffee

    What I Used: 2 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup light karo syrup 1 lb unsalted butter 12 oz chocolate chips These pictures were taken while completing a double batch of the above recipe. (1)  Butter wax paper and set aside. (2)  Place sugar, karo syrup, and butter in a large saucepan. (3)  On medium-high heat, […]

  • Fresh Crockpot Apple Cider

    Fresh Crockpot Apple Cider

    Anticipating many guests this Fall with the imminent arrival of our third child, we wanted to be prepared with beverages to suit all ages and tastes.  One of the most versatile Fall drinks is apple cider!  It can be a special drink on its own for little people and can be “spiced up” easily with […]

  • Melon Stars

    Melon Stars

    Whether it’s Fourth of July, an Astronaut Princess party, or a way to get kiddos involved in the kitchen, these melon stars are a wonderful way to enjoy melon season as a family with a fun twist! What I Used: Cantaloupe Honey dew Watermelon (since I wanted roughly the same quantity of each melon, I […]

  • Juice Box Rocket Ships

    Juice Box Rocket Ships

    For my four-year-old’s “astronaut princess” party, she was very excited about the various crafts and preparations leading up to her party.  This year was also one of the first times that she was able to express and execute her opinions on how she envisioned certain aspects of her party.  As someone who loves a challenge, […]

  • Mini Pretzel Dogs

    Mini Pretzel Dogs

    What I used (36 mini pretzel dogs) 1 1/2 cups warm water 1 tablespoon white sugar 2 teaspoons salt + more for sprinkling 1 package active dry yeast 4 ½ cups all purpose flour ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted 4 cups hot water ½ cup baking soda 1 large egg 1 tablespoon water 3 packs […]