Apple Cider Mimosas

apple cider mimosas - confessions of a cooking diva

Apple Cider Mimosas are sweet, tart and bubbly. The perfect drink for any celebration. I have another fun cocktail for you. I know…another one, but I can’t help myself they are so fun to make and drink. The first time I had an apple cider mimosa was Thanksgiving 2016 at a restaurant in Utah called […]

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Mistletoe Mint Martini

mistletoe mint martini - confessions of a cooking diva

Mistletoe Mint Martini is a festive cocktail that makes the holidays a little more fun. I formerly published this recipe on Real Housemoms where I was a contributor. Kick your next holiday party up a notch with this fun and festive cocktail. If you like mint drinks then you will LOVE this one. Tastes just […]

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7 Recipes For Leftover Turkey

7 recipes for leftover turkey - confessions of a cooking diva

Happy Day After Thanksgiving! Are you out shopping? We are not. We are at home binge watching Stranger Things and hanging with the puppy. Today I wanted to share 7 of my recipes that use chicken, but can be substituted with turkey. In any of these recipes you can add the cooked turkey in place […]

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No-Knead Artisan Bread

No-Knead Artisan Bread

No-Knead Artisan Bread is a crusty bread that is baked in a Dutch oven. This is the perfect bread for those who don’t want or like to knead bread. My husband is a bread lover especially crusty bread that is very soft inside and this bread fits the bill. The best part for me is […]

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Classic Pumpkin Pie

pumpkin pie - confessions of a cooking diva

Classic Pumpkin Pie is creamy and sweet with a hint of spice. The perfect pie for all your holiday parties. Thanksgiving may be over, but that doesn’t mean eating pumpkin pie is over. We love pumpkin pie for Christmas as well as Thanksgiving. I’ve made this classic pie from Libby’s for many, many years. I’ve […]

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M&M Cheesecake Cookie Bars

M&M Cheesecake Cookie Bars - confessions of a cooking diva

M&M Cheesecake Cookie Bars are the perfect treat. Can you believe I’ve never had a cookie bar until I made these?! I don’t know why it took me so long to try them, but I won’t make that mistake again. These are fabulous. I love the cream cheese mixture sandwiched between two layers of cookie […]

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Chex Mix Crack

Last year, my guy brought home a treat that one of his co-worker’s wife made. I had never had this yummy, gooey Chex mix before and loved it, in fact, I ate the whole bag of it. Not in one sitting, but I knew that I had to figure out what this was. As I’m prone […]

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The Ultimate Holiday Guide Book

It’s here! I’m so excited! My first book is out today. It’s called The Ultimate Holiday Guide: Creating Christmas Memories One Idea at a Time. I feel so honored to have been able to work with 6 other bloggers to put this book together. It’s been a long-time dream of mine(and for my fellow co-authors) to have a […]

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