Shamrock Pudding

shamrock pudding

Shamrock Pudding is the perfect side dish or dessert for any meal. It’s full of marshmallows, pineapple, cool whip and pistachio pudding. *Originally published on March 11, 2012. It was one of my very first recipes ever posted. I thought it was time to update the photos. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day I made […]

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Baked Cheesy Sausage Beer Dip

baked cheese sausage and beer dip - confessions of a cooking diva

A great party includes amazing food. My Baked Cheesy Sausage Beer Dip is perfect for any party. Super Bowl is just around the corner and what’s better than a delicious dip to feast on while watching the game?! For me, Super Bowl is all about the food and the entertainment. This Baked Cheesy Sausage Beer […]

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Epic Fourth Of July Roundup

Happy July! Below is a list of fabulous and easy recipes for your 4th of July celebrations. I’ve got everything from sassy starters to delicious desserts and everything in between. I hope you have a fabulous and safe 4th of July.

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Summertime Tortellini Pasta Salad

Summertime Tortellini Pasta Salad

Summertime Tortellini Pasta Salad is packed full of tomatoes, peppers and cheese tortellini. It’s topped off with Italian Dressing. Perfect for Summertime picnics. You guys! Memorial Day is just around the corner and then Summer. My favorite time of year. I love hot weather and as I get older I love it even more. Seems […]

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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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Easy Strawberry Shortcake

This easy strawberry shortcake is a compilation of a couple of dishes I’ve had over the last year. I made this over Memorial Day weekend and it was a hit with everyone. Last year my fiancé and I took a cooking class. It was a really fun night. We made beef wellington, caramelized carrots and parsnip […]

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Brown Sugar Grilled Pineapple

Although I’m ready for Fall, I’m not ready for the fun Summer food to end. Especially foods cooked on the grill. Pineapple is one of those fruits that is decadent on it’s own, but I decided to sugar it up and the grill it. OMG! It was so good that I couldn’t stop eating it. […]

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Lemon Mousse

I found this recipe on the Something Swanky site and it’s an absolute favorite in our house. I love dessert, but I am not a big dessert maker. I would much rather cook a pot roast than cookies, so this is perfect for me. I’ve made several different versions of this mousse, which I will […]

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