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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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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Easy Marinara Sauce

Easy Marinara Sauce - confessions of a cooking diva

Easy Marinara Sauce is the perfect dish for busy weeknights. In less than 30 minutes you can have a delicious sauce that tastes like it’s been simmering all day. If you’re in the need for a quick dinner that will satisfy the whole family, this is it. Less than 30 minutes and you’re done. Marinara […]

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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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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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3 Non-Traditional Ways to Cook a Turkey

Since I’m not making a turkey this year I thought I would share with you 3 non-traditional ways to cook your turkey. When I think of the traditional way to cook a turkey I think about putting it in a roasting pan with maybe some butter slathered on the skin and cooking it. Nothing fancy […]

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Apple Pecan Cheesecake

I love, love, love this cheesecake. It’s my very favorite cheesecake to make and is super easy. I was gifted this recipe from a friend and I will forever be thankful to her for this. I’ve made this for many different gatherings and it always gets eaten quickly. If you need to make a dessert […]

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