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Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

You can never go wrong with homemade hot cocoa mix in a jar. When the next snowstorm hits, don’t be snowed in without this favorite cold weather staple. Learning how to make homemade hot chocolate is easy and you will know exactly what is in it, too… (no weird chemicals!) This homemade instant cocoa mix recipe uses only 5 ingredients, takes only 5 minutes to put together, and it can be stored for weeks. When you are ready for a mug, just add hot milk to a few heaping tablespoons and stir. Continue reading

Popcorn Made With Pork Fat

Mulled Sweet Popcorn with Ham Drippings

Popcorn is truly a culinary chameleon; it will take on any flavor you give it! Making popcorn on the stove is easy, and with this sweet popcorn recipe you will also learn how to keep your popcorn crispy. Add smoke flavor with ham drippings and mega-crunch with caramelized brown sugar that has been seasoned with mulling spices. The flavors of holiday ham are all wrapped up in one easy snack that can be enjoyed year-round. Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Sugar and spice and everything nice come all wrapped up in these pumpkin pie truffles. This is the perfect Thanksgiving dessert idea; easy to make with only 6 ingredients, even easier to serve because they are bitesize. Just put them in a bowl and let everyone help themselves! Continue reading

Spiced Apple Chutney

Spiced Apple Chutney

This easy chutney recipe makes a great cranberry sauce substitute! The ripe, juicy strawberries of late summer produce combine with apples in this easy fruit chutney. Use in wraps and sandwiches, spoon over pork, or serve as a warm dip alongside apple or sweet potato chips. Continue reading

Roasted Red Pepper Ravioli

Roasted Red Pepper Ravioli

Pamper yourself with this Roasted Red Pepper Ravioli recipe. You can have this fancy restaurant meal at home at a fraction of the cost by just making it yourself! It is easier than you think. This homemade ravioli comes together easily when you use wonton wrappers stuffed with a pork, roasted red pepper, basil and ricotta filling. Freeze for a make-ahead meal, then boil and serve with homemade flavor-infused olive oil. Continue reading