Category: Holiday Foods

Patriotic July 4th Meals

Are you planning an Independence Day party? Do you need some yummy recipes? Check out these patriotic-themed meals! 6 Patriotic Recipes for July 4th American flag 7-layer dip. Start your Independence Day party with a flag-shaped dip. Mariah’s Pleasing Plate’s recipe layers refried beans, hummus and taco seasoning, salsa, guacamole, and cheese in a clear…
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5 Best Mocktails for Memorial Day

We tend to save the red, white, and blue decorations for the Fourth of July, but let’s not forget Memorial Day. Formerly known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originally celebrated Civil War soldiers. Today it honors all of our soldiers. As you host your Memorial Day barbecues, pool parties, and block parties, remember to make…
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Cinco de Mayo Fish Tacos

Chef Kendrick has some yummy Cinco de Mayo surprises! Watch as she makes fish tacos that are easy and healthy.

Kentucky Derby Appetizers & Cocktails

Chef Kendrick Dopp has the perfect Kentucky Derby appetizer and party idea. In this video she shows you how to make a wonderfully tasty tomato basil bruschetta appetizer. She also shows how to make a Mint Julep – the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby. Why is a mint julep the signature drink of the…
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Easy Deviled Eggs

This recipe is so easy and perfect for Easter/Passover celebrations.  You can make these deviled eggs ahead on the night before, and serve them at your own gathering or take them to someone else’s.  They are creamy with a touch of spice and tartness.  Chef Kendrick Dopps says she created this recipe to offer a…
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Easter Carrot Cake Cookie Sandwiches

Easter is almost here and we have a delicious carrot cake cookie recipe that the Easter Bunny would definitely approve of. It’s an update on a classic: carrot cake! Your kids will love these carrot cake cookie sandwiches. They have a yummy cream cheese filling and they’re a fun recipe to make with the whole family.…
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Adorable Easter Bunny Cake

Here’s a great DIY bunny cake just in time for Easter that looks awesome! Plus, it’s a great family cooking activity that’s sure to bring a smile to the faces around you. Make your very own BUNNY CAKE! Who can resist the cuteness? Plus, it tastes good so it’s a no-brainer! Don’t worry, even though…
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St. Patrick’s Potato and Leek Soup

Try a simple meatless Irish soup to celebrate St Patrick’s Day! Ingredients: 6 diced potatoes (after they are peeled) 6 leeks 2 cups sliced mushrooms 2 ½ Tbsp butter 1 cup vegetable broth Directions: Boil 6 diced potatoes for about 15-20 minutes and drain well. In a large skillet, sauté six leeks and two cups…
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Valentine’s Chocolate Crepe

Chef Kendrick shows how to make this great Valentine’s Day chocolate crepe with homemade whipped cream that is sure to be a complete hit and please any dessert lover.

Valentine Love Potions

Romantic occasions and champagne go hand-in-hand, but what if you don’t drink alcohol? Mocktails are the perfect solution! If you’re planning an amorous Valentine’s Day dinner, make a cherry or pomegranate-flavored “love potion.” Christen the non-alcoholic beverage with your favorite number, such as Love Potion #9, and you’ve got yourself a memorable mocktail that your…
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