Hurricane Sandy was a true Frankenstorm before Halloween. In my state of New York, we will have a lot of work to do to rebuild and help our neighbors and friends recover from the devastation of the storm. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected. Whether you can celebrate Halloween today or need to delay it because MORE »
Happy ALMOST Halloween! At Food Network, I am known as the Queen of Halloween. My love for hosting all holidays is deep, but Halloween truly makes my creative juices bubble over the edge of the cauldron. I have a passion for play and fervor for fantasy that push me to pull out all the scary MORE »
When planning your Halloween party, you’re going to need a fantastic, festive and fun cocktail to match those finger foods and sweet treats. This orange thing cocktail is the perfect choice for the grown-ups to relax while the kids and other adults go out to gather treats.
I like to have a lot of fun with Halloween. That means all my recipes, both savory and sweet, have lots of spooktacular seasonal touches. Try out this Pumpkin Cheesecake with Carrot Cake Mice — not only is it delicious but it will get your entire family into the Halloween spirit. MORE »
Before the kids go out for an evening of Halloween Fun, treat your guests to a tasty spread of snacks and finger foods. Make sure to use creepy garnishes and utilize clever serving techniques to create a spooktacular presentation. Try 3 of my favorites: Cheese Fingers, Sweet Potato Fries, and Chicken Bites with Honey Mustard MORE »
This is the get ready fast and still look gorgeous cocktail. It is quick and easy to make AND is beautiful to serve to your guests at a fall time gathering. I usually pair this with different finger foods, like Prosciutto-Wrapped Mozzarella Bites and Turkey Finger Sandwiches. Enjoy and please share with me your thoughts. MORE »
Everyone loves to go apple picking in the fall…but what to do with that bucket of apples? Well there is no reason to fret with my wonderfully EASY and absolutely divine apple pie recipe loaded with tons of layers of fresh apples slices. This recipe calls for a touch of brandy and caramel sauce to MORE »
For me, the fall leaves provide the colors for a warm and welcoming meal. Try making this amazing Golden Roast Chicken with Herbed Butter and Fall Vegetables. Chicken is always a family favorite, and the herbed butter sauce really makes this dish extra special and comforting as the weather cools. Roasted Fall Vegetables Makes 6 MORE »
Even before the leaves turn, Fall makes itself known with that first blissfully mild afternoon when the sun is warm but the breeze is cool. The brisk air inspires us to gather with family and friends for a host of reasons.
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