Southern Gal vs. Crepes

You ever get that itch that you just can’t scratch? That urge to do something that you can’t stop focusing on? The bug up your….well, you get the point by now. I had this crazy urge to attempt to make Crepes for my first time. With a little help from step-by-step instructions provided by my…

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***Nutella Recipe: Nutella Love Cups

I can’t believe I did that!  I forgot the most requested, most yummy recipe from the World Nutella Day party…that’s horrible!  This recipe is what happens when Cream Cheese and Nutella get together and make a baby…These little guys were soooooooooo amazing.  I suggest you make these for your next appetizer party, or if you…

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A delicious, simple, homemade “pop-tart”…

If you saw the Nutella Fortune Cookie recipe, you may remember I mentioned something about making my own strawberry pop-tarts by altering the dough to non-chocolate.  I finally tried it! Four ingredients make up the dough.  I altered it to where I believed it would make it lower calories, but it seems, after the actual…

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Things to lick off your fingers…

**Let’s face it folks, this post could go many different ways.  I only ask that you stay focused on food for this post.  **smiles** With all of these sanitizers, wipes, soaps, etc. out there, one can’t help but resist the urge to lick their own fingers.  You know as well as I know that if…

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***Nutella Party: Non-Nutella Dishes

A little break is always needed with all of the richness that comes along with Nutella dishes.  With all of the abundance of Nutella dishes, I had to have something meaty, something light, something crispy, and something cheesy (of course!).  The items that were non-Nutella were a 7-Layer Salad courtesy of a very loving Maw-Maw,…

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**Nutella Party Recipe: Nutella Fortune Cookies

I can’t begin to tell you how intriguing these little guys were.  From the beginning of reading the recipe from Jessica at MyBakingHeart.com, she informs us that these are not going to be the normal fortune cookie, but rather more of a cake texture.  By the way, check her site out.  Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous site! …

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**Nutella Party Recipe: Creamy Nutella Cheesecake

One word to describe this recipe…Wow!  This recipe turned out exactly as it says in the title…CREAMY!  The exact title…Creamy Nutella Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache and Toasted Hazelnuts.  Unfortunately, I had to leave the toasted hazelnuts off because I was unable to locate them.  Instead, I opted for local-grown Southern Pecans for an added layer of…

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**Nutella Party Recipe: Banana Nutella Brownies

The very first item I made for our Nutella Party was one courtesy of a co-host of World Nutella Day.  Michelle with BleedingEspresso.com had this wonderful recipe posted for World Nutella Day 2010.  You can find her full write-up and recipe, with her beautiful pictures by clicking here.  A personal thank you to Michelle with BleedingEspresso.com…

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**Nutella Party Sneak Peak…**

10 hours of baking yesterday, 6 hours of prep this morning, 2 hours of guests and partying, one VERY successful World Nutella Day Party! I believe 85% of the guests had not tried Nutella before.  So, of course I was thrilled to be their first experience.  Every single one of them loved it!  You can…

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The time is upon us (FINALLY!)…World Nutella Day 2/5/11!

The time is upon us my friends!  So here it is…the menu has arrived!  I’ve got my grocery shopping done, my house is clean, and it’s that time!  What time is it???  It’s time to start baking!  I have included my menu below for your curiosity and approval.  I can’t wait to share pictures with…

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Nutella Brownie Fingers for World Nutella Day, 2/5/11…

It’s almost here!!!  World Nutella Day is only 2 days away!!!  So excited!  Why am I so excited?  Because Nutella is some gooooood stuff.  Like a sweet nectar from the Hazelnut Gods!  Ok, I will stop ending my sentences with so much excitement….but, I can’t help it!!  I love to throw parties, and I love to…

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Time to get started on the grocery list…

It’s been one of those days folks.  We attended an amazing rock concert last night….Hinder, Saving Abel, My Darkest Days, and Kopek.  All of which really rocked the house!  In turn, I didn’t get in until around 12:30am.  All worth it though, until….5:30am rolled around.  I knew I had a long day ahead of me. …

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