Ultimate Party Meatballs Recipe from Heinz


It’s fall, that means football, friends, and FOOD. Heinz asked me to try a super easy recipe for killer meatballs and I said okay, why not? This recipe is SO easy, it has only 3 ingredients and uses a crock pot! Can you believe it? This is all you need: Heinz Chili Sauce Ocean Spray Jellied Cranberry Sauce Johnsonville Classic Italian Meatballs And all you have to do is add them together in the crock pot!! Honestly I made these {Read More}

Grilled Hatch Chili Mustard Coated Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Dill Mustard Dip


I was recently chosen as one of only 25 bloggers to try new flavors of Saucy Mama mustards and create a unique recipe. I had to make an appetizer and it had to have BACON! And of course the mustard. I chose to use the Hatched Chili mustard as the main flavor. It didn’t take me long to decide on what I wanted, and that was a couple of delicious bacon wrapped shrimp. With the saucy addition, it made a {Read More}

Fancy Appetizers Made Easy with WÜSTHOF Knives


Okay I know what you are saying… this is not “busy mom” kind of food..Candy is going all “chef” on us again.. Well, that would be both wrong and right 😀 You see when you have the right knives for the job it can make preparing foods easy and you can even make fancy bites like mine! As you know my most favorite knife brand is Wusthof, I have not only done a previous review for them, I also have {Read More}

Seared Scallops in Exotic Marinade with Edamame Puree

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This was my first time attempting my scallops appetizer for competition. Also the first time I ever made scallops! What made this fun was that I got to try my hand at inventing a recipe, and for this particular one the main reason for the challenge was the fact that I used some Japanese citrus juices from Marx Foods. Justin is a really nice guy. He sent me the three bottles of juice to try with a note attached saying {Read More}