German Chocolate Sheet Cake (from the 1950's)
I found this recipe posted on Youtube by a very sweet lady. After I tried it, I just had to post it. This recipe came from the 1950's and the cake is very moist, rich and delicious! It takes a little time, but it is so worth it and so much better than any mix, even better than any bakery cake that I've ever tasted. The texture...
Our Favorite Outdoor Entertaining Ideas
A rustic spread of Italian olives, oil dips, and charcuterie makes the perfect addition to any party table. Here’s an another entertaining tip: serve guests a bold Nespresso Grand Cru to cleanse their palates.
From the streets of Dublin to the backstreets of Shanghai St Patricks Day is a festival celebrated worldwide by party people who love to down the black stuff aka Guinness! Drunken gummy bears these were soaked in Smirnoff Whipped Vodka for days The bears will get bigger and softer as they soak up the vodka. …
German Chocolate Sheet Cake
An easy German Chocolate sheet cake recipe with a spiffed-up cake mix base and homemade caramel, pecan and coconut icing.
Backyard Birthday Party: For the Guy in Your Life
A blog by Ashley Urke on creative homemaking for the modern day woman including home decor, DIY projects, simple living, entertaining, and decorating.
I am popping in with a photo dump of our Thanksgiving Dinner (albeit crappy iPhone photos, but meh). I've talked about what we do for our spread here, and how we set up our garage dinner here. Since we didn't change many things this year, no explanations required! EXCEPT... you will not see any pictures of a big, beautifully cooked turkey, because we didn't do it this year. Instead of buying a turkey and dealing with a couple days of prep, mess, etc., we decided to buy turkey breasts (lots…
Ciao Bella, a new Italian buffet in Hudsonville, is a winner
Press Photo/Jon M. BrouwerInviting design: The bright, welcoming interior of Ciao Bella's is a cut above the usual buffet layout and would lend itself to the eventual addition of full-menu, sit-down dining. When it comes to buffet-style dining, expectations aren't...
St Patricks Day Party Ideas For DIYers | DIY Project
Feel festive and lucky with a St Patricks Day party! Here are a few DIY ideas that will leave you with a happy crowd and perhaps even a lucky streak!
How to Calculate Food for Large Groups
One of the challenges when planning an event for a large group is calculating how much food you need to prepare. You don't want the disaster of running out of food before everyone has had a chance to eat. You can avoid this by using the proper techniques to determine the food quantities for a ...