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Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Salted-Caramel Crunch Topping These little mini pumpkin cheesecakes are a crowd favorite because they look almost as good as they taste! For a little extra “sparkle,” top each cheesecake with this awesome pre-made salted-caramel crunch. You can also top with your 

MONGOLIAN BBQ

MONGOLIAN BBQ

MONGOLIAN BBQ – Guest Post from Shobee Dayrit @ The Skinny Pot I am so excited to bring a Guest Post to Whimsy and Wow today! This cook AND this recipe have lots of Whimsy … I asked her if this was Asian or Filipino, 

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP This Cream of Mushroom Soup is so easy and flavorful, I doubt you will ever turn to that red and white can again. Actually, this recipe can be adapted to ANY canned, condensed vegetable-based soup – you just might want to 

English Muffins from Scratch – Cooking During Corona

English Muffins from Scratch – Cooking During Corona

ENGLISH MUFFINS FROM SCRATCH   COOKING IN THE TIME OF CORONA VIRUS What do you do when someone reaches up and basically flips the switch on life as we know it?  Kids out of school Adults out of work Everyone is wearing a mask Shortages 

Orzo Pasta Salad – Meet Your New Go-To Dish

Orzo Pasta Salad – Meet Your New Go-To Dish

GO-TO DISH – ORZO PASTA SALAD   What is Orzo?   It’s delicious! Seriously, according to Wikipedia – Orzo, also known as risoni, is a form of short-cut pasta, shaped like a large grain of rice. Orzo is traditionally made from white flour, but it 

“Make-Do” Mocha Chocolate Chip Icebox Cake

“Make-Do” Mocha Chocolate Chip Icebox Cake

ICE BOX CAKE Recently I found myself in need of a quick, easy but impressive dessert for a special dinner.  Baking isn’t really my jam, and I particularly don’t enjoy baking in the Southern summer. I needed inspiration, so I turned to the miracle of 

Homemade Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches – Kid Friendly!

Homemade Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches – Kid Friendly!

HOMEMADE ICE CREAM SANDWICH Americans Love Ice Cream At any given time, 87% of American homes have ice cream in the freezer. That leads the world – Americans eat approximately 26 quarts of ice cream per person every year. That is a LOT … OF 

7 Hummus Recipes to Make You Happy at Home

7 Hummus Recipes to Make You Happy at Home

7 Hummus Recipes to Make at Home In this time of social distancing, COVID-19, stay-at-home orders and quarantining, we have all experienced the run on the grocery stores. No toilet paper, flour, yeast (mass bread baking!) … and many times the snack shelves are emptied 

Zucchini and Yellow Squash Au Gratin

Zucchini and Yellow Squash Au Gratin

ZUCCHINI AND YELLOW SQUASH AU GRATIN WITH SUMMER TOMATOES AND VIDALIA ONION Summertime in the kitchen is all about the garden or the Farmer’s Market – zucchini, tomatoes, watermelon, strawberries, yellow squash, sweet vidalia onion, purple hull peas, corn – and the list goes on 

Smoked Salmon Breakfast Wrap

Smoked Salmon Breakfast Wrap

SMOKED SALMON BREAKFAST WRAP Traditional Smoked Salmon Breakfast Sandwich   Smoked Salmon used to be somewhat of a delicacy and a little bit of a mystery.  Although smoked salmon originally comes from the Nordic countries, lox and bagels were not well known outside of the