Blog: The Place to Dish with Fellow Foodies

Wherever I go, I sample the local cuisine, taste the regional wine and cocktails, and prowl for the best culinary products. Back at home, I experiment with my own food and beverage concoctions. Sometimes I travel with specific ingredients and tools so I can cook special dishes for family and friends. And nothing gets my creative juices flowing like holidays and entertaining. Sound familiar? If so, maybe my favorite discoveries, realizations, and recipes will inspire your own adventures, and you’ll want to share them here.

Heavenly Cream Cheese Butter Cookie Recipe ~ from Stranded Foodie

And I mean heavenly! The addition of cream cheese to this cookie adds depth and complexity to make the ultimate butter cookie. This recipe is my go-to butter cookie recipe that my friends request from me all the time.

After you chill the dough, cut into desired shapes. I add a simple icing to make them special for Easter, then [Read more…]

Happy Holidays from the Original Stranded Foodie!

Bon Appetit to all you amazing foodies out there!

Happy Holidays to you and your family. Cheers, from the original Stranded Foodie!

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween to you!

Ever since I was a little girl growing up in Michigan, I have always loved Halloween. We would trick-or-treat for hours only to take a break to empty our pillow case. Then, head out to beg for more treats. Through the years, I have collected tons of great Halloween decorations to have on hand. I hope you enjoy looking at them.  [Read more…]