Pink Marshmallow Pops!

Pops!

This recipe is so fun, and so cute, it could be made for so many events. Brunch, baby showers, wedding showers, birthday parties, or so many other ideas!

They are so easy. I made these for Easter brunch, so I used pastel sprinkles. I found the dot sprinkles at Michael’s Craft store. I also grabbed some sucker sticks at Michaels, and some pink and white candy disks that melt.


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Parmesan Pretzel Bites

Parmesan Pretzel Bites // @speckledpalate for @mycookingspot

I have a thing for pretzels.

It’s been a part of my life since I was a kid. We’d visit my family in Pennsylvania once a year, and when there, we always inevitably ended up at the mall, which prominently featured an Auntie Annie’s, my favorite mall food snack.


Back then, we didn’t have an Auntie Annie’s in Memphis, so it was a special treat.

And my pretzel obsession grew. I’m partial to their Cinnamon-Sugar Pretzels, though I love a good savory pretzel every once in a while, too. [Read more…]

Maple Sausage Cornbread Stuffing in Baked Apples

Maple Stuffing in Apples

I love stuffing. It might be the best part of Thanksgiving. Especially if it is sausage stuffing. Maples sausage. Cornbread stuffing. With apples. The options are endless! But that is my favorite. I was putting together a Friendsgiving and wanted to put together mini bites for the event so there could be a lot of mingling and chatting. Not so much a sit down dinner.

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Halloween Trail Mix

Halloween Trail Mix // Erin Skinner from The Speckled Palate for My Cooking Spot

With Halloween just around the corner, I’m thrilled about the overabundance of candy in my grocery store.

And with this overabundance of said goodies, I find myself making all kinds of semi-healthy snacks to keep myself from inhaling the entire trick-or-treat candy stash days before costumed children come knocking on our door.


It’s self-preservation, of sorts.

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