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Penny’s Weekend Garnish

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This Week on Pennies on a Platter This section highlights the recipes posted this week on Pennies on a Platter and other updates to the blog, if any. Strawberry Stuffed French Toast – Getting ready for strawberry season with this delightfully sweet french toast. Homemade Whipped Cream – An inexpensive way to have whipped cream […]

Penny’s Weekend Garnish

This Week on Pennies on a Platter This section highlights the recipes posted this week on Pennies on a Platter and other updates to the blog, if any. Guinness Milk Chocolate Ice Cream – My husband’s new favorite ice cream, and a great way to use up the beer from Saint Patty’s. How to Cut […]

Penny’s Weekend Garnish

This Week on Pennies on a Platter This section highlights the recipes posted this week on Pennies on a Platter and other updates to the blog, if any. Guinness and Onion Soup with Irish Cheddar Crouton – Ben was just telling me again yesterday how much he loved this soup.  Each time he prefaces it […]

Penny’s Weekend Garnish

This Week on Pennies on a Platter This section highlights the recipes posted this week on Pennies on a Platter and other updates to the blog, if any. Paczki -My Fat Tuesday fave. Coconut Chicken with Apricot Sauce – We have been eating this multiple times each week, so I hope we do not get […]

Penny’s Weekend Garnish

This Week on Pennies on a Platter This section highlights the recipes posted this week on Pennies on a Platter and other updates to the blog, if any. Raspberry Lemon Cupcakes – These flavors wrapped up in a spongy cake and indulgent raspberry frosting will get you excited for spring! Dijon Ham & Asparagus Roll […]

Penny’s Weekend Garnish

Welcome to a new section of Pennies on a Platter!  I debated on what to title this weekly post, ensuring to capture my purpose for it.  Four sections will be included to finish off each week, hopefully acting as a garnish by embellishing the blog with more recipes and personal insight into my life.  I’ve […]

Let’s Get Real…and a Giveaway! – CLOSED

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I have been asked many times by my peers, “How do you do it?”   I’ll say, “do what?”  Then, they will follow up with some sort of “How do you have time to make dinner every night for your family?”  Or, if someone invites us over for dinner, they will make sure to add […]

You Have Ooey Gooey Hearts. Thank you!

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Well, everyone, the month of January has come and gone.  You clicked and you clicked and you clicked in order to support Veronica King and her precious children.  Now I have the results you’ve been waiting for…the total you managed to raise just by visiting Pennies on a Platter.  I was going to remind you […]

No Recipe Today, But…a Giveaway! – CLOSED

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Just because I love you.  And, just because I love making pizza and want you to love it, too.  A pizza peel from me to you.  This is not a sponsored giveaway.  It’s just me sharing my love.  :)  Pizza peels are great for transporting your homemade pizza to the oven and beautiful for serving. […]

So Humbled…

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You are fantastic!  You love, you care and you hurt for Veronica.  You want to do something about it.  I can tell by your clicks.  Thank you!  (Jeremy and their daugther, Faith, pictured above.) We just finished our first week of January and the hits to raise money for Vee are outstanding.  You are also […]

It’s January 1st…

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…which means it is the first day to start raising money for Veronica King just by visiting Pennies on a Platter.  If you missed my post about how together we can help this precious family, please read it here.  In a nutshell, I am donating 100% of the small profit I receive from the one […]

Your Top 10 Favorites of 2010

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One of the fun things about having a food blog is seeing what posts are most popular to my readers.  I can see stats that show the most-read posts broken down by day, week, month, year and all time.  I wanted to round up the top ten favorites you’ve read this year and share them […]

Celebrating Two Kings…A Christmas Gift

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What does the Christmas season mean to you?  For me and my family, it is a time to celebrate the birth, life, death and resurrection of our King, Jesus Christ.  This birth brought great joy into the world, because that baby became our undeserved salvation.  Without God’s sacrifice of His son, we would be dying […]

Christmas Goodies Ideas

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Thanksgiving is over (did you survive?) which means it is now time to focus on Christmas!  Are you planning your holiday gift baskets?  Let me help you out! Last holiday season, we experienced a life-changing event.  Our dear son, Judah, entered our lives.  Because of his highly anticipated arrival, I didn’t have the chance to […]

Taking the Day Off…

…for some Black Friday shopping!  Which door-busting deals are you snatching this morning?  Happy Thanksgiving and see you Monday!

Pumpkin Recipes in Review

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Can you believe we are already halfway through Fall?  Thanksgiving is THIS month! Yikes!  Are you ready? Let’s take a quick breather and review the pumpkin recipes I’ve enjoyed so far this season.  Have you tried them yet? Pumpkin Bread French Toast   Pumpkin Scones   Pumpkin Ice Cream   Pumpkin Bars   Pumpkin Spice […]

Top 100 Baby Purees Giveaway Winner – And a Run-in with Glee!

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We had fun this weekend spending time as tourists in our new home of Southern California.  We saw a Ghost Town and visited Sea World, ate Sprinkle Cupcakes…but the highlight was when a friend toured us around Paramount Studios where we ran into cast members from Glee! Above, that’s “Artie” from the show with me, […]

Owl Towels

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We have friends visiting us from Tennessee, so I’m busy being a tourist with them in the great foodie city of LA, hopefully showing them a good time.  Unfortunately, this means no spare minute for me to post a recipe for you today.  But, I just had to share these adorable towels with you that […]

What I Had for Dinner Last Night

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After enjoying this for dinner last night, I realized I needed to remind you of it’s goodness, or greatness(!) if I dare.  Do you remember the Loaded Baked Potato Soup? My picture was horrendous, so I may have scared you away (yes, I kept it there but also added an updated one).  It’s one of […]

Voting Is Now Open To YOU

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<Click Icon to Vote> Read my entry here, and don’t forget to vote!  (Voting tab is on the entry page, or by clicking the icon above.)  Voting ends 6 PM Pacific Time on September 23.