The Only Team I Need: Flesh Eating Champagne

Rob and I never lived together before we got married, and when we finally did get married and move in together, we had a lot of fun playing Rock Band (the video game). We named our band in the game Flesh Eating Champagne, and the name has stayed with us since. When we need toContinue reading “The Only Team I Need: Flesh Eating Champagne”

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts with Awesome Sauce

Instead of going out this past year on New Year’s Eve, my husband and I stayed home and made our favorite appetizers! We love these bacon wrapped bites of goodness, and they would be perfect to celebrate your normal, everyday Champagne Thursday. Even though the holidays are over, we’ve got to keep up with theContinue reading “Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts with Awesome Sauce”

Amazing Lower-Carb Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup (with Shirataki Noodles)

When it’s cold, we always make more soup, and one of our favorites is Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup. By substituting Shirataki Angel Hair Noodles for the real thing, we enjoy a more low-carb version of our favorite cold day treat. Ingredients: 48 oz Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth 1/3 cup Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce 3/8 cupContinue reading “Amazing Lower-Carb Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup (with Shirataki Noodles)”

Butterscotch Bird’s Nest No-Bake Cookies

When I was a kid, I used to love the Butterscotch Haystacks. This recipe modifies the traditional haystack recipe by shaping it like a bird’s nest and adding eggs to create a really cute (and tasty) spring dessert recipe. (I was totally inspired by the No Bake Easter Nest Cookie Recipe at Prudent Baby.)The otherContinue reading “Butterscotch Bird’s Nest No-Bake Cookies”

Our Fra Diavolo Spaghetti Sauce (Yummy! Spicy!)

I think everyone craves hearty, warm foods in the winter. At our house, we usually cook a lot more curry, stew, and chili. One thing we love to make is our spaghetti sauce; Rob and I both like hot, so this is a pretty hot dish. However, this dish only uses cayenne and crushed redContinue reading “Our Fra Diavolo Spaghetti Sauce (Yummy! Spicy!)”

Recipe: Carolina Mimosa

For this week’s ChampagneThursday recipe, I’d like to feature a drink recipe that I made up. And it’s awesome (if I do say so myself)! The ingredients are champagne (extra dry–as dry as you can find for your budget; I used Andre Extra Dry because my budget was $5.00), Diet Cheerwine (I prefer to useContinue reading “Recipe: Carolina Mimosa”