best ever chocolate sheet pan cake

Birthday Happiness & Chocolate Cake

  It’s Halloween! And you know what that means? Yep. I get to blow out another candle on the birthday cake. This year there will be 47 glowing sticks carefully placed in a layer of sugar and butter. I have a few pieces of chocolate from the Trick or Treat stash strategically hidden for later and I’m… 

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behind the scenes eatpicks tutorial

Wordless Wednesday: Behind the Scenes

  When deciding to change things up a bit here at Eatpicks by adding video cooking tutorials, I guess I put the cart before the horse. This is a little “Behind the Scenes” view of the taping of our first tutorial. Yes, a bit primitive. Yes, a bit of jerry rigging. Now, to figure out how… 

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homemade garlic dill pickles eatpicks

Homemade Garlic Dill Pickles

  Are you a pickle fan? Well, today is your lucky day because the recipe I am about to share with you for homemade garlic dill pickles will knock your socks off. These little pickles will make your taste buds sing songs and dance around and yell for more bite after bite. Yeah, they’re that… 

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lemon garlic caper chicken eatpicks

Garlic Lemon Chicken with Capers

  It is the beginning of a new month and time to share a recipe that is one of our favorites- Garlic Lemon Chicken with Capers. This dish is very simple, full of flavor and freezes extremely well. According to my recipe card, I’ve been making this since 2008 and it has evolved over the… 

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kraft bbq ranch burger

The Ultimate BBQ Ranch Cheeseburger

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #CollectiveBias #SayCheeseburger   As we head into mid-summer, barbecues and backyard picnics are in full swing! I know the grill on my deck is getting a… 

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zucchini parm stacks

Zucchini Parm Stacks

Summer gardens and farmer’s markets are going to be overflowing with summer squash and the question I am always faced with is What can I make with this? I have made many things over the years using this ingredient, but I have to say the recipe for Zucchini Parm Stacks  I made last week was a keeper. They… 

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Happy Saturday & News of the Day

This here post is going to be completely on the fly…off the cuff…a brain dump if you will. So. Much. Going. On. I’m sure you can relate with that in your life too, right? You may have noticed that it’s been a bit quiet here. Oh, let’s be honest- crickets are practically moving in! That… 

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red white and blue stuffed strawberries

Red White & Blue Stuffed Strawberries

Are you all about simple recipes with simple ingredients? Me too. I love when basic ingredients come together and make a fantastic tasting dish everyone loves and this recipe for red, white and blue stuffed strawberries completely fits the bill. It is easy, good for you, and looks absolutely beautiful on a plate!   I… 

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Snow Cone Cupcakes-eatpicks

Snow Cone Cupcakes

This is a recipe for snow cone cupcakes will have your holiday barbecue guests saying OOOH’s & AHHH’s when placed on the dessert table. These little gems are fun to make & bring out the kid in all who are lucky enough to take a bite. I say lucky, because when I brought these to a July… 

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