Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Cauldron


Halloween is just 6 days away and if you’re looking for a unique treat to make for this festive occasion then check out this fun Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Cauldron.  Filled with candy corn or whatever suits you, it will make a decorative piece for all your friends to snatch a treat! 


Homemade Hot Apple Cider Straight From the Stove

You might be wondering why you’d bother to make your own Homemade Hot Apple Cider when it’s so easy to buy it by the half gallon or gallon. Well just like anything you prepare at home, fresh always tastes best & you know exactly what’s in it. Making your...


Homemade Rugelach

I’d like to wish all those that celebrated Yom Kippur this week a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous New Year! I had hoped to get this email out on Monday but I was traveling last week and had classes to teach this week among other things, and haven’t had a chance...


Pumpkin Spiced Candied Almonds

I’m so excited that the weather here in the Midwest has finally started to change and hope it stays that way.  This morning the temps were in the low 50s with highs in the 60s vs. 90s! Even Trek my sick pup has more energy, and wanted to go...


Tri-Squash Zoodles with Fresh Tomato Sauce & Chicken

Have you ever had one of those days where because of frustration you find yourself eating all the wrong foods?  Monday was that day for me……………..


Gourmet Chocolate Caramel Apples

It’s getting to be that time of year again when apples are in abundance.  Once fall hits I’m all about eating caramel apples.  Dip them in caramel or chocolate and cover them with nuts, m&m’s, sprinkles, coconut, you name it and I pretty much love it! 


BBQ Chicken Cauliflower Crusted Pizza

Do you have any idea how much I don’t like cauliflower?  Probably not, but I’m just not a fan.  I think it’s bland and the smell alone when it’s cooking is hard for me to stomach.  That said, when I learned I could make a pizza crust using cauliflower...

At Home with Vicki Bensinger

Updates PLUS a Fun Quick Video making an Avocado Rose!

  It’s hard to believe I’ve been blogging since 2009. It started as a way to stay in front of my clients when I wasn’t in the kitchen with them, sharing recipes, videos, and culinary tips.  Little did I know when I began this journey in the blogosphere that I’d soon...