This big ol’ turkey-shaped cheese, cracker and salami platter is sure to sensationalize your big birdy dinner party !!! …
At last, my excuse to go on a cracker shopping spree at the supermarket. And how much do we seriously all love crackers … I KNOWWW !!! All the crackers of our lives have a story. I could find origin dates on all of them except Sociables. So for now we’ll have to wonder about those … but I can tell you when the rest of these salty, fatty flavor bombs first came out of the oven: Saltines in 1876, Triscuits in 1902, Cheez-Its in 1920, Ritz in 1934, Wheat Thins in 1947, and Chicken in a Biskit in 1964. This is delicious info! OK, now onto more important things …
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE A SNACKSGIVING GOBBLER PLATTER
Crackers – your choice, the more the merrier …
Cheese – I used a double wide block of cheddar cheese. Velveeta for the body!
Big stick of hard Gallo Salami
Nothing says DESSERT like a CHERPUMPLE!
It’s an original recipe from the Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen, and the most talked-about new dessert to come along in years.
Cherpumple is short for CHERry, PUMpkin and apPLE pie – the three pies each baked in a layer of cake. Cherry pie in white cake; a pumpkin pie in yellow cake, and apple pie in spice cake!
WHAT YOU NEED
Bravery … to even attempt to make and bake a such a a culinary creation sensation.
3 9″ round cake pans … BUT …10” cake pans work better I, frankly, finally broke down and replaced my cheapo 9” cake pans from the supermarket with bigger, better ones from the pro bake shop. Ooh la la I’m getting fancy !!! …
Sturdy cake plate
Vintage electric knife to cut it with (not really necessary but makes for good show)
1 8″ frozen pumpkin pie
1 8″ frozen apple pie
1 8″ frozen cherry pie
Charles Phoenix and wonderful gelatin expert Michelle Quilas of Blooming Art Gelatin in East L.A. create a mini-Christmas masterpiece: A light-up Christmas tree sculpture made entirely out of Jell-O that plugs in and lights up!
It’s a Springtime Dinner Delight!
This sheep-shaped Easter Sunday main course is the savory reinvention of the classic lamb cake. Perfect for that post egg-hunt holiday dinner served with pride alongside your favorite springtime side dishes.
Flattened Day Old Donuts Replace Bread In This Irresistible New Party Fare
How much do we ALLLL seriously love donuts !!! ... I KNOWWW !!! ... Secretly I’m always looking for another excuse to eat more of them ... and I just found one !!! ...CLICK FOR MORE!
The Other Cheeze Cake !!! ...
Of course, Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is one of my all-time faaave foods. I want some NOW !!! ... So I thought it was HIGH time I boiled up a box, or five, and added it to some dyed-to-match cake batter.CLICK FOR MORE!
It’s A Springtime Dinner Delight!
This sheep-shaped Easter Sunday main course is the savory reinvention of the classic lamb cake. Perfect for that post egg-hunt holiday dinner served with pride alongside your favorite springtime side dishes.CLICK FOR MORE!
Valentine’s Day Just Got More COLORFUL !!! ...
Before I nearly tripped over the Sweethearts candy standee virtually blocking a graceful entrance to at the almighty Party Store a few delightful days ago, I had no idea Sweethearts had been around for 150 Valentine’s Days. That’s a long time in candy years.CLICK FOR MORE!
But Will It Erupt Whipped Cream?
Since we all like things that erupt, I thought it was high time to bake a cake that would spew, spurt and spout whipped cream fresh from a highly pressurized aerosol can.CLICK FOR MORE!