cozy bourbon old fashioneds (with sweet potato simple syrup!)

cozy bourbon old fashioneds sweetened with homemade sweet potato simple syrup. the perfect autumn cocktail for fall parties or a cozy date night at home. #playswellwithbutter #cocktail #cocktailrecipe #oldfashioned #oldfashionedrecipe #easydrinkrecipe #sweetpotatosimplesyrup #datenightathome

boy oh boy, do i have the perfect cozy autumn cocktail for you today. we’re talkin…bourbon old fashioneds sweetened ever-so-slightly with homemade sweet potato simple syrup(!!!!). one of my dearest blogging friends, ellie, invited me to create a delicious cocktail post for her site while she’s on vacation. ellie & i actually went to college together at marquette. we hung out in different groups, but we recognized each other as soon as we crossed paths…

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chorizo french breads with manchego & spicy paprika honey.

easy chorizo french breads with manchego, fig spread, & harissa, & covered in big fat drizzles of homemade spicy paprika honey. an easy & elegant appetizer! an easy & elegant appetizer or snack, perfect for holiday entertaining! #playswellwithbutter #chorizo #harissa #manchego #holidayparty #cocktailparty #appetizer

easy chorizo french breads with manchego, fig spread, & harissa, & covered in big fat drizzles of homemade spicy paprika honey. an easy & elegant appetizer or snack, perfect for holiday entertaining! so… should we talk about appetizers today? like…easy, spicy, sweet, cheesy, chorizo-y appetizers? topped with homemade freakin’ spicy paprika honey?? also known as the most addictive bites of perfectly spicy-sweet heaven???  …i think yes. 😍 a little while ago i told you that…

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roasted butternut squash hummus

the creamiest ever homemade roasted butternut squash hummus, loaded with roasted butternut squash & roasted garlic. this roasted butternut squash hummus is perfect for a game day spread or a holiday party! #playswellwithbutter #butternutsquash #hummus #homemadehummus #gameday #friendsgiving

the creamiest ever homemade roasted butternut squash hummus, loaded with roasted butternut squash & roasted garlic. this roasted butternut squash hummus is perfect for a game day spread or a holiday party!  this, right here, is a snackcident waiting to happen. yes. a snackcident. you know. when you come home at 5 pm and dinner isn’t for a couple of hours but you’re kind of dying of hunger and you look around to see what…

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bourbon ginger cider cocktails

easy & cozy bourbon ginger cider cocktails perfect for autumn! the bold flavor of a nice bourbon is perfectly balanced out by warming notes of a good apple cider & ground cinnamon, the spice of a strong ginger beer, & the bright tang of fresh lime. you will love making these bourbon ginger cider cocktails for your friends & family all autumn long! #playswellwithbutter #easycocktailrecipe #bourbon #autumncocktail #fallcocktail

easy & cozy bourbon ginger cider cocktails perfect for autumn! the bold flavor of a nice bourbon is perfectly balanced out by warming notes of a good apple cider & ground cinnamon, the spice of a strong ginger beer, & the bright tang of fresh lime. you will love making these bourbon ginger cider cocktails for your friends & family all autumn long!  …also known as the pwwb house signature autumn cocktail. 🏡💑🍂 & um…ALSO known…

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skillet chicken parmesan meatballs

an easy & healthy weeknight skillet dinner that easily doubles as the perfect game day treat. the best tender chicken meatballs are seared cooked in a quick homemade tomato sauce & covered in melty provolone cheese. one-pan weeknight dinner for the win! #playswellwithbutter #chickenparmesan #chickenmeatballs #easyrecipe #healthyrecipe #gamedaysnack

an easy & healthy weeknight skillet dinner that easily doubles as the perfect game day treat. the best tender chicken meatballs are seared cooked in a quick homemade tomato sauce & covered in melty provolone cheese. one-pan weeknight dinner for the win! say hello to my little friends. lolololololz you guys, omg i am sorry but that one never gets old. idk why i love dad jokes so much, but they are just so satisfying.…

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chai spiced apple crisp

a classic apple crisp updated with the warm flavors of chai, this chai spiced apple crisp is loaded with chai flavor! crisp granny smith apples tossed in a chai spice blend of cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger & allspice & baked under a generous layer of homemade crisp. the perfect cozy fall dessert to celebrate all things autumn (especially served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream…). #playswellwithbutter #chaispice #applecrisp #chaiapplecrisp #fallbaking #applerecipes

a classic apple crisp updated with the warm flavors of chai, this chai spiced apple crisp is loaded with chai flavor! crisp granny smith apples tossed in a chai spice blend of cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger & allspice & baked under a generous layer of homemade crisp. the perfect cozy fall dessert to celebrate all things autumn (especially served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream…). you know what blows my mind?!?!? (yes, each one…

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two buck chuck sangria

this two buck chuck sangria is an easy & inexpensive red wine sangria recipe featuring trader joe’s famous charles shaw wine. make two buck chuck sangria one pitcher at a time - the perfect drink to serve at girls night, holiday parties, dinner parties, & more! #playswellwithbutter #sangria #drinkrecipe #twobuckchuck #traderjoes #traderjoesrecipe

this two buck chuck sangria is an easy & inexpensive red wine sangria recipe featuring trader joe’s famous charles shaw wine. make two buck chuck sangria one pitcher at a time – the perfect drink to serve at girls night, holiday parties, dinner parties, & more! guess what! guess what, guess what, guess what!!! today i’m teaching you a magic trick! it’s my best magic trick! lolz betcha weren’t expecting that, were you? i mean,…

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whipped raspberry goat cheese spread

tart and juicy fresh raspberries whipped into creamy goat cheese with honey to make this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread. topped with a drizzle of reduced balsamic and served up with grilled bread, this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread is the perfect easy & elegant appetizer for any dinner party or girls night! #easyappetizerrecipe #rasberryrecipe #goatcheesespread #girlsnightidea #girlsnightrecipe #playswellwithbutter

tart and juicy fresh raspberries whipped into creamy goat cheese with honey to make this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread. topped with a drizzle of reduced balsamic and served up with grilled bread, this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread is the perfect easy & elegant appetizer for any dinner party or girls night! i made us something pink! it’s ridiculously pink! it’s so ridiculously pink that i honestly could not stop laughing out loud in…

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raspberry swirl lemon pound cake

a lemon pound cake swirled with the vibrant flavor of fresh raspberries. topped with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream, raspberry swirl lemon pound cake is the perfect understated, yet elegant, dessert for summer entertaining.

a lemon pound cake swirled with the vibrant flavor of fresh raspberries. topped with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream, raspberry swirl lemon pound cake is the perfect understated, yet elegant, dessert for summer entertaining.  this post is brought to you by Driscoll’s & The FeedFeed. all opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for visiting plays well with butter & supporting the brands that support me! 💜 friends. can we talk about…

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aglio olio zoodles with summer vegetables and shrimp

zoodles tossed into a garlic-infused olive oil with lemon & loads of summer vegetables. topped off with shrimp, grated cheese, and a good sprinkle of crushed red chili, these aglio olio zoodles are going to be your new favorite this summer! | gluten free, healthy recipe, summer food, summer party, vegetables, farmers market recipe, easy recipe |

zoodles tossed into a garlic-infused olive oil with lemon & loads of summer vegetables.  topped off with shrimp, grated cheese, and a good sprinkle of crushed red chili, these aglio olio zoodles are going to be your new favorite this summer! guys! it’s officially summer! happy summer solstice 2017!!! *raises both hands & does a happy dance* i honestly could not be happier about summer’s arrival this year. our days in minnesota are longer &…

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