Sprucing up inexpensive candles or old vases or plates
Select plain white pillar candles. These could also be older used candles you all ready have. Large clear glass plates, basic vases or bowls. Use blue painters tape to create stripes or desired pattern. Use spray mount spraying onto candle. Sprinkle with desired color of glitter. You can also use small pins pushed into the candle to create a button pattern or spray paint to add strips or pattern to candles, bowls, plates and etc.
Make sure if you are using the plates to serve that you paint on the underside or bottom of plate so your food does not touch the painted area. Hand wash.
Sausage Spinach Triangles
- 1 can crescent rolls
- 10 oz frozen spinach
- 1 pd. pork sausage
- 1 egg, beaten
- 12 oz grated Swiss cheese
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
Brown sausage as directed and drain off fat. Cook spinach as directed and drain off any liquids, add 1/2 the beaten egg to spinach. Lay out the crescent triangles, place a small amount of spinach/ egg mixture, sausage, Swiss cheese and parmesan cheese. Fold dough up to cover the mixture. brush with remaining egg mixture. Bake until bundles are golden brown.
Variation: Use prosciutto, goat cheese and sun dried tomatoes in oil, keeping the parmesan cheese. Bundle as before and bake until golden brown
Goat Cheese Lollipops
purchase goat cheese in small round loaves. Slice into round slices. Place these slices onto skewers.
- mince scallions
- finely dice pecans
- mince parsley
- coarsely ground pepper
- minced dried cranberries, apricots, etc
Variation: Cream cheese lollipop's