My husbands not into watching the Oscars from year to year. But I like to watch the show. So, prepare a mini feast of delights for myself on a silver tray. Yes, just for ME.
As I mentioned before I think every single day is a reason to celebrate! 🎉
Champagne or a “virgin” mocktail cocktail is always a good idea! Right?
Did you know some mixologists place a sugar cube in a glass of champagne? They say when the champagne 🍾 hits the sugar cube at the bottom of the glass it creates an ongoing fountain of bodacious looking bubbly!
A luxurious dip is delish! Especially while watching the Oscars. This recipe is from a client. I’ve used it for years. It is like a meal in itself. Of course if you’d like to make a charcuterie board or other delights… do that.
What you will need for this Artichoke Casserole recipe:
1 6oz jar of marinated artichokes
1 8oz package of cream cheese
2 packs of chopped frozen spinach
1 tsp 🍋 lemon juice
1/4 lb of real butter
Fresh Parmesan cheese shavings or sprinkled on top.
Cook spinach and be sure to drain it well.
Next add butter & cream cheese into the hot spinach.
Stir cheese but not too much. As lumps are ok.
Cut artichokes into halves.
Grease a casserole dish and line with the artichokes only. None of the liquid.
Add the marinade from the jar and the lemon juice to the spinach mix.
Pour this over the artichokes.
You’re almost done.
Now sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Casserole will be creamy dreamy and delightful! Serve with sliced veggies or crackers of your choice. You’ll be licking the casserole dish. Add some fresh fruit and you’re good to go!
Saving the best for last I like to make something sweet. And popcorn 🍿 from my old vintage popcorn machine makes it even better. It is so cute and so fun!
While the popcorns still warm pour a melted chocolate 🍫drizzle on top. I found some pretty colorful pastel Easter M & M’s and sprinkled that on top! If you’re not into these toppings create something else.
Allow it to cool and harden.
OMG! Yum for one.