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This recipe was found at .  Whenever you have friends or family over for a party there is usually fruit.  So why not have something that complements that luscious, sweet little bits of fruit.

I love me some fruit, but what I love more is dipping fruit into this dip! Thanks to my sisters-in-law, who made it for my wedding reception, I now have the recipe to hands-down the best fruit dip in the world. No Lie. It’s very simple to make, and only takes three ingredients! Creamy Fruit DipRecipe
Ingredients 1 8oz pkg Cream Cheese, softened1 7oz jar Marshmallow Cream1 cup Powdered Sugar Instructions Mix all ingredients until combined.
It’s not just great on fruit, either! This recipe makes enough for you to put on graham crackers, cookies, or top a bowl of strawberries with this instead of whipped cream!


This recipe comes from . Not just chocolate but peppermint too. What two candies could you think of that would go better. The taste of white chocolate and the breath freshening power of a peppermint candy cane.

White Chocolate Peppermint FudgeWhite Chocolate Peppermint Fudge Recipe

" Make many batches of this minty fudge to give as Christmas gifts. It's not too sweet, so it appeals to lots of palates. "
This recipe is: Quick 0

81 Servings

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients1-1/2 teaspoons plus 1/4 cup butter, softened, divided2 cups sugar1/2 cup sour cream12 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

DirectionsLine a 9-in. square pan with foil. Grease the foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter; set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, sour cream and remaining butter. Cook and stir over medium heat u…


The origins of Mardi Gras can be traced back  to Medieval Europe, though we have no written record of how that really transformed into the current Mardi Gras of today.  But the origins of the Mardi Gras we celebrate today....with Kings, Mardi Gras colors, and brass bands....are traced to New Orleans.
   Although we can trace its history to the Romans, a French-Canadian expolorer,Jean Baptiste Le MoyneSieur de Bienville, landed on a plot of ground 60 miles directly south of New Orleans in 1699 and called it "Pointe due Mardi Gras".  He also established "Fort Louis de la Louisiane" (which is now Mobile) in 1702.  In 1703, the tiny settlement of Fort Louis de la Mobile celebrated the very first Mardi Gras.

   In 1704, Mobile established a secret society (Masque de la Mobile)....similar to those who form our current Mardi Gras Krewes.  It lasted until 1709.  In 1710, the "Boef Graf Society" was formed and paraded from 1711 through 1861.  The procession …