Monthly Archives : November 2016

Chocolate Peppermint Crinkles


Every year I do some type of Christmas cookie that combines peppermint and chocolate. 2016’s creation is Chocolate Peppermint Crinkles, this little number pictured above. Look at her… I’m being totally modest when I tell you she’s amazing. But it’s not just one cookie recipe I get to share with you today… There are seventeen others. Wait, what?!? I know…who knew life…

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Chai Pumpkin Tart With Gingersnap Crust


Thanksgiving is my holiday. I give the kids Halloween and Christmas…candy, costumes and presents. But Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday. I love cooking everything, I love how everything tastes…I love how the whole purpose is to get together, break some bread, clink some glasses and be grateful. It’s the best kind of day. I want to share some quick tips…

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Cranberry Spice Breakfast Buns


I love entertaining around the holidays!! I say yes to everything and then I feel completely rushed and overbooked. Does anyone know what I’m talking about? So when I was creating these breakfast buns my number one priority was for them to taste delicious. Obviously. But it was also extremely important that they be quick + easy. Because we’re going…

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Cranberry Bark Cookies


I like to keep things light and fluffy around here, but I’m not feeling especially so this week. BUT, instead of waxing on about everything you’ve already heard or read, I’ll refrain and just say, let’s spread a little love. A little peace. A little laughter. These cranberry bark cookies will put a smile on anyone’s face. Pour yourself some…

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Cranberry Pecan Baked Apples


We’re not making baked apples nearly as often as we should. I know this. For a fact. It’s just not a go-to dessert and I’d like to change that. First, because it is next-level deliciousness. Second, because it’s one of the easiest desserts you’ll ever make. I’m proposing these cranberry pecan baked apples as a sweet treat to get us through until…

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Brown Butter Muscovado Banana Bread


I’m having one of those so-much-to-say-I-have-nothing-to-say moments. Maybe it’s because it’s getting cooler? The sky a little darker? Or perhaps because I have a moment to breathe. I was going to talk about how busy I’ve been. We’ve been. How I haven’t taken two seconds to  pause. None of us have. How grateful I am for the work I’ve been getting.…

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