Monthly Archives : December 2016

Top 10 Reader Recipes of 2016


Soooo…it looks like we really are simpatico. We all like sweets. Hella cookies. Sugar + brown butter is our jam. Are we still saying ‘jam’ in 2017? This past year has been a crazy ride. Some major highs peppered with a couple of lows. We lost Esther…one of our favorite chickens. Will I ever make peace with the raccoons on my…

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Peppermint Sandwich Cookies


You guys, I thought we needed one more cookie this holiday season…and I’m excited these peppermint sandwich cookies are it. She’s a keeper. Lightly crisp, hella chewy. And this peppermint cream…I’d like to slather it all over my body and wear it to Christmas day. Do you think anyone would mind? OK…nary a present has been wrapped…so we’re keeping it…

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Triple Peppermint Brownies


What’s that you say? More peppermint? More chocolate? Powdered sugar that looks like snow? No problem. We got this. These peppermint brownies are simple, come together fast and are loaded with holiday jazz hands. Think hella ooey gooey…my favorite kind of brownie. PS It’s the holidays. Did you get the memo? Suddenly we’re knee-deep in it. And I have a true life…

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Buttermilk Gingerbread Cake With Spiced Citrus Buttercream


So, my KitchenAid mixer broke on Saturday. Devastated. Just wanted to get that out of the way because it’s pretty much all I can think about. And my computer start-up disc is full and Photoshop keeps telling me my ‘scratch disc’ is full. Which I’m now pretty sure are the same thing. I think. I’ve spent the entire day transferring things…

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