Christmas CRACKers

Please note I am not held responsible or legally liable for any addiction that is formed from making these crackers. I won’t even tell you how good they are so it can’t be used against me when you end up in rehab for a cracker addiction. I’m just going to leave the recipes here for […]

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Olive You, Pita Pocket

One of my favorite ways to cook is when you’ve already made a bunch of odds and ends and they happen to come together nicely and you fool everyone into thinking it was entirely intentional. This is that. Notes: If you actually want to make your own pita bread, feed your dry active yeast with […]

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Limoncello Cheesecake

I feel personally victimized by cheesecake. It knew I was nervous to make one for the first time. In all fairness, I listened to my sweet husband who hasn’t cooked a single meal since we got married 2 years ago. Let me set the stage… ugh, so stupid. Okay, so I made a big batch […]

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Santa’s Ginger Loaf

I‘ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I cannot bake. I do however have a killer gingerbread loaf recipe that deserves some of your attention. It holds it’s moisture well and the flavor is out of this world. You’ll want to make two loaves because the first will go fast, seriously, you’ll blackout […]

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Lazy Pasta Bake

I get that we are beginning to sense a theme here… lazy and cheese. If you aren’t complaining, I’m not either. But if you are, kindly see yourself out because you clearly aren’t human. This is a throw together recipe and when I say there’s a lot of room for flexibility, I mean you could […]

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Creamy Herbed Mushroom Polenta

Real honesty moment here: I pretty much always need or at least prefer comfort food, warm carbs and cheese. But this weekend has been tough starting with me trying to do a good deed and put lights on my parents’ 10 ft. Christmas tree. I spent over an hour climbing back and forth between two […]

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Glühwein About It

There are a few ways to ensure you stay merry and bright this holiday season but none that make you feel as warm and toasty as some German-style gluhwein. It’s sweet and fruity with many complex warming spices that will help answer those annoying, “What are you doing these days?” questions from those overly concerned […]

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