Christmas

Pomegranate Pear Avocado Salad -- fresh, flavorful, and simply delicious! | gimmesomeoven.com

Pomegranate, Pear & Avocado Salad

I made you a very merry salad! Well, actually I made it to share at a Christmas party a few weeks ago with some leftover ingredients from my favorite 5-Ingredient Pomegranate Pear Salad that I have been making non-stop this season.  And then it was so simple, so fresh, and so flavorful that...

How To: Open & De-Seed A Pomegranate | gimmesomeoven.com

15 Holiday Desserts

Baked goods are my special vice, and there’s no shortage of them around this time of year.  (Give me all your sugar cookies!)  There’s something particularly magical about the kinds of desserts that grace our holiday tables. I mean, how often do we have gingerbread, peppermint or eggnog flavored...

Peanut Butter Cookies | gimmesomeoven.com

Peanut Butter Cookies

How do you organize your life? Are you someone who lives and breathes by your Google calendar?  Carry around an old-school paper agenda?  Decorate your office with Post-Its?  Call on Superwoman Siiri to save the day? My not-so-organized life seems to always include a bit of each of those....

Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com

Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

I seem to have developed a bad habit over the past few years of buying chocolate chips that never make it into cookies. Does anyone else do this?! Like probably many of you, I have an entire “baking supplies drawer” in my kitchen devoted to chocolate chips, sprinkles, dried fruit, nuts,...

Pomegranate Green Apple Sangria | gimmesomeoven.com

Pomegranate Green Apple Sangria

I’m in the market for a new electric guitar right now.  But as much as I’m in it to find a guitar with that perfectly sweet, mellow, beautiful tone — let’s be real — I’m also shopping for a totally cute guitar.  I love me a gorgeous guitar. Same apparently...

5-Ingredient Kettle Chip Caramel Chocolate Fudge -- all you need are 10 mins to prep this delicious sweet and salty treat! | gimmesomeoven.com

5-Ingredient Kettle Chip Caramel Chocolate Fudge

3-ingredient, foolproof, rich, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate fudge…topped with crispy, sea-salty, I-want-to-eat-the-whole-bag Kettle Brand chips….drizzled with sweet and salty caramel sauce…and then cut into bite-sized pieces perfect for sharing and enjoying?!? (Oh, and all of this with just about 10 minutes of prep time?) As Uncle Jesse would say, have mercy.

5-Ingredient Graham Cracker Toffee | gimmesomeoven.com #dessert #chocolate

5-Ingredient Graham Cracker Toffee

This year, the Christmas season around my place is a little simpler than usual.  And I am loving it. Don’t get me wrong, I still love the season as much as ever.  But instead of going into auto-pilot this year with all of the parties, the decorating, the spending, the...

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate 2

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

Baby, it’s freaking freezing outside! Seriously.  Once again, I am in the midst of my Very Serious Annual Introspection asking why on earth I still choose to live in a place where my hands go numb literally just walking next door to the coffee shop.  As The Weepies would say, I’m convinced “I...

15 Holiday Cookie Recipes | gimmesomeoven.com

15 Holiday Cookie Recipes

There’s something so joyful about baking cookies this time of year that you can’t help but let it propel you into the holiday spirit. Maybe it’s the warming aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger hovering in the air, or the ever so comforting and familiar scent of butter and sugar co-mingling...

Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry and Quinoa Salad | gimmesomeoven.com #vegan #glutenfree

Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry and Quinoa Salad

Do you ever wonder what food trends will look like a generation from now? Every now and then when I’m walking through the grocery store, my mind starts to wonder — what produce will be the hot new trend in 20 years?  What methods of cooking will be most popular?...

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com #slowcooker #crockpot

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Sometimes I wonder if I love my slow cooker a little too much. Well, actually I have three of them, since I seem to have developed a love of slow cooker entertaining with all three going at once.  And I love all of them equally very very much, just...

Slow Cooker Apple Cider -- made easy from scratch! | gimmesomeoven.com #crockpot #slowcooker

Slow Cooker Apple Cider

Sometimes I wonder if I get a little too excited about recipes I love on the blog. Reason tells me that I should tamp down my enthusiasm, that I can become the “girl who cried delicious” if I sing the praises of too many recipes, and that people will start...