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Peanut Butter Cookies -- soft, chewy and irresistibly good!! | 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...

Easy Pineapple Foster -- Fresh pineapple soaked in rum+cinnamon+brown sugar, grilled, and topped with ice cream.  Amazing. | gimmesomeoven.com #dessert

Easy Rum-Soaked Grilled Pineapple

Today I’m bringing back another golden oldie from the Gimme Some Oven archives that is one of my absolute favorite dessert recipes to make in the summer.  I had initially entitled it “Flameless Pineapple Foster” when I first posted the recipe back in 2010.  But after receiving many puzzled...

Easy Cheesy Breakfast Casserole | gimmesomeoven.com

Easy Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

My mom and I were talking the other day about how different life would be if we lived a little closer to one another. Right now, we live about 3 hours apart — close enough to definitely be able to drive and visit fairly often, but just far enough away...