Sugar Cookies

Dear Sugar Cookie, You’re my favorite. I know I talk about favorites a lot, but in the world of cookies, you reign supreme. Even...

Chocolate-Covered Ritz & Peanut Butter Cookies

I was once a proud Girl Scout.  For…um…two weeks. Yes, it’s quite the tragedy.  I was super-excited.  Had my little Brownie outfit.  Went to...

Oreo Truffles (Snowballs)

So…pretty sure I’ve been baking up a storm this week.  From cookies, to candies, to cakes, to cupcakes (which actually failed miserably in the...

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

Ok, so definitely not my best picture in the world.  (Apparently my camera’s not a fan of these December days short on daylight…) But...

Homemade Egg Noodles

A few winters ago, I had a craving for Panera’s chicken noodle soup.  I remember the day — it had just practically blizzarded (is...

Rum Cake

Ok, I have literally been waiting to post this recipe ever since I began the blog.  It is without a doubt my favorite dessert...

Dark Chocolate Drizzled Mints

One of my favorite Christmas traditions seems to be playing with Altoid tins.  They’re ridiculously cute, super-versatile, and can be home to all sorts...

Crispy Roasted Garlic Chicken

One of my new endeavors of the year is learning how to coupon.  Yes, the verb – coupon. As much as I love to...

S’mores Pops

All you need are 3 easy ingredients to make these yummy S’Mores Pops.  No campfire necessary! ;) Ever craving s’mores but don’t have a...

Pasta With Greek Cinnamon-Tomato Sauce

Mmmm…one of my favorite things about the holiday season is the celebration of cinnamon.  It’s everywhere!  In candles, in cookies, in warm drinks, and...

cherry, almond & white chocolate biscotti

To kick off the Christmas baking season on the blog, allow me to introduce you to….my favorite biscotti.  EVER. That’s right – no exaggeration...

Blue Cheese Twice-Baked Potatoes

A few years ago, a good friend brought along a dish of mashed potatoes to a potluck and surprised us all by announcing they...