15 Pasta Recipes | gimmesomeoven.com

15 Quick and Easy Pasta Recipes

During these cool, sometimes dreary days, it’s comfort food I crave, and no carb gets left behind — particularly not pasta! All of these recipes are simple, and can be thrown together quickly for an easy weeknight meal, which is especially appealing considering the holidays tend to be pretty...

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...

Potato Soup Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com

Potato Soup

Man, it’s amazing what a 5-day weekend will do for the world, isn’t it? Yesterday afternoon as I was enjoying the last few hours of Thanksgiving break at my neighborhood coffee shop, I looked around and couldn’t help but notice how visibly relaxed everyone was.  Even amidst the hustle and bustle...

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...

Ginger Molasses Cookies | gimmesomeoven.com

Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

I’m not quite sure what’s happening to me, but I seem to be slowly but surely losing my sweet tooth. If you knew me 10 years ago — heck, make that 2 years ago — this would be shocking. A part of me is not entirely surprised, as I seem...

How To Keep Pie Crust From Shrinking -- 7 easy tips for beautiful pies! | gimmesomeoven.com

How To Keep Pie Crust From Shrinking

Greetings from Wichita!  I’m back in my hometown this weekend, celebrating the holidays with my family.  And we kicked things off yesterday with a mega baking day and made four pies.  So much pie!!! While whipping up 6 batches of my favorite homemade butter pie crust recipe, we did end...

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie | gimmesomeoven.com

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie

So, I made this bourbon pumpkin pie to be the grand finale of our first annual “Neighborsgiving” last week.  But like just about everything else that night, it didn’t quite go according to plan. Let me back up. As many of you may know, my neighbors in downtown Kansas City...