BBQ Bacon Cheese Ball -- all you need are 6 simple ingredients to make this sweet and savory cheese ball appetizer | gimmesomeoven.com

BBQ Bacon Cheese Ball

Merry Christmas Eve! I’m getting ready to check out and fly off to Mexicooooo here in a few days.  But before I go, I thought I would squeeze in one final appetizer recipe here, just in case there are any procrastinators out there (like me) who have yet to plan...

Rum Cake From Scratch | gimmesomeoven.com

Rum Cake (From Scratch!)

My good friend, Liisa, was the one who got me hooked years ago on rum cake. Liisa was the one roommate I ever had who loved cooking just as much as I did.  And I must say that our kitchen back then and my life ever since have both...

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....

Vegetable Beef Soup | gimmesomeoven.com

Vegetable Beef Soup

I have developed a little tradition at the beginning of each winter of having my own personal soup-a-thon.  On a random Saturday once the weather turns cold, I make a mega grocery store run, then come home and pull out just about every pot and slow cooker I own, and make...

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,...

15 Feel Better Soup Recipes | gimmesomeoven.com

15 Feel-Better Soup Recipes

I’ve been a battling my annual cold this past week, which always seems to hit during the busiest, worst time of the year, smack dab in the middle of  Christmas shopping, baking and wrapping. Colds are so intrusive, so rude. Colds don’t care if you’ve got things to do and...