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Pomegranate Champagne

Happy New Year’s Eve!!! Mmmm, I love this time of year — such a special time to pause and reflect on all of the...

Steak Soup

Behold – one of my absolute favorite meals as a kid. Vegetable. Beef. Soup. And no, I’m not referring to the icky stuff from...

Spicy Rosemary Peanuts

If you would have asked what recipe I anticipated being one of my favorites from ’09, I’m pretty sure I never would have dreamed….peanuts!...

Easy Shrimp Peel (Shrimp Boil)

Some families have a Christmas ham.  Others carve roast beef.  My family? We have a “shrimp peel” every Christmas!!! Yep.  We’re not Southern, but...

Christmas Mini-Skewers (Tomatoes, Peppers & Cheese)

I’ve officially found the easiest holiday appetizer ever — these adorable little skewers! For my Christmas party this past weekend, my mom brought up...

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...