MY top ten of ’10

MY top ten of ’10

And…to follow up the list of YOUR ten favorite 2010 recipes from Gimme Some Oven, couldn’t resist adding in an extra ten of my...

YOUR top ten of ’10

YOUR top ten of ’10

Wow — it’s hard to believe that another year has gone by, and that Gimme Some Oven celebrated another half birthday in December!  Whoo!...

Gingerbread Scrabble

I happen to have quite the fondness for Scrabble.  Love playing it with friends and family, love collecting extra Scrabble tiles to turn into...

how to: make gumdrop placeholders

how to: make gumdrop placeholders

Ok, some of you longtime readers know that I like to craft as much as I like to cook.  So thought I’d share a...

Chocolate Mint Puddles

I love Andes mints.  Ever since I was a kid and was first introduced to them by my grandparents (who always had a stash...

kc food bloggers cookie exchange

kc food bloggers cookie exchange

Most Wednesdays, my lunchbreak usually consists of a sack lunch and me at my cubicle editing endless pages of sheet music.  But this past...

Gingerbread Pancakes

Gingerbread Pancakes

My goal is to make this December a considerably healthier month than in years’ past.  And so far — thanks to a little self-control,...

Fleur de Sel Caramels

Ever since I saw Ina Garten make homemade fleur de sel caramels awhile back, I’ve been itching to give them a try myself.  I...

Zuppa Toscana Recipe

Zuppa Toscana (Olive Garden Copycat)

This Zuppa Toscana soup recipe (inspired by The Olive Garden) is quick and easy to make, naturally gluten-free, and SO comforting and delicious!  Stovetop,...

Spiced Cocoa Roasted Almonds

Brief disclaimer: These nuts are 100% irresistible. Oh my word.  I made them for the first time with my parents on Thanksgiving, thinking they...

$50 homegoods giftcard giveaway

$50 homegoods giftcard giveaway

This is a compensated review by BlogHer and HomeGoods. Ho, ho, ho!  Time for a little Christmas season giveaway from one of my all-time...

Pumpkin Pie Biscotti

My cabinets may or may not have an unusually plentiful supply of pumpkin this year… Ha – I can’t seem to help myself!  Ever...