December 29, 2014

Closing Out a Delicious 2014

I’ve been writing my year-end recaps the last few years (here’s 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013). Last year as I looked back at my Year of Gratitude, I said, I just know that 2014...

I wanted a cookie that would be loved by all, nothing too fancy, all wholesome and perfect. Kinda like my ideal man, minus the plaid and tattoos.

December 15, 2014

Condensed Milk Cookies

The cookies taste like a cross between a sugar cookie and buttery shortbread. It's surprisingly not too sweet, even with white chocolate chips, but instead just tastes mild and creamy. It's soft and chewy,...

I was so tempted to trash this up. I was so tempted to add a big glug of coconut rum or sweet bourbon. Fold in chunks of milk chocolate. Or toffee bits. Or maybe...

December 4, 2014

The Four Survey

I’ve been seeing this survey float around the internet for the last few weeks, and when two of my favorite girls (Alaina and Christina) posted it on their blogs, I figured I’ll jump on...

There I was, sprawled on the floor in my sweaty running clothes, eating a slice of fancy mushroom pizza. In another life, I would've wrinkle my nose at my unshowered self, I would've said...

Not sure if you guys ever noticed, but I've never made bread here. Sure, I've made quick breads (aka breakfast cake) but I've never made real bread, the kind that needs yeast... You are right in...

My first mistake was forgetting to brush the tops of these little hand pies with an egg wash. So I ended up with pale (like winter legs-pale) non-golden pie rounds. My second mistake was...

With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, and then Christmas right around the corner, I think it’s time I write down a list of my favorite holiday dishes. I love the holidays because...

A buttery, slightly salty graham cracker crust, sweet chocolate fudge made with condensed milk and bittersweet chocolate, a sprinkle of graham cracker crumbs, crunchy toffee bits, and adorable milk chocolate covered peanut butter cups....