December 2012

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2012 favorites

I have a delicious cake recipe to share soon, along with some new favorite muffins.  But I’m off on vacation this week, so you’ll have to do with this instead.  Here are my favorite things I made this year. Mushroom Lasagna World Peace Cookies Roasted Cauliflower Sour Cream Pocketbook Rolls Biscoff Trifle Chocolate Chocolate Chunk … more

gingerbread souffles

gingerbread souffles

We have a slew of Christmas movies that we watch every year.  Christmas Vacation, A Christmas Story, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Scrooge.  A Muppet Christmas Carol must always be watched on Christmas Eve.  And then there is of course, The Grinch, my favorite and a movie that I think, exemplifies the Christmas spirit.  Those … more

chocolate cinnamon rolls

chocolate cinnamon rolls

{I had this post ready to go on Friday afternoon, but it was obviously not the right time.  We’re all trying to wrap our heads around what happened.  My advice?  Turn off the news and find some healing things to read.  So many bloggers are writing words of truth this week.} There are a lot … more

baked penne with chicken and sun-dried tomatoes

baked penne with chicken and sun-dried tomatoes

I never completely understood the phenomenon of all kids all the time all loving pizza so much that it is their absolute favorite food.  I mean, I always had a bit of an aversion to pizza, mostly because of the tomatoes.  But even then, in one of my weak childhood moments of giving in to … more

midnight crackles

midnight crackles

So I think one of my biggest complaints about writing a food blog (which, yes, I know. no one is forcing me to make cookies all the time) is that I don’t have enough people to eat all of my food.  And when I want to make every. christmas. cookie. I see, this kind of … more