There's a Blue Moon-Super Moon-Blood Moon-Total Lunar Eclipse this week. What a cool thing to look forward to! It is the first time in over 150 years that this combination has taken place. With this coming up, I though it would be delightful to put something cute and new into the blogosphere for people to… Continue reading Blue Moon Gems
Aromatic, flavorful, and unique, this holiday dressing highlights many of the best flavors possible in what is usually portrayed as an overtired, underappreciated side dish. It's a nice way to class up the traditional box mix, or you can go all the way and use your favorite dried bread as well.
I'm talking about candy fudge. Not "the f-dash-dash-dash word." Most people, at least here in the US, make fudge for Christmas. Usually chocolate, sometimes peanut butter, because you know how much Americans love peanut butter, and occasionally some other random flavor. I can't tell you how many times I have been told, "My family uses… Continue reading The 12 Days of Christmas Bake Along, Day 7: Ohhhhhhh Fffuuuuuuuuuuuudddgggge!
Want to feel like a bad*** in your kitchen? Do you sometimes have visitors who will be coming for tea in less than an hour and you didnt have time to prepare something? Wish you could whip up something special at the drop of a hat? Memorize this: "Half a cup, one cup, three-quarters cup,… Continue reading The 12 Days of Christmas Bake Along, Day 6: Nuns Puffs
With notes of green onion, lemon juice, garlic, and more, you'll find it has a wonderful balance between tangy and salty, smoothness and crunch.
Peppermint Simple Syrup (Skill Level: Easy) Some may argue that this is not baking or is so simple that it should not count. The purpose of this Bake Along, however, is to accommodate people of all skill levels because everyone started at the beginning once upon a time. For those of you who think you… Continue reading The 12 Days of Christmas Baking, Day 2: Peppermint Syrup
The Twelve Days of Christmas, 2017 begins with cheerful cookie snowballs made with shortbread, mini chocolate chips, and slivered almonds. They're melt-in-your-mouth delicious and sure to become this season's new addiction.