Appetizers · Desserts · Recipes

Palmiers: An Easy But Impressive Valentine Treat

I had so many thoughts for this week’s blog. Lots of special dates are right around the corner: Mardi Gras, the beginning of Lent and Valentine’s Day! I thought it would be fun to try a king cake as I’ve never made one before. Or to share with you our go to “Fat Tuesday” dinner… Continue reading Palmiers: An Easy But Impressive Valentine Treat

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A Winter Break Summary: Blog Recipes to the Rescue!

Well, the holidays are over and we have all somehow survived despite several bouts of vomiting, some slight fevers, general ickiness and freezing cold weather.  So cold, we couldn’t have left the house even if we had been healthy enough to do so.  If I went into more detail it would sound awful but it… Continue reading A Winter Break Summary: Blog Recipes to the Rescue!

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The Great American Baking Show = Cookie Mayhem

The Great American Baking Show premiers in 6 days!!!! I absolutely cannot wait! I love both the British and American versions but as I am American… you get it. This year has new hosts (we’ll see how I feel about that) and Paul Hollywood is a judge. I will miss Mary Berry but I am… Continue reading The Great American Baking Show = Cookie Mayhem

Recipes · Sandwiches

Open-Faced Leftover Thanksgiving Sandwich

This is one of my favorite ways to use up Thanksgiving leftovers!  It’s not really a recipe; just more putting things together. You will see lots of mushrooms in my photos. I make a mushroom gravy. You use your leftovers just as they are. This is meant to be easy and delicious! To warm my… Continue reading Open-Faced Leftover Thanksgiving Sandwich