cookies · Dessert · holiday · sweet

Christmas Cookie Truffles

It's December 2nd, and if your Christmas tree isn't up yet---what are you waiting for?! I'm currently sitting here listening to Christmas music play through my stereo and looking at the lights glisten on my tree. I'm fully in the Christmas spirit, and that couldn't be more visible than if you step into my kitchen.… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Truffles

Casserole · holiday · sweet

Whiskey & Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

We're just days away from the most gluttonous day of the year. My pantry is locked, stocked and ready for the big day. For the first time in forever, I have Thanksgiving off. I can't go anywhere, though, since I'll more than likely have to work the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The biggest day for college… Continue reading Whiskey & Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Dessert · Salad · sweet

Sunflower Fruit Salad

This time of year is the best for fruit. Pears, apples, citrus---they're all exceptionally sweet around this time every year. My grocery store even starts to carry the more exotic fruits like dragonfruit, star fruit, persimmon, and papaya. Pomegranate is fills the shelves. Fresh cut fruit trays are abundant.' It's the perfect time to make… Continue reading Sunflower Fruit Salad

Dessert · Snack · sweet

Stovetop Cinnamon Apples

Is there anything more "fall" than apples and cinnamon? Maybe pumpkin. Maybe the crunchy leaves under your boot steps. But there's something so heartwarming and magical about eating cinnamon apple flavored things when fall is here. Apple-picking is far out of our grasp in Oklahoma, but that doesn't mean we can't pretend like the apples… Continue reading Stovetop Cinnamon Apples