cookies · Dessert · holiday

Candy Cane Thumbprint Cookies

With all of the holiday baking going on, sometimes you just need to take some shortcuts. I'm eternally thankful to my husband for getting me a stand mixer a few years ago. I don't think my wrists could take creaming butter and sugar together for four different batches of cookies. Another shortcut: parchment paper. I… Continue reading Candy Cane Thumbprint Cookies

Casserole · Chicken · dinner · entree

Classic King Ranch Casserole

Let's take a break from the holiday baking, shall we? In the midst of my cookie fervor, I've been making simple dinners that will last. I'm talking casseroles, stews, and big batches of meat to make for sandwiches. This casserole is the quintessential "make in a pinch" dinner. It's a retro classic that has stood… Continue reading Classic King Ranch Casserole

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