Since we're closing in on the New Year, I've been looking at my stats and analytics that have come through my blog all year. I'm happy to say I DOUBLED visitors and views over last year! I still have a long road to go to get my little niche of the internet where I want… Continue reading Cranberry-Coconut Relish
Sugar OVERLOAD. I've probably had more sweets in the last week than I have all year. I can't wait to get back on keto at the beginning of the New Year, but for now I'm soaking up the holiday treats. This cookie cake I made for work on Monday is probably the sweetest thing I've… Continue reading Candy Cane Cookie Cake
Holiday puppy chow made easy and festive. Use your microwave to melt butter and chocolate and then go to town with sugar and sprinkles. There's also a secret ingredient lurking inside!
Whoever invented the Hawaiian roll slider, bless them. I've made these things a dozen different times in a dozen different ways. They always turn out marvelous. There's just something about Hawaiian rolls that makes them so good. You could probably slap a piece of tree bark and gravel between two sides of a Hawaiian roll… Continue reading Turkey & Cranberry Sliders
The air is cool, crisp, and has a hint of fireplace smoke to it. Lights twinkle in the pre-dawn sky, a pine-scented candle flickers in the distance, and coffee percolates on the countertop. These December mornings have got me feeling all kinds of things. Christmas is about a week away, and I've been immersed in… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Sticks
I own a lot of kitchen utensils and gadgets. I've got a KitchenAid mixer. A food processor. A sushi bazooka. A griddle. An immersion blender, hand mixer, pizelle maker, egg roll maker, and breakfast sandwich maker. But you know one thing that I don't have? A whisk. Yep. Something as simplistic and necessary as a… Continue reading Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast Casserole
While I was at Trader Joe's the other day, I found this little pre-packaged sandwich in their ready-to-eat section. It was turkey, cranberry and pecan salad with arugula on a wheat roll---and it was FANTASTIC. The only thing I didn't like: celery was on it. If you know me, you know celery is my archnemesis.… Continue reading Cranberry & Pecan Turkey Salad