dinner · entree

St. Patrick’s Day Bangers & Mash with Stout Onion Gravy

I had my first swig of Guinness this weekend. Can you believe it? I've spent 32 years on this planet with a very Irish name and never had a drop of Guinness. The verdict? It's some, ahem, potent beer. It's not really my cup of tea. I like my beers light, refreshing, and almost like soda. Guinness… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Bangers & Mash with Stout Onion Gravy

Dessert · holiday · sweet

Chocolate Peanut Butter Buckeye Bars

My husband is a huge fan of peanut butter. He'll eat it on just about anything: graham crackers, chocolate, or simply by the spoonful. That's why I try to make a peanut-butter inspired treat for him every now and then. I've made chocolate peanute butter cookies, peanut butter blossoms, and even a cake-style Buckeye bar.… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Buckeye Bars

baking · cookies · holiday

Classic Christmas Sugar Cookies

Christmas is all about traditions. There are foods you eat every year. Light displays you drive through every year. Present-giving-routines you do every year. My family sticks by most of the classics when it comes to holiday baking. We've been making big batches of decorated sugar cookies every year since I was born. This recipe… Continue reading Classic Christmas Sugar Cookies

Dessert · holiday

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crackers

It's the holiday baking, candy-making and treat-giving season! I've been busy this weekend whipping up a bunch of Christmas treats (and Chex Mix) for family and friends. I can't take the treats to work like usually do every year since I'm work from home, but I'm still able to give some out to people. As… Continue reading Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crackers

baking · cookies · Dessert

Loaded M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies

We're only a few days away from Thanksgiving and you know what that means: the holiday baking season is officially here. Let's eat all the pies, quick breads, cookies and candies our little hearts desire. I'm ready to put my brand new oven to good use. I bought a giant-sized bag of flour the other… Continue reading Loaded M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies

Appetizer · Dessert · dinner · entree · Sides

Quarantine Cuisine: 20 Recipes for a Memorial Day in Lockdown

Let's face it: this Memorial Day weekend will not be like any we've had before. Sure, it's the first signal of summer, but kids have been home for the last 3 months. Summer seems like it started in March this year because of the pandemic. Not only that, but you can rule out any large… Continue reading Quarantine Cuisine: 20 Recipes for a Memorial Day in Lockdown