Caramel Filled Brownie Cookies

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Have you ever made brownies into cookies? I have.  A lot.  While I LOVE brownies – I truly do – sometimes I just want a cookie, and a deep, dark, chocolaty cookie is what I’m after.  These Caramel Filled Brownie Cookies fit that bill. So how do you make brownies into cookies? Simple.  You make […]

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes…Low Carb and a Giveaway!

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I love being able to say that these cupcakes are Low Carb, though I know the sugar and chocolate lovers out there will be turned against this recipe already. I hope that’s not the case. Truth is, these cupcakes are so simple, so delicious, and so – YUM – that the fact that they are […]

Cheesy Corn Filled Holiday Corn Muffins

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I bet you have a big holiday dinner coming up, don’t you?  Full of ham or turkey, lots of salads and sides, desserts and breads.  It’s a LOT of work. A lot. So I am here to help you.  No…I’m not making dinner FOR you.  I’m just here to offer a little help in the […]

Devil’s Food Holiday Whoopie Pies…and a Giveaway

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I like easy things. I especially like easy things that are delicious. Whoopie Pies are delicious. Now – Whoopie Pies, or rather, Devil’s Food Holiday Whoopie Pies, are both…easy AND delicious. This is all thanks to Pillsbury and their Celebration Starters. Say what? Yeah, go with me on this one. Box Mix.  Embrace it.  It’s […]

Holiday Gifts: Barnes & Noble (and a Giveaway!)

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I love a bookstore.  Seriously, just adore it.  The smell of the paper, the ink.  The people perusing the aisles, stopping to read from the center of a novel, or finding themselves enthralled by the picture of a cake on page 42 of a cookbook. It’s comforting. This weekend, I dropped in to Barnes & […]

Bourbon Brine Coffee Rubbed Turkey…and a Giveaway

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Bourbon, Coffee, and Turkey.  Sounds like a delicious nap waiting to happen, don’t you think? All good things.  Bourbon is so flavorful, soothing, and people put it in their coffee (smart people, anyway) and both bourbon AND coffee SHOULD be a part of your Thanksgiving turkey prepping plans. I said so. So, turkey prepping needs […]

How To: The Perfect Turkey

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My Mom never taught me how to make a turkey. Did yours? Despite the fact that every year in my existence she’s made turkey for Thanksgiving, I was never shown how.  Maybe I never asked, maybe I never cared, maybe she was so busy prepping a meal for 50 that showing a child the tricks […]

Thanksgiving Desserts

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I’m freakishly busy. So busy, in fact, I can’t even make you a dessert. But…worry not, I’ve made LOTS of desserts, and therefore I have LOTS of desserts that will make your Thanksgiving dinner delicious. Truth. Let’s start with this Candy Apple Pie. I’ve shared it here several times, and with good reason…it’s incredible.  A […]

Slow Cooker: Holiday Ham with Tropical Flair

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I feel kind of special here today. Reynolds – you know – Reynolds, the people who make aluminum foil and such and have access to big foodie brains and labs and professional culinary geniuses – asked ME to make a recipe for them. And a video.  To put on Epicurious. THE Epicurious. Gasp. I’m pretty […]

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