Chocolate Covered Bacon Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Chocolate Covered Bacon. Browned Butter. Chocolate Chips. Yeah…I put all of this into one delicious cookie. It’s baking season, and if you haven’t started already, I know you are about to this week. It’s such a fun time, getting together with friends and family, baking and celebrating.  It’s on our agenda all week, from Yule […]

Peppermint Marshmallow Holiday Brownies

Can you fathom that it is almost Christmas?  Like, in only a few days? It is. And here I am, in Munich, Germany, typing this recipe for you on a computer where the letters are all in the wrong place, and I can’t find the delete button for the numerous occasions I keep typing a […]

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Dip

I don’t think there is a single holiday season that there hasn’t been shrimp served at our gatherings. True story, and maybe this won’t be funny to you, but I’m telling it anyway. Every year for as long as I can remember, we all go to my Aunt Sylvia’s house for Christmas Eve.  Aunts and […]

World Peace Cookies

I’m participating in REAL® SEAL’s Virtual Cookie Swap Party. Each day, REAL® Seal will showcase a different yummy recipe on their Facebook page. I wish I could say I invented these darling cookies, but alas, I did not. Dorie Greenspan, the woman I truly credit with teaching me to bake, created these quite some time […]

Chocolate Stuffed Graham Double Peanut Butter Cookies

I have a problem. I took a nap the other day.  It was sunny.  Kids were playing in the backyard on the swingset.  There were tomatoes in the garden. Then I woke up, and it’s December. December? Like, three weeks until Christmas, UPS and I are having an affair thanks to internet shopping, and holy […]