Coffee and Bourbon Brined Turkey

I was recently asked by Central Market to share a Thanksgiving recipe with you…just in time for turkey day.  Lucky for me, I ADORE Central Market, so of course I agreed! 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 […]

Bubbly Rosemary Lemondrop

Don’t be jealous, but Mionetto Prosecco asked me to share another post with you today.  Of course I said yes…because hello?  It’s Mionetto. (read:  SO GOOD.)  So, sit back, take notes, and get ready to make this sweet little celebratory drink yourself!   There’s just something wonderful about this time of year. Of course, I […]

Gingerbread Latte

The holidays are upon us. It’s busy. It’s family filled. It’s travel filled. It’s just plain chaos, if we are being honest. Sometimes? We need a break. This? This is a break. A Gingerbread Latte.

Tip and Tricks for the Perfect Turkey

Thanksgiving. It’s almost here. You are likely about to be in the kitchen, prepping your meal. Folks will be over, you may have a kitchen full of family, toddlers underfoot, men wanting sandwiches before the bird has even been carved. Yes, there are holidays to prepare for, and turkey is one of those things that is always on the menu. […]

Coconut Pumpkin Muffins

Okay, don’t run away. Coconut Pumpkin Muffins may be just the thing you’ve been missing from your life and didn’t know it. As you may well be aware, I have such an affinity for coconut.  Flake, milk, cream, candy…you name it, I love coconut.  Not everyone does, I know, but, not everyone knows a good […]

Fourth of July Desserts

I can’t believe it’s Independence Day already.  Well, almost, anyway. It’s full on summer. Backyard barbeques, beach trips, pool days and wide open windows at night. Good stuff.  Let’s embrace it while we can, because I guarantee, in two blinks we will be wrapped up in parkas again, shivering in our boots, wishing for sunny […]

Holiday Baking with Krusteaz

I’m here to give you a heads up on the goodies, folks. As you know, I am one of the Krusteaz Baker’s Dozen, a position I adore.  A few days ago, I shared my Cheesy Corn Muffins with you, because they are perfect for a holiday meal.  But my cohorts, the REST of the Baker’s […]

Caramel Filled Brownie Cookies

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 […]

Cheesy Corn Filled Holiday Corn Muffins

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 […]