Roasted Cauliflower

I have always liked cooked cauliflower but usually prefered it drenched with cheese or soy sauce. But once I tried this roasted cauliflower my mind was completely changed. It has a crunchy exterior and a soft, delicious interior that has a unique almost sweet flavor. And it’s healthy! This is pretty much the only way I make cauliflower now which

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Sicilian Spaghetti Sauce

With the holidays in full swing for the past two months, I have been bringing you all lots and lots of sweets. I mean lots. And as much as I love sweet treats, it’s about time to get back on our normal track. And what better to start with than some good ‘ole comfort food….spaghetti.

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12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies Roundup

Week One – Cherry Chip Cookies Week 2 – Mint Brownie Crinkles Week 3 – Butterscotch and Peanut Butter Cornflake Cookies Week 4 – Peanut Butter M&M Cookies Week 5 – Chocolate Almond Pralines Week 6 – Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies Week 7 – Raspberry Ribbons Week 8 – Pretzel Cookies Week 9 – Mini

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Orange Clove Snickerdoodles {12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies}

Remember yesterday’s Orange Sugar? Remember how I told you that you had to make it for today’s post? Well now you know why! These Orange Clove Snickerdoodles are so chewy and fresh and perfect for the holidays. I absolutely love snickerdoodles so when I stumbled upon this recipe I quickly bookmarked it and kept it in the back

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Orange Sugar

Have you heard of vanilla sugar? It’s sugar and vanilla beans mixed together then left alone for a few weeks to infuse. After the process is complete you have a vanilla-y sugar that is perfect for baking, sprinkling on scones or fruit and just about anything else you would use regular sugar for. Well, when

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Homemade Snowcaps

Snowcaps have always been one of my favorite kinds of candy. I don’t know why…they are just chocolate and sprinkles. And I don’t even like plain chocolate. But alas, every time I see them at a store I get giddy and grab several boxes. You don’t see them that often these days so I thought

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Drunken Chocolate Cherries

  Joel has always loved chocolate covered cherries at the holidays so instead of buying them this year, I went on the hunt for a fun homemade recipe. I have never made chocolate cherries before and when I came across this recipe I knew they would be a simple and yummy little addition to my

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Maple Cream Gingersnaps {12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies}

I am not normally a big fan of maple but the unique flavor and undeniable cuteness of these cookies was just too much to resist. The cookies were chewy and spicy while the frosting was sweet and creamy. The color and cut-outs of these cookies were so adorable and added lots of charm to my

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Pretzel M&M Rings

I’ve said this time and time again…who doesn’t love a sweet and salty snack? This is the perfect little snack to have around for the holidays. They are so simple to put together and only require 3 ingredients. The thing that takes the longest is unwrapping all the chocolate kisses. After Noah had gone to bed,

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