Category: Recipes

Holiday Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies

While I test out some new recipes for the holiday season I though I would share an old favorite: Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies with peppermint garnish. Or if the red of the peppermint is not your color, go with the original green: Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies with Pistachio garnish. Either way these cookies are a

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Foodie Friday: Hot Chocolate Toppings

Homemade Whipped Cream

Thought I’d get into the holiday spirit with today’s post. In our house we love hot chocolate as soon as it is cool enough outside to call for it and I almost always make whipped cream to go on top but a good cup of hot cocoa needs that extra topping to feel complete. Our

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Foodie Friday: Simple Syrups

Simple Syrups are easy to make and they can add a lot of flavor to recipes. Below some of my favorites! Honey-Thyme I have use this on sweet potato pancakes and mixed with whiskey on the rocks. Get the recipe here. Blueberry-Lavender I have used this syrup in fresh-squeezed lemonade, on meringues, and it can

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Bourbon-Pecan Upside-Down Cake

Bourbon Pecan Slice

I have not had time to come up with a new recipe for you all and I have some big news coming soon! In the mean time, enjoy this  Bourbon-Pecan Upside-Down Cake! Get the recipe here! What is your favorite fall treat? Let me know in the comments! Have a great Friday and a fantastic weekend!

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Marinara: Revised

We made it to Friday. Thank goodness because it’s been a busy week. Moving is crazy but we are halfway there. Despite all this craziness I had time to make some more marinara. My Nana had given me a ton of large garden fresh tomatoes and onions. I wanted to try something different this time

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Foodie Friday: Mint-Quinoa Salad

Fresh and light food is perfect for long hot days. I found this recipe, modified it a bit and whipped it up. This recipe is nice and light and if you are feeding a lot of people it is easy to double. Ingredients: Salad: ½ C. Uncooked Quinoa 1 Large Squash – diced ¼ C.

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Foodie Friday: Parmesan-Thyme Crisps

Hey all so I did something a little different and recorded myself making this recipe. This one is super simple and flavorful. Ingredients: 1 C. Parmesan 2 Tbs. Fresh Thyme Directions: Preheat oven to 300℉. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Mix cheese and herbs. Divide mixture in circles using a circular cookie cutter. Bake

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Pasta and Marinara

Italy Inspired

Hey everyone, I’m sorry, I know you were expecting cookies this week but I have not had time to make them yet. Life keeps me busy but I’ll get to them. Anyway my recipe for this week is actually two: homemade pasta and homemade marinara sauce. I love Italian. My risotto is fantastic but I’m

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Foodie Friday: Buttermilk Cake

We made it through another week! Happy Friday all, are you ready for the weekend? I sure am. Alright, the last few weeks I’ve been posting healthy, savory recipes this week we are going to go to the other end of the spectrum: something sweet. Now, I love old family recipes, around Christmas time I

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