Tag: Holiday Cooking

Foodie Friday: Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies

This recipe is a favorite of mine mainly because whenever I make these cookies most people love them. This recipe is originally from a baking box called Sweetbake. As always I’ve messed with the recipe a bit to what I’m going to show you today.  2 1/4 C. Flour 1 Tsp. Baking Soda 1 Tsp. Salt

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Foodie Friday: Lavender Hot Chocolate

I have been out of town recently on some pretty awesome adventures that I can’t wait to share with all of you. So I haven’t had time to cook up a new recipe this week. Instead I’m going to share something to warm you right up on a cool fall day: Lavender Hot Chocolate. This

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Vegetable Broth

Its fall and fall weather leading to winter calls for warm soups and stews that heat you down to your toes. Many of those recipes call for broth to give flavor, so why not make your own? This recipe is great because it is made from vegetable scraps. Directions: As you cook and peel vegetables

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Foodie Friday: Valentine’s Day Treats

I know this is a little late but these recipes can be enjoyed at any time, not just on Valentines. Valentine’s Day is an interesting holiday; some people love it, some hate it, and many are indifferent. I like it and decided to make a couple of treats to celebrate the day: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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Weekend Wanderings: Home for the Holidays: Part III: Kansas

One of the big events during my visit to Kansas was a trip to Cimarron, KS for a belated Christmas with Keltin’s paternal side of the family. I don’t know if any of you have met a large number of your significant other’s relatives all at once but it is a bit overwhelming, even if

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Foodie Friday: Lavender Hot Cocoa

As you can tell from this post, I really love cooking with lavender. A while ago I had sent culinary lavender and a lavender cookbook to Keltin’s mom. We got to talking about recipes one afternoon and after looking through some of the recipes we decided to try the hot cocoa recipe. Ingredients: ½ C.

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