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
Tag: Holiday Cooking
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Christmas is right around the corner and I’ve been cooking away. Yesterday I made my first batch of homemade apple cider. My batch was made a bit differently because I didn’t have whole spices. Instead I put ground spices into a tea filter bag and put that into the crock
I’m seriously behind on my Blogmas posts this year but never fear, they start today with a little bit of Christmas cheer! Don’t ask why that rhymes, sometimes rhyming just happens. Anyway, a requirement for cold days and Christmas movies is a nice cup of Hot Chocolate. Like most things, I prefer to make my
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
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
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
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
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
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.
My great grandmother’s gingerbread recipe. Happy Holidays!