Monthly Archive

December 2014

Reese’s Dessert Roundup

Apparently, my holidays had a theme this year: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Or maybe that’s just my life theme now. Every day is National Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day! Did your year have a “food theme?” Anyway, I spent Christmas week in Arizona with my family, and of course, we…

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Chocolate Candy Cane Bundt Cake

“We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corn and syrup.” Candy canes are not only an important part of the holiday season, they also make up a large portion of our (not FDA-approved) main food groups, according to Buddy. As much as I love that…

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Chocolate Sandwich Party Cookies

What constitutes a party? I recently pinned a quote that says: “Always keep a bottle of champagne in the fridge for special occasions. Sometimes the special occasion is that you’ve got a bottle of champagne in the fridge.” I love this. A “party” is whatever you make of it; anything…

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The Easiest Turkey Spaghetti Sauce

In the midst of everything going on during the holiday season, weeknight dinners can fall to the wayside. In fact, it’s already happened to me: we ordered Pei Wei the night before Thanksgiving (I love their kids teriyaki chicken!). But, I usually feel so much better when I take even a few…

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happy December! I actually woke up last Saturday thinking it was the first of December, and ate the day-one chocolate out of the advent calendar… oops! As it turns out, there are more than 28 days in November. And I’m REALLY ready for the Christmas season! These salted caramel chocolate chip…

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