Tag | “Christmas”

Firecracker Shrimp | Spicy Food | Week 13

Bang Bang, Baby. Not only does this shrimp look like a firecracker, it will have your mouth thinking you...
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German Rosemary & Honey Chicken | My Heritage | Week 39

When it comes to my heritage, you'd find a healthy mix of Irish-Scottish-Germanish in my blood. And with my mother's...
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Coffee and Cream Cookies | Coffee | Week 40

I only recently discovered the amazingness that is coffee. Ever since Nick's parent bought us a Keurig for our first...
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Quinoa & Chorizo Stuffed Squash | Ginger | Week 47

I've been trying to get into the habit of eating healthier lately, though baking things such as a giant ho-ho...
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Crazy Christmas Tree Bark

Forget choosing what sweets you want to stuff in your face during the holidays - throw everything into crazy Christmas...
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Ugly Christmas Sweater Gingerbread Cookies

Santa Claus is coming to town which can only mean one thing: COOKIES!!! And not just any cookies - gingerbread cookies...
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Favorite Recipes - 100th Post Special!

Believe it or not, this blog started in 2011. It was created as part of an assignment for one of my classes my...
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Hermione Granger | Cherry Bakewell Cake | Harry Potter Recipes

If there's one thing I'm a superfan of, it's Harry Potter. The books mirrored my childhood and I read each of them a...
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Rubeus Hagrid | Rock Cakes | Harry Potter Recipes

Rubeus Hagrid is by far one of my favorite - and also most loveable - character from the Harry Potter world. I mean,...
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Spicy Orange Cranberry Relish

During the holidays, it's easy to defer to the classics. It's what you've known your whole life, so why change things...
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Cornbread Stuffing

When the holidays roll around, the last thing you want is to be stuck in the kitchen while the rest of the fam...
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Green Bean & Mushroom Casserole

Tis the season for eating together with your family and friends. If you are anything like me, you love to cook but hate...
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Homestyle Tomato Soup | 30 Minute Meals | Week 01

It's soup season, despite what El Niño might have to say about this crazy warm weather. Even though it...
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Sous Vide BBQ Chicken Legs

Step aside crock pots, there's a new player in the cooking game: sous vide. While the method has been around...
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Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Garlic Bread | Easy Appetizers

Lately I’ve been in a “stuffing various ingredients into bread” kind of mood. Whether I’m stuffing cheese into...
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Sea Salt Cashew Brittle

Something about peanut brittle always puts me in the holiday spirit! With Christmas only a few days away, and...
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How to Brine and Cook a Turkey (with Golden Crispy Skin!)

With the holidays in full swing, it's difficult to really blog and cook for company - Thanksgiving was a good example...
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How the GRINCH Stole Christmas Cookies

Every Who Down in Whoville Liked Christmas a lot... But the Grinch,Who lived just north of Whoville, Did...
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Sous Vide Bison Ribeye with Southwest Aioli

Some things are just better sous vide. With the ability to produce perfectly cooked steak, 'sous vide-ing' your dinner...
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Shashuka & Lamb Meatballs

Shashuka is an Israeli breakfast dish that involves poaching eggs in a spicy tomato sauce mixed with veggies and...
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Mini Cheesecakes

As the holiday season draws to an end, I've been trying to find easy desserts that take little effort so I can...
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Best Recipes of 2016 | The Starving Chef

As 2016 draws to an end, many of us turn to reflect upon our journey through the last 365 days. For me, that means...
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Cannoli Dip

All the deliciousness of homemade cannolis, with half of the effort - you can even buy unfilled cannoli shells or even...
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Ice Cube "Cake" (For Dogs!)

It's summer time, which means my doggos are spending lots of extra time outdoors. Not that they haven't been tramping...
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White Chocolate Cranberry Mason Jar Cookies

This week, I'm doing a whole different take on "meal prepping" by prepping desserts in mason jars. I'm a big giver of...
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Compound Butters in Five Easy Combos

My favorite part about the holidays might literally be the bread and butter. Seriously, what holiday goes by...
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French Onion Soup | Instant Pot Recipes

My boyfriend got me an Instant Pot for Christmas this year. And when it shows up on your porch with a picture of what's...
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Last Minute Christmas Cookies for Santa Claus

Christmas means COOKIES! As well an abundance of other sweet and treats - and who doesn't love stuffing their face with...
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Pepper Jack Mac 'n' Cheese | Instant Pot Recipes

This week's challenge was "inspired by music" and immediately the song "Under Pressure" by Queen popped into my head -...
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Mesquite Pork Taquitos | Air Fryer Recipes

Who else got an Air Fryer for Christmas? Oil-less fryers are all the rage right now as they are the perfect alternative...
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Sweet Potato Marshmallow Cookies

Today we are making sweet potato marshmallow cookies - it's how I imagine sweet potato casserole SHOULD be served; as a...
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Fruitcake Crack

Fruitcake gets a bad rap around the holidays. A once quintessential holiday dessert, fruitcake is now the butt end of...
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Grand Champage Cocktail

Tis the season to be holly jolly. Since we've been engaged, we've been gifted at least five bottles of champagne...
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