Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate

What’s something that really makes you feel like winter has arrived? Is it the fluffy white snow, or a family tradition? Could it be a sentimental smell, song or favorite comfort food?  For me, it’s the first evening I wrap up in a blanket...

Apple Tarte Tatin

Apple Tarte Tatin Recipe

I’m a list maker. From groceries to everyday to-dos, I’ve got it on paper and nothing feels better than crossing off a little (or big) accomplishment. My long list of cooking and baking hurdles to jump is something I love to work on, and...

Skillet Chicken Chili Mac

Chicken Chili Mac Recipe

You know when a recipe comes along and it just knocks you on your buns? Yea, well, strap in. I just found a new one for you! This colorful, spicy and crazy flavorful chicken chili mac is out-ray-JUS! It’s saucy and cheesy and a...

Spice Up Your Holidays • The Party Menu

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Break out the mixing bowls and a bunch of basic ingredients – have I got a holiday menu for you! Along with Captain Morgan, I hosted a festive little shindig with a few original recipes created using their Spiced Rum. As I mentioned last...

Cookie Swap with McCormick and Monet!

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Today, I’m teaming up with McCormick and one of my favorite bloggers, Monet from Anecdotes and Apple Cores, to share with you two very special cookie recipes! First up are her delectable Pignoli Cookies, and I’ve also shared some spicy, sweet Gingerbread Whoopie Pies,...

Lizbeth Lane Sauces Giveaway

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In the midst of holiday mania, sometimes the last thing we want to think about is how to get dinner on the table easily and quickly. However, with the inexpensive and all-natural, organic sauces from Lizbeth Lane Cuisine, mixing up a delicious dinner doesn’t...

Spice Up Your Holidays • Holiday Tips & Tricks

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Are the jingle bells ring-a-linging in your ears a little too loudly lately? Are you dreaming of a warm beach and an icy margarita, far away from to-do lists, menu planning and perfect Martha Stewart-esque decorating? Well, sit back and relax if you’ve got...

Salted Caramel Chocolate Cookies

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Simple as they may look, these scrumptious cookies really pack a punch! Soft, chewy chocolate gives way to oozy, gooey melted caramel that just begs for a tall glass of milk… AND another cookie, since it’s impossible to stop at one. At least for...

Easy Pickled Jalapeños

Easy Pickled Jalapenos

Now that the traditional turkey dinner is over, don’t you think it’s about time we spice things up a bit? I know I could use a few scoops of salsa to offset all the sweet potatoes and stuffing! These quick and easy pickled jalapenos...

Baked Apple Cider Donut Holes

Apple Cider Donut Holes

I have few fall memories better than the ones I made this year. On a brisk, damp morning in New England, hubby and I bundled up warm, set off on an adventure with no direction, and stumbled across the best apple cider donuts ever!...