Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

During days spent exploring blistering cold Boston in the winter, my favorite indulgence was a Peet’s peppermint hot chocolate. From a set of little stools you could watch the snow fall, sip away, and recharge for a bit before heading back out into the...

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

I’ll just be right out with it – this pumpkin soup is the best soup I’ve ever made! It’s creamy, velvety smooth and delicious with a pile of tasty toppings like chopped bacon, sour cream, herbs and a few fresh shavings of Parmesan cheese....

Cranberry Bread with Orange Glaze

Cranberry Bread with Orange Glaze

Just a week ‘til Christmas Eve, folks! Can you believe it? Even for those of you who don’t celebrate Christmas, I think we can all agree this is a wonderful time of year to be thankful for family, friends, and good food. This tart...

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

Gone are the days of grabbing a slice of cran-in-a-can (even though I loved that stuff as a kid). There’s a new holiday tradition in my life, and it’s called homemade cranberry sauce! Super easy, lightning quick, and beautiful enough for any Thanksgiving, Christmas...

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...