Apple Cider Sangria

Sangria can be enjoyed throughout the various seasons. This version incorporates autumnal spices and and apple cider. Your house will smell delicious as you prepare it too.

Edible Centerpieces

A centerpiece of various grape clusters, candles and rich, neutral toned linens provides the perfect autumnal table setting.  Seasonal gourds, foliage, berries and fruits create a beautiful centerpiece display. Take advantage of nature’s bounty and you’re certain to impress your guests this holiday season.   A simple collection of cheeses, veggies and fruits is so obvious […]

Salted Chocolate-Caramel Rounds

Delicious, sweet, yet salty, chewy and irresistible. Photo is by bakersroyale.com but the original recipe was found on bhg.com. This was something that had to be shared. It’s got a bit of everything.

Pumpkin Tiramisu Trifle

Impress your family and friends this holiday season with a relatively quick and easy trifle for dessert. Just remember to refrigerate it overnight…  Creamy pumpkin-mascarpone cheese mousse and coffee saturated ladyfingers combined with...

Vanilla Crescents

If you like shortbread than you’ll love these. Simple and vanilla… nothing complicated here. My kids love them and they are super easy to make.

Kids Christmas Baking Ideas

While many are getting into the holiday spirit by whipping up a batch or two of their favorite Christmas cookies, why not kick things up this season by making a creative holiday treat. These will add holiday charm and whimsy to any table.

3-Layer Peppermint Bark

Yes, yes… you can purchase peppermint bark around the holidays at many places. But in all seriousness, I’ve been told that this recipe takes top prize. It’s worth the little effort it takes… never fails and brings cheer to...

Lemon Slice & Bakes

Here’s a cookie that doesn’t have a long shelve life in our house–they are that addicting.  The perfect ratio of sweet and tart is the secret here.  Good luck having just one!

Maple Sugar-Ginger Roast Pork

A special entree to serve to those special people in your life. A little sweet and a little spicy, offering something for everyone sitting at your table.

The Christmas Cookie

Setting the bar high throwing three kinds of chocolate, oatmeal and cranberries into one cookie. Loaded with texture and perfect for you chocoholics! This just may become your go-to cookie…