Nov 20, 2018

Triple Chocolate Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Cookies

Triple chocolate chocolate chip gingerbread cookies - three kinds of cocoa and mini chocolate chips mixed into a gingerbread cookie and dipped in Swedish pearl sugar.

Triple Chocolate Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Cookies


These cookies have all of the spiciness and chew of gingerbread cookies. Add three kinds of cocoa and some mini chocolate chips and you will have a pretty darn amazing cookie. Throw in the Swedish pearl sugar, and this cookie might be just perfect for Santa's cookie plate.

Afghan Style Pumpkin with Yogurt Sauce

This Afghan Style Pumpkin with Yogurt Sauce is rich and earthy. It features sautéed pumpkin and onions flavored with turmeric, ginger, and chiles, which is topped with a ground beef and tomato sauce, and then a garlic and mint yogurt sauce.

Afghan Style Pumpkin with Beef, Tomato, and Yogurt Sauce

While we tend to think of desserts when we imagine cooking with pumpkin (usually from a can), pumpkin is served in sweet and savory dishes throughout the world.

Easy Slice and Bake Lemon Shortbread Cookies | #CreativeCookieExchange

These easy slice and bake lemon shortbread cookies possess the crumbly melt-in-your-mouth texture of traditional Scottish shortbread.

Easy Slice and Bake Lemon Shortbread Cookies

The dough for these lemon shortbread cookies takes just 10 minutes to measure and mix. Once you've mixed the dough, you wrap it and refrigerate or freeze it, where the dough sits ready to slice and bake when you have a cookie emergency.

Nov 19, 2018

Cranberry Sour Cream Pound Cake

This Cranberry Sour Cream Pound Cake is about the richest cake I have ever made. And it's deliciously moist and loaded with fresh, tart cranberries.

Cranberry Sour Cream Pound Cake

This pound cake calls for 5 eggs, 1/3 cup sour cream, and 14 tablespoons (almost a cup) of butter. All of this richness with only 1 3/4 cups of flour.

Baked Scallops in Olive, Sun Dried Tomato, and Basil Butter

These Baked Scallops in Olive, Sun Dried Tomato, and Basil Butter are about the easiest and foolproof way to prepare scallops.

Baked Scallops in butter

Baking scallops in butter just brings out the sweetness of sea scallops.

Komo Mio Grain Mill Review and Giveaway

In partnership with Pleasant Hill Grain, I'm introducing the new Komo Mio Grain Mill!

Disclosure, I received a Komo Mio Mill from Pleasant Hill Grain in exchange for an honest review. 

If you are a bread nerd like I am, you will love the Komo Mio Grain Mill. You can even win one by following Pleasant Hill Grain (@PleasantHillGrain) on Instagram - details below.

Komo Mio Grain Mill


Nov 18, 2018

Mashed Potato Casserole with a Cheesy Breadcrumb Topping

This mashed potato casserole, topped with lots of cheddar cheese and seasoned breadcrumbs, is your answer to the question, "How do I get mashed potatoes on my holiday table without too much last minute stress?"

Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole

This mashed potato casserole is a truly great make-ahead dish that can go from the refrigerator to the oven. It is totally stress free.