Chocolate Malt Cookies
Chocolate Cookie Baking Day Cookies Desserts

Chocolate Malt Cookies

I knew the second I saw Chocolate Malt Cookies that they would make the cookie baking day list. My mom is a huge fan of Whoppers (see Whoppers Cupcakes), so I thought she’d really enjoy them. Four kinds of chocolate are in this cookie.…

December 21, 2011
Cranberry White Chip Oatmeal Cookies
Cookie Baking Day Cookies Desserts

Cranberry White Chip Oatmeal Cookies

These Cranberry White Chip Oatmeal Cookies were the first ones out of the oven on cookie baking day. It’s always exciting when that first batch is ready. I could hardly wait for them to cool enough to eat. The combination of white chocolate and…

December 19, 2011
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Dog Treats
My Dog Sydney

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Dog Treats

Happy Birthday to my sweet baby girl, Sydney! She’s turning 9 today, so that’s not much of a baby, especially in dog years. But she’s so little and cute, she’ll always be a baby to me. To celebrate, I made her these Peanut Butter…

December 16, 2011
Iced Lemon Pistachio Cookies
Cookie Baking Day Cookies Desserts

Iced Lemon Pistachio Cookies

Aren’t these cookies so pretty? As I was flipping through my cookbook, I stopped on this recipe for Iced Lemon Pistachio Cookies because I thought they were so festive with the flecks of green from the pistachios. I also wanted a citrus cookie to…

December 14, 2011
Orange Pecan Gems
Cookie Baking Day Cookies Desserts

Orange Pecan Gems

Over the past few weeks roughly 22,000 cookies were sent around the world as part of the first Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap! How cool is that? Thanks to Lindsay from Love & Olive Oil and Julie from The Little Kitchen, over 600 food…

December 12, 2011
Spinach Lasagna with Mushroom Ragu
Main Dish Pasta Vegetarian

Spinach Lasagna with Mushroom Ragu

Lasagna is such a great main dish. There are so many versions, with meat, without, with veggies, or just a ton of cheese. I saw this Spinach Lasagna with Mushroom Ragu in Food Network magazine and was planning a girls night dinner, so I thought…

December 10, 2011
Baked Spinach & Gruyere
Side Dish Vegetarian

Baked Spinach & Gruyere

I hope you like cheese…and if you don’t like spinach, you will after this Baked Spinach & Gruyere hits your tongue. It’s heavenly. It’s also rich and decadent and quickly turns a healthy vegetable into something sinful and not so nice to your hips.…

December 8, 2011
Whiskey Glazed Ham by So, How's It Taste
Main Dish Pork

Whiskey-Glazed Ham

Baked ham is so easy, especially when you start with one that’s already cooked. There are no less than a bajillion recipes for glazes, but I’m partial to ones that involve liquor…specifically Jack Daniel’s like in this Whiskey-Glazed Ham. The ingredients are minimal, but…

December 6, 2011
Whiskey Cranberry Slush by So, How's It Taste
Drinks & Cocktails

Whiskey Cranberry Slush

When I saw this Whiskey Cranberry Slush in Food Network magazine, I instantly knew it would be my beverage of choice for Thanksgiving. I had fabulous plans of sipping on these while I cooked Thanksgiving dinner. I think I’ve annoyed you enough with my…

December 2, 2011