Chocolate Crinkle Cookies - One of my Christmas Favorites!

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are one of my favorite Christmas recipes! Also called snowcaps, they are fudgy and soft in the middle, like a brownie. The other day I... (more)

Party Nuts

Fancy Roasted Cocktail Nuts

The holidays have so many food associations for me, and one of those is fancy roasted cocktail nuts. Every year when I make them, I wonder why I don’t... (more)

So easy, so delicious! Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Pan Sauce

Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Pan Sauce

This Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Pan Sauce is the perfect entree for a special holiday meal without the hassle. Start to finish, it takes under an hour to make!... (more)

How to Make Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Skip To RecipeThis easy Mexican Rice is flavored with fresh tomato, white onion, garlic, and jalapeno. It’s a perfect side dish for Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef, carnitas, or... (more)

5 minutes of prep! Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Beef is great for dinner with a side of Mexican rice.

Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Beef

Skip To RecipeThis Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Beef couldn’t be any easier. Throw a handful of ingredients into the crockpot, set for 4 hours, then shred it up! I feel... (more)

Homemade Ricotta

You know when you taste a homemade version of an ingredient you’ve always brought from the store, and you have a WHOA moment because it’s so much better? That’s... (more)

Pumpkin Sage Drop Biscuits from The Gourmet Kitchen

Pumpkin Sage Drop Biscuits

Skip To RecipeThese Pumpkin Sage Drop Biscuits are flavored with fresh pumpkin puree, nutmeg, cinnamon, fresh sage, and buttermilk. They’re fluffy and soft out of the oven, and also... (more)

How to Caramelize White Chocolate

Caramelized White Chocolate

Once you’ve tasted the gloriousness of caramelized white chocolate, you will feel an obligation to tell your food-loving friends all about it. It’s crazy good! I’ve always loved white... (more)

Pumpkin Cake Roll with Cream Cheese Filling

Pumpkin Cake Roll

Skip To RecipeThis Pumpkin Roll Cake is an easy and beautiful dessert to make in the fall. It’s a pumpkin spice cake rolled with a cream cheese buttercream filling.... (more)

Homemade Apple Chips

Baked Apple Chips

Until my freshman year of college in Upstate New York, I never knew the true greatness of apples. Those first fall months, I went apple picking for the very... (more)

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

How to Make Pumpkin Puree

There’s an easy way to elevate your fall and holiday desserts, and it’s this: use fresh pumpkin puree. Several years ago, my husband and I did a blind taste... (more)