Gingered Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies #FBLCookieExchange #Giveaway

Gingered Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies | Loaded with spices, dried cranberries, white chocolate and oats!

It’s that time of year! Cookie exchange invitations are going out and you’re scrambling for a new recipe that will dazzle your friends. I baked up these festive Gingered Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies for a blogger cookie swap this year!

Cranberry Eggnog Scones #SundaySupper

Cranberry Eggnog Scones | Moist, tender, scrumptious and spiked with eggnog!

My go-to scones recipe is made with rich, heavy cream. For a festive change of pace, I swapped out the cream for eggnog and made these tender Cranberry Eggnog Scones for the holidays!

Twix Cheesecake | A dream cheesecake for chocolate and caramel lovers!

Chocolate Caramel Twix Cheesecake #TwoSweetiePies

This decadent, multifaceted Twix Cheesecake combines 3 of my favorites: Cheesecake, Chocolate and Caramel! It did not disappoint!

Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake | 6 layers of pure chocolate deliciousness!

Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake #SundaySupper

When I plan a holiday meal, I pull out all the stops when it comes to dessert. This multi-layered Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake was definitely a showstopper!!!

Pumpkin French Toast | A decadent breakfast treat with all the fabulous autumnal flavors of pumpkin pie!

Pumpkin French Toast with Mascarpone Whipped Cream

Do you ever have a recipe that leaves you with some leftover pumpkin puree? This delectable, seasonal Pumpkin French Toast is the answer!!!

Honey Garlic Chicken Sliders | An easy, flavorful slow cooker recipe

Honey Garlic Chicken Sliders #Giveaway

Honey Garlic Chicken Sliders topped with cabbage slaw make a terrific game day snack or scrumptious weeknight dinner! Just toss a few ingredients into your crock-pot and wait for the amazing aroma to envelope your kitchen!

Cranberry Fluff Salad | A simple version of this Thanksgiving classic!

Cranberry Fluff Salad #SundaySupper

Both my mom and mother-in-law occasionally served this Cranberry Fluff Salad for Thanksgiving. Ground cranberries, crushed pineapple, mini-marshmallows, and whipped cream were the basic ingredients. They each had their own variations. This is mine.

Chicken Piccata Pasta | A delicious and easy twist on a classic Italian recipe!

Chicken Piccata Pasta

I created this Chicken Piccata Pasta when I needed a quick meal with ingredients I had in my kitchen. Chicken tenders, lemon juice and penne pasta married perfectly for this speedy dinner recipe.

Classic English Toffee | A must make for the holidays!

English Toffee

I shake up my holiday candy and baking list from time to time, but one sweet treat never changes. This classic English Toffee is a must make every Christmas!

Beef Burgundy Pasta |Pure comfort food and totally irresistible!

Beef Burgundy Pasta #SundaySupper

This Beef Burgundy Pasta is pure comfort food! A cousin to boeuf bourguignon, it’s flavorful and totally irresistible! Beef Burgundy Pasta I have been the crazy lady wearing multiple layers of fleece and long-sleeve yoga tops, finished off with a not-so-artfully placed woven scarf and Uggs while working at the computer. It’s been miserably cold…and […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

  If you are a frequent visitor to my blog, you probably know that baking is my passion. So imagine my reaction when my youngest started requesting grocery store cookie cakes for his birthday treats in elementary school! Harrumph.  But when I passed the supermarket bakery last week, and spotted the heavily ice cookie cakes […]

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White Cosmopolitans #CocktailDay #Giveaway

White Cosmopolitans: A smooth twist on the classic made with white cranberry juice. Cocktail Day Welcome to Cocktail Day, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic, Liz of That Skinny Chick Can Bake, and Donna of Cookistry. We are raising our glasses to toast you all with some unique and delicious […]

Princeville Hotel’s Flourless Chocolate Cake

  My favorite volunteer opportunity at my son’s high school is the Christmas faculty luncheon. They’d gotten away from the oodles of homemade goodies that were provided by the moms when I chaired it years ago. But this year a few of us brought some baked goods.  I provided a couple decadent chocolate desserts…this flourless chocolate […]

Matafan…Fluffy Potato Pancakes

Now this was a family pleasing recipe.  Baked potatoes were riced, combined with eggs, flour and milk, then lightened with some whipped egg whites, and finally the pancake batter was fried in butter. I paired ours with vinaigrette dressed greens and roasted chicken for a lovely weekday dinner. I wish I had made more of […]