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3 pecan snowbals on a round white plate

Pecan Snowballs Cookies

These outrageously delicious Pecan Snowballs are a classic, melt in your mouth holiday cookie, loaded with pecans and dusted with powdered sugar. Also known as Mexican Wedding Cookies, Russian Tea Cakes, Southern Butterballs, and...

Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup

This Baked Potato Soup is perfect for your fall entertaining! Hearty and delicious with toppings of bacon, sour cream and cheese will please your family and your guests.

Bourbon Maple Glazed Carrots | An easy way to transform carrots into a restaurant worthy side dish!

Bourbon Maple Glazed Carrots

Try these scrumptious, easy and elegant Bourbon Maple Glazed Carrots for dinner guests or holiday entertaining. A few simple ingredients make for a special occasion side dish! This Glazed Carrots Recipe is easy and...

Classic Pumpkin Pie - Libby's pumpkin pie on steroids

Pumpkin Pie

The boys and I are heading to Iowa to visit my parents for Thanksgiving.  Hubby is staying home with Katie as she recently got a job (hooray!), and needs to be at work at...

Cranberry Cognac Trifle

Cranberry Cognac Trifle

This elegant Cranberry Cognac Trifle is a show stopping holiday dessert! Cranberry Cognac Trifle My dad took a sabbatical in Glasgow, Scotland, nearly 20 years ago, and one of their lovely neighbors invited us...


The smell of yeast proofing and bread baking brings me back to the kitchen of my childhood.  My mom took some classes with Maurice, the chef of Copper Kettle in Aspen, during one of...