Christmas is over and as much as I love this season, when it is over, I’m ready for it to be cleaned up and put away. We came home yesterday from our tour-o-families for Christmas and hauled in all of our bags, dirty clothes, and gifts as well as the sacks of day-after-Christmas-sale-Target finds. I … Continue reading Post-Christmas Sorting and Repurposing: Peppermint Pattie Brownies
Brownies. Classic. Simple. Yet not so simple. All brownies were NOT created equal! In fact, the variance between brownies, in quality and taste, can be vast, yet they all go by the same name of Brownie! I have realized in the past few years that I have a complex relationship with Brownies. They are, on one hand, a … Continue reading the Best Brownies Ever
I’ve been wanting to share this recipe with you because it has been a gift in my nutritional life lately. However, I haven’t known the best timing. December doesn’t seem the month, as many a-post on Instagram and the world wide web are filled with *stunningly beautiful baked goodies*. It seems that a post of … Continue reading Power Muffins: Fuel for the Day
Happy Mother’s Day! I’ve gotten out my red special plate, getting ready to celebrate my mom! This Sunday is Mother’s Day (in case you missed the memo) and it is a special day to me. I really love to be with my mother on Mother’s Day. Often times it doesn’t happen because of circumstances and … Continue reading Mom, You Are Sweeter Than Chocolate!
December is such an odd month in my kitchen and in my culinary-mind. I am a college professor, so December is a wild month with the end of classes, grading papers, administering exams and then more grading.. all while celebrating Advent and Christmas gift buying and celebrating my son’s birthday and baking and gift making! … Continue reading Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe