Archive | December, 2014
These Oreo truffles are a great dessert with only a few easy ingredients: holiday Oreos, cream cheese, chocolate chips.

Holiday Oreo Truffles

These truffles are the stuff that dreams are made of: crushed holiday Oreo Cookies blended with cream cheese and smothered in milk chocolate for my favorite Christmas dessert. Only 3 ingredients! I can’t believe how quickly we are coming up on Christmas!  Are you all prepared or are you a last-minute person like I am?  […]

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Easy to make Browned Butter Roasted Apples with Toasted Pepitas will become a seasonal favorite and a great addition to your Thanksgiving or Christmas table.

Browned Butter Roasted Apples with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Simple and easy to prepare, these Browned Butter Roasted Apples with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds will become a seasonal favorite and the perfect addition to your holiday meals. While I was in Ohio working in the culinary center for Certified Angus Beef back in October, the chef (Chef Ashley) I was working with helped me come […]

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Chocolate Almond Biscotti are twice-baked Italian cookies paired with orange zest, toasted almonds and melted, smooth chocolate. Absolutely delicious for the holidays or any occasion.

Chocolate-Covered Almond Biscotti

Chocolate Almond Biscotti are twice-baked Italian cookies paired with orange zest, toasted almonds and melted, smooth chocolate. Absolutely delicious for the holidays or any occasion. I feel like my kitchen is turned into a cookie workshop every December.  Not that I’m complaining (and Mr. Wishes is definitely not complaining either)!  I am embracing my Italian […]

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An easy recipe for cinnamon monkey bread. This ooey-gooey bread has cinnamon and is drizzled with a warm maple glaze.

Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread with Vanilla Maple Glaze

 Don’t bother searching around for other recipes for cinnamon pull-apart bread (or Monkey Bread).  This ooey-gooey bread is irresistible with the abundance of cinnamon and drizzled with a warm maple glaze. Happy Monday!  Christmas is getting closer and closer and will be here before we know it.  I have the perfect recipe for you today […]

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Old recipe for Italian Anisette Cookies, or "S" cookies, just like my husband's grandma used to make. These have icing and sprinkles on them and will be a great addition to your holiday cookie trays.

Italian Anisette “S” Cookies

Old recipe for Italian Anisette Cookies, or “S” cookies,  just like my husband’s grandma used to make.  These have icing and sprinkles on them and will be a great addition to your holiday cookie trays. My husband’s grandmother, who was the sweetest lady ever, passed away a couple of years ago.  She was always known […]

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A recipe for easy, round Artisan Rye Bread - perfect for your morning toast or your favorite sandwich.

Artisan Rye Bread

  A recipe for easy, round Artisan Rye Bread – perfect for your morning toast or your favorite sandwich. I know that for some people, Rye bread is an acquired taste.  Personally, it has always been my bread of choice since I was a young child.  This is why I’m extra excited to have finally […]

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