Archives for December 2013

Top 10 Posts of 2013

Can you believe another year has come and gone? Here is the countdown of the top 10 posts from 2013: (#10) Favorite Christmas Desserts                 (#9) Magic Custard Cake             (#8) Peanut Butter Cookie Cut-Outs                 […]

Slow Cooker Cranberry Meatballs

This recipe for slow cooker cranberry meatballs comes from my mother. She has been making them ever since I can remember. As a child, she always served them with spaghetti. Now some people, like my dad and my husband, like to use the leftover sauce from the slow cooker to top their pasta with. Others, […]

Favorite Christmas Desserts

Just in time for Christmas, I have compiled my favorite holiday recipes from my blog. Most of these treats show up at this time of the year in my household, and I hope you enjoy perusing them. Baklava               Bordeaux Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream Cake Butterscotch Pecan Ring Chocolate […]

Brown Sugar Heath Fudge

I had a baking “emergency” a few days ago. Whilst in the process of making several varieties of fudge, I realized I had no granulated sugar left in the house. (Pretty bad for a food blogger, right)?! Instead of giving up on my fourth and last batch of fudge, I tweaked my recipe and used […]

Holiday Mint M&M Fudge Pudding Cookies

Just in time for Christmas, I have a new pudding chip cookie recipe for you. This one is made with instant chocolate fudge pudding mix and a bag of the new holiday mint M&M’s. The candies are the perfect addition to these fudgy, cakey, delicious chocolate cookies. Holiday Mint M&M Fudge Pudding Cookies   Print […]

Winter Oreo Fudge

If you have been reading my blog for a while, then you know that I love to come up with new and unique fudge recipes. This batch is a play on my favorite Oreo fudge. I made this homemade candy festive by incorporating Winter Oreos with red filling and some red food coloring to the […]

Homemade Gumdrops

      I have always wanted to try making homemade gumdrops, but the recipes I have seen in the past involve a candy thermometer and a dozen steps. That is, until I came across a simpler recipe on Taste of Home. Using theirs as inspiration, my four year old daughter and I decided to […]

White Chocolate Eggnog Pudding Cookies

A few evenings ago, my husband asked me for a glass of eggnog. It may be December, but I am yet to purchase a carton and certainly haven’t cooked any homemade yet. Rather than go to the store for eggnog or make him crave in silence, I decided to switch around my mom’s pudding chip […]