Baby, its cold outside! And I have got the best chili to warm you up on winter days like this! I don’t know about you but I love to make crockpot (slow cooker) meals when it’s this cold outside. Just the smell of something cooking warms the house up and makes your tummy grumble just thinking of how good it’s
To build upon our healthy food from last week is my Baked Cinnamon Apples which can be used for a topping on the Honey & Nut yogurt….or frozen vanilla yogurt, vanilla ice cream, pancake, waffles, or French toast topping, added to oatmeal, or just warmed and eaten plain out of a bowl! As a matter of fact, you can use
Happy New Year 2014! Woot! Woot! That’s right I Wooted! I hope everybody had a great ending to 2013 and wishing y’all the best in the New Year! As I was driving home this morning, I was thinking what better way to start the New Year than with two of my favorite foods – peanut butter and chocolate! Ah yes,
I hope everyone had a memorable Christmas and Santa brought you everything you wanted! I know I was very pleased with what Santa brought me this year…a KitchenAid Mixer!! And not just any old KitchenAid Mixer but a RED one with a 5.5 quart mixing bowl!! Oh, I am a happy girl! But alas, the year 2013 is coming to a
(Singing) “You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why, Santa Claus is coming to town! Santa Claus is coming to town……!” Oh you caught me singing (blushing)! Ah, Christmas Eve and not much more time to bake cookies and sweets before the big day when everyone gathers around. I do know the
When I was still living back home, my mom and I would make Christmas cookies for all the family, our neighbors, friends, and co-workers. However, since I’ve moved to Georgia, I have to admit, I haven’t been consistent with our traditional Christmas cookie bake off. But this year, the baking bug has bit me and I’m making cookies, baking brownies,
I’ve been wanting to jump on the salted caramel bandwagon since I first saw recipes for salted caramel this and that, basically anything you could think of, back in the spring. Since I was in the mood for baking cookies, holidays and all being my excuse, I thought I would finally breakdown and try what everybody has been talking about.
I can’t believe there are only 7 more shopping days until Christmas. This holiday has just snuck up on me this year! And you know what 7 more shopping days of Christmas mean? Only 7 more days to make and bake something Christmassy (is that even a word?? Not quite sure Webster’s dictionary recognizes Christmassy, but I’m using it today!).
I don’t know about you but the one thing I love about cold weather is that I can make soups, chili, and start baking. The high temperature for this week is supposed to be 54 with nights around 34…..Brrrrrr! Right now it’s a chilly 38 while I’m all warm & fuzzy inside the house thinking about what to make for
I’m Julie and I would like to welcome you to the Sweet and Spicy monkey blog! Here I will share recipes, photos (as we all like to see what we are about to create!), helpful cooking tips, and other learned stuff. My mom is who taught me how to cook and bake when I was growing up and I have