Poached Pears with Chocolate Ganache

A girls two best friends, wine and chocolate, come together in this simple and elegant dessert of Poached Pears with Chocolate Ganache. You don’t have to possess any baking skills since everything is cooked on the stove top. Yes, poached pears, wine reduction, and chocolate ganache all cooked over the stove top. I did learn some tips to making a successful

Cranberry Cinnamon Buns

Disclaimer – This recipe for Cranberry Cinnamon Buns was entered in Cape Cod Select Blogger Recipe Challenge.  Can you believe it’s almost Christmas? I feel like it just kind of snuck up on us. It feels like last week we were talking turkey for Thanksgiving. Ugh, maybe I’m just getting old and time is slipping away from me quickly these

Cranberry Jam

I’m so excited to be sharing this recipe with y’all today! I mean, Cranberry Jam!!! This is a quick and easy recipe and you don’t have to have any special canning skills. It’s as simple to make as homemade Cranberry sauce (if not easier) and taste amazing on toast, biscuits, scones, or anything else you eat with jam. Plus, it

Drunken Cherry Cranberry Sauce

You’re going to love the flavor red wine brings to this Drunken Cherry Cranberry Sauce.  I love cooking and baking with alcohol during the holidays. And no, it’s not because I drink, but because it adds a richer flavor to whatever you add it to. For example, my most recent Pumpkin Pie, where I add bourbon to the pumpkin filling

Copycat Lofthouse Sugar Cookies with Peppermint Frosting

I’ve been wanting to make these cookies for some time now. I prefer homemade cookies to store bought any day (you can blame my mom for that) but I love Lofthouse cookies! So when I saw that I could make my own Lofthouse style cookies at home, after I did my happy dance, I knew I had to try them.

Christmas Russian Tea Cakes #fbcookieswap

This year I participated in the Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap co-organized by Julie at The Little Kitchen and Lindsay at Love & Olive Oil. In order to participate, we submit an application and when you’re accepted, you receive three names of other bloggers that are participating and you have a deadline to make one dozen cookies for each person