Today my heart, mind and prayers are in West, Texas. I love that tiny town on I-35. It’s where my friend Lindsay and I bought our senior prom dresses. It’s where I stop on every trip to Austin, without fail, at The Little Czech Bakery for their world famous kolaches. It’s my favorite bakery in … Continue reading
Two weeks left, cookie monsters… The deadline for entering The Cookie Wars 2013 is exactly two weeks away! Get your creative juices flowing and those ovens going and submit your recipe for a chance to win some great prizes. In other news, I’m sorry for being completely MIA the last two weeks- I blame graduation, … Continue reading
I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again- this homemade sourdough bread, or Mimi Bread as I call it, is my favorite food in the entire world. Why should you care? Well friends, because after a year of promising you the recipe, I’m finally going to tell you how to make it. Or better … Continue reading
We all have those certain tastes that take us back to being eight years old, at your grandparents house, not a care in the world except finishing that giant mountain of squash on your plate in order to get dessert. For me those tastes are Extra Spearmint gum (my grandpa always carried a pack), Hershey’s … Continue reading
I have cookies on the brain… Maybe it’s the upcoming Cookie Wars Contest, maybe it’s my attempt to eat healthy, or maybe it’s the six boxes of assorted Girl Scout cookies I found tempting me in my fiance’s kitchen this weekend. Whatever it is, I figure the only way to get cookies off my mind … Continue reading
It’s the most wonderful time of the year again… Time for The Second Annual Cookie Wars!!! This time last year I was looking at an insane list of ingredients, drafting crazy cookie recipes with my mom, and having a blast baking up some odd concoctions.
And the award for best dessert goes to (drumroll please)… For your Academy Awards watching party pleasure, there’s no better way to celebrate great movies, than with great popcorn.
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and we can’t forget to spoil our VIPs (Very Important Puppies). Show your pup some love with these yummy at-home treats from Dog Treat Kitchen. This recipe couldn’t be easier, and when made in bulk, is much more affordable than store bought treats!
Whether you’re a Valentine’s Day lover or hater, in a relationship or single, it doesn’t matter because we can all agree on one thing: The whole candy part of this holiday is a good thing. But you know what’s even better? Homemade candy. It’s cheaper, heartfelt, and best of all- you get the leftovers.
Granola gets a bad wrap as being one of those “fake healthy” foods, and usually… it is. Grocery store shelves are lined with box after box of granola claiming to provide endless health benefits, when in truth, most of their nutrition labels read like a candy bar.