Chocolate Covered Pecan Butter Truffles

Something pretty awesome happened over the weekend. I made roasted, salted, pecan butter and then I covered it with chocolate to make some pretty awesome truffles. Well, actually I am…

Buffalo Broccoli Pasta

You guys, I promise. This pasta is way better than it looks. Some foods looks especially pretty on camera (i.e ravioli, cookies, bagels) and some foods just don’t. I think…

Candy Cane Bagels

I promise I am not obsessed with candy canes. Really, I promise. I just happened to be obsessed with Christmas, that’s all. Before we moved to Colorado, we lived in…

Jolly Santa Cookies

Ho Ho Ho Last week it was Rudolph and this week it is Santa! I know I am a Christmasaholic. Get over it. You know you love it to! You…

Crispy Thai Chicken Wraps

The most frustrating thing happened while writing up this post. It disappeared! Like everything, gone in the blink of an eye! My reaction? OMG! What jut happened? Where did my…

Blackened Salmon Fish Tacos

Taco’s are a staple over here. A once a week kind of thing. Plain and simple ground beef taco’s. The boys love taco’s. Probably because they are just that plain…

Christmas Eve Sesame Asparagus Quiche

Buttery crackers, eggs, cheese, asparagus, and bacon. And mmm, more cheese. YUM. Before my family moved to Colorado, every Christmas Eve ( and I mean every Christmas Eve. My mom…

Sesame Crackers

I live in a small town. I mean not that small, but small enough to not be able to find sesame crackers, sesame sticks or sesame anything for that matter!…

Chocolate Reindeer Cupcakes

Santa, your reindeer taste so good! In the form of a super moist, super chocolatey cupcake. Of course, Rudolph and his friends are covered in whipped chocolate frosting that tastes almost mousse…

Szechuan Noodles with Broccoli

So you probably need a break from all those Christmas cookies? Or maybe not. How about this? A seriously good Asian pasta and then some Nutella Oatmeal Lace Cookies or…

Nutella Oatmeal Lace Cookies

So I bake. Like a lot. Maybe more than I cook. Probably way too much, for the normal person that is. There are a lot of us in this house…

Candy Cane Cinnamon Rolls

Visions of candy canes danced in my head….. Literally! I was hiking the other day thinking about food……. and Christmas……… of course. When honestly visions of candy cane cinnamon rolls…

Spaghetti Squash Pancakes

Why should leftover turkey have all the fun? Every year at Thanksgiving we always have spaghetti squash. I do not know why. Maybe it is because no one other than…

Hot Cocoa

Whew! Thanksgiving whipped my butt! And my kitchen! You should have seen it, it looked like a tornado whipped through there! Although it kind of looks like that everyday until…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you guys are wearing stretchy pants and enjoying your families! I just wanted to say I am so thankful for all you readers out there! It means…

Cranberry, Brie and Biscuit Appetizer

Fudge. Is tomorrow really Thanksgiving? How did that happen, it seems like last week was Halloween! I have to admit though, I am so excited! Thanksgiving around here means cooking…

Chocolate Mocha Cheesecake

My family is crazy…..big. There are 7 kids, one add on and two parents plus you know, those strays that are always showing up! Today we are going to talk about…