My 5 Favorite Cookbooks – A Holiday Gift Guide

Need cookbook recommendations? Here are my 5 favorite cookbooks that you can buy your family and friends for Christmas. In addition to my coffee addiction, I have an insane addiction to cookbooks. It’s been around since I could remember, even before I started drinking coffee religiously. Coffee and cookbooks. It could be worse, no? Believe […]

Rocky Road Cookie Fudge Bars

Rocky Road Cookie Fudge Bars are decadent, rich cookie bars topped with chocolate-covered marshmallows and walnuts (plus a cookbook review of Dessert Mash-Ups). It’s no surprise that I love to combine two recipes into one – Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake, Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bites, Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls. I have nothing against the original recipes […]

Apple Half Slab Pie + Cookbook Giveaway

A double-crusted apple pie made in a 5×7 pan rather than a pie plate. That means you can cut it into bars and have pie on-the-go. Yesterday I wrote about the best buttermilk ice cream ever from the cookbook Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts. Today I’m sharing the second part of that recipe, which is […]

Spinach And Ricotta Gnocchi

Scratch off making homemade pasta from your bucket list with this super simple Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi (plus a review of Donna Hay’s new book Fresh and Light). If you walked into my place right now, it’d be no secret that I love cookbooks. Books on the coffee table, books on my couch, books on […]

Homemade Salt and Vinegar Potato Chips

Crispy salt and vinegar potato chips will make you question why you buy chips in the first place. Recipes for baked potato chips and fried potato chips provided. Recipe now updated to give these potato chips that lip-smacking flavor thanks to vinegar powder, just like store-bought chips! For the longest time, I’ve had “make my […]