Puff Pastry Chocolate Croissants (Small Batch)

Rather than making a trip to the French bakery, stay home and make Puff Pastry Chocolate Croissants. This small batch recipe makes 8 small croissants. Sometimes inspiration for my recipes comes from personal experience. At my previous job, we had one cubicle dedicated to what we called The Snack Shop. Someone would go to the […]

Brussels Sprouts and Ricotta Flatbread

When you don’t have time to make pizza dough, make flatbread pizza for dinner with this Brussels Sprouts and Ricotta Flatbread recipe with a garlic ricotta cheese spread. A couple of months ago, a friend and I had a discussion over brunch about making recipes from scratch vs. semi homemade. We both love to cook […]

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Put down the hot cocoa mix and warm up with Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate from scratch topped with homemade peanut butter whipped cream and chopped peanut butter cups. I’m sitting here writing my last recipe for 2015 and looking at my notebook with my 2016 goals. I have accomplished so much this past year on […]

Kielbasa and Beer Mac and Cheese

What’s for dinner? Nothing says comfort food more than this stove top beer mac and cheese with kielbasa and sauerkraut. I love macaroni and cheese as it’s such a simple yet very versatile meal. Boil the pasta. Make the sauce. Put the two together with any mix ins you want and boom – dinner ready […]

Ham and Cheese Soup

Who doesn’t love a good grilled ham and cheese sandwich? Now you can turn it into a one pot meal for a quick and easy weeknight dinner thanks to this Ham And Cheese Soup recipe, ready in 30 minutes This post is sponsored by Smithfield. Ever have one of those days where you fall behind […]