Pizzelles (Italian Wafer Cookies) #SundaySupper

Pizzelles (Italian Wafer Cookies)

Making Pizzelles (Italian Wafer Cookies) has always been a Christmas tradition. Every December, usually Christmas Eve or the day before, Mom and I will bring out the pizzelle maker and make stacks and stacks of these delicate, “fancy” cookies. Half vanilla, half chocolate. Traditionally, anise extract is used, but the smell of anise alone makes […]

No-Bake Fudgy Peppermint Cathedral Cookies

No Bake Fudgy Peppermint Cathedral Cookies

I am a holiday candy hoarder, and I think companies cash in on that. They put out all kinds of limited edition flavors and when they are gone, they are gone, forcing people to buy two bags in case they run out of the first one (cough). When I see a new flavor, whether it’s […]

Double Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies and Tips For Mailing Cookies #SundaySupper

Double Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies

Before I get into the post, my Smores Hot Cocoa is in a photo contest! Will you please vote for me if you think it deserves it? Thanks! Show of hands – how many are mailing cookies this month? And how many want these Double Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies to show up on your doorstep? […]

Cherry Cordial and Mint Truffle Kiss Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow Whipped Cream

Cherry Cordial and Mint Truffle Kiss Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow Whipped Cream

Is anybody else confused about the weather? I think I wore my winter coat maybe three times and been dying to wear my new furry boots I got last year. On Monday, I didn’t even wear a jacket and wore short sleeves a few times to work. As much as I complain about being cold, […]

White Chocolate Gingerbread Biscotti

White Chocolate Gingerbread Biscotti

No matter who you are – your gender, your race, your income, your occupation – we all have one thing in common – holiday calories. Avoid them all you want, but eventually you are going to give in. The only thing you can do is eat healthier alternatives, such as choosing whole wheat over regular. […]