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  • Holiday Cranberry Cake with White Chocolate Frosting

    It’s Christmas Eve and we are just hours away from hosting our family for dinner. For the menu we are keeping it simple with Short Ribs (in the dutch oven), mashed potatoes and asparagus.…

    Saturday, December 24, 2016
  • Christmas Sangria

    Christmas is just a few days away and I am in complete holiday spirit mode.  Last week I wanted a festive drink and had a bunch of  winter fruits to use before they spoiled.…

    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
  • Italian Roasted Potatoes

    I know dinners around the holidays are focused on one thing- the meat!- but you can’t forget about the side dishes! For a starch- I usually do some form of potatoes. My favorite way…

    Wednesday, November 2, 2016
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

    It’s that time of year when I cannot get enough of pumpkin spice everything and these pumpkin cheesecake muffins hit the nail on the head for fall.  They are super easy, delicious and perfect…

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016
  • Smokey Bonfire Cocktail

    Who loves the smell of bonfires? Everyone has their favorite scent… the kind of smell that can stop you in your tracks and trigger amazing memories from years’ past? For me that smell has…

    Friday, October 14, 2016
  • Hearty Butternut Squash Lasagna

    It’s that time of year again when we start to use our ovens a bit more to create warm and comforting dishes.  One of my favorite go to comfort food meals is a cheesy, flavorful…

    Monday, October 10, 2016
  • Apple Cider Moscow Mules

    FALL IS HERE! Apple cider Moscow mules are the perfect fall cocktail! The leaves are really beginning to change here in Frederick, Maryland. My favorite season is in full effect and that means some fall…

    Wednesday, October 5, 2016
  • Cheesy Sweet Potato Sausage Bake

    This past weekend finally felt like fall.  The weather was cool enough in the evening to break out the cozy sweaters and light a bonfire (see the reveal here). Chillier weather means heartier and flavorful…

    Monday, September 26, 2016
  • Wedge Salad Skewers

    I made these Hawaiian Kabobs last month and had a ton of skewers left over.  I was torn on what to use them on- should I make grilled BBQ shrimp skewers or maybe a…

    Monday, September 12, 2016
  • Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

    I will use any excuse to ‘cook’ with big juicy tomatoes. I mean really what is better? During the summer my Dad and I would slice up a fresh tomato from the local Farmer’s…

    Tuesday, August 23, 2016