Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies

So, I've avoided making this recipe for months. Seriously, MONTHS. Black bean brownies always sounded really um... not tasty... to me. This recipe is from a cookbook I received ages ago called … [Read more...]

Hazelnut-Mocha Banana Smoothie

Hazelnut-Mocha Banana Smoothie

I am trying to get into the habit of making (and wanting) smoothies for breakfast. They are so simple to make and work great for meals on the go. My boyfriend is a huge fan of green smoothies, where … [Read more...]

Frozen Clover Cocktail

Clover Cocktail

Happy St. Patrick's Day! I have already shared an Irish-themed main meal, bread, baked good, and sweet treat so I thought this time around a drink was in order! Fine Wine & Good Spirits sent me … [Read more...]

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Brownie Petit Fours

Here's another delicious dessert I made for New Years Eve. (You can read about my New Years Eve party and get a recipe for Honey Citrus Champange Cupcakes here) The original BHG recipe included … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam

Slow Cooker Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam

I wanted to make an appetizer that travels easily so that I could bring it up to an engagement party I was attending on Long Island. Closet Cooking has a fantastic recipe for Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam … [Read more...]

Mini Pumpkin Blossom Honey Cakes

Mini Pumpkin Blossom Honey Cakes

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, began last night at sundown. Honey plays a significant role in Rosh Hashanah celebrations, signifying hopes for a sweet new year.  Apples or challah dipped in honey … [Read more...]

I Can Cook That Body Scrubs

Mother’s Day Gift Idea: Homemade Body Scrubs

So this is kind of a random blog post for me, but I have been experimenting with homemade body scrubs as a Mother's Day present for my mom and I thought I'd share them so that others can make them at … [Read more...]

Venison Chili

Venison Chili with Jalapeno-Cheddar Corn Muffins

I spent most of Saturday in the car driving to/from North Jersey in a freak Nor'easter snowfall that really made the ride quite an experience. After yesterday, it is clear that winter is (sadly) not … [Read more...]

Godiva Coffee – Pumpkin Spice & Caramel Pecan Bark

I am in love with fall, it is by far my favorite time of year. It is the only time of year I can give into my love of all things pumpkins and not get funny looks. Sadly, I feel like the autumn season … [Read more...]