Christmas Candy

Better late than never, but here are the recipes from our Christmas candy this year. I just love homemade candy. My mom is much better. She makes all kinds of chocolates- homemade peanut butter, caramel, or truffle fillings hand-dipped in yummy milk and dark chocolate. Not to mention all the peanut and almond clusters!I made … Continue reading Christmas Candy


Beansy’s Birthday

It was Beansy's 4th birthday this past week. She got princess cupcakes for her friend birthday party. I piped pink tiaras with dragees (I don't claim to be an expert piper, but Beansy looked at them and said, "Those are BEAUTIFUL!") on chocolate cupcakes:I was hoping she would let me make the white chocolate cake … Continue reading Beansy’s Birthday

Chili and Cheddar Cheese Drop Biscuits

I know all of you who don't live in warm climates will not think this is winter, but it's been raining and in the 50's and 60's where we live- it feels like winter! :)Soups and chili are my favorite thing to have when it gets (relatively) cold so I made our first chili of … Continue reading Chili and Cheddar Cheese Drop Biscuits


TWD- Chocolate-Cinnamon Sables

Hmm. Shortbread. Not my favorite. I'm always reminded of sawdusty, not very sweet,just kinda greasy cookies.No thanks.I almost skipped this week, but then I remembered I'm hardly ever disappointed by Dorie's recipes, so I made half of the recipe, added some cocoa (everything's better with chocolate, right?) and cinnamon and baked them up. Rolled in … Continue reading TWD- Chocolate-Cinnamon Sables