Seasonal

Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

I was inspired to make these Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies based on the Assorted Cookies offered at Disney’s California Adventure Festival of Holidays. These cookies are soft and flavorful and elicit a “yum” every time someone eats one. These are super easy to make and can […]

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

I was inspired to make Chocolate Peppermint Cookies based on the menu offerings at Disney’s California Adventure Festival of the Holidays Assorted Cookies. They have a Chocolate Candy Cane cookie that looks delicious. I used Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips instead of candy canes as […]

Candy Cane Bread Sticks

Candy Cane Bread Sticks

This month’s Food ‘n Flix Challenge is the movie Clueless. It was fun to re-watch this movie while looking for food clues to inspire my recipe. There was only one Christmas scene in the movie and it was a party where the outside of the […]

Holiday Spinach Pecan Salad

Holiday Spinach Pecan Salad

This month’s Food ‘n Flix Challenge is the movie Clueless. The main character in the movie, Char, is constantly trying to help her father eat healthy. She often will make him or bring him a salad and makes sure that he eats it for dinner. […]

Gingerbread Cookies – Our Family Tradition!

Gingerbread Cookies – Our Family Tradition!

We have been making a Gingerbread House as a annual tradition in our house for about 16 years. We’ve used the same Gingerbread Cookies recipe, and it’s delicious and stays tender and soft for quite a few weeks. This tradition started out simple, as my […]

Homemade Bold Chex Mix

Homemade Bold Chex Mix

My son loves the Bold Chex Mix available in the stores. He is a fan of onion, garlic and a little heat. This is one of the first snacks he will request. He recently asked if we could get some of this for his lunch, […]

Applesauce Spice Cake

Applesauce Spice Cake

This month’s Fandom Foodies Challenge theme is Jane Austen. I watched Jane Austen’s Persuasion and was inspired to make Applesauce Spice Cake. During the movie, there is a tea held with the women of our story and the hostess served a tea cake that was […]

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge is inspired by Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. This fudge recipe has been in our family for generations and is the best homemade fudge I’ve ever tasted.    It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time for the […]