December 2011

Flourless Chocolate Cake

I’ve been wanting to make a flourless chocolate cake for a while now. If flourless chocolate cake is on the menu at a restaurant, I never turn it down. I got my sister and mother-in-law the Chocolate cookbook by Pampered Chef for Christmas and was beyond excited to see that it featured a flourless chocolate...
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Weekend Snapshots

Baby it’s cold outside! Finally! I’m still in Virgina for a few more days and I’m having a blast. I was hoping for a white Christmas again this year, but it’s been 70 degrees all week lol. I may as well have stayed in Florida for this hot and humid weather, but it’s finally getting...
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Eggnog French Toast

Merry Christmas Eve!!! We’re in Virgina for the holidays and having an amazing time. I’ve enjoyed sleeping in this week and not doing much of anything, other than a bit of last minute Christmas shopping and visiting with family. This morning, my husband jumped out of bed before the rest of us, cruised to the...
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Ganache “Hot Chocolate” Truffles

I’ve got more holiday goodies for you {see Peppermint Bark and Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti}! I found a hot chocolate truffles recipe at Mel’s Kitchen and couldn’t wait to have a hot chocolate party with my buds at work on my last day before vacation. Who knew that my sis had been making these for years,...
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Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

I love making this Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti for the holidays. The red cranberry and green pistachio are festive Christmas colors and it goes perfect with a hot cup of tea or coffee. Last year, on my last day of work before our holiday vacation, I brought in a batch of this biscotti, a lemon loaf,...
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Peppermint Bark

This is my sister’s peppermint bark recipe and it’s so amazing. When I went to visit her in Seattle 8 years ago, we hit up the Williams Sonoma for their peppermint bark the year it was introduced and lil sis came up with a recipe of her own straight away. This makes the perfect holiday...
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