Christmas

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

These lemon shortbread cookies are buttery, full of lemon flavor, and perfect with a cup of hot tea. In about 30 minutes, you can have a batch of homemade cookies that will keep you coming back for just one more.

Cranberry Mojitos

Cranberry Mojitos

Celebrate the Holiday Season with a crisp and refreshing Cranberry Mojito. This take on a classic mojito uses cranberry simple syrup to add a tart/sweet cranberry flavor to the cocktail. It’s perfect for your next holiday party.

Cranberry Pecan Cheeseball

Cranberry Pecan Cheeseball

A Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball is the perfect holiday appetizer to serve for parties, game-day, or potlucks. It’s creamy, and savory with just a hint of sweetness and a touch of heat. Serve it with crackers, pretzel chips, or pita chips.

Healthy Eggnog Smoothie

Healthy Eggnog Smoothie

This healthy eggnog smoothie is a creamy, sweet, and decadent-tasting way to start the morning off the right way. Full of protein, this filling smoothie will keep you satisfied until lunch!

Broccoli Cauliflower Alfredo Casserole

Broccoli Cauliflower Alfredo Casserole

Broccoli cauliflower alfredo casserole is a cheesy holiday side dish that the whole family will love. Roasted broccoli and cauliflower are baked in a cheesy, velvety alfredo sauce that pairs beautifully with roasted meats and is something a bit different on your holiday table. It’s Read More..

Chewy Browned Butter Pecan Cookies

Chewy Browned Butter Pecan Cookies

Chewy browned butter pecan cookies have the slightly salty and sweet flavors that everybody craves! They’re nutty, and buttery, with a caramel note from brown sugar. These cookies are spectacular with a cold glass of milk or a cup of hot coffee. The flavor of Read More..

The Queen’s Favorite Buckingham Palace Shortbread Cookies

The Queen’s Favorite Buckingham Palace Shortbread Cookies

These Buckingham Palace Shortbread Cookies are rich, tender, and buttery. They were among the late Queen Elizabeth’s favorite sweets for her afternoon tea. This recipe is from the Buckingham Palance Pastry Chef, John Higgins. The cookies are lovely for bridal or baby showers, Mother’s Day, Read More..

Blueberry Dutch Pancake

Blueberry Dutch Pancake

Think of an easy, elegant breakfast that combines a blueberry crepe, a popover, and a blueberry clafoutis and you have a blueberry dutch pancake! A bit of maple syrup and homemade breakfast sausage makes for a breakfast worthy of a lazy Sunday brunch! A blueberry Read More..

Fig And Goat Cheese Tart

Fig And Goat Cheese Tart

This Fig And Goat Cheese Tart is a delicious and impressive-looking appetizer or a light lunch that is different and interesting enough to serve for a cocktail party or as part of a bridal or baby shower menu. I’ve served this at a friend’s baby Read More..

Chocolate And Nut English Toffee

Chocolate And Nut English Toffee

This classic chocolate and nut English toffee candy is buttery, rich, with a sweet caramel flavor.  Utterly delicious! The milk chocolate and toasted nuts make this dessert even better. This candy recipe makes a great gift and is a lovely way to recognize National English Read More..

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding is an indulgent, moist, date-infused sponge cake and covered in a rich toffee sauce.  It’s an impressive dessert that’s easy to make.  It’s sure to become a family favorite. How many times have you sung “We Wish You A Merry Read More..

Sauteed Green Peas

Sauteed Green Peas

With a few simple ingredients and about 30 minutes, you can whip up an elegant and delicious holiday side dish that your family will love. Our favorite Christmas dinner is serving the sauteed green peas alongside Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Creamy Scalloped Potatoes, and a bright Read More..

Boozy Jamaican Eggnog

Boozy Jamaican Eggnog

It’s that time of year when we can begin sipping on cool, creamy eggnog in pretty little cups and celebrate the decadence and beauty of the holiday season.  My Boozy Jamaican Eggnog is thick, rich, and delicious.  It’s made with both Jamaican rum and bourbon, Read More..

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin is an elegant holiday main course that’s sure to impress your family and friends.  Tender and juicy, this tenderloin is full of melt-in-your-mouth flavor and easier to prepare than you think.  But nobody really needs to know that, right? Making a beef Read More..

Couscous Stuffed Acorn Squash

Couscous Stuffed Acorn Squash

Couscous stuffed acorn squash is a sweet and savory side dish that is great as a vegetarian entree or healthy side dish.  It goes wonderfully with grilled or roasted meats, making it a lovely addition to your holiday meal.  I like to serve this with Read More..