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Prime Rib Roast

Prime Rib Roast

It’s holiday count down time and everyone is searching for ideas about what to make for Christmas. Let’s face it, we all have our standard go-to’s and that’s fine, it works, but this year you want to challenge yourself or impress others perhaps. I say, go […]

Baked Brie En Croute With Fig And Honey

Baked Brie En Croute With Fig And Honey

Brie en croute is essentially a brie wheel wrapped in a pastry dough and baked until golden. “En croute” (pronounced “on KROOT“) is simply a food that has been wrapped in pastry dough and then baked in the oven. The dough can be an ordinary pie dough […]

Changemaker Series: Spoons Across America And Their Healthy Kid-Friendly Snacks

Changemaker Series: Spoons Across America And Their Healthy Kid-Friendly Snacks

I can’t believe it’s almost been a year! This is the 12th (and final) installment in my Changemaker series. This series has been a very meaning one for me and I have enjoyed sharing some amazing people, organizations and foundations all working in different ways […]

Hazelnut-Cherry Linzer Cookies

Hazelnut-Cherry Linzer Cookies

Linzer cookies, a traditional Austrian Christmas cookie, are one of my all-time favorite kinds of cookies. With their delicate nutty shortbread-style crust and jam filling, what’s not to love? Slightly more involved to make than the average drop or slice-and-bake cookie, I think that these […]

Classic French Onion Soup

Classic French Onion Soup

This is not health food and there are no shortcuts; but boy is it worth it. French onion soup is probably my most favorite soup. It is an indulgence. I don’t eat it often and when I do, I want it to be worth it. […]

Ginger Snap Cookies

Ginger Snap Cookies

One of the biggest things I’ve learned about blogging is that there is a “national day” for almost everything. Seriously, even ginger snaps have their own special day: July 1st. But who can wait for summer when its holiday cookie season. Ginger snaps are typically […]