Month: December 2020

Italian Wedding Soup

This updated take on a classic Italian Wedding Soup combines beautifully tender meatballs with veggies, rich broth and couscous for a meal the whole family will love.

Cranberry Bourbon Meatballs

Growing up my mom always used to make bourbon meatballs around the holidays which we would devour on little tooth picks feeling oh so fancy. This year I wanted to try making a new version that incorporated some of my homemade cranberry sauce (available for purchase through Preserve International) and […]

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

I am a huge fan of Mexican hot chocolate and while enjoying a hot cup of the stuff one chilly night thought to myself, this would be great in a cookie. Hence the idea for these delightful Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies was born. These chocolate cookies are made even more […]

Sparkling Jam Royale

What are the holidays without a little sparkle? This delightful twist on a Kir Royale is made even more fabulous by mixing gin with some high quality preserves and topping it off with your favorite champagne or Prosecco. If you are in the DFW or OKC areas I highly recommend […]

Four Roses White Chocolate Bourbon Gingerbread Bars

When Four Roses Bourbon reached out to me to try out their new recipe for White Chocolate Bourbon Bars using some of their class Kentucky Bourbon you better believe I jumped at the chance. Four Roses bourbon is not just great for sipping or cocktails but gives these delicious gingerbread […]

Broccoli Cheese Soup

I know that lately everyone has been obsessed with the Broccoli Cheddar Soup from Panera Bread, but I can assure you that once you make this recipe at home you will never go back. This soup is so delicious, so comforting and although made completely from scratch, takes only 30 […]

Linzer Cookies

I love Linzer Cookies. I think you all know by now that I have a bit of a thing for jam so a cookie filled with the stuff is definitely right up my alley. Every Valentines day growing up my dad would get my sister and I these big heart […]

The Best Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs were without a doubt one of my late Papa Andy’s favorite meals of all time. Although he grew up in New Jersey the son of Slovakian immigrants, the Italian immigrant neighborhood was but a stone’s throw away and he grew up eating and loving the food so […]