Christmas

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 […]

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 […]

Puff Pastry Sausage Rolls

My British husband has lived in the States nearly 5 years now and by and large he is a pretty big fan of the food here. But one of the things he will never understand about the American cuisine is its complete lack of sausage rolls. And by sausage rolls […]

Fig Jam & Goat Cheese Crostini with Prosciutto

When you are in need of a simple, delicious appetizer that is sure to please any crowd you can never go wrong with a crostini! And this recipe using Preserve International Balsamic Fig Jam, Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and fresh Basil is one of my very favorites! So fresh and with […]

Spiced Apple Cranberry Pie

The season of pie is upon us and I am here. for. it. Growing up I was never much of a cake person, especially birthday party cakes (you know the ones I’m talking about… bright colors from the grocery store with insanely sweet icing) and pretty much always opted for […]

Brie & Cranberry Phyllo Mini Tarts

Call me crazy but I honestly have very little need for a turkey at Thanksgiving. Sure it looks great in the center of the table and I do love me some post-Thanksgiving turkey, cranberry and stuffing sandwiches but appetizers and sides are definitely my favorite parts of the holidays. These […]