One of the best coffee shop beverages I ever had was a Coconut Cream Mocha. I love coconut and I love the combination of coconut and chocolate. The coconut flavor was so strong and I loved it. I later learned that the strength of the flavor came from a coconut-flavored syrup, but there is still something so appealing about coconut cream. Even though it doesn’t bring a strong coconut flavor, I love that it adds just a hint of it. Continue Reading
HAPPY 2018!!! Can you believe it?? 2017 just flew by. And now here we are in January. The beautiful holiday decorations are coming down, but it’s still bitterly, uncomfortably cold out there. Once New Year’s Day passes and everyone is going back to work after all the holiday fun and excitement, and there are no upcoming holidays to look forward to until Valentine’s day, it’s so much harder to handle the cold. Continue Reading
Tis the season of cookies exchanges! I’ve had so many friends requesting recipes to use for cookie exchanges they are participating in. I’ve never been part of one, but I frequently share my Perfectly Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe because it is so easy to make and if you need to make a lot of cookies, easy is so important!
Aside from dessert, my favorite food on the Thanksgiving table is the sweet potatoes. And that’s probably because it’s basically a dessert that’s served with dinner. My mom’s sweet potatoes are always topped with cherries, pineapple rings, and plenty of marshmallows. Just how I like ’em!
Thanksgiving is a holiday that focuses on tradition and family. It seems like every year we go to the same house and eat the same food with the same people. As a person of routine, I love tradition. I order the same food at the same restaurants. I try to maintain as much consistency in my schedule as possible. I love comfortable and familiar. But when it comes to Thanksgiving, I like to add a little something different each year. Continue Reading