The Holidays

Winter

3-D Christmas Tree Cookies

Scarlett and I had a disagreement about what holiday baking favorite we should shoot at a recent photo shoot. I was convinced we should photograph my cranberry and orange hand

Spices

Winter Spice Mix Chicken

When you have a food blog and a couple of cookbooks under your belt, people can start to expect funny things from you. Fancy things. Elaborate things. I get it.

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Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Every year I organize a holiday cookie decorating party for Scarlett and her friends. It’s not a cookie exchange with a goal of having dozens of cookies to use over

The Holidays

Candy Cane Cake

I let my kids run wild on Pinterest earlier this month, looking for inspiration on holiday baking. It may have permanently shifted the app’s algorithm so all I ever see

Thanksgiving

Roasted Carrots with Tahini Sauce

Look at these carrots! Have you ever? When I came across this recipe I knew I had to make it. Usually if I see something that looks great out there

Fall

Slow Cooker Gingerbread Oats

My morning madness has been ratcheted up to epic levels now that the holiday are around the corner. In news that will be shocking to every parent alive, one recent

Breakfast

10 Easy and Elegant Holiday Brunch Recipes

Having family or friends over for brunch over the holidays? Aren’t you smart! We love the laid back easiness of daytime entertaining. Plus, brunch food is the best food in

The Holidays

Penotti Cookie Butter Pennies with Hazelnut Spread

I’m not exactly sure how it started but three times a year (Valentine’s, Halloween and Christmas) I throw a cookie decorating party for Scarlett and a small group of her

Articles

8 Easy Party Snacks

In the spirit of stress-free entertaining, we’ve put together of roundup of easy-to-prepare party snacks. We’ve been known to put the kids to work making more than a couple of

Fruits

Grape and Parmesan Flatbread

To keep my stress levels at a low simmer, I need to make entertaining easy. Because, if I were to execute the Christmas season of my dreams (and vague probably