The Holidays

Snacks & Desserts

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

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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

Breakfast

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

Articles

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

Winter

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

Appetizers

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

Dinner

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

Appetizers

Caprese Poppers

We’ve gotten a lot of mileage out of tiny recipe we put together years ago during the holidays. Our Pears with Goat Cheese and Cranberries  was born more out of the

The Holidays

Holiday Cookies: The Right Cookie for the Job

Not all cookies are created equal. Listen, we never met a cookie we didn’t like, but, the truth is, not every cookie is meant for every occasion–like piling delicate cookies

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Chocolate and Cherry Shortbread Cookies

I’d begun to think we’d made every Christmas cookie worth making on the site. (I don’t count cookies with elaborate piped icing because that is next-level fussy and not how