Peppermint Hot Chocolate

I know, I know. Everybody drinks hot chocolate at this time of year. But this hot chocolate recipe (also from Whisks and Whimsy!) really caught my attention: This hot chocolate is pretty decadent and contains both bittersweet and milk chocolate. The bittersweet chocolate makes this drink dark and rich, while the milk chocolate adds some […]

Gingerbread Men Recipe

Upon special request… : ) My recipe for Gingerbread Men/Women/Girls/Boys/People, borrowed from Allrecipes.com. Everything worked perfectly the first time! It’s really simple and fast. The spices definitely stand out, without being overpowering. I made mine a little on the thin side, so they turned out kind of crunchy, which I liked. I didn’t have much […]

Yogurt Coffee Cake

Now doesn’t this look delightful? Introducing… Yogurt Coffee Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze! I was browsing around tumblr yesterday and found this. Now, it’s morning and all I can think of is what a wonderful midmorning snack this would make! Go and see the recipe for yourself at Wisks and Whimsy. The site is so […]

Christmas Baking!

This December has involved a great deal of baking, which as far as I’m concerned, is wonderful. : ) Over the past few weeks, I’ve baked: Lemon Spritz Cookies So light and crispy! I just love these cookies. Chocolate Chip Cookies These were… interesting, because we ran out of vanilla, so I used almond extract […]