Monkey Bread Minis

Ingredients1 ½ sticks (6 ounces) unsalted butter, chilled3 tablespoons maple syrup1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar1/3 cup brown sugar1 tablespoon ground cinnamon2 cups flour1 tablespoon baking powder½ teaspoon salt¾ cup buttermilk, chilledDirections...more

Christmas Tree Cookies

This was actually supposed to be a “Christmas Tree Shortbreads” recipe but since we didn’t have the equipment to make that recipe, we used the other batch of cookie dough from the “Holiday Sugar Cookies” to make the base cookie and just loosely followed the directions for decorating from the original “Christmas Tree Shortbreads” recipe.Ingredients...more

Melting Snowman Cookies


Cranberry Apple Crisp

This is a favorite recipe of ours that we make every year in the fall/winter time !Ingredients...more

Peanut Butter Rudolph Reindeer Cookies

Cookies that are perfect for Christmas !Ingredients½ cup unsalted butter, softened¾ cup peanut butter1/3 cup granulated sugar1/3 cup packed light brown sugar1 large egg1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt48 large red M&M candies96 miniature semisweet chocolate chipsPretzels, broken into 96 1-inch pieces.Directions...more

Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake


Black Cherry Swirl Fudge

This looked like a scrumptious recipe fitting for the season so we had to try it out !Ingredients1-½ teaspoons plus ¾ cup butter, divided (we used salted butter)3 cups sugar¾ cup heavy whipping cream1 package (10 to 12 ounces) vanilla or white chips (we used Ghirardelli classic white baking chips)1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme (we used Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Creme)2 envelopes unsweetened black cherry soft drink mixDirections...more

Summer Fruit Panzanella & Chateau Elan Wine Tour

This recipe for Summer Fruit Panzanella uses Chateau Elan’s Muscadry Rose in a sweetened wine reduction that is drizzled over a blend of summer’s sweetest fruits like peaches, nectarines, blackberries, cantaloupe, strawberries, and muscadine grapes with fresh mint leaves and tossed with pieces of cinnamon coated cake.Every day I drive by Chateau Elan when I go to and from work, which has been for the last 12 years since I’ve lived in Georgia, yet I’ve never been there.So last week while I was on vacation, I finally got a chance to visit Chateau Elan’s Winery in Braselton, Georgia.My first visit (yes, I went back that week for a Spa visit too) was a wine tasting tour set up by Emily....more
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Blueberry Blintz Ice Cream

If you haven't had a blueberry blintz before, you and blintzes should meet over breakfast this weekend. I'll do the introductions. Hi, friend. This is a blueberry blintz. It's a hearty crepe, folded around a ricotta and lemon filling, drenched in blueberry syrup, and dusted with powdered sugar. It belongs in your mouth. Immediately. Pretty sure after you have a bite, you and blueberry blintzes will be going on a second date....more

Cane Sugar Peanut Butter Cookies

 CANE SUGAR PEANUT BUTTER COOKIESDessertsI love peanut butter....more