Krusteaz Bakers Dozen Holiday Recipes

Krusteaz Bakers Dozen Holiday Recipes

Working with Krusteaz this year has been so much fun! And another benefit of being a part of the Bakers Dozen is being able to meet and work with such an amazing group of bloggers. I love to see what we all create using their mixes! I am always surprised at the variety of different recipes that we come up with when given the same general topic! If you have not seen the holiday recipe I created for Krusteaz check it out here. And then do yourself a favor and check out these other amazing recipes created by the other …

Sous Video BBQ Country Ribs

Sous Video BBQ Country Ribs

After my Sous Vide salmon was such a success the following night I cooked up these BBQ country ribs. They were so yummy but unfortunately hard to photograph! That is because they were literally FALL OFF THE BONE ribs! They were so yummy. They did take some planning ahead because they do cook for about 21 hours. But there is little to no work involved with the Sous Vide. Preheat your SousVide Supreme water to 71-80 degrees C or 160-176 degrees F.  Grab the country style ribs and drizzle with olive oil and then add your favorite go-to steak and …

Pumpkin Gingerbread with a Shortbread Crust

Pumpkin Gingerbread with a Shortbread Crust

Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake with Shortbread Crust Prep time: 5 minutes Total time: 50 minutes Effort: Easy Servings: 9 Ingredients             Cookie Crust 2 1/4 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup pecans, chopped             Cake 1 egg 3/4 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup light molasses 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 cup pumpkin, cooked and mashed Vanilla ice cream Caramel sauce 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 1/2 cup whipping cream  Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a …

Sugar Cookie Bars

Sugar Cookie Bars

With all the holiday parties around the corner I am always searching for yummy treats and bar recipes. I have collected a few yummy recipes that I cannot wait to try! Also have added my favorite sugar cookie bar recipe! Sugar Cookie Bars 1 1/2 cup sugar1 cup butter, softened8 ounces cream cheese, softened1 egg, at room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon almond extract1 teaspoon baking powder3 1/4 cup flour, sifted Cream sugar, butter, and cream cheese until smooth. Add egg, vanilla, and almond extract. Combined flour and baking powder in medium mixing bowl. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture until …

Peppermint Oreo S’mores

Peppermint Oreo S’mores

The other day my 4 year old asked me if he could bring his friend some cookies. So I whipped up this homemade oreo cookies for him to take. After we dropped them off to his friends house I was putting all the baking mess away and saw my peppermint marshmallows that Jet-puffed had sent me and thought that this could make the perfect holiday treat! And boy was it!!! A fun holiday twist on the classic s’more!  Peppermint Oreo S’mores Homemade Oreos 2 devils food cake mixes 4 eggs 1 1/3 cup butter, softened Mix together with electric mixer. Shape dough …

Easy BBQ Chicken Salad

Easy BBQ Chicken Salad

During the holiday months quick and easy meals are all I have time for and I am sure that most of you feel the same. This salad was very easy to throw together on a week night.  Plus since it is a salad it balances out all the sweets you eat right!?? Well this salad is very versatile. It is a throw whatever you have or like type of salad. Mix together equal portions of ranch dressing and your favorite BBQ sauce and you have got yourself a yummy salad with a BBQ ranch dressing!BBQ Chicken Salad Romaine lettuceShredded cooked …

Peppermint Frozen Hot Chocolate

Peppermint Frozen Hot Chocolate

The “Yum Squad” for Peanut Butter & Co.  is one of my favorite food blogger groups that I am apart of! Over the past year my families hearts have been turned to their amazing and fun peanut butters. Not only are their products pretty amazing so are the people in the company. I was able to meet their 2 social media specialists in Seattle this year and they were such fun people! So glad that I am able to work with them. Their company is located in New York and one of my favorite treats that I had when I …

SousVide Salmon with a Creamy Dill Sauce

SousVide Salmon with a Creamy Dill Sauce

When Sous Vide contacted me to be apart of their Sous Vide Supreme Blogger Program I was excited but a little intimidated. As I looked at their website all the recipes looked so yummy and delicious and very fine dining. With 3 young kids fine dining is something that unfortunately doesn’t happen too often actually it probably never happens in our home only on special date nights where my husband and I go out. I researched and researched on what recipe I wanted to try first. I looked at their cooking times and wanted to pick something that I knew …

Pumpkin Bread With a Streusel Topping

Pumpkin Bread With a Streusel Topping

Oh pumpkin…I always love when fall comes around and pumpkin starts coming around again. And yes I realize that I am posting this a tad bit late as that it is finally December. But I couldn’t let another month pass by without posting this yummy recipe. So for all you pumpkin lovers out there give this recipe a try. Pumpkin Bread with a Streusel Topping6 Tablespoons butter, softened at room temperature1 cup brown sugar1 large egg, at room temperature1/2 cup sour cream3/4 cups pumpkin, pureed2 cups flour, sifted1 Tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon whole nutmeg, grated1/2 …

Kitchen Gadget list for Christmas

Kitchen Gadget list for Christmas

With Christmas right around the corner what a better time to talk about my favorite kitchen gadgets that I have in my kitchen right now and the things that I am currently wanting in my kitchen! The first thing up in my Bosch I use it almost daily and it is by far my favorite thing in my kitchen. I got mine for a wedding gift from my grandma and have been using it for the past almost 8 years. And my favorite bosch attachment is  the cookie paddles  that I use these every single time I make cookies! Another …