National Cookie Day: Brandy Snaps

Today is National Cookie Day!!   I have a few great cookie recipes to share but I am going to share one that most people don’t eat but it is very easy to make. BRANDY SNAPS! Not really a popular dessert/snack here in the U.S. but they are a very delicious treat!   These are…

Red Pepper Jam Macarons

This was a fun recipe I had in mind when I received some Red Pepper Jam from Jammy Yummy.  Jammy Yummy is a company that makes all their jams from fresh vegetables.  I wasn’t sure how I wanted to bake with this product and then I had a great idea to use the jam as a…

DIY Mother’s Day Cookies

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and what better way to show your appreciation for the most important woman in your life than to bake her some cookies! Even if you’re not an expert baker this simple recipe and DIY design anyone can do.  So let’s start baking!     Ingredients you’ll need for the sugar…

Valentine Mini Sugar Cookies

Valentine’s Day is approaching soon and usually over the years I’ve celebrated Valentine’s Day kinda like this… OR.. However this year I am in a much more festive mood, so I decided to get a head start on my holiday baking and bake some Valentine’s Day sugar cookies for my son and family. WHAT YOU NEED:…

Merry Christmas!

Today is Christmas!   Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday with your loved ones!  Be thankful for what you have instead of complaining about what you don’t. Some of you may not know I spent my last Christmas in a hotel due to our house catching on fire (read and see pictures HERE).  It…

KitchenAid Apple Challenge

If you have been following KitchenAid on their Instagram account you would know they currently have an Apple Challenge going on.  The challenge is for home cooks to make their most creative dish using, you guessed it….apples! I like them a lot thanks for asking.  I have no idea what to call my dish but…

Cranberry Almond Florentines

Guess what today is? It’s another day for a scrumptious and effortless recipe! This is a very quick and simple yet yummy treat. I want to call them trail mix cookies because you basically can add any nut, candy and dried fruit mixture to this recipe.  I just decided to use what was on hand…