Cookie Week 2015: Cranberry Pistachio Sables

cranberry pistachio sable recipe

At long last, #CookieWeek has returned! This time around there are some really great recipes in the lineup. From shortbreads to sandwich cookies, there is something for just about every cookie lover out there… and just in time for your holiday baking. I’m kicking off the week with this simple shortbread, Cranberry Pistachio Sables. These […]

Over the River & Through the Woods: The Meal

winter picnic recipes

Deciding what to take on your winter picnic can be tricky.  Outdoor temps are likely to quickly cool any hot foods, so you’ll want to take that into account when making your selection. Insert our choice for this winter picnic, fried chicken cutlets and cornmeal waffles. Both are tasty at room temperature or cooler and a […]

Treat of the Week: Cranberry Orange Linzer Cookies

cranberry orange linzer recipe

We are closing out our annual Cookie Week with a holiday classic. However, we’ve added a little twist. This Linzer cookie incorporates orange zest with walnuts for the dough and uses cranberry jam for the filling. The result is pure holidays. The flavors here are a perfect wintery combination. The tartness of the jam goes […]

Lola Cooks: Mincemeat

mincemeat recipe

The holidays draw nearer each day. The slight chill in the morning air reminds me that soon there will be fires in the fireplace and all that comes with that. If you know me, you know I am already thinking of food. There are so many good seasonal foods to enjoy in the fall. One […]

TV Dinner: Updated

updated TV dinner recipes

If you grew up around the same time I did, you will likely remember the TV dinner… or at least the advertisements. TV dinners were a big part of American culture for many years. Despite the fact that many ate it on a TV tray while watching television, it actually got its name because it was laid […]

Oats Gone Wild: Pomegranate Granola

pomegranate granola recipe

Day 11 of the New Year and we are all still trying our best to eat “healthy”.  There are many healthy snacks and cereals out there, but many are either over-processed foods or, if not, they come with a ridiculous price tag. Today we are making our version of granola that, although does have some sugar, […]

Cookie Week 2: Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookie

best cranberry orange oatmeal cookie recipe

Cookie Week continues with a winter classic… the oatmeal cookie. I must tell you upfront that while I like most cookies soft and chewy, that is not the case with oatmeal cookies. It must be my fondness for granola that leads me toward a denser cookie. These cookies are still somewhat soft but have some real substance. The […]