Treat of the Week: Trail Mix Smooshbars

smooshbar recipe

Week two of kids being back to school and already things seem to have calmed down a bit. We are getting used to our normal routines. Normal sleep schedules have resumed. I’m not sure the pets have caught on yet, but I’ll give them another week or two. Earlier this week we brought you the skinny on Trail […]

Treat of the Week: Rum Raisin Cheesecake

rum raisin cheesecake recipe

We have concluded our tribute to National Ice Cream Month. Hopefully, you found some new favorites here, here, here, and here. Ice Cream Month is always fun and I enjoy eating the results. Today we are shifting our focus to another food tribute. Tomorrow is National Cheesecake Day. After ice cream, that might be my favorite kind of holiday. There are […]

Treat of the Week: Snickerdoodle Scream

snickerdoodle ice cream recipe

Our July focus for Treat of the Week continues with this ice cream offering.  Today we are giving you two treats in one. In order to make this ice cream, you will need a batch of CrispyThin Snickerdoodles. Fortunately, we have included that recipe, too. Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite cookies. Some folks like them a bit […]

Treat of the Week: Carrot Cake Cookies

carrot cake cookies recipe

As holidays go, Easter sort of gets the short end of the stick. It has all of the makings of a great holiday, but never quite the same oomph. There is candy, a fun, lovable character, and customs and traditions. Yet it still seems to pale in comparison to Christmas and Halloween. As a boy, we always […]

Treat of the Week: Macaroon Eggs

macaroon eggs recipe

Wow! This has been one busy week. I promise to have more of the good stuff in front of you next week. Of course, after a long week, nothing beats a tasty treat. With Easter just around the corner, I thought it might be a good idea to take advantage of the Treat of the […]

Valentine Party

valentine party recipes and tips

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to be crafty. Our valentine treat party gave us a chance to make some pretty and tasty things and do it on the cheap. With just a little ingenuity, you can pull off an otherwise boring assortment. Anyone who knows me knows that I live by the motto, “It’s […]

Treat of the Week: Cherry Amaretto Biscotti

cherry amaretto biscotti recipe

What a hectic week! This was one of those weeks that you have loads of stuff planned and nothing goes as expected. I felt incredibly busy, yet I am not sure I am any further along than I was on Monday. I am looking forward to a little relaxing this weekend (feet up, I think). […]

Treat of the Week: Panettone with Champagne Cream

panettone with champagne cream recipe

or as I like to call this post – what to make for the Treat of the Week when you are hundreds of miles away from your own kitchen and don’t have your own tools or props at hand. You, on the other hand, may feel free to call it what to make with the […]

Easy Dessert: Fruit Nachos

fruit nachos recipe

We made it home from our holiday road trip happy but worn. It was a wonderful week. The boys have put all of their new things away and now we are ready to enjoy the remaining days of winter break. Nobody has felt much like cooking so we have resorted to simple recipes. Our dessert […]

Cookie Week Day 4: Butter Cookie

best butter cookie recipe

Today’s cookie is what I like to call the ‘Blue Tin’ cookie. This butter cookie tastes like those cookies from the Danish Butter Cookie tin that I used to get from someone every year. I haven’t gotten them for a few years, but when I long for that flavor, this cookie does the trick. The dough is […]