Take the Cake

Christmas is quickly approaching!  And you know what that means!?  Party time!  Christmas parties and potlucks are some of my favorite get-togethers of the whole year, but there's always the question of what to bring.  No one wants to be the person whose dish doesn't get eaten. So how do you know what will be…

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Slow Cooker Peanut Clusters

I was tired. I had just finished eating my way through New York City.  Sitting with my computer on my lap I announced to my sous-chef dish-washing mom and Chief Culinary Consultant "I'm not making a bunch of sweet treats this year for Christmas.  We just don't need the sugar or the calories." Sixty seconds…

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Are You Ready?

Every where I go these days I hear people say, "Are you ready for the holidays?" "Are you ready for Christmas?" "Do you have your shopping done?" From there the conversations seem to be the same. "No! I can't believe it is less than 2 weeks to Christmas!" "No! I have sooo much left to…

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