Sweet Potatoes… Again.

I smell like oranges, cinnamon, clorox, sugar and sweat.  That sorta sums up my day. This was the first day in who knows how long (okay, two Saturdays ago) that I actually had nothing to do all day! So naturally I woke up at 8:15. Today was a difficult day for decisions. Even though I […]

Peppermint Layer Cheesecake

This is from Southern Living’s December issue… this was one of the white layer cakes. We made it for our annual family Christmas party. RECIPE Peppermint Cheesecake Layers: 3 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 3 large eggs 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sour cream 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract 2/3 […]

Gingerbread Pancakes

  MMMMM…. Christmas isn’t complete without Gingerbread! And what better way to stretch my molasses than to have Gingerbread pancakes!   INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger sprinkle of ground cloves dash of salt 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/2 tablespoons molasses 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 […]

Peppermint Bark

This is my friend’s favorite Christmas treat! I like how easy it is to throw together… and it stores easily so you can ship it! INGREDIENTS 1 cup white chocolate chips 1 cup dark chocolate chips 2 cups crushed candy canes (I put them in the food processor) DIRECTIONS Melt dark chocolate chips separately in […]